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Part Two: Let’s Talk About Healthier, Natural Sweeteners

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Stevia Stevia does come from a plant, but it’s sweetness can cause cravings for sugar. Some brands like Truvia are processed with other ingredients that can cause a not-so-tasty aftertaste.   Recipes: … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Heathier, Natural Sweeteners

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Let’s face it, you just can’t make a dessert taste good without a little sugar, no matter how healthy the ingredients are. But you CAN use sweeteners that are natural and a … Continue reading

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Beets Give You Needed Nutrients

By Julie Murphree, Director of Outreach and Sarah Hunt, Communications Intern     Beets grow well in Arizona! When you go to an Arizona farmers market, you’ll most likely come across a rainbow of beet varieties when they’re in season. … Continue reading

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Vitamin C and Vitamin D

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     You can always learn more about vitamins and their benefits! Today we’re focusing specifically on vitamin C and vitamin D. Read Two key vitamins to stay healthy by Times News Online to … Continue reading

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Frozen Treats You Can Make This Summer

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     As we all know, it can get pretty hot in Arizona in the summer. Cool down with these frozen treats! This Food Network article as well as these Fill Your Plate articles … Continue reading

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