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Article: Celebrate cauliflower by serving the versatile vegetable roasted with a vinaigrette

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Cauliflower is quite under appreciated, as most people don’t realize that it is one of the most versatile vegetables around or how many amazing ways eating it can benefit our health! After learning a little more about this phenomenal food and how to prepare it well, it wouldn’t surprised me if cauliflower gets added to ...

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 ...

Article: Asparagus can be a quick, nutritious snack

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As the days get a bit longer, you might perform a master juggling act between baseball, softball and track practices, or just need extra time at night for an after dinner walk. "Go-to" veggies that pack a nutritional punch, are ready in a few minutes, and customizable for everyone's taste preferences are key to getting ...

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 ...

Recipe: Collard Slaw

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Collard Slaw While you can enjoy this fresh salad as a spunky side dish, it makes an absolutely wonderful filling for a whole grain wrap! Ingredients 1 bunch collard greens (washed, stem removed, rolled and cut into thin ribbons- also called "chiffonade") 1/3 cup yellow bell pepper (diced small) 2 carrots, grated 1 1/2 Tbsp rice vinegar 1 tsp low-sodium soy sauce 1 tsp ...