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Happy World Food Day!

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WEEKLY RECIPE: Albondigas By Open Arms of Minnesota Chef Blake October 16th was World Food Day! We’re celebrating by sharing one of our favorite recipes that we offer on our Latino-inspired menu – Albondigas! Albondigas are a traditional Mexican-style meatball … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #347: Apple Butter

By Lexi Guttormson, 2018 University of Minnesota Dietetic Intern Have you ever returned from the apple orchard only to wonder how on earth you’ll ever use up all those apples? Try your hand at preparing some delicious apple butter for … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #346: Wicked White Bean & Lentil Burgers

By Annie Clarkin, 2018 University of Minnesota -The Emily Program Dietetic Intern Wait! Before you disregard this burger because it doesn’t contain meat, let me share a quick tidbit. This recipe—modified from vegan cookbook Thug Kitchen—is my favorite veggie burger (and … Continue reading

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Five yummy ways to use apples this fall

Fall is officially here, which means the leaves are changing, the air is turning crisp and (our favorite) there are apples galore. We love apples here in Minnesota! In fact, the Honeycrisp apple is Minnesota’s state fruit. Plus, we’re lucky … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #345: Grilled Lemon Pepper Tilapia & Squash Packs

By: Stephanie Grindeland, 2018 Diet Tech Intern – Normandale Community College When I was growing up, I lived in California. I had a beautiful vineyard in my backyard and regular access to fresh fruits and vegetables. One of my fondest … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #344: Asian Quinoa Salad

By: Stephanie Grindeland, 2018 Dietetic Intern – Normandale Community College The after-work rush to prepare dinner can often seem like a hassle. This recipe for an Asian salad is quick and easy, and the only cooking involved is boiling water … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #343: Farro Risotto

By: Laura Tripp – 2018 Summer Meals Intern With fall rapidly approaching, use this whole-grain recipe to warm up as colder weather sets in! Risotto is a great way to get lots of whole grains into your diet, while also … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #342: Grilled Fruit Kebabs

By Brianna Elliott, MS, RD, LD –OAM Nutrition Services Coordinator Grilled fruit kebabs are a unique and fun way to enjoy fruit at your Labor Day barbecue. You can serve them along with grilled chicken or burgers. You can also … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #341: Peach Salsa

By Hannah Johnson – 2018 Dietetic Intern (Iowa State) Making salsa with peaches is a fun way to enjoy this healthy fruit during the summer months. Did you know peaches are packed with good-for-you nutrients and vitamins? You can use … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #440: Parmesan Zucchini Fries

By Eman Kemp, Open Arms of Minnesota Registered Dietitian Enjoy the fresh taste of summer with these delicious zucchini fries! The zucchini’s delicate flavor is enhanced with a sprinkling of parmesan and a dash of seasonal summer herbs. Why zucchini … Continue reading

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