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Last-minute BBQ Recipes

The transition into summer usually happens in a flash. This year, ease on in. Take advantage of the sunshine and plan for many last-minute, summertime barbecues. All you need are refreshing beverages, quick and easy foods to cook and access to a grill. Ready. Set. Party! Watermelon & Mint Slushies Makes: 2 servings Prep Time: … Continue reading

Niçoise Salad with Honey-Basil Vinaigrette

Makes: 4 Servings Prep Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 60 minutes Ingredients: Salad 2 (6-ounce) cans of light tuna in water, drained 1 tablespoon light mayonnaise 3 cups spring mix Greens 4 hardboiled eggs, halved, yolks removed ¼ pound green beans, trimmed and steamed 4 red bliss potatoes, boiled and quartered ¾ pound vine tomatoes, … Continue reading

Stroke Prevention

This month, take a minute to learn how you can protect your heart and reduce your risk for high blood pressure. Know the facts: High blood pressure affects people of all ages, races and genders. It is an epidemic that claims one life every 40 seconds. In fact, stroke is the fourth leading cause of … Continue reading

Gluten Free Asian Stirfry

Makes: 10 servings Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients: 2 pounds boneless chicken breasts, cooked and cut into 1/2-inch strips 10 cups quinoa, cooked (make 5 cups, uncooked to yield this amount) 4 cups mixed vegetables, sliced evenly 1 (6 oz) can Del Monte tomato paste* 1 cup chicken broth, 99% fat … Continue reading

Celiac Awareness Month

May is Celiac Awareness Month and an opportune time to show your support for those that you know who suffer from the autoimmune disorder by advocating for further research, education, screening and treatment. Did you know that 3 million Americans have celiac disease, but only about 5% of them are accurately diagnosed? Celiac disease is … Continue reading

Healthy Family, Healthy Kids

When it comes to feeding your family, you want everyone to enjoy tasty and nutritious meals together as often as possible. Making sure kids get an adequate amount of nutrition in their diets can be especially difficult. Encourage your child to try new foods, help prepare dinner, or choose what’s for lunch; all of these … Continue reading