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September is for Sweet Potatoes

Posted on September 27, 2021

  Whitsons’ Chef Sandmann dishes up a Loaded Sweet Potato Rice Bowl for our September Harvest of the Month: Sweet Potatoes. Not only are sweet potatoes delicious, but they are super nutritious. These colorfully orange veggies are high in…

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Back-To-School Fuel

Posted on September 13, 2021

After a nice, restful summer, it’s time to get back into the swing of school for another year. Keeping your (and your child’s) energy level up during throughout the day can be a challenge, especially when you are adjusting back to a full schedule.…

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Are You Ready to Serve All of Your Students Under the SSO?

Posted on August 10, 2021

  The USDA recently extended waivers, including the option for schools to offer free meals to all students through the 2021-22 school year. While this has many districts excited about the expanded access to meals, it also brings a variety of new…

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Bring on the Brussels Sprouts

Posted on July 19, 2021

Most people hear the word “brussels sprouts” and want to groan—but given the chance, these mini little veggies can fill you up with important vitamins and minerals that support numerous health benefits. So how do you convince a picky eater to give…

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Cooking with Cauliflower

Posted on June 28, 2021

It is officially summertime, which means that cauliflower is now in season. Cauliflower is one of many vegetables in the species Brassica oleracea, in the Brassicaceae family, which also includes cabbage, Brussels sprouts, kale, broccoli and collard…

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5 Fruits & Vegetables to Enjoy this Summer

Posted on June 14, 2021

Summertime is a great time to improve your health by eating healthy and trying new in-season produce. Here are five delicious and nutrient-rich fruits and veggies that will fill your plate with color this summer.Avocados: A foodie…

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Kudos for Kale

Posted on May 24, 2021

Kale is among the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. Considered a cruciferous vegetable, it can be a one-stop shop for daily vitamins! Within this leafy wonder lives vitamins A (from beta-carotene), K, C, B1 (thiamin), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (…

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Keeping Fit in a Busy World

Posted on May 10, 2021

With increasing demands in work and the home, tending to kids and/or aging parents, seemingly endless chores and other responsibilities, the last thing many people even think about are healthful eating and exercise habits. Couple this with the…

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Acai in April

Posted on April 26, 2021

Acai has been a popular craze in recent years: the superfruit with a powerful punch of nutrients, such as antioxidants, amino acids, fiber, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. Among its many benefits include reducing cholesterol, promoting…

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Cultivating a Green Thumb

Posted on April 12, 2021

Harvesting fresh produce is an excellent opportunity to learn about the beauty of nature—and of course, about the benefits of healthy eating. From carefully picking the type of vegetable plant, such as cherry tomatoes, to watering, measuring and…

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