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  • Newsbites: June 3rd

    First the good:Kudos to Green Giant and Nickelodeon for joining forces to encourage kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. Soon Sponge Bob Square Pants, Dora the Explorer Diego from "Go Diego Go" will grace the labels of Green Giant green beans, ...

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  • St. Patty's Day Green Food Ideas

    Happy almost Saint Patrick's Day! If you are planning any kind of party (for either the kids or the adults) here are a few "green" appetizer ideas.1. Make a green fruit platter with kiwis, green grapes, honeydew melon, green apples and green pears...

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  • Recipe of the Week: Carrot and Orange Salad

    Here is another lovely salad recipe from my dear friend Dona Richwine, RD, MS. She is the most creative foodie I know. Many thanx Dona. The beautiful orange color of this salad tells us it is high in beta-carotene (Vitamin A precursor) and also ha...

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  • Recipe of the Week: Fresh Basil Corn Salad

    I bought this case of canned corn from Costco recently, so I've been kind of corn happy this week; trying to figure out different ways to make "salad" with it. I came up with something pretty tasty last night. I was a little lax in the measuring d...

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  • More Health and Safety Tips for Halloweenie!

    Thanx for the great response to Monday's post Candy Free Halloween Treats (and Tricks)! I thought I'd better do a quickie followup to share a couple of great tips and info that was passed on to me from readers.First, a big thank you to Ruth who br...

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  • Grill It Safe this Holiday

    How could I post healthy grilling tips without posting the safety stuff too? Here goes.. for a safe grilling experience:Keep it clean. Always start with a clean grill for safer as well as better cooking overall.Then wash your hands thoroughly befo...

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About the Author

Registered dietitian Andrea N. Giancoli is a nutrition advocate, consultant and educator.

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