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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
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Eggplant: Add it to Your Next Recipe

Our sister blog " Know How, Know More " has been sharing stories of our CSA adventure this summer. CSA stands for "community supported agriculture," and we are having fun making recipes from our weekly box of local foods. We had some unusual foods, as well as found some fun ways to cook wit...

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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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Blog Special: Summer Recipe Rehab – Part 1, Chicken and Shrimp Citrus Kebabs

Many thanks to our intern, Terri Rupkey, for being the hand-model for the Summer Recipe Rehab recipes. From fresh melons to main dish salads, light and healthier foods can appeal to us during the heat of summer. But not all summer recipes are so light. Desserts, mayonnaise-based salads, and grilled brats and burgers can be heavy on fat and calories. So head to the kitc...

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Blog Special: Summer Squash - Zucchini-Tomato Toastie

As a non-Decatur native, I grew up on "grilled cheese." Imagine my surprise to learn about a "cheese toastie." As we worked on what video recipes to do next, tomatoes seemed appropriate for summer.  (Check out the upcoming Tomato Taste Panel this month.) A grilled cheese (excuse me, toastie) and tomato is something different. To...

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Zucchini Overflow

For any gardeners who have more zucchini than you can count, no need to ditch them with your friends, family, and neighbors. Zucchini is a very versatile vegetable that you can use to its full potential this season. Nutritionally, 1 cup of chopped zucchini contains around 20 calories, 4g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, and is a source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A and potassium....

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