Archive for July, 2007

Jul 25 2007

Go With the Grain

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This week I have the opportunity to work with Sara Lee to promote whole grains on the “Joy of Lunch Boxes Tour” which is an eight city tour across the United States. I thought this would be a great time to talk about whole grains. Whole grains have been shown to reduce the risk of […]

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Jul 18 2007

Staying Cool

As the weather begins to heat up this summer, stay cool with meals that don’t require the stove or oven to prepare. Ideas include smoothies, cold soups and wraps. One of my favorite summer sandwiches uses avocado, sliced tomatoes and cucumbers (from my garden), red onion, and alfalfa sprouts. You can include additional low fat […]

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Jul 11 2007

Summer’s Bounty

Now that summer is in full swing and the gardens and local farms are producing an abundance of colorful jewels………why not take advantage by getting your five or more servings of fruits and vegetables a day? Focus on color to get a variety of vitamins, minerals, fiber and other health benefits that plants have to […]

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