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Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder

Despite common belief, comfort food is an all-year round thing, and soup isn't just for the cold months! The beauty of living in the Midwest this time of year is the farm stands all over. There is so much great local produce around. Sometimes we find it at a seasonal...

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls

No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls

I don't know about you, but I love snacking. I am always looking for something to eat, no matter how hungry I am. Sometimes that gets me in trouble, especially when I have goals and eating habits I am trying to stick to. Then Pinterest started overflowing with...

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Dairy-Free No Churn Ice Cream

Dairy-Free No Churn Ice Cream

It's National Ice Cream Day! We believe everyone should be able to celebrate, including our dairy-free friends (like me). I am a sucker for ice cream. I can eat whole foods and healthy all day until someone offers me ice cream. It's my weakness. Well, was my weakness....

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Corn Hacks

Corn Hacks

I'll spare you the corny jokes and cut right to the chase. It's officially corn season and we wanted to share with you our favorite corn hacks and utilization tricks! Shucking corn is the worst part of fresh corn. It's a mess and seems almost impossible to get all the...

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Techniques: Hard Cooked Eggs

Techniques: Hard Cooked Eggs

So let’s talk eggs. Eggs are actually, when you break it down, a super food. First off its crazy inexpensive. Each egg only costs you about $0.20. So what does $0.20 buy you? Great question. For every egg you buy you are getting: About 70 calories 6 grams of protein....

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Techniques: The Watermelon

Techniques: The Watermelon

Did you know a watermelon is 92% water? You'll never have to wonder again why it's called a watermelon. Among water, watermelons contain vitamin B6, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C, and antioxidants. While it's available year round, watermelon is best for flavor and...

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What’s in Your Food?: Vitamin D

What’s in Your Food?: Vitamin D

Vitamin D... That's the stuff that comes from the sun, right? What many people don't know is that a healthy vitamin D level can also be maintained through food. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin. What does that mean? Fat-soluble vitamins get stored in fat molecules...

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Techniques: The Cantaloupe

Techniques: The Cantaloupe

If I'm being honest, I've been spelling cantaloupe wrong my entire life until I started preparing this post. I even designed the summer produce list with the misspelling on it and had to re-do part of it. To think I almost won my third grade spelling bee, and I didn't...

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Not Your Father’s Grilled Cheese

Not Your Father’s Grilled Cheese

Currently in a grilled-cheese-and-tomato-soup phase. It's a thing. You know it's a thing. I've had it probably 5 times in the past few weeks. Derrricious. EXCEPT, my sandwich-dipping-in-soup skills are primitive to say the least. It's not that I haven't had the...

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Techniques: The Pineapple

Techniques: The Pineapple

Summer is approaching quickly (and the weather thinks it's already here), which means it's fruit season! And by fruit season, I mean the good, flavorful fruit. Not the pale colored, tastes-like-nothing fruit that we can still buy in the winter. Blackberries,...

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