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Add Pumpkin to Your Fall Foods

Fall and Thanksgiving are right around the corner, which means the pumpkin-flavored cakes, cookies and pies are popping up everywhere. It’s easy to justify that piece of pumpkin pie because pumpkins are good for us (which is very true). Pumpkins contain many antioxidants such as vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E. Read More »
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Let’s Mango

The mango is the most popular fruit in the world and can be used in everything from smoothies to desserts and marinades. Mangoes pack a nutritional punch with more than 20 different vitamins and minerals — 100 percent of your daily vitamin C — but only 100 calories in a 1-cup serving. Read More »
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Preserve it Right: Tips for Canning Tomatoes

Is your garden overflowing with fresh tomatoes, peppers and onions? Why not can all this fresh produce instead of letting it go to waste! Hy-Vee Dietitian Anna Schroeder has some great tips and tricks on how to safely can tomatoes to enjoy later this winter. Read More »
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Ask Questions to Find the Freshest Flavors at Local Farmers Markets

You might not make it there as often as you’d like, but you should make regular trips to your local farmers market part of your food shopping – if you want to have the freshest and most long-lasting flavors of the season. Read More »
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10 Tips for Healthy Eating On-the-Go

Trying to be healthy isn’t easy, but add to that the rigors of a restaurant menu and it can be downright daunting. Hy-Vee Dietitian Kristin Sousek has 10 tips for eating healthy when you’re dining out. If possible, choose a restaurant that you know has healthy options. Read More »
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With a little pre-game planning, you can have a tailgate party with plenty of healthy game day food.

On-the-Go? Buy Precut Veggies

If you’re on the go, Hy-Vee Dietitian Robbyn Nelson suggests taking advantage of the store’s precut vegetables. Quick options: Asparagus and Squash Olive oil McCormick Lemon and Herb Perfect Pinch seasoning Mix together and grill Premium Veggie Mix Mix with Italian dressing and grill. Read More »
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