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Healthy Ways to Tailgate

By Katherin Snyder, RD, LD/N, CDE In Tallahassee, football and tailgating go hand in hand. However, eating healthy at tailgate parties can be a challenge.  Here are a few tips to consider on your healthy eating journey - Have a snack or light meal before showing up to the party, to avoid being too hungry…
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Cards for a Cure Honoree: Betsy Burgess

I was 36 years old and in the prime of my life when my breast cancer story began. I had a great job as a shareholder at Carr Allison Law Firm, three precious little kids, a loving husband, a big boisterous extended family and fun, hilarious friends. I had just returned from a football filled…
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Food Fun Can Mean Better Nutrition for Kids

Jennifer Steiner, PhD, Dietetic Intern- Florida State University & Afaf Qasem, MS, RDN, LDN- Community Wellness Dietitian, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Serve it with Style and Swag We eat with our eyes as much as our mouth and a child is more likely to explore and try things that look fun to eat.  Some ways to add…
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Gift in Action

On August 22, Chuck Urban, 51, woke up thinking it would be a typical Tuesday, but that morning he felt anything but normal. Despite being nauseous and having a headache for no apparent reason, Chuck got out of bed to help his boys, ages 10 and 12, get ready for school just like he would…
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The Truth Behind Protein

The Truth Behind Protein Supplements Rebeca Person, RD, LDN, CNSC Protein Supplements: Pros and Cons Protein supplements have always been popular with athletes and body builders, but are they necessary for the average person?  There are many reasons to consider using a protein supplement, and with so many varieties, including many new plant based drinks and…
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Trustee Spotlight Walter Haley

Walter “Walt” Haley is the president and CEO of FMI Printing and Distribution. After graduating from the University of West Florida with a B.S. in Marketing, Walt worked for National Cash Register (NCR) Corporation as a salesperson before working his way up to zone manager, and eventually district manager. When Walt’s job brought him to Tallahassee,…
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Healthy Crispy Baked Chicken

Looking for a healthier option to fried chicken on National Fried Chicken Day? Try our Mindful by Sodexo Crispy Baked Chicken recipe. With less than half the fat of that of fried 4oz chicken breast, you can still enjoy the satisfying crunch without sacrificing taste and flavor! Crispy Baked Chicken Breast By: Sodexo 3 Tbsp…
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Red, White and Blue French Toast

This Independence Day, the celebrations begin with a festive breakfast. Ingredients Whole grain bread - 18 slices Liquid pasteurized eggs - 1 1/2 pint Fat free milk - 1 cup Water - 8 oz. Granulated Sugar - 3 oz. Cornstarch - 3 tsp. Lemon zest - 1/2 tsp. Fresh strawberries - 6 oz. Fresh blueberries…
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Meet Briana Edmunds

The month of October brings a lot of different things for different people. For most people in Tallahassee, October brings football games, cooler weather and Halloween. For Briana and Jesse Edmunds, it brought in the opening of their new restaurant, Hawthorn, and a new level of scary that wasn’t Halloween. It was Friday, October 13,…
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