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Lighten up Thanksgiving

Many traditional Thanksgiving dishes are not exactly known for their nutritional benefits. The Calorie Control Council estimates the average American will consume about 4,500 calories from Thanksgiving dinner, and snacking before and after. That’s more than twice as many calories as we typically consume on a given day! This year, why not bring a lighter […]

Fall Butternut Squash Soup

What’s fall without its traditional foods like pumpkins, cinnamon, cranberries and butternut squash?  Butternut squash is a nutrient dense food, it has few calories but is packed with nutrients like vitamin A and fiber. Vitamin A is important for immune function and eye health. The rich yellow-orange color of the squash also makes it a […]