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Monday, July 24th, 2017

Cole slaw is a popular side dish this time of year, but the traditional recipe (shredded cabbage and carrot, mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar and spices) tends to be higher in fat and calories.  What’s great  Read More

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Friday, July 21st, 2017
 

Q. Can you freeze green onions for later use?

 

A. Yes, green onions or scallions can be frozen and without blanching.  After thawing, they will not be crisp and may be slightly tough.  Freezing, however, will intensify the flavor.

 
 
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Thursday, July 20th, 2017
 

Q. what are the daily requirements for fruit, vegetables and carbs?

 

A. According to the USDA, fill half your plate with fruits and veggies at every meal to meet  Read More

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Thursday, July 20th, 2017
 

Q. need a list of vegetables for cholesterol diet. Where can I find it

 

A. Visit our downloadable veggie chart which describes the nutrition content of 20 popular  Read More

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Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
 

Q. I have a package of frozen vegetables that now seems full of air…the veggies are definitely loose from one another…I can tell they rattle around when I shake the  Read More

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Monday, July 17th, 2017
 

Q. I eat mainly frozen fruits and vegetables defrosted by microwave. Am I getting less nutritional value then fresh?

 

A. Purchasing frozen produce can be a  Read More

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