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Kale Chips

Posted 12/17/2015 by UHBlog

Super easy and yummy snack! Ingredients: 1 bunch of kale from grocery store or farmers’ market 1 Tablespoon olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt and/or garlic, cayenne, or other spices Instructions: Rip kale into salad sized pieces, toss with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and ¼ teaspoon of salt. Lay out on a baking sheet in an oven at 350° F for 20 minutes. Cool, then munch away. Comments: We have made these and they are very good! I’ve made these with cayenne and/or curry for a ...

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4 Recipe Makeovers for the Fourth of July

Posted 7/4/2014 by UHBlog

Independence Day means family picnics, backyard games, fireworks shows – and delicious dishes. Don’t let your diet take a day off for Aunt Gina’s mac-n-cheese or Cousin Darryl’s grilled sausages. Try these four swaps for an all-American menu that celebrates good taste and good health. 1. Homemade Arnold Palmers instead of sugary lemonade Whether it’s from a mix or homemade, lemonade is heavy on sugar. Cut way back on the calories with a classic iced-tea-lemonade c...

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Quench Your Thirst with 10 All-Natural Summer Sippers

Posted 6/11/2014 by UHBlog

Whether you’re logging miles on a Saturday morning run or playing lawn games at an all-day barbeque, you’re going to get dehydrated more quickly than normal under the hot summer sun. Serious athletes and summertime partygoers alike need to stay hydrated to stay healthy. Pediatric sports medicine specialist Susannah Briskin, MD generally recommends water as the ideal choice for hydration, but she notes that sports drinks containing carbohydrates and electrolytes are best for anyone w...

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