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How to Add More Healthy Dairy Foods to Your Diet

This month, we celebrate one of the most honored and quintessentially ‘Vermont’ harvests of all – dairy. From creamy yogurts to sharp cheeses and everything in between, we Vermonters love our dairy products. But how could something so rich and delicious be part of a healthy diet?! Healthy Dairy- Say What? Good news! All foods

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Paleo Diet: Is It Another Fad?

The paleo diet is an eating plan that emphasizes whole foods and eliminates grains, legumes and most processed foods in order to improve health. Learn whether this diet is right for you.

Food and Nutrition Diet

Healthy Fats: Easy Recipe Substitutions for a Delicious and Healthy Diet

When it comes to cooking, it is important to know why ingredients such as fats are important to the recipe and how we can make healthy modifications without compromising taste.

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From a Registered Dietitian: How to Enjoy Maple Syrup

As the days grow brighter and warmer, sugar makers are hard at work on this month’s harvest: maple syrup. Maple sap starts running when daytime temperatures are between 40-45 degrees and fall below freezing overnight. This mobilizes energy and nutrients stored by the tree during the previous summer. Once collected, sap is concentrated into syrup.

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It's Maple Syrup Season! Enjoy This Recipe for Smoky Maple Chickpeas

Vermonters have harvested maple syrup for a long time. Syrup is made by boiling sap into a concentrate. Use it to top pancakes, mix into a salad dressing, or create a glaze for roasted vegetables. History Native Americans tapped maple trees for hundreds of years to access its sap. European settlers made their way to

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Recipe: A Pickle and a Cabbage Walk into a Jar

Cabbage is a leafy vegetable that varies in color from yellow-green to red-purple. It is a wonderfully versatile vegetable so it can be used in a wide array of manners: raw, cooked or fermented. With less than 20 calories per half cup cooked, it’s worth making room on your plate for cabbage. History Cabbage is

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Can't Beet This Grilled Cheese Sandwich

You may be someone who sees beets — that colorful, round veggie — while in line at the salad bar and skips over them. Try them! Add beets to your meal for more color, flavor, and nutrients. At home, try out the different ways you can prepare them. Winter is a prime time for beets,

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5 Small Ways To Improve Your Eating Habits in 2019

Vermont has long been among the U.S. states with the lowest rates of obesity and the greatest commitment to local food, which is known to be higher in nutrients. However, the rate of obesity among adults in the Green Mountain State continues to rise. In fact, the Trust for America’s Health and Robert Wood Johnson

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Stay Up Beet With This Beet Pesto Recipe

You may be someone who sees beets — that colorful, round veggie — while in line at the salad bar and skips over them. Try them! Add beets to your meal for more color, flavor, and nutrients. At home, try out the different ways you can prepare them. Winter is a prime time for beets,

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