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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Recipe of the WeekPecan & Toasted Oat Nuggets(from www.eatingwell.com) Pecans are ground into a delicious nut butter to form the base of this whole some and nutritious treat. Using a mini muffin pan for baking will help to control the portion size, but if one is unavailable, spread the batter into a 9in x 13in baking pan (coated with cooking…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Recipe of the Week: Warm Beet & Spinach Salad(from www.eatingwell.com) Nutrition Profile: Diabetes appropriate, low calorie, low cholesterol, low saturated fat, low sodium, heart healthy, high fiber, and healthy weight appropriate. Ingredients:8 cups baby spinach1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil1 cup thinly sliced red onion2 plum tomatoes, chopped2 tablespoons sliced Kalamata olives2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley1 clove garlic, minced2 cups steamed…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Super Food of the Week: Beets Beets became popular thanks to all those legendary Russian centenarians. Beets, which are frequently consumed either pickled or in borscht, the traditional Russian soup, may be one reason behind their long and healthy lives. These colorful root vegetables contain power nutrient compounds that help protect against heart disease, birth defects and certain cancers, especially…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Super Food and Recipe of the Week: Green Beans and Healthy Green Bean Casserole (From www.eatingwell.com) With Thanksgiving just around the corner I thought it would be helpful to arm you in your holiday cooking with at least one healthy remake of a traditional Thanksgiving dish. Green bean casserole has graced many a table every holiday season. The green beans…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Recipe of the Week: Grilled Bison Steak with Radicchio-Beet Skewers (From www.eatingwell.com) This is one of my all-time favorite steak recipe. The rich flavor of the bison steak is complemented by the bite of radicchio. The flavor is mellowed a bit by the grill and earthy-sweet beets and creamy goat cheese dressing. Bison is a wonderfully nutritious alternative to beef…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Recipe Of the Week:Chicken and Spiced Apples (from www.eatingwell.com) Butter apples are a wonderful complement to thinly pounded chicken breast. This recipe can be served with any roasted meat or veggies.Nutrition Profile: Diabetes appropriate, low calorie, low saturated fat, low sodium, heart healthy, healthy weight appropriate, gluten free. Ingredients:2 Braeburn apples, peeled and thinly sliced1 tablespoon lemon juice3 teaspoons extra-virgin…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Super Food of the Week: Apples Apples are the main reason why fall is one of my favorite seasons. There’s nothing quite like going down to the local orchard with friends and hubby and picking my very own fresh apples. Apples come in an array of colors with corresponding tastes. Red and Golden Delicious apples are among the sweetest apples…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Recipe of the Week Tomato Soup (From www.eatingwell.com) This is one of my favorite tomato soup recipes. This easy low calorie soup is perfect for the fall/winter months and pairs wonderfully with a grilled (low fat) cheese sandwich or garnished with low fat shredded cheddar cheese and whole grain crackers. You can even make a double batch and freeze the…

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