Cranberry Rice Pilaf

This is a great whole-grain dish to serve as a side to chicken or fish. Children enjoy the natural sweetness imparted from the apple and cranberries.  I prefer a tart Granny Smith apple but any apple variety works. This family favorite of mine is nutrient-dense, high in fiber and low in sugar. 2 ½ cups water ½ cup brown rice,

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Fall Favs – Apples & Butternut Squash

As the leaves change color and the evenings become chilly, I’m reminded that it’s the season for farm fresh apples and delicious butternut squash. Versatile and delicious, both apples and squash are packed with nutrients and antioxidants. Apples The antioxidants found in apples have been shown to promote lung health while the fiber in apples keeps you feeling full longer. An

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