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Types of Processed Foods – What Should You Avoid?

It’s always better to eat fresh foods as much as possible. However, fresh fruits and vegetables may not always be available –especially in the winter time. Instead, you might cook frozen spinach – which is actually considered processed! Frozen foods

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Spotlight: Fresh Truck

Have you seen a bright green school bus driving around town? This school bus isn’t transporting students – it’s carrying a variety of fruits and vegetables! Described as farmers’ market on wheels, the green Fresh Truck buses bring seasonal produce

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Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Forget about the turkey – side dishes and desserts are the centerpiece of Thanksgiving dinner! Whether it’s mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, or cranberry sauce, everyone has a favorite! This year, try one of these healthier –

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Fresh recipes to try this fall

Fall is one of the best times to buy fresh and local produce. With the harvest finishing up, be on the lookout for seasonal produce like apples, squash and more when shopping! Cooking with in-season fruits and veggies is a

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4 Tips for Healthy Breakfasts

During the busy school mornings, it’s easy to reach for sugary cereals, buttery pastries, and store-bought muffins. While these options are better than skipping breakfast, eating a nutritious and well-balanced meal will help fire up your child’s day. Healthier choices

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Yogurt Parfait

Ingredients Serves: Two 1 cup plain, non-fat Greek Yogurt 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup 1/4 cup sliced fruit such as strawberries, peaches, or apples 1/4 cup blueberries or raspberries 1 teaspoon sliced almonds or chopped walnuts Directions 1. Spoon

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Pass on the salt, please!

Most people in the U.S. today eat too much sodium, mainly in the form of salt. After all, salt is in almost all of the food we buy—especially processed food—even if we can’t directly taste it. Unfortunately, eating too much

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