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Susan Arthur
President, The ABCs of Everything, LLC
MA, Counseling Psychology

Healthy Eating Habits Begin In Childhood

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The eating habits we develop early in life tend to stick around. I have always eaten a diet that includes lots of fruits and vegetables because that was the type of foods our family ate the most of while I was growing up. Not because we were particularly health conscious, but because we lived in an agricultural area and those food items were the le...
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Asparagus And Dill Avgolemono Soup

Asparagus And Dill Avgolemono Soup
​ Ingredients: 1 1/3 cups of finely chopped leek (white part only) 3/4 cup of finally chopped onion 1 cup thinly sliced celery 2 Tbsp butter or olive oil 3 lbs asparagus trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces (reserve a few tips for garnish) 6 cups of chicken broth 3 large eggs 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2 Tbsp minced fresh dill Directions: 1....
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Eating Dinner Together Is More Than A Meal

Eating Dinner Together Is More Than A Meal
I've always believed that food is love and sharing a meal together is a wonderful bonding experience. In the less hectic past, family dinners were the norm. However, with the demands of current work schedules, commutes and outside activities, getting everyone together at one time for a family meal is more challenging. It's challenging but not impos...
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Baked Chicken Nuggets

Baked Chicken Nuggets
​These chicken nuggets are baked instead of fried for a healthy alternative to one of kids favorite meals! Ingredients: 1 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts - cut to bite sized pieces 2 tbsp cultured buttermilk (or non-dairy milk, such as almond milk) 1 large egg 1/8 tsp each of the following herbs/seasonings: garlic powder...
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Summer Vegetable Frittata

Summer Vegetable Frittata
Try our Summer Vegetable Fittata with whatever leftover vegetables you have on hand. It's a great, healthy recipe to throw together on any morning! Ingredients: ​ 6 large eggs ​ ½ cup milk ​ 1 Tbsp. olive oil ​ ½ cup diced squash ​ ½ cup dices peppers ​ ½ cup sliced mushrooms ​ ¼ cup minced onions ​ 1 Tbsp.minced basil ​ 2 oz. grated cheese ​ salt ...
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Herb Vinaigrette Potato Salad - Mayo Free

Herb Vinaigrette Potato Salad - Mayo Free
Ingredients: 5 lbs baby red potatoes ​ 3 hard boiled eggs - diced​ 1/4 cup minced red onion Herb Vinaigrette: 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp diced fresh rosemary 1 tbsp diced fresh thyme 2 tbsp diced fresh flat leaf parsley ¼ cup diced fresh chives 2 tbsp stone ground mustard 1 tbsp honey ¼ cup red wine vinegar ¼ cup olive oil salt and pe...
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Balsamic Blackberry Vinaigrette

Balsamic Blackberry Vinaigrette
​This dressing comes with a twist! Fresh blackberries add sweetness to this Dijon, Balsamic vinaigrette. Let us know if you like it in the comments section below! Ingredients: ​ 1 cup of ripe blackberries ​ 1 Tbsp. honey ​ 2 Tbsp. Balsamic vinegar ​ 2 Tbsp. olive oil ​ ¼ Tsp. salt ​ ½ Tsp. Dijon mustard Preparation: Combine all ingredients in blend...
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Deciphering Food Labels - What's Really Good For You Part 2

Deciphering Food Labels - What's Really Good For You Part 2
​ Part 2 of our adventure into the world of food labels should provide you with the remainder of information you need to go down the aisles of any grocery store and feel confident that you really know what you're buying and more importantly what you're eating. All-Natural / Natural / 100% Natural In regards to beef and poultry, "Natural" means a pr...
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