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February 27, 2017

Grilled Chili-Rubbed Pork Kabobs with Peach Salsa

Get the recipe for easy, grilled pork kabobs with peach salsa. These versatile chili rubbed pork skewers can be paired with salad or couscous or served in a pita.

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September 28, 2016

Pumpkin is the New Black

Pumpkins are nutrition-packed vegetables that seem to be underrated for the majority of the year- until fall rolls around. Pumpkin is high in fiber, low in sugar and fat, and contains many micro-nutrients the body requires to function. [Read more...]

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January 1, 2016

Chicken, Farro and Kale Tacos with Butternut Squash Pico De Gallo

Learn how to make Chicken, Farro and Kale Tacos with Butternut Squash Pico De Gallo from our very own food expert, Chef Ryan Conklin.

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September 28, 2015

Chicken Vegetable Soup with Kale

This hearty soup has it all! Nutritious vegetables, grains and protein come together in a high-fiber, low-fat, low-sodium soup. [Get recipe...]

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July 21, 2015

Cucumber Salad

Learn how to make a summer favorite, cucumber salad, with just a few simple steps and ingredients! Low-fat yogurt, vinegar and dill will make this cucumber salad a great light meal, or a nice healthy snack. [...]

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June 10, 2015

Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Chicken Tenders

Chicken tenders are a favorite from childhood to adulthood. Learn how to make them from home, without the high amount of calories. This recipe calls for coating the tenders in panko breadcrumbs before baking them. Baking instead of frying, greatly reduces the overall fat and calorie content found in regular chicken tenders. A quick, simple, and healthy twist on a classic meal. [...]

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April 27, 2015

Recipe: Avocado Melon Breakfast Smoothie

Go green with this refreshing concoction of green fruits and veggies!

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February 20, 2015

Recipes from the Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series

Congratulations to Chef Ryan Conklin and his teammates chefs Steve Pexton and Collin Jennings! They’ve won the Got To Be NC Competition Dining Triangle Series. Try out some of the wining recipes for yourself! Here are two recipes from the winning battle against Chef Trey Cleveland of Top of the Hill. The secret ingredient was…

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January 23, 2015

Garden Turkey Meatloaf

Give meatloaf a makeover with lean ground turkey and two cups of veggies! Ingredients For meatloaf: 2 cups assorted vegetables, chopped – such as mushrooms, zucchini, red bell peppers or spinach 12 ounces 99 percent lean ground turkey ½ cup whole-wheat breadcrumbs (or substitute regular breadcrumbs) ¼ cup fat-free evaporated milk ¼ teaspoon ground black…

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December 29, 2014

Slow Cooker Vegetable Lentil Stew

Here’s a great recipe that uses good-for-you greens – kale and chard.  Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons salt (optional) 1 cup carrots, chopped 2 cups kale, chopped 2 cups chard, chopped 2 cups dried lentils 8 cups vegetable broth (or stock) 1…

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December 17, 2014

Wellness Wednesday: Tailgating with a Healthier Twist – Low Fat, Gl...

Post by Diane Danchi, R.D., L.D.N. Diane is a Registered Dietitian at Rex Wellness Center of Cary and Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale. ‘Tailgating with a Healthier Twist’ continues this week with another delicious tailgating menu from Rex Wellness Center Registered Dietitian Diane Danchi, R.D., L.D.N. This week’s menu includes: Low Fat, Gluten-Free Turkey Chili,…

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December 3, 2014

Wellness Wednesday: Tailgating with a Healthier Twist – Jerk ...

“Tailgating with a Healthier Twist” continues this week with another delicious tailgating menu from Rex Wellness Center Registered Dietitian Diane Danchi, R.D., L.D.N. This week’s menu includes: Jerk Chicken Thighs, Low-Fat Herbed Potato Salad, Fresh Fruit Kabobs and a Feta Craisin Salad with Light Balsamic Dressing.

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