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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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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).

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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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.

Is it safe to eat lettuce?

Is it safe to eat lettuce?

You might have heard about the E. Coli outbreak in the U.S. and Canada linked to romaine lettuce.

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How to have a Sweet AND Smart Valentine’s Day

How to have a Sweet AND Smart Valentine’s Day

Every year, more than 35 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate are sold for Valentine’s Day.[1]That’s a whole lot of sweets! Here are a few tips to keep the sugar down but keep all the sweetness of the holiday.