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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
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Blog Special: Facebook LIVE on Diabetes

It's March! And it's National Nutrition Month! To celebrate, join us at noon CST for mini discussions throughout the month on Facebook LIVE . Part 4 will talk about diabetes. If you miss the live event, watch the recording , and check back on this blog p...

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Blog Special: Facebook LIVE on Heart Health

Due to technical difficulties, this event will be rescheduled to March 27. It's March! And it's National Nutrition Month! To celebrate, join us at noon CST for mini discussions throughout the month on  Facebook LIVE . Part 3 will talk about heart health. If you miss the live event,...

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Blog Special: Facebook LIVE on Meal Makeovers

It's March! And it's National Nutrition Month!  To celebrate, join us at noon CST for mini discussions throughout the month on Facebook LIVE . Part 2 will talk about using the MyPlate as a meal planning model and 4 ways to make your meals healthier.  If you miss the live event,...

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Blog Special: Facebook LIVE on Reducing Food Waste

It's March! And it's National Nutrition Month!  To celebrate, join us at noon CST for mini discussions throughout the month on Facebook LIVE .  Part 1 will talk about an emerging area of nutrition: food waste.  The  USDA estimates Americans waste between 30%-40% of food....

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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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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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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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Mocktato salad

Blog Special: Summer Recipe Rehab – Part 2, Mocktato Salad

Many thanks to our intern, Terri Rupkey, for being the hand-model for the Summer Recipe Rehab recipes and for suggesting this recipe. Mayonnaise-based salads popular in summer, like potato or macaroni salad, can be heavy on calories and fat.  Compared to a typical potato salad recipe, this mocktato salad has more high-fiber vegetables with fewer carbohydrates.  The amount of dr...

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Citrus Kebabs

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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