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Recipe: Zesty Whole Grain Salad

Enjoy spring produce with this nutritious, low-calorie salad made with quinoa, pecans and kale or spinach. Ingredients 2 cups whole grain (brown rice, Kamut™, quinoa) 2 tablespoons oil (canola or vegetable) 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon honey Salt and ground black pepper to taste 2 apples, chopped 1/2…
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Nutty Nutrition

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Nuts and seeds are calorie-rich and easy to snack on. The most popular nuts eaten in the U.S. are walnuts, pecans, filberts, hazelnuts, cashews, Brazil nuts, pistachios, almonds, pine nuts, chestnuts and macadamia nuts. Popular seeds include pumpkin, sesame, flax and sunflower seeds.   Nuts and seeds contain many nutrients,…
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Pecan Stuffed Acorn Squash

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This stuffed squash recipe provides 40 percent of the recommended daily allowance for vitamin C and 15 percent of iron. What’s more, each serving is perfectly portioned inside half the acorn squash so you won’t be tempted to overeat the delicious filling. Serves: 12 Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time:…
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