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Healthy Fall Activities

Make the Most of the Seasonal Weather Looking for fun outdoor activities to fill your spare time this fall? Here are three ideas that you can’t do any other time of the year! Not not only will they get you out into the crisp autumn air, but they will also keep your body in motion! […]

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Fall Food Storage

How to Store Your Fall Fruit and Veggies Whether you grew your own produce in the garden or bought it at the grocery store, no one wants there food to spoil prematurely. Here are a few tips to help keep your fall fruits and veggies longer. Apples Store in a dark, cool location. Isolate them, […]

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Fall Smoothies

Autumn in a Glass Although we enjoy the long days of summer, the cooler days and cozy nights of fall are quite refreshing! As we welcome the change of season, try these anytime-of-the-day smoothie recipes. Pumpkin Spice Smoothie As soon as fall arrived, we jumped right on that pumpkin spice bandwagon. No shame here… we […]

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Healthy Fall Foods

Seasonal Produce Picks The autumn harvest includes a variety of root vegetables and crisp fruits — perfect for creating comfort food meals to enjoy as the weather begins to cool. Send-of-summer foods like blueberries and raspberries may have an encore, while others, like parsnips, make their first appearance of the year. Farmers’ markets are a […]

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Setting Achievable Goals

Achievable Goals = Realistic Goals When setting goals, beware of asking too much of yourself right away. This can be unsustainable, and in some cases, extremely unhealthy. Check out a few examples of unrealistic goals below, and make sure that these are not on your list. Unrealistic Goals • Weight loss of 10 pounds or […]

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Nutrition and Farmers’ Markets

Shopping for Nutrition at Your Local Farmers’ Markets What’s your biggest obstacle to healthful eating? Perhaps you think fruits and vegetables are too expensive or just don’t like the way they taste. Your local farmers’ markets can help you overcome these barriers. In many cases, food at the farmers market is more affordable and tastes […]

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Thanksgiving Food Safety

Stuffing/Dressing Safety Dressing or stuffing? No matter what you call it, people are passionate about it. Stuffing can be very personal, and everyone seems to have a favorite way to make it. The options are many. Chestnuts or oysters? Cornbread or white bread? We’re not going to debate the ingredients. Those are personal decisions and […]

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Summer Food Safety

Don’t Make Summer a Bummer! Summer picnics are lots of fun; don’t ruin the memory by coming down with food poisoning. Seventy-five to 80 million Americans will experience a few days of misery from foodborne illnesses this year, but for some, the consequences will be far worse. About 5,000 people die yearly from food poisoning, […]

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