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Last-Minute Thanksgiving Appetizer and Side Dish Recipes

Do you have to bring a side dish for Thanksgiving? Did you put off picking out your recipe until the last minute? If you’re still searching for something fun (and healthy) to bring to Thanksgiving dinner, we have picked out several Thanksgiving Appetizers and Side Dishes that are sure to be crowd pleasers! Loaded Sweet Potato Bites Get […]

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Creative Apple Recipes to Make This Fall

October is National Apple Month. Not only do they taste great, but apples are also praised for their numerous health benefits. When cooking or baking with apples, we tend to think of using them in dessert recipes, they are incredibly versatile and work well in savory dishes, too.  To help showcase their deliciousness, we have gathered up a […]

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Healthy Picnic Recipes

There is something fun about eating al fresco on warm summer days. However, it might be a challenge to come up with foods that are delicious, healthy and easy to transport. If you’re looking for inspiration beyond a sandwich and a bag of chips, we have found that balance with the following portable picnic recipes. They are easy to […]

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Easy, No Cooking Required Summer Recipes

Summer days are meant for having fun, not slaving over a warm stove. When it’s just too hot to cook, try a recipe that doesn’t involve turning on the stove. We aren’t talking about a bowl of cereal or a boring salad! The following no cook recipes are hearty meals and snacks that are perfect […]

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15 Easter Brunch Recipes

Easter is just a hop, skip and jump away! To help you celebrate and eat smart, we rounded up some of our favorite festive recipes. Whether you want healthier breakfast treats,  main courses and sides, or dessert, we have you covered. These tasty recipes will impress your family and guests while keeping holiday splurges under control. Breakfast Sweets […]

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Heart Healthy Honey Basil Fruit Salad

Here at EatSmart, we’re continuing to celebrate Heart Health Month with another nutritious recipe! This week, we are featuring a Honey Basil Fruit Salad, which blends together 3 healthy fruits with a sweet, quick and easy dressing. A key ingredient in the salad is strawberries, which are great for maintaining a healthy heart because they are naturally free of sodium, cholesterol, and […]

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5-Minute Lentil Tomato Salad

Did you know February is Heart Health Month?  Here at EatSmart, we are dedicated to bettering the lives of our customers through encouraging a healthy lifestyle.  We encourage our readers to learn more about living a heart-healthy life by visiting and exploring the American Heart Association website. To do our part in celebrating Heart Health Month, EatSmart will […]

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Very Veggie Fried Rice

When you hear the word “fried” in a recipe title, you automatically assume you are in for an unhealthy dish.  With this Very Veggie Fried Rice, you get a lighter version of a Chinese food favorite! Ingredients 3 cups cooked and chilled brown rice 2 Tbsp canola oil 1 cup diced carrots (dice somewhat thin) 1 cup […]

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Avocado Pomegranate Guacamole

Pomegranate season is here.  Prime pomegranate season typically runs from October to January, so pomegranates are ripe for football season.  This makes avocado pomegranate guacamole dip the perfect dip for your next football party! Ingredients 2 ripe but firm avocados 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds (arils) 1-2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro leaves 2 teaspoons finely chopped shallot (or onion) […]

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Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Mushrooms

Substitute chicken wings for these buffalo chicken stuffed mushrooms! They make perfect appetizers for game day, tailgating and dinner parties. Ingredients 16 oz. button or baby bella (crimini) mushrooms 4 oz. cream cheese (regular or reduced fat), softened ¾ cup crumbled blue cheese, divided 2-4 tablespoons Frank’s hot sauce 1 teaspoon ranch seasoning mix (optional) ½ […]

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Healthy Game Day Recipe Roundup

It’s football season again! With game day comes tailgates and Sunday fundays, along with plenty of tasty snacks. From chicken wings, pizza and cheesy dips, these typical party foods aren’t exactly great for our waistlines and eating smart during game day can be a challenge. We’ve rounded up main dishes, sides and apps to satisfy […]

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Butternut Squash Risotto

Fall isn’t far off which means hearty soups, apple crisps and other seasonal recipes are on the horizon. Add this healthy, vegetarian Butternut Squash Risotto recipe to your fall menu. Ingredients 2½ cups butternut squash, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 4 cups (one box) chicken, beef or vegetable broth ½ cup yellow […]

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