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Use this chart for tasty lowfat substitutes of everyday ingredients. Many small changes can make a big difference. Making lower fat substitutions just twice a week for a year could result in weight loss and health gains! To save calories, reduce the amount of fat and sugar that you...
 
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Chicken Cutlets With Salsa, Corn, Salad Ingredients: 8 ounces chicken breast cutlets (4) 1 can no-added-salt tomatoes Dash hot pepper sauce 1 tsp granulated garlic with parsley 2 tsp chopped cilantro 4 cups frozen corn kernels 2 tsp light margarine 4 cups ready-to-eat romaine lettuce 1 cup sliced cucumber...
 
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Holiday presentations and cooking demos, By Cynthia York-Camden MS, RD, LDN Clinical Nutrition Manager and Owner of RDLink.com Late in September, I was asked to do a presentation and cooking demo on the topic of holiday eating with diabetes for a local healthy living expo. As usual I only had a short time to prepare. ... Presentation Ideas: Holiday Edition
 
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• Whole wheat pasta tossed with a jarred tomato sauce.  Shredded carrots, spinach, mushrooms are hidden in the sauce for added stealth nutrition!  Sara Schmitz, RD. • White chicken chili with only five ingredients: low sodium chicken broth, jarred salsa, cut up cooked chicken breasts, great northern beans, and...
 
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Food Demo Tips These are excerpted from our new MyPlate Cooking Demo Kit. Practice. • Confidence is the KEY to success in any cooking demonstration. • Practice the recipe on your family several times before going on stage with it. Bring examples. • Choose packaged foods that are high...