Getting Enough Vegetables

A recent study published in the Journal of Epidemiology concluded that approximately 7.8 million premature deaths every year may have been prevented if 8 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables were consumed daily. This doesn’t surprise me. Because Read More

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Should we Eat Precut Salad

It has become more common to purchase salad precut packages. They are convenient and require little preparation time. You can simply open the bag, rinse and they are ready to serve. A new study from Read More


Spinach Salad with Apples and Eggs

Enjoy a simply delicious spinach salad with hard-boiled eggs, apples, and dried figs. Ingredients 4 large eggs 2 apples 8 cups fresh spinach 1 cup dried figs (about 16 figs or one 7-oz pkg) 1 cup whole-grain croutons 1/2 cup light Read More


Fun in the Sun

Cap off a day of play with dinner outdoors (Family Features) Enjoying the great outdoors is a perfect way to create fun memories with family or friends. All that fresh air is sure to work Read More


Berry Kale Salad

Great summer salad packed with superfoods Ingredients: Salad 1 Cup mint, finely chopped 1 1/4 Cups cooked quinoa 6 ounces or 1 1/3 cups Blackberries 6 ounces or 1 1/3 cups Raspberries 1 Cup whole walnuts 1 bunch Lacinato kale Read More


Strawberries, White Bean, and Edamame Salad

A flavorful, enticing, mix of fresh strawberries, white beans, and edamame in a light vinaigrette, nested on a baby spinach and topped with crumbled feta cheese. Ingredients For the vinaigrette: 1 1/2 cups strawberries 1 Read More


A Colorful, Crunchy Salad

(Family Features) As days get longer and the weather gets warmer, take your meal outdoors for some tasty al fresco dining featuring a fresh and easy-to-prepare salad. With minimal ingredients and maximum flavor, this combination Read More


Build A Better Salad

Want to boost brain health or eat to beat cancer? Make yourself a salad. Beth Reardon, RD, LDN, at Duke Integrative Medicine, helps you customize your greens. Immune-boosting salad. Mix in either shiitake or maitake Read More

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