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Using Traditional Foods with Oldways

Eating healthy doesn’t mean leaving behind traditional flavors or cooking bland food. Every cuisine can be nutritious! According to Oldways, traditional diets are actually ideal for good food and good health.   Oldways is a Boston-based food and nutrition nonprofit,

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Egg Sandwich with Spinach

Ingredients Serves: Two 2 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon olive/canola oil 2 whole wheat English muffins, cut in half & toasted 4 flat-leaf spinach leaves Directions Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the oil. After about 1 minute, gently

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Chicken, Pear and Spinach Pita

Prep Time: 10 minutes  Cook Time: 20 minutes Makes: 6 servings Good for: lunch, snack Ingredients 12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, divided 3 whole wheat pita bread rounds, halved 1/4 cup light mayonnaise 1 ounce feta cheese

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Supporting Families to Focus on Healthy Eating and Active Living

  “When you put kale into a smoothie with some fruit, it’s very good!” says Sharon Callender, RN, MPH, Director of Family and Community Health Services at Mattapan Community Health Center (MCHC). Introducing families to new ways to include more

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School Lunch Prep

Do you have a picky eater? Is your school nut-free? Packing lunches can be a tough task, especially in the morning hustle and bustle of trying to get the kids ready for school. Check out these simple meal prep tips

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How to Continue Healthy Eating Habits This Summer

Between barbeques, ice cream stands, and vacation getaways, keeping up a healthy diet in the summer can be a challenge. Stay on track by following these simple, healthy eating suggestions. Choose Lean Meats Grilling is a great way to enjoy the nice weather

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Building Your Own Indoor Herb Garden

Herbs are fun to grow and, thankfully, you don’t need your own yard space to cultivate them! There are many ways to pot herbs indoors so you can add fresh thyme, rosemary, parsley, and others to your meals. Cooking with

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New year, new you, new food!

Happy New Year, everyone! We hope you all had a fun and safe new year’s celebration. For most, the new year brings excitement and mystery of a “clean slate.” Even kids have a new quarter or semester at school to

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Food Choices Affect More Than Our Waistlines

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Eating well is about more than maintaining a healthy weight. Learn how the foods you choose affect your family’s whole health.

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March is National Nutrition Month!

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March is National Nutrition Month – what better time to learn some of the latest tips for eating healthy? Which tips will you try, and what tips of your own would you share with other families?

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