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Bacon and egg cups: cooked egg white and yolk wrapped in bacon and topped with chives

Bacon and Egg Cups

🍳🥓 Whether you’re a bacon and eggs fan for breakfast or dinner, this recipe will have you wanting more with these bite-sized bacon and egg cups! 🍳🥓 Ingredients: 12 strips of sugar-free bacon (10oz) 2 red potatoes, sliced 1/8 inch thick, rounded end discarded 1 small red bell pepper, finely chopped 12 large eggs 2…

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Blueberry Jalapeño Salsa

🌶 Want to try a twist on traditional salsa, try this Blueberry Jalapeño Salsa recipe! A sweet and spicy salsa that will give your taste buds a slight kick but be so refreshing at the same time. 🌶 Ingredients: 2 medium tomatoes 1 cup of fresh or frozen wild blueberries ¾ cup chopped sweet onion…

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Oven-Baked Salmon Recipe

Looking for a healthy but simple dinner recipe that is packed full of deliciousness and protein. Make a splash and check out this Oven-Baked Salmon. Total time: 20 minutes Prep time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes 4 servings Oven-Baked Salmon Ingredients: 12 oz salmon filets, cut into 4 pieces Coarse-grained salt Freshly ground black…

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Folic Acid and Women’s Health

You might have heard of folic acid before or seen it on a nutrition label for certain foods. It’s made from folate, which occurs naturally in some foods and is a form of a B-vitamin. But did you know how important folic acid is for your nutrition, especially if you’re a woman? It’s even required…

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Sugar: Real or Artificial?

By now, most of us are well-informed on the dangers of eating or drinking too much sugar. Sugar causes tooth decay and weight gain (especially from drinking soda), and has been linked to increased risk of heart disease. It can even lead to hyperactivity and ADHD in children. To reduce sugar intake, many people have…

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Homemade or Store-Bought: Which Baby Food is Best?

We all want the best for our babies, and what we’re feeding them is a huge thing to consider. There is a ton of information online regarding baby food, and one of the most common topics is: should it be homemade or store-bought? A growing number of parents prefer making their own baby food at…

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Meal Planning Tips

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme is “Go Further with Food” – what does that mean? The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is encouraging you to plan your meals and snacks ahead of time, which can help you stick to healthier foods along with reducing food waste. When it comes to meal…

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Coffee or Tea: Which is Better for You?

For many of us, first thing in the morning, there’s nothing better for a pick-me-up than a hot cup of coffee. Others enjoy a soothing cup of hot tea to ease into the day. Most have their preference, but is there really one that’s healthier than the other? It’s an old argument, and there’s a…

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Habits for a Healthy Heart

February is American Heart Month, and we all know the basic recommendations for heart health – reduce your salt intake, exercise more, drink less alcohol, and quit smoking. But are there other ways to protect your heart? Some healthy habits that may not seem linked to heart disease can actually reduce your risk. Flossing –…

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Healthy Salad Tips

When we think of the word “diet”, many images come to mind: unlimited grapefruit, cabbage soup, or broccoli, and goodbye to bread, cookies, and cheeseburgers. But nothing is more synonymous with dieting than salads. When you think of “diet” and “salad” together, you probably see a plate of sad iceberg lettuce with a few slices…

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