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Southwest Wedge Salad

By Kenda Hettinger, a recent ASU Nutrition student I love it when healthy meets simple and fast. I also love anything with a southwestern flair. That is why this salad is #1 on my list. The dressing is made to … Continue reading

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Arizona Apples are in Season

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Happy fall everyone, apples are in season and are ready to be eaten. Fill Your Plate has wonderful recipes and health-related articles on apples. Just remember an apple a day keeps the doctor away! … Continue reading

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Arizona is Sweet on Apples!

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Because “Apple Month” occurs in the fall, October by the way, and Arizona families are focused on making the delicious, healthy fruit such an important part of all their fall and holiday cooking and … Continue reading

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Top 20 Ways to Cook Okra

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern I already know what you’re thinking. When you are trying to whip up a quick lunch or dinner for your family you don’t think of including okra. You probably go for carrots, green … Continue reading

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Crazy for Cantaloupe

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  As mentioned previously on Fill Your Plate, Arizona ranks second in the production of Cantaloupe nationwide. This beautiful melon is grown both in the spring and in the fall. With spring … Continue reading

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