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Fruits and Veggies in Winter // Berry Fruit Salad

Eating fruits and vegetables seems easier during summer months when fresh, locally grown produce is available. Even though most fruits and veggies can be found at the grocery store year-round, they may not be as exciting as fresh, summer produce. However, it is just as important to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables in the winter. Choose fruits and… Continue reading Fruits and Veggies in Winter // Berry Fruit Salad

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Tips and Tricks for the Grocery Store // Pumpkin Cracker Toffee

Halloween is over. That means we've entered the holiday season! This time of year, you may find yourself doing more grocery shopping, or shopping for items not usually included on your list. With so many options available, it can be tricky to know which items you should buy. As you browse each section of the… Continue reading Tips and Tricks for the Grocery Store // Pumpkin Cracker Toffee

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Apple Crunch Week // Let’s Celebrate Apples!

It's Apple Crunch Week! What is Apple Crunch Week? It's an initiative from utahfarmtofork.org. Put simply, it's an excuse to celebrate apples. Let my friend, Captain Create tell you more. https://youtu.be/-W0pUIcj02k Pick a day this week to celebrate apples and crunch into your favorite variety. Here are a few recipe ideas to try: You might… Continue reading Apple Crunch Week // Let’s Celebrate Apples!

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Reduce Mealtime Mayhem / Two Week Sample Menu

Summer is winding down and soon kids will be back in school. Are you stressing about weeknight meals? Don’t! Follow some of our easy menu planning tips to reduce mealtime mayhem. Start with this helpful advice from Create Better Health and USU Extension: 1. Schedule a time that would work for you to plan your… Continue reading Reduce Mealtime Mayhem / Two Week Sample Menu

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Pies, Tarts, and Crisps, Oh My! // Healthy Rhubarb Recipes

Pies, tarts, and crisps, oh my! When you think of Rhubarb, what comes to mind? Rhubarb is often used in dessert recipes and paired with lots of sugar to balance out its tart flavor. A low-sugar, fruity dessert is a nice end to a balanced meal. Read on to learn how to use Rhubarb in… Continue reading Pies, Tarts, and Crisps, Oh My! // Healthy Rhubarb Recipes

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Dried Fruit The Healthy Way // Breakfast Cookies

Did you know that dried fruit can be part of a healthy diet?  When fruit is dried, most of the water content is removed. The fruit becomes smaller and more compact, but the amount of calories it holds stays the same. Therefore, a cup of dried fruit contains more calories than a cup of whole… Continue reading Dried Fruit The Healthy Way // Breakfast Cookies

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Sneaky Calories – Healthy Eating at Work // Strawberry Fruit Leather

Have you heard the saying fail to plan and plan to fail? One of the best things you can do to set yourself up for healthy eating at work is to plan ahead. With a plan in place, you've taken the first step toward success. Start by making a menu plan, just like you would for at… Continue reading Sneaky Calories – Healthy Eating at Work // Strawberry Fruit Leather

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Fight the Winter Blues with Citrus Fruits // Top Ten Ways to Enjoy

As we enter the cold days of winter, you may find yourself in need of a little sunshine. Did you know that most citrus fruits ripen to their sweetest and juiciest during the winter months? They are a natural immune booster, full of vitamin C and powerful antioxidants. Not only do they fight illness, they taste… Continue reading Fight the Winter Blues with Citrus Fruits // Top Ten Ways to Enjoy

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Apples, Apples Everywhere! // Baked Apple Fries

Apple season is in full swing in Utah. With so many varieties to choose from, how do you know which apple to ‘pick’? Some are excellent for eating fresh. Some apples work well for juice or applesauce, while other varieties are better when they are cooked or used in pie. The different uses are based… Continue reading Apples, Apples Everywhere! // Baked Apple Fries

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Got Ten Minutes? Get Your Exercise In! // Mint Berry Popsicles

For most people, time is the number one reason for not getting enough physical activity. With a busy schedule full of work, family, and household responsibilities, it can be tough to etch out the time for exercise. Acefitness.org tells us that people often assume to reap the benefits of exercise, they must complete strenuous activity… Continue reading Got Ten Minutes? Get Your Exercise In! // Mint Berry Popsicles

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You Hold the Kiwi To My Heart // Kiwi Sorbet

Are you familiar with a fruit that is fuzzy, brown, and egg-shaped? Although small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, this fruit packs a delicious and invigorating flavor. Inside it's fuzzy brown skin lies a creamy green flesh lined with small black seeds. It tastes like a mixture between strawberries and bananas.… Continue reading You Hold the Kiwi To My Heart // Kiwi Sorbet

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Create A Fruity Dessert and Enjoy It, too! // Peach Overnight Oatmeal

Dessert often gets a bad wrap. Not all desserts are created equal. When prepared in the right way, dessert can be a healthy part of your weekly meal plan. To create a fruity dessert, limit added sugar and pile it high with fruit. Use the guide below to create your own fruity dessert. Overnight Oats… Continue reading Create A Fruity Dessert and Enjoy It, too! // Peach Overnight Oatmeal

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Meant To Be Enjoyed // Valentine’s Day Treat Ideas

Did you know that physical activity and a healthy diet are the key to a healthy heart? A great way to show someone you love them is to support their health and nutrition goals. Instead of focusing on the abundance of sugar this Valentine's Day, consider offering gifts to create better health. Check out these… Continue reading Meant To Be Enjoyed // Valentine’s Day Treat Ideas

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Top Ten Ways to Enjoy // Chocolate Dipped Clementines

It's likely you'll find clementines on sale at the grocery store this time of year. You might even receive some as a Christmas gift. They are small, sweet, and portable. The best part is that they are easy to peel! They are delicious on their own, but can also be used in many different types… Continue reading Top Ten Ways to Enjoy // Chocolate Dipped Clementines

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All About The Grapes // Top Ten Ways to Enjoy

Do you ever feel the need for a quick treat? Try popping a grape or two into your mouth. Grapes are plump and juicy - a great combination of sweet and tart. Packed with nutrients and antioxidants, they serve your body well. There are thousands of different grape varieties around the world. Although they are usually… Continue reading All About The Grapes // Top Ten Ways to Enjoy

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Keep Your Cool // Green Fruit Salad

'Tis the season to get up and go! With warm weather and plenty of opportunities for activity, summer is a great time to focus on a fitness routine. As the temperature rises during summer months, it is important to be aware of the signs of dehydration, heat illness, and heat exhaustion. Heart.org shares the signs of… Continue reading Keep Your Cool // Green Fruit Salad

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Canned Peaches – Five Ways // Peach Sauce

Did you know that canned peaches are right up to par with fresh peaches when it comes to nutritional value? Something so good for you shouldn't taste so good! It is nice to know that when fresh peaches aren't in season, the canned variety still provides your body with needed nutrients. They are delicious right… Continue reading Canned Peaches – Five Ways // Peach Sauce

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Go Bananas // Grape Tasting Treat

We might be surviving the depths of winter, which makes it the perfect time to bring a little sunshine into the kitchen. Fun in the Sun Banana Split, Tropical Sunrise Parfait, and Boat Loads of Fruit are just a few tasty recipes from fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org. Bananas are in season all year long and can help you… Continue reading Go Bananas // Grape Tasting Treat

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Be An Active Family // Frozen Yogurt Blueberry Bites

Regular physical activity is important for long term health. It is important at all ages and for all shapes, sizes, and abilities. Busy schedules and family responsibilities can make it difficult to find the time. Regular physical activity increases your chances of living longer, helps you sleep better at night, boosts mood and decreases your… Continue reading Be An Active Family // Frozen Yogurt Blueberry Bites