Category Archives: Eat Smart

The eat smart tips of the week.

Avocados – How to enjoy them!

I just got an email with this great article on avocados… check it out!  It has a lot of information about buying, storing, and enjoying fresh avocados.  Then check out the avocado recipes at MealEssence.com! The heart-health benefits are worth … Continue reading

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Meal Planning made Easy!

One of the great things about creating meals – finding and cooking with fresh, delicious ingredients – is also one of the worst things about creating meals.  Do you have problems keeping track of what ingredients you need for your … Continue reading

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Warm up this month with Soups, Stews and Chilis

January is a great month for Soups, Stews and Chilis, while the “weather outside is frightful.”  Be sure to browse the MealEssence.com database for our list of delicious soup and stew recipes for hearty one-dish meals that can be served … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, Let’s talk turkey

With Thanksgiving just days away, you need to buy the turkey.  If haven’t purchased your turkey – today’s the day! Most turkeys are purchased frozen and need several days to thaw.  While there are several methods for thawing a turkey … Continue reading

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How to Thaw a turkey!!

Check out this link from the USDA on the proper ways to thaw a turkey! Be smart, be safe this Thanksgiving!

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