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3 Ways To Get More Fiber In Your Diet

Fiber is an essential part of your diet, but do you know if you're getting enough of this nutrient? Here's what seniors need to know about proper fiber intake and a few ways that you can sneak more of it into your daily meals.

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3 Tasty Ways To Cook Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts get a bad rap for some reason. When they're prepared correctly, these vegetables make a delicious side dish for your favorite entree. Plus, they're packed with vitamins K and C, so they're a great addition to your senior nutrition plan. Want to give Brussels sprouts another chance? Here are three tasty ways to prepare the vegetables.

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Swap Out French Fries For A Healthy Alternative

Sometimes you just want something crunchy to eat with your hamburger, and the most obvious choice is french fries. However, store-bought packages of fries have little to no nutritional value, so they're not the best option. Next time you're craving this deep-fried treat, try one of these healthy alternatives instead.

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Wine Pairing 101: Matching Wine And Cheese

Peanut butter and jelly. Salt and pepper. Mac and cheese. There are too many classic food pairings to count. But there's one combination that's a step above the rest - wine and cheese. Nothing says luxury quite like a great bottle of vino and some perfectly aged cheese. Here's what you need to know about pairing these two ingredients at your next party. 

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3 Recipes For Homemade Salsa

If you're looking for a low-calorie snack to munch on this summer, homemade salsa is a great option. When made with fresh ingredients, this condiment provides lots of vitamins and minerals while keeping unwanted fats and salts to a minimum. You can easily whip up one of these three healthy salsa recipes for a gathering with friends or for a mid-afternoon snack.

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Pesto Recipes To Suit Your Personal Tastes

Pesto is a quick and easy sauce that adds bold flavors to a meal. It also makes a good addition to your senior nutrition plan, as it contains healthy fats from the nuts. However, you may get tired of eating the same basil pesto over and over again, so why not switch up the recipe a little? There are many variations of this classic sauce that are great on pasta, sandwiches, chicken and more.

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How To Make Chinese Egg Rolls At Home

For many people, egg rolls are an essential part of Chinese takeout. The rolls are the perfect mix of crunchy, savory and versatility, and they go well with just about any entree. If you're a big fan of the Chinese side dish, why wait until the next time you get takeout? Here's how you can make delicious egg rolls that taste just like the real thing.

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A Sunrise Recipe: Streusel & Brown Butter Rutabagas

Being of Irish heritage, the dining service coordinator at Sunrise of Flossmoor, IL, grew up eating similar dishes on the holidays with his family. He thought the sweet streusel in addition to his mother’s recipe would be appealing to those who might pass on these root vegetables. It works best with many types of meat and mashed potatoes with gravy.

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