Tag Archives: Holidays

Re-vamp your Family’s Sweet Potato Casserole

By Jessica Brick, Current U of A Dietetic Intern   Holiday time is here, which means its time to get ready for family gatherings! Nothing gets the family more excited than getting together and sharing a meal together. So why … Continue reading

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Making Tamales: The Beginnings of a Holiday Family Tradition

By Cecelia Wilken, Current ASU Nutrition Student One of the tell-tell signs that the holidays are approaching in Central Phoenix are tamales. I have vague childhood memories of my day-care provider’s family huddled around tables stacked high with ingredients. The … Continue reading

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Carving Pumpkins? Bake Those Seeds!

By, Steven Grunner, Current ASU Nutrition Student   Pumpkin seeds are extremely beneficial to the body and yet so many people are throwing them out every single year around Halloween while they decorate their pumpkins. It makes sense because they … Continue reading

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Slow Down on the Sugar During the Holidays

By Sandra L. Levitt, MD of Innovative Primary Care in Gilbert It’s officially holiday season and that means sweet treats are plentiful – from office parties to family gatherings. While we may likely consume a few sweets over the next … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas, Do You Have an Arizona-Grown Poinsettia on Your Shopping List?

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director  Every year, a few weeks before Christmas, Arizona Nursery Association and Arizona Farm Bureau deliver fresh, Arizona-grown Poinsettias to the state’s lawmakers. This year was no exception and marks more than 30 … Continue reading

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