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Healthy Eating on the Run: 20 Quick Tips

March 30, 2012 in Blog Posts, Healthy Foods by Jerrell

You probably eat out a lot—most Americans do. People are looking for fast, easy and good-tasting foods to fit a busy lifestyle. Whether it’s carry-out, food court, office cafeteria or sit-down restaurant, there are smart choices everywhere. Here are 20 tips to help you eat healthy when eating out. 1. Think ahead and plan where you will eat. Consider what meal options are available. Look for restaurants or carry-out with a wide range of menu items. 2. Take time to look over the menu and make careful selections. Some restaurant […]

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Color Your Plate with Salad

March 29, 2012 in Blog Posts, Healthy Foods by Jerrell

Pack more nutrition into your day with a colorful main dish or side salad. Keep basic ingredients on hand for a quick addition to any meal. Encourage kids to eat more vegetables by setting out ingredients to make their own salad creations. Or, let them choose individual items with salad dressing as a dip. Mix and match ingredients by choosing one or more foods from each column below. Consider flavor, texture and color. Add a light salad dressing and enjoy! Start with Leafy Greens • Arugula, Boston or Bibb lettuce, […]