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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
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Blueberry cheesecake

Blog Special: Summer Recipe Rehab – Part 3, Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

This recipe is credited to UI Extension nutrition and wellness educator, Jenna Smith.  Read her original post and recipe at Spring for Lemons . And many thanks to our intern, Terri Rupkey, for being the hand-model for the Summer Recipe Rehab recipes. Dessert rarely gets a reputation for being healthier, but there are sm...

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Blog Special: Berries Three Ways

"Healthy Eats and Repeat" has talked berries before. Posts on strawberries , blueberries ,...

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Summer Salute to Pineapple

Sweet, juicy, and refreshing pineapple. Can you imagine yourself sitting under an umbrella on a beach munching pineapple?  Ahhh... While I realize pineapple is in no way part of the local and seasonal foods I normally like to explore (Illinois is certainly not the tropics), this is a great fruit to discuss for summertime. This Educa...

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It's a Berry Good Summer

One tiny berry packs a nutritious and versatile punch as we celebrate the blueberry during National Blueberry Month. Starting in June and throughout the summer, look for subtly sweet blueberries growing locally in Illinois. Nutritionally, blueberries are like many fruits: low in calories, without sodium or fat, and a source of vitamins. A 1/2-cup serving of blueberries contains around 4...

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