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Eating for Eye Health

Good nutrition and good health tend to go hand in hand. You’ve probably heard about some of the great benefits that come from eating a balanced diet, like helping you stay at a healthy weight or lowering your risk for heart disease. But did you know that a healthful diet […]

Grain Recipes

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers with Basil Sauce

This Mediterranean twist on stuffed bell peppers packs in lots of nutritious flavor. Serves: 4 Ingredients: For the peppers:  1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 cup low sodium vegetable broth  2 teaspoons ground cumin  1 cup cooked garbanzo beans 1/2 cup dried currants 1 cup packed chopped baby spinach leaves  1/2 […]

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Colorado Carrots

Did you know? Carrots were the first vegetable to be commercially canned. The Guinness World record for the heaviest carrot weighed in at 20 lb, and the record for the longest carrot is over 19 feet! Some carrot varieties can remain in the soil all winter–a plus in Colorado where […]