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Green Bean Casserole with Shallot Crumb Topping

Green Bean Casserole #festfoods

Green Bean Casserole is a staple at my house for the holidays! It always goes so well with turkey and stuffing, or with ham and Cheesy Potatoes. But I have always wondered what it would be like to make it from scratch! Fresh green beans and earthy mushrooms topped with crispy shallots and panko…. it doesn’t get much

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Eat Well Wednesday: Lightened-Up Eggnog

egg nog #festfoods

Looking for an eggnog treat this holiday season, without all the fat and calories? Try this Lightened-Up Eggnog recipe from Skinnytaste. It’s loaded with real vanilla flavor and is thick and creamy with a hint of nutmeg! Just like the traditional version, this eggnog will make the perfect ending to a tasty holiday meal!

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Davidson’s Safest Choice™ Eggs

Davidson's Safest Choice Eggs #festfoods

Will you be toasting to the holidays with a glass of eggnog? Originating in England during the 17th century, eggnog literally means eggs inside a small cup. It was used as a toast to good health by the wealthy, as milk and egg were scarce commodities in Europe. Eggnog found new popularity in the American colonies, where nearly

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When the Weather Outside is Frightful….

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The weather in Wisconsin is constantly changing and we never know what the next day (or even hours) will bring so it’s a great idea to be prepared for anything. Everyone runs to the store when they hear “Big Storm” in the forecast but do you really know what you should have on hand? While chips and beer are common purchases-

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Eat Well Wednesday: 10 Ways to Enjoy Oatmeal

10 Ways to Enjoy Oatmeal #festfoods

Recipes & Photo adapted from Real Simple

Looking for new and exciting ways to enjoy OATMEAL this winter?! Look no further than these 10 delicious recipes, featuring Better Oats® Oat Revolution! Steel Cut Instant Oatmeal with Flax:

 

Oatmeal with Blueberries, Sunflower Seeds and Agave

Ingredients:

1 pkg. Better Oats® Oat Revolution! Steel Cut Instant

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Daisy® Low Fat Cottage Cheese

Daisy Low Fat Cottage Cheese #festfoods

Have you heard about the Daisy Difference? For more than four generations, Daisy Brand has been a family-owned and operated company committed to providing the freshest, most wholesome dairy products. The Daisy Difference is that their products are made without additives, preservatives, or thickeners. This week’s Top Pick, Daisy® Low Fat Cottage Cheese, has just four simple

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Blueberry French Toast Casserole

Blueberry French Toast Casserole #festfoods

I was on the hunt for the perfect Christmas morning breakfast, and came across a recipe for Blueberry French Toast Casserole, which is perfect to pull out of the fridge and in to the oven for an effortless family meal! It provides a protein-packed punch with cottage cheese and eggs, hearty whole wheat bread, sweet and juicy

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Better Oats® Oat Revolution® Steel Cut Oats with Flax

Better Oats® Oat Revolution® Steel Cut Oats with Flax #festfoods

On a cold, winter morning, there’s nothing better than a hot cup of coffee and warm bowl of oatmeal. When it comes to choosing oatmeal at the grocery store, there are lots of different options: instant oatmeal, quick oats, old fashioned rolled oats and steal cut oats. This week’s pick, Better Oats® Oat

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Eat Well Wednesday: Herb & Garlic Pork Roast

Herb & Garlic Pork Roast #festfoods

Looking for a hearty, comforting dinner tonight? Check out this simple and delicious recipe for Herb & Garlic Pork Roast! It pairs juicy, protein-packed pork sirloin with a garlicky-herb glaze, crispy bacon topping, and wholesome carrots and apples. It is the perfect busy weeknight dish because it only takes 10 minutes to prep and gets popped

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Cheesy Potatoes

Cheesy Potatoes #festfoods

Are you planning Christmas dinner yet? Since the holiday season is so busy with Christmas shopping, decorating the tree and enjoying time with friends and family. I like to set my menu ahead of time to avoid any added scrambling. My must-haves for dinner include baked ham, green bean casserole, fruit salad and a dinner roll. Oh, and the

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