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Healthy Recipe: Stuffing with Cranberries

Recipe courtesy of Mayo Clinic Staff Serves 6 Ingredients 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped onion 10 slices whole-wheat bread, toasted and cubed 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1 teaspoon dried tarragon 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup chopped fresh cranberries 1 cup whole water chestnuts 1 [...]

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What should I eat for optimal performance?

Remember that a well-fueled body is going to perform better than one that has been starved all day. Do not overeat. Any food that remains in the stomach may cause cramping, indigestion, nausea, and/or vomiting. Try to eat small meals/snacks five to seven times per day. It is important to consume 20 to 30 grams [...]

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Summer grilling tips

By Eileen Jandre, RD, CD with Agnesian HealthCare Summer just wouldn’t be complete without cookouts, grill outs and barbeques! The smoky aroma of a grill is iconic with summer nights. Many of us automatically think of the classic brats, burgers and hot dogs as typically grilled food, all of which are usually high in fat [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Citrus Couscous

With summer right around the corner I came up with a new side dish to go along with just about anything at your picnic. Replace the potato chips or ranch dressing covered pasta salad with this lighter side dish. The different textures and light flavors in this salad are sure to please. Serve it alongside [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Cranberry, Cherry & Walnut Marmalade

From EatingWell:  November/December 2007 Fresh cranberries get crunch from walnuts and an infusion of sweetness from dried cherries in this take on a classic marmalade. Leftovers are great on a turkey sandwich. 4 cups | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 2 hours (including cooling time) Ingredients 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup water 1/2 [...]

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“Mock” Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Recipe courtesy George Stella; Food Network.com Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 6 min Serves: 4 servings Ingredients 1 medium head cauliflower 1 tablespoon reduced fat cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/8 teaspoon straight chicken base or bullion 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh or [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Fresh Green Bean Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen Prep Time: 20 min  Cook Time: 40 min Serves: 6 servings Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray, for greasing 5 cups sliced green beans 4 1/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 1 cup grated Parmesan 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 1/2 cups diced onions 2 cups [...]

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Benefits of that food that might surprise you

I have been storing up some tidbits of information that I have read over the last few month, all relating to food or secrets of food! Green Tea: Remember the blog I wrote on the dangers of ibuprofen use during exercise (http://ingoodhealthfdl.agnesian.com/2012/12/23/ibuprofen-and-exercise/)?  There are foods that have anti-inflammatory properties that are much easier on your [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Easy Peach Crisp

4 Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup low-fat granola without raisins 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 large peaches, pitted and sliced 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup vanilla low-fat frozen yogurt Preparation Preheat broiler to high. Place granola on a jelly-roll pan, spreading evenly. Broil 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute. Melt butter [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Frozen Peanut Butter Pie

Ingredients 1 2/3 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs (about 8 1/2 cookie sheets) 7 tablespoons sugar, divided 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten Cooking spray 1 1/4 cups fat-free milk 2/3 cup reduced-fat crunchy peanut butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup (4 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, softened 1 (8-ounce) container frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed [...]

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