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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
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Honey Sesame Chicken

Blog Special: Honey

Our office has a beehive! With our first harvest, we celebrated with recipes using our local honey! Nutrition A tablespoon of honey has around 65 calories and 17g carbohydrates. Honey is not a significant source of fat, protein, fiber, or sodium, and contains only very small amounts of some vitamins and minerals. Buy: De...

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Soup jar for blog

Blog Special: Holiday Gifts – Part 1, Chicken Noodle Soup Mix

If you are looking for a comforting gift this holiday that is nutritious, give this soup mix a try. As winter arrives – along with cold and flu season – consider sharing a flavorful soup to beat the cold. To make it into a give, see the directions below and watch the steps in the video too.  We have...

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Carrots

I See Carrots

Carrots might be as finicky as peas in terms of how people like or dislike them! Do you prefer them raw or cooked? Regular or baby carrots? Plain or with dip? (In cas...

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Leek

Lovin' Leeks

When was the last time you came across a recipe calling for leeks? In talking with our Small Farm's Educator, these veggies are gaining some popularity among Illinois growers. Expect to start seeing them more often! Leeks are a member of the onion family. Instead of forming a bulb like an onion, leeks develop a long, thick stem that can be cut and used in recipes. While still strong, le...

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