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It’s all about planning !!! Planning for healthy snacks can help satisfy hunger in between meals and keep you moving towards your food group goals. Build your own Make your own trail mix with unsalted nuts and add-ins such as seeds, dried fruit, popcorn, or a sprinkle of chocolate chips. […]
Serve this fruit slush as a drink or a dessert, and keep leftovers in the fridge for later. Pour it over fresh ice when your are ready to eat. Ingredients are unlimited. Just go for what you like. 2 2/3 cups cantaloupe or watermelon (coarsely chopped, seeded, peeled)   kiwi (1 2/3 […]
Diets are hard to manage. Use fruit as a support mechanism when that potato chip looks back at you. Keep a bowl of whole fruit on the table, counter, or in the refrigerator. Refrigerate cut-up fruit to store for later. Buy fresh fruits in season when they may be less expensive […]
Start Simple with MyPlate and get tips, ideas and a personalized plan to meet your food group targets. Find what works for you and your family within your food preferences, health goals, and budget.   Fruits – Focus on whole fruits: Eat seasonally! Checking what fruits are in season in […]
Get the most for your food budget! There are many ways to save money on the foods that you eat. The three main steps are planning before you shop, purchasing the items at the best price, and preparing meals that stretch your food dollars.   Plan, plan, plan! Think about the full […]
This dessert features fresh fruit, yogurt, and coconut, with a dash of marshmallows for fun. No cooking is required. Ingredients 1 can pineapple chunks (in juice, 20 oz., drained) 1 1/3 cups mandarin orange (drained) 1 banana (peeled and sliced) 1 1/2 cups grape (seedless) 3/4 cup marshmallows (miniature) 1/3 cup coconut (flaked) 1 cup vanilla yogurt, […]
Any fruit or 100% fruit juice counts as part of the Fruit Group. Fruits may be fresh, canned, frozen, or dried, and may be whole, cut-up, or pureed. How much fruit is needed daily? The amount of fruit you need to eat depends on age, sex, and level of physical […]
Try this refreshing flavor combination of watermelon, lime, and mint. Ingredients 1 cup watermelon 1 lime   5 mint leaves (optional) Directions Wash all produce. Collect, slice*, and measure all ingredients before starting to prepare the recipe. Add all ingredients plus enough cold water to a fill a 2-quart pitcher. Chill overnight in […]
Sweet Vidalia onions come into season in mid-April. Pair them with tomatoes for this light summer salad that’s topped with grilled ahi tuna. Perfect for a backyard luncheon. Ingredients For the Salad: 1/2 pound ahi (yellowfin) tuna steak (fresh or frozen) 1/2 teaspoon olive oil 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges 1 large head lettuce […]
Stress can have effects on the mind, but it also can effect the body. There are a lot of ways to deal with stress but if you can not find one you like just call or mail us. Relax your muscles by tensing a muscle group, like neck and shoulders, […]
Red, orange and yellow bell peppers stuffed with garbanzo beans, kale, walnuts and brown rice make a delicious Mediterranean-influenced vegetarian dish. Ingredients 2 cups instant brown rice (cooked) 4 medium bell peppers (red, yellow, and orange) 2 cups kale (chopped) 1 can 15 oz garbanzo beans, unsalted 1/2 cup walnuts (chopped) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper […]