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Meal Planning Tips for Harvest2U

Meal Planning Tips with Harvest2U

Here are Meal Planning Tips with Harvest2U. Meal Planning is a great way to eat healthier, save money, and simplify your life. Here are a few tips to help you get started making a weekly meal plan with Harvest2U. Start with “This Week’s Harvest” for Your Meal Planning You will find this link on Harvest2U’s…

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Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust – Low Carb Plus

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust lets you have your pizza while maintaining a low carb lifestyle. Most of us think of spaghetti squash as a replacement for pasta, but it can be used to replace bready pizza crust as well. Low carb plus extra vegetable servings. Win-Win! As with other winter squashes, spaghetti squash is a…

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Eat Your Colors

Eat Your Colors – A Diet to Protect Your Health

“Eat Your Colors” has become a mantra among health experts lately, but do you know what it means and why is it important? Plants are made up of a multitude of components: Macronutrients: carbohydrates, protein, and fat Vitamins and minerals: A, C, E, K, potassium, copper, zinc, etc. Phytonutrients: plant compounds responsible for the plant’s…

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Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole

Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole for Healthy Diet

This Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole is filled with plenty of healthy fiber, lean protein, and Cruciferous greens, and beta-carotene.  This is kind of like a new-age version of the old shepherd’s pie if you will.  This dish can also be made ahead which makes it great for the upcoming holidays Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole Ingredients…

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Cranberry Apple Spinach Salad – Quick, Delicious and Healthy

Cranberry Apple Spinach Salad is as quick and delicious as it is healthy. Just a few simple ingredients pack a powerful punch. The salad starts with spinach, a dark leafy green loaded with vitamins K, A, and C, plus manganese, potassium, calcium, and other goodness. The apple and cranberries (or raisins) add some sweetness and…

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Sweet and Sour Carrots

Sweet and Sour Carrots – Tasty Way to Serve

Sweet and Sour carrots are a deliciously simple way to prepare carrots that goes well with any meal. Carrots can get a little boring, but this quick recipe is a tasty way to serve these healthy root vegetables. The known phytonutrients in carrots are lycopene, lutein, antioxidants alpha, gamma, betacarotenes, anthocyanins, zeaxanthin, and xanthophyll. You…

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Spicy Maple Squash

Spicy Maple Roasted Acorn Squash – Packed Beta Carotene

Spicy Maple Roasted Acorn Squash is a simple way to prepare this healthy winter squash. Acorn Squash is loaded with beta carotene, which gives it that bright orange-colored flesh. Our bodies turn that beta carotene into vitamin A which acts as an antioxidant in our bodies protecting it from cell damage that can cause a…

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Swiss Chard Rolls

Swiss Chard Rolls – An Excellent Source of Vitamins

Swiss Chard Rolls are similar to Cabbage Rolls and Dolmades (Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves) but made with more tender chard instead of the tougher cabbage and grape leaves. To up the nutrition, this recipe uses quinoa instead of rice. Swiss chard (aka rainbow chard), like all dark leafy greens, is an excellent source of vitamins A, C, E, and K…

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Daikon Radish Tofu Soup

Daikon Radish Tofu Soup – In 15 minutes

Daikon Radish Tofu is a light vegetable soup made with daikon radishes, some firm tofu for protein, and a few Jujubes (or you can substitute dried raisins) for a touch of natural sweetness. And the best part of this healthy soup recipe, it’s done in about 15 minutes. Daikon radishes contain glucosinolates, a sulfurous compound…

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Spicy Cold Zucchini Soup

Spicy Cold Zucchini Soup – With a Spicy Kick

Spicy Cold Zucchini Soup is an easy cold blender soup with a spicy kick to it that is delightful in the heat of summer.  I used yellow zucchini to make this, but use your favorite summer squash or whatever you have on hand. Summer squashes are a good source of most vitamins and minerals, as well as…

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