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Want flavor? Try these instead of salt!

Want flavor? Try these instead of salt!

Table salt–the most common form of salt–is a combination of sodium and chloride. It’s used to preserve food and enhance flavor. However, it can also contribute to increased blood pressure. Check out these blogs about sodium and how it affects your blood pressure to learn more. There is a wonderful variety of seasonings and flavors […]

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How to grow your own food indoors, part 3: Microgreens

How to grow your own food indoors, part 3: Microgreens

The third and final blog in our series about how to grow your own food indoors will cover growing microgreens. Note: growing microgreens is more technical than the previous blogs in the series due to necessary steps that reduce potential health risks.

How to grow your own food indoors, part 2: Green onions

How to grow your own food indoors, part 2: Green onions

In the second blog in our series about how to grow your own food indoors, we’ll be discussing green onions. Green onions, also called scallions, are great for adding flavor to soups, omelets, marinades, and more. We’ll show you how to grow your own green onions in less than 2 weeks!

Beat the heat with flavored water

Beat the heat with flavored water

Admit it. Sometimes water can get boring. Yet we all know the importance of drinking water. We know staying hydrated boosts energy, curbs hunger, and helps our body work efficiently to stay cool all summer long.

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How to grow your own food indoors, part I: Herbs

How to grow your own food indoors, part I: Herbs

Did you know that you can grow herbs and other edible plants inside year-round? Plants can thrive in the mild temperatures found indoors. They’re also protected from bad weather, pests, and plant-eating animals when they’re grown inside.

7 ways to move on Memorial Day

7 ways to move on Memorial Day

Staying physically active can help protect your health and lower your risk for certain diseases. It’s recommended that adults spend 2.5 hours each week doing moderately intense activity (like fast walking) or 1 hour and 15 minutes of intense activity (like jogging or running).

Yummy Quick Strawberry Fro-Yo Recipe

Yummy Quick Strawberry Fro-Yo Recipe

Check out this great recipe for our quick strawberry frozen yogurt!

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Yummy Quick Egg Ring Recipe

Yummy Quick Egg Ring Recipe

Check out this great recipe for our Egg-cellent Egg Rings!

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Top Five Salads for Summer

Top Five Salads for Summer

Farmer’s market season is starting up and summer fruits and veggies are coming into season! We’re counting down five of our favorite salads perfect for those Southern summer days out on the porch. They are fresh, crunchy, and oh-so-tasty. Each recipe comes with its own salad dressing so that you are in control of the […]

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A closer look at the Easter egg: do eggs cause heart disease?

A closer look at the Easter egg: do eggs cause heart disease?

  With Easter right around the corner, eggs are getting a little more attention than usual. We’ll buy them, dye them, and hide them— but what about eating them the rest of the year? Let’s take a closer look at how eggs are a healthful choice year-round.

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Don’t be a fool for the Ketogenic diet

Don’t be a fool for the Ketogenic diet

The ketogenic diet is taking Georgia and other states by storm. This April Fool’s Day, don’t be fooled by ketogenic diet advice you read on social media or hear from your coworker who just went “keto.” Let’s look at the facts around the ketogenic diet.

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How to “Marie Kondo” your refrigerator

How to “Marie Kondo” your refrigerator

  Marie Kondo is the star of the Netflix Series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. In her show, Kondo encourages people to declutter their house by getting rid of unused or unloved items and keeping things that “spark joy. Her method says that by decluttering, people are able to cherish the items that they keep.

St. Patrick’s Day Green Recipes for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day Green Recipes for Kids

Getting kids to eat healthily can be tough. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve pulled three healthy, GREEN recipes that kids will love. The best part? They’re kid-friendly to make, so grab your mini-chef and start cooking!

What Healthful Snack are You?

What Healthful Snack are You?
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Where are your food dollars going?

Where are your food dollars going?

Sometimes we check our bank account and think, “What in the world did I buy?” Food can be an easy place for our budget to slip. Eating out with friends and family has become more common because it’s so quick and easy. Even grocery bills can add up if we are not careful.

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Slow cooker recipes for the whole family

Slow cooker recipes for the whole family

Dust off your slow-cooker and learn how to cook beans and potatoes for all occasions! With less time spent cooking, you will have more time to catch up with your family after a long day.