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Sweet Potato + Chili = One Pot Meal

Fall has arrived and that means that it is time for all things soup. I love this time of year because it means one pot dinners are on the stove and in the slow cooker. It is also the time that I can take an old favorite and amp up the nutritional value by adding vegetables that are available during the fall months. This week I had received two beautiful sweet potatoes in our CSA Bag. Sweet potatoes are vegetables which

Grandma’s Soft Nut Cookies

Happy Nut Day!! October 22 is National Nut Day, and this months theme for Recipe Redux centers around nuts. There are many different ways for nuts to be used in a healthy diet. We are fortunate to have available to us whole nuts, chopped nuts, ground nuts, nut butter and/or nut flour. Nuts and seeds are considered part of the Protein Foods Group in MyPlate. Some benefits of eating nuts and seeds, is that it may reduce the risk of heart disease

Vegetable -OR- Protein

"By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra Dipping Co. LLC, and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I received coupons for free product used in testing this recipe. I was not compensated for my time." Sabra Hummus is made from a base of chickpeas, which provides an excellent source of plant protein, and also other nutrients such as iron and zinc. Because chickpeas (and hummus) are similar to meats, poultry

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