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Your Guide to Storing Leftovers

You cooked, and there are leftovers. Fantastic!  There’s a cooking-free night in your future.  But how do you safely store and use this food to feed your family so that your hard work pays off?  The tips for food safety with leftovers gives you all you need for leftover success. Food safety with leftovers: Make sure foods are cooked properly…

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Avocado Pesto Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Spaghetti squash is one of nature's food miracles - vegetable noodles grown in a shell! I love the freshness of spaghetti squash and use it in any hot dish that usually calls for spaghetti noodles. It's guilt-free and usually works great! This creamy avocado pesto is the perfect compliment to the freshness of spaghetti squash. Plus -  from start to finish, this recipe…

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Chicken Pillow Makeover Recipe

Feel like cooking up something hearty and comforting, but don't want something so terribly unhealthy? Look no further! This chicken pillow makeover has all the creamy deliciousness of the original but uses much healthier ingredients. Chicken pillows make a great crowd-pleasing dinner! They're also portable so they can be eaten on the go or packed easily in a lunch. So…

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Refrigerator Food Storage Guide

“Hmmmm, I wonder if this is still good?” is something we’ve all said to ourselves from time to time as we rummage through our refrigerator.  “If I sniff it and it smells okay, is it really okay to eat?” is another oft-asked question.  When these questions pop into your head, wouldn’t it be great to have a guide that will…

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School Morning Breakfast Burrito Recipe

School mornings can be crazy! On top of trying to get everyone up and ready and to school on time, there's breakfast to think about. Luckily, making something healthy and filling and wholesome does not have to take forever! These simple and delicious ham and veggie breakfast burritos can be whipped up in just minutes - and keep you full for…

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Healthier Caramel Apple Cake Recipe

We cannot get enough baked apple treats in the fall! Inspired by the sweet-and-tart treat, this caramel apple cake also uses whole wheat and a hidden veggie - zucchini! Not only does the zucchini make the cake a little healthier, but it adds subtle green apple colored flecks. You're going to love this cake that tastes like a cross between a caramel apple and rich coffee…

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16 Snack That Will Make it Easy To Eat Your Veggies

Using MyPlate as your guide for meal planning allows you to see which food groups you haven’t had enough servings of during the day.  If you find that you and your family need more veggies for the day (or just want a yummy snack) , we have 16 delicious veggie snacks to share with you. 16 Delicious Veggie Snacks Veggie…

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The Ultimate Freezer Guide

The freezer can be an amazing appliance, capable of containing leftovers, freezer meals, and excess bulk items that you purchased from the store and more, but it can also become a disorganized mess.  The following tips about freezer organization and food storage can guide you to making your freezer experience as efficient as possible. How to Keep Your Freezer Organized…

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Maple-Oat Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

Who doesn't love a good pumpkin muffin?! I secretly spend all summer waiting for fall *just* to start making pumpkin things again. These maple-oat pumpkin muffins were totally worth the wait. They are moist and flavorful... and healthy! It's the whole package, folks. What makes these pumpkin muffins so healthy, you ask? Well, for starters they use white whole wheat, so…

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Lemon Chicken Soup with Lentils, Kale, & Beans Recipe

Fall is here - which means soups are too! Chicken soup particularly ranks up there with the most comforting of comfort foods. This lemon chicken version is a delicious twist on the original, and just as soul-warming. Plus, it's effortlessly packed with all sorts of veggies. Wanna know my favorite part? Our lemon chicken soup includes two types of legumes -lentils AND…

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