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Chicken Club Salad

Chicken Club Salad

Use some fresh-from-the-garden fruits and veggies in this month’s recipe. It’s courtesy of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Spend Smart. Eat Smart program.

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FOCUS ON FRUITS & VEGETABLES: Try Adding Some Fruits and Vegetables to Your Grilling Menu (FN1856)

Grilled fruits and vegetables add color, texture, flavor and nutrition without addingmany calories. Grilling adds a smoky flavor and caramelizes natural sugars to enhance sweetness

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7 Tips for Choosing and Using Healthful Oils and Fats (FN1855)

This publication describes methods to choose, use and store various oils at home.

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FOCUS ON WHOLE FRUITS: Serve More Fruit (FN1846)

Fruit is naturally sweet and provides a source of natural sugar to your diet.

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FOCUS ON WHOLE FRUITS: Add Some Fruit to Your Diet (FN1844)

Many people do not meet the current daily recommendations for fruits (or vegetables). On average, adults need at least 1½ cups of fruit per day.

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FOCUS ON WHOLE FRUITS: Why Eat Fruit? (FN1843)

Fruit is nutritious, colorful and flavorful. Most fruits are naturally low in fat, sodium and calories. Fruit provides many essential nutrients that often are underconsumed, including vitamins C and A and folate, as well as potassium and dietary fiber. Eating more fiber-rich, low-calorie fresh fruit in place of higher-calorie foods can help decrease your overall calorie intake.

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Cucumber Yogurt Dip

Cucumber Yogurt Dip

This healthy recipe comes from Midwest Dairy Council.

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Safe Food for Babies and Children: Making Homemade Baby Food for Babies 6 Months and Older (FN1848)

This handout provides general guidance for making pureed foods at home, which can be a money-saving option or a personal preference. Making your own baby food has several advantages. You will expose your baby to more flavors, which could allow for a more adventurous eater. You also can limit sugar and salt to provide good nutrition for your baby.

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Cheesy Breakfast Quesadilla

Cheesy Breakfast Quesadilla

This healthy recipe comes from Midwest Dairy Council.

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