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By planning meals around rice, pasta and potatoes you will use lower-cost ingredients. Use vegetables in season and store-brand frozen veggies in season. Think of meat as a condiment. Best of all, cook more and you can use it the next day or freeze for days when you are...
 
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Week 1: Better Breakfast Day 1: Choose a high-fiber cereal for breakfast. Look for one with at least 5 grams of fiber per serving (like bran flakes, shredded wheat, raisin bran, Grape Nuts, All Bran, oatmeal). Day 2: Enjoy light yogurt and fruit to start your day. Day 3:...
 
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February is Heart Month. Here are three things you can pack on your journey to heart health: 1. Pack your lunch: Save money, time, calories and fat by bringing your lunch instead of eating at restaurants. Use low-fat chicken,  tuna or nut butter on whole grain bread or stuff a pita with vegetables; pack crisp ... 3 Things To Pack Daily For Your Heart
 
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Menu Planning Contest Many of our customers request sample menus and materials on how to plan a menu. We created a handout this month for a fun checklist of 7 types of healthful meals using beans, pasta, rice, soups, lean protein, fish and soup to help consumers plan better...
 
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Are you often stuck in a rut for dinner and wondering how to plan meals that are more healthful yet appeal to everyone in your family? Do you want a simple way to plan dinner each week and ensure you are getting enough of the right foods? Here are...