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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
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Blog Special: Food Science and Avocados

For a refresher about the nutritional value of avocado, ways to store it, and more, check out this past post,  Hidden Inside:  An Avocado . Back in my college classes, we students had opportunities to be food scientists and modify recipes.  Since we were also nutrition and dietetic students, we were told to fo...

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Blog Special: Summer Tomato - Tuna-Tomato Melt

How are your gardens doing? This summer, I have heard a mix of folks who have a great crop of tomatoes, while others are struggling. Consider trying these stuffed tomatoes this summer for a quick dinner. Since the tomatoes will soften with cooking, try stuffing these tomatoes in advance and only cooking what you want to eat. With lots of veggies (and a kick of heat), watch how to prepa...

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Hidden Inside: An Avocado

In case you had not heard, avocados are good in other recipes besides guacamole. This chips and salsa accompaniment has taken life with many new recipes and an appreciation for its healthy fats. Nutritionally, 1 medium avocado contains around 325 calories, 30g fat, 17g carbohydrate, 13g fiber, 2g protein, and is a source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A, E, and K, folate,...

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