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May Monthly Morsels

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

May Monthly Morsels

Bend Over Backwards for Milk!   One of the health highlights of May is that it is National Osteoporosis Prevention Month. It is estimated that 10 to 54 million Americans have osteoporosis, with 80% of cases being women.   Bones are living, growing tissue and osteoporosis occurs when there is bone loss or too little bone created. Bones are made of three major components that keep them strong: collagen, calcium-phosphate mineral complexes and living bone cells. As we age, we lose more...

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Sweet, Sweet Peas

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Sweet, Sweet Peas

Ah, sweet, sweet peas!  Green peas are my personal favorite and they are now in season so we can enjoy them when they have the best flavor (and are least expensive, which is always a plus).   Did you know that green peas are part of the legume family?  Green peas happen to be overlooked compared to the rest of its legume family.  Peas are an excellent source of protein and fiber, like its legume counterparts.  But, they are one of the few legumes that are commonly sold and cooked as a...

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Let’s Get Planting in Honor of Earth Day

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Let’s Get Planting in Honor of Earth Day

Earth Day 2016 is here! Today, April 22nd, is Earth Day and this year’s theme is “Trees for the Earth.”   So what does that mean? The Earth Day Network has set a goal of planting 7.8 billion trees over the next five years! I know that sounds like an unimaginable amount but we have five years to accomplish that goal.   So why did the Earth Day Network decide on a five year goal?   In five years, we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and to start the...

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Roasted Garlic Edamame

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Free Healthy Recipes | 0 comments

Roasted Garlic Edamame

These edamame pods are great as an appetizer, snack or side dish. They are crunchy, flavorful and fun to eat. Substitute a serving of these when you need a snack and you'll never crave potato chips again!

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Edamame Chickpea Salad

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Free Healthy Recipes | 0 comments

Edamame Chickpea Salad

This is a quick salad to assemble that makes a refreshing side dish to any meal.

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