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Green Beans – A Super Food

Green Beans – A Super Food

Green beans are a great side dish for your dinner!  With Thanksgiving coming up it’s a great healthy addition to your family meal! Why it’s a super food: Green beans are low in calories, with about 45 calories per cup. Green ...

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Sweet Potatoes – A Super Food

Sweet Potatoes – A Super Food

With Thanksgiving and the holidays coming up here is a great super food to work into your family celebrations. Why sweet potatoes are so good for you: Sweet potatoes are a great source of vitamins A, B, C and D. ...

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Black Olives: A Super Food

Black Olives: A Super Food

  Why is this delicious fruit so good for you? Why it’s a super food: Black olives are a great source of dietary fiber – which is great for digestion. Black olives are high in iron. Black olives are high ...

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Brown Rice – A Super Food

Brown Rice – A Super Food

Everyone knows that brown rice is better for you than white rice – but why? Why it’s a super food: Brown rice is high in fiber – which helps the body feel full faster and with less food. Brown rice ...

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Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash

Check out this simple delicious side dish.  Goes great with turkey burgers, grilled chicken, fish or steak! Ingredients: 1 large butternut squash 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons cinnamon or nutmeg (choose to your tastes) Directions: Preheat oven ...

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Eggplant: A Super Food

Eggplant: A Super Food

Eggplants are a great tasting super food with lots of options for preparation. Why eggplant is so good for you: Eggplant has only 35 calories per 1 cup serving. Eating eggplant may help lower cholesterol. Eggplant contains fiber, vitamin B ...

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Roasted Shrimp with Spaghetti Squash

Roasted Shrimp with Spaghetti Squash

Check out this great shrimp and spaghetti squash recipe from MarthaStewart.com. Ingredients: 1 medium spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon ...

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Blackberries: A Super Food

Blackberries: A Super Food

Blackberries are a delicious super fruit.  Here’s why: Blackberries are high in antioxidants including vitamins C, E and K. Blackberries are a good source of soluble fiber. Blackberries contain Omega-3 fatty acids. Try blackberries in this great smoothie: Ingredients: 1 ...

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Jambalaya

Jambalaya

Julia fell in love with this recipe from 100 Days of Real Food – check it out for a delicious dinner. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 pound sausage (or bacon) 1 large bell pepper, large dice 1 large onion, large ...

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Lentils – A Super Food

Lentils – A Super Food

Lentils are a delicious, inexpensive super food. Why lentils are so good for you: Lentils are high in protein. Lentils are low in calories and low in fat. Lentils are high in fiber which may help lower cholesterol. One cup ...

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