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Grilling with Care for National Grilling Month

The temperature is rising and the nights are long, making now the perfect time to take the cooking outside! This month we celebrate National Grilling Monthwith great recipes and quality family time. There is nothing like grilled food on a warm summer night, whether you’re enjoying it on your deck or a local park!  …

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Make The Most Out of National Picnic Month!

With the warmer weather and the sun being out longer during the day, it gives you more opportunities to enjoy the outdoors!  It is no wonder why July is National Picnic Month!  Picnics are the perfect time to enjoy a laid back and relaxing social gathering in the park.   A picnic gives you the…

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Make it a Macaroni Day

Did you know that today is National Macaroni Day?If you’re like me, you know that any day of the year is a great day to celebrate this versatile food. Pasta has gotten some bad press over the last few years, and it’s time to set the record straight. You can have your macaroni and eat…

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How to Have a Healthy and Intuitive 4th of July

The 4thof July is a favorite summer holiday that is enjoyed with friends and family. It is a great time to catch up with loved ones while also catching some rays. For some, parties that are filled with delicious barbecue, dessert, and beverages can cause stress and worry. However, this should not be the case!…

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Sun, Summer, Sandwich!

It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year, summer! I am ready to spend as much of my day as possible outside and I’m sure you feel the same way! As you start to spend more time outside, are you thinking about what simple on-the-go meals you can take with you? Me too.  One of my…

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More Papayas Please!

With summer here and the weather getting warmer each day, it’s time to stock up on fruits that offer great taste as well as keeping you cool and refreshed. What fruits come to mind? What fruits do you crave the most on those hot summer days?   You may typically think of watermelon, honeydew, melons,…

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Got Dairy?

Did you know that June is National Dairy Month?  Whether you’re eating cheese, ice cream, yogurt or drinking milk in your morning coffee, dairy products are one of the largest food groups in the American diet!   Unfortunately, dairy has gotten some negative press over the past few years because many fad diets claim it’s…

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Celebrate the First Day of Summer with a Picnic!

The first day of summer, June 21ST, is right around the corner! It’s time to clean off the backyard decks and head outside for some warm outdoor fun. And what better way to celebrate summer than with a picnic!?   Luckily, today is International Picnic Dayand the perfect time to start the summer festivities!  …

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Making Moves this Men’s Health Week

Do you have a man in your life that should be going to the doctors more often than they do? Or, maybe you are the one that isn’t doing his best to take care of himself. If so, you’re not the only one!  More often than not, men neglect their health until a serious issue…

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Gimme a Tea! Iced Tea!

Summer is finally here and to me, there’s nothing more refreshing than a glass of iced tea to cool off. There’s reason to celebrate too as June is National Iced Tea Month! There are plenty of opportunities this month to gulp some down!   Tea has been enjoyed for centuries throughout the world. There are…

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Joyful June Movements

Summer is officially getting started! With the warmer weather and longer days, there are countless ways to stay active and keep moving all season long.   Exercise has many benefits, most of which we know about such as decreasing stress and increasing flexibility. There are, however, a few more benefits to staying active that might…

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Celebrate National Egg Day!

June 3rd is an egg-cellent reason to celebrate because it’s National Egg Day!   Many years ago, eggs got a bad rap due to the amount of cholesterol in egg yolks, but recent research has determined the cholesterol in eggs is not as detrimental as once thought. In 2000, the American Heart Association revised its dietary…

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National Brown Bag-It-Day

If you think a brown-bag lunch is just for school children, think again! Bringing your own lunch to work can be a great way to have the healthy meals you love, as well as save money! Luckily, May 25this National Brown-Bag-It-Day and it’s the perfect day to start brown bagging it!   3 Benefits of…

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Time to Celebrate Memorial Day!

Summer is finally here! How do I know? Because it’s finally the unofficial start to summer, Memorial Day weekend!   This weekend brings the start of warmer weather, long summer nights and BBQ. But, along with being the official summer kick-off weekend, it’s also a time to honor all of the soldiers.   Memorial Day weekend…

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Mediterranean Diet Month

The Mediterranean style of eating is thought to be one of the healthiest diets in the world. It is the diet mainly followed by countries along the Mediterranean Sea, and it consists of nutritious foods with robust and vibrant flavors.   Did you know that an entire month is dedicated to celebrating this style of…

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It’s Time to BBQ!

May is National Barbecue Month, and with the warmer weather finally here, there’s no better time to get outside and fire up the grill! Whether you like to flash-fire your foods or cook them low and slow, there’s nothing that says summer more than that smoky barbecue smell.   BBQ History   Barbecue has been…

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5 Ways to Celebrate Women’s Health Week

It’s easy to let life’s day-to-day activities become a priority over your own needs. Whether it’s work, family, or social obligations, it can be tough to let health be the focus, especially for women. Our families seem to always come first as a natural instinct, but sometimes this may not always be best. That is…

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Ditch the Diet This Sunday!

Have you fallen prey to any of the many fad diets that are out there? Has that same diet caused you to restrict your favorite food or force yourself to eat foods you don’t like because you should?   If so, I want you to know you are not alone. Unfortunately, fad dieting is very…

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Today is National Raisin Day!

Monday April 30th is National Raisin Day.  When you think of raisins, I’m sure it brings you back to your childhood when you would have them as a snack at school. However, raisins aren’t just a snack for kids – people of all ages can enjoy them in either sweet or savory recipes.   The raisin…

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7 Easy Ways to Eat more Fruits and Veggies!

Spring has officially sprung, which means the weather is warmer, the days are getting longer, and the produce tastes fresher! With spring comes many new varieties of fresh fruits and vegetables that may not have been available in the colder months. Buying produce that is in season is not only a great way to purchase…

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