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But I am not overweight or unhealthy! Another “Excuse-itarian” turned “Do-er”…

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"I am not overweight or unhealthy" is a common excuse cited by many of my nutrition students at the beginning of the semester, including Bradley Correia, who grew up in Rio Vista. By taking action and making simple choices, Brad began to reap benefits that he never anticipated. In his own words… I was never concerned ...

Article: Frozen Treat with Traditional Flavors – Chocolate Horchata Nice Cream Recipe

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As the temperatures spike above 100 degrees, how does a cool, sweet treat sound? This is a wonderful story and easy recipe from Mariah Chavez-Vasquez, one of my former nutrition students from Cosumnes River College, and exemplifies my mantra, “Love the Food That Loves You Back!” During my years in high school, I really became aware ...

Recipe: Chai Spice & Pumpkin Pie Spice Mixes (for yourself or as a gift)

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Making your own spice mixes is easy and can save you money! The Chai Spice or Pumpkin Pie Spice can be substituted for cinnamon in nearly every recipe, and enjoyed in oatmeal, your favorite homemade granola, sprinkled on roasted winter squash (slices or pureed), in a smoothie, on cereal, in a fruit crisp, on freshly fruit ...