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May
May 31, 2024

Understanding Nutrition Labels

For some people, grocery shopping is an enjoyable experience where they can spend hours browsing through aisles and finding the perfect ingredient for their latest culinary creation. However, for others, deciding between two almost identical products is not fun, especially when they have a long list of other things to do.  You know what would […]

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May
May 31, 2024

Salt 101

We have all taken a bite of food, made a face, and declared “it needs more salt!”. Although salt helps flavor our favorite dishes, moderation is key. So, what happens when we eat too much salt? We’ve been warned about the dangers of too much salt, but we rarely hear the reasons why. Keep reading […]

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May
May 24, 2024

Trails In Lawton

Walking and hiking  are the perfect way for you and your family to be active while also enjoying the outdoors. Along with the physical benefits that hiking can offer, the activity has also proven to help with stress relief and improving sleeping habits. If you are in the Lawton area, there are a number of […]

Physical Activity
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Apr
April 23, 2024

5 Dinner Recipes Using Broccoli

April in Oklahoma is peak broccoli season! Find it the freshest at the Oklahoma farmers markets during April to June. Rest assured, you can always find broccoli frozen at the grocery store year-round. Broccoli Nutrition  Broccoli is a great source of fiber and provides natural sources of vitamins A and C. Eating foods with fiber, […]

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Mar
March 27, 2024

10 Recipes to Use Leafy Greens

Discover 10 easy and tasty recipes featuring romaine, iceberg, collard greens, and other favorite leafy greens! From nutrient-packed salads to hearty soups, these recipes highlight the health benefits and versatility of incorporating leafy greens into your diet. First, let’s dive into some facts about leafy green vegetables!  What is a Leafy Green? Varieties & How […]

Cooking Tips & Tricks
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Mar
March 27, 2024

Save Money, Shop Bulk: A Guide to Canned Vegetables

Vegetables are vegetables, regardless of whether they come from a can or a backyard garden. Canned vegetables are high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, and despite being almost as nutritious as fresh vegetables, they are often overlooked. These veggies have a long shelf life, are available year-round, and provide an affordable way to reach the […]

Cooking Tips & Tricks
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Mar
March 27, 2024

5 Zucchini Recipes in Under 30 Minutes

Zucchini is a flexible and nutritious vegetable that can be found in both sweet and savory recipes. It’s also quick-cooking, making it the perfect last-minute addition to a weeknight meal! Find five new meals ready in under 30 minutes here- all from Choose Homemade! Here we will explore a wide range of quick recipes with […]

Cooking Tips & Tricks
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Mar
March 27, 2024

3 Recipes, 1 Bag of Spinach

Getting enough greens on our plates can be a challenging part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Although salads can be delicious,  there are plenty of other ways to boost your leafy green intake while keeping your plate diverse and full of flavor. A bag of spinach is the perfect place to start! It’s pre-washed, ready […]

Cooking Tips & Tricks
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Mar
March 27, 2024

Save Money, Shop Bulk: A Guide to Dried Beans

You’re on a tight budget and need a cheap, convenient source of protein. You want to meet your health goals, and you’re looking for healthy, tasty food that keeps you full for hours. You’re a vegetarian trying to increase your intake of plant-based protein. If you fit into these categories, you may not think beans […]

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27
Mar
March 27, 2024

Save Money, Shop Bulk: A Guide to Oats

Steel-cut, quick cook, instant, and rolled. What do these all have in common? They are types of oats! While they may all start as whole-kernel oats, each type ends up having very different characteristics. Let’s dive into each variety of oats, how to use them, and the nutritional benefits that all oats hold! Types of […]

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