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Recipe: Citrus-Infused 50-50 Salad

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Citrus-Infused 50-50 Salad This refreshing salad is basically 50% fruit and 50% veggie, and will likely be the most refreshing dish served at your next BBQ or picnic and just might become a “regular” part of dinner on these toasty evenings! Yields 8 servings (1 cup each) Ingredients 4 cups of watermelon, 1/4” dice 4 jicama, well peeled and cut ...

Recipe: Pistachio-Kissed Blackberry Pear Oatmeal

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Pistachio Kissed Blackberry Pear Oatmeal When you choose to eat amazing fiber-rich plant foods, not only do you get to enjoy great tasting meals that are budget smart, but you also benefit from the plethora of naturally occurring phytonutrients which support your immune system and overall health. Why not start this Valentine's Day (or anyday) with ...

Article: Beans are a good nutrition bet – Legumes offer more fiber and protein than any other veggie

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Dear Timaree: Which vegetable offers the most protein? What about fiber? Timaree: Easy answer - LEGUMES! These "fruits grown in a pod", a.k.a. beans, split peas and lentils, offer more fiber and protein than any other vegetable and are the only foods which fit into two categories: vegetables and protein. I am not alone in the ...

Recipe: Lime Cilantro Rice

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Lime Cilantro Rice This recipe comes together in minutes and is fantastic next to spicy black beans or in a burrito! Ingredients 1/3 cup scallions (green onions), finely chopped 2 Tbsp lime juice, use 1 tsp of lime zest 1 jalapeno pepper, finely diced (~2 Tbsp) a few Tablespoons of vegetable broth or tomato juice (in place of oil) 3 Tablespoons fresh ...

Recipe: Garlic Zucchini Fettuccine

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Garlic Zucchini Fettuccine Zucchini is amazing!  When cut in long thin strips and eaten raw or just barely cooked, like in this recipe, it can take on a "noodle-like" texture with 10 times fewer calories than a cup of cooked pasta! Ingredients 1 pound of zucchini 2 tsp veggie broth (in place of olive oil) 2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed 1/2 ...