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10 tips to get your family to eat more fruits and veggies

May 26, 2015 Does your family eat enough fruits and vegetables? If your answer is yes, then give yourself a pat on the back. However, most families do not get the recommended daily dose. more »»

High Blood Pressure Education Month

May 19, 2015 About 70 million American adults have high blood pressure – that’s one of every three adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more »»

Sole in Foil

May 12, 2015 By Wendy Monro This year, I was lucky enough to celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with all four of my kids. This rarely happens. Archie flew in from Australia. Ella flew in from England. more »»

Build a better Jar Salad

May 12, 2015 We all would like to be eating better, but how do we translate that to our brown bag lunch? Why not try a salad in a jar? Jar salads are quick and easy to make, and can be made ahead of time and... more »»

Dump Cake

May 5, 2015 I can hardly contain my enthusiasm. I think I may have just discovered a dessert which I can prepare on my own. Also, it actually turns out the way it should. more »»

Treat mom to angelic desserts

May 5, 2015 It’s Mother’s Day and it is time to give back to moms for all the wonderful things they do for us. One way to treat her is with an angelic dessert using angel food cake. more »»

Crab Cucumber Salad

April 28, 2015 Ella, our oldest daughter, arrived yesterday from England. We have been anxiously anticipating her arrival for weeks. She is finally here. more »»

Pack protein into your breakfast

April 28, 2015 It can be difficult to make time for a healthy breakfast in the morning. more »»

Pesto Chicken

April 21, 2015 I definitely have a weakness for pasta. My favorite is angel hair pasta. There is something about that light, airy, thin pasta that I just lov. more »»

Celery: The ‘How-To’ guide to this nutritious vegetable

April 21, 2015 April is Celery Month and it is time to celebrate! Celery may be an afterthought in the produce aisle but it is a simple and inexpensive vegetable to add to your daily meal plan. more »»

Egg Drop Soup

April 14, 2015 My cousin tagged me in a Facebook post earlier today. The post contained a link to one hundred different foods. I opened the link and went through the list. I clicked on the foods I have eaten. more »»

Get out of the house to make delicious vegetables

April 14, 2015 Health experts consistently recommend that most Americans should try to eat more vegetables. News flash! For one reason or another, most people do not want to hear this advice, much less practice i. more »»

Chicken Korma

April 7, 2015 By Wendy Monro I am so happy it is spring. I am already wearing sandals again, which reminds me of how desperately I am in need of a pedicure. I haven’t paid attention to my toes in months. more »»

Fight cancer with color!

April 7, 2015 April marks National Cancer Control Month, a time to renew our efforts to control cancer at all stages—prevention, detection and treatment. more »»

Salmon Eggs Benedict

March 31, 2015 This weekend was Claud’s birthday. Luckily I have been 44 for a few months. Therefore, I was able to show him the ropes. We haven’t had a party for a while. more »»

Bulk Up!

March 31, 2015 Are you ready to eat healthier, eat more natural foods and save money? Spring is the perfect time to “bulk up” at the new bulk foods section in our Hy-Vee produce department. more »»

Paradise Paella

March 24, 2015 By Wendy Monro I gained ten pounds this week all in the name of research. It needed to be done in order for me to write this article properly. You’re welcom. more »»

Slam Dunk snacks that won’t weigh you down

March 24, 2015 The basketball championship series is in full swing. Hopefully your bracket choices will do well. more »»

An oldie but a goodie: Crepes

March 17, 2015 Claud and I were talking the other day about how Nutella has become a regular thing in the United States. Pretty much everyone has heard of it now and many people have it in their cupboar. more »»

National Frozen Foods Month

March 17, 2015 March marks National Frozen Foods Month, a good time to explore new ways to use the healthy, convenient foods found in the freezer aisle at the grocery store. more »»



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