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“Win” the Super Bowl with These 11 Dip Ideas

Super Bowl 52 will be played this Sunday at 4:30pm MST. If you’re like most people, you’re probably disappointed at having to watch the New England Patriots play in the Super Bowl yet again. But you’re still planning to host a Super Bowl party. Why? For the company, the halftime show, the commercials, and the food, of course! Here are 11 of our favorite chip dip ideas from Food Network:

Winter Squash Guide: Popular Varieties, Storage, Preparation, and Ways to Eat

If you’re mourning the seasonal end of colorful summer fruits and vegetables, don’t despair. Winter vegetables bring us earthy flavors that warm our insides and satisfy our hunger for comfort foods. Winter squash is a vegetable we’ll be able to enjoy all fall and winter, even if the name is somewhat misleading because winter squash varieties are harvested during the fall.

Chocolate Zucchini Cake by My Own Meal Plan

Did you know you can get a heaping serving of veggies while eating a decadent, chocolaty dessert? Now that’s a food win! Chocolate zucchini Bundt cake is amazing: this cake is dense, rich, moist, and very, very chocolaty. If I hadn’t told you there was zucchini in it, you would have never guessed. Shhh, it can be our little secret.

Healthified Peach Cobbler & Frozen Greek Yogurt by Veggie Lisa

My name is Lisa but some people call me Veggie Lisa. I am a mom of four kids who loves to dance, cook, exercise, shop, decorate, and enjoy all the beautiful things the state of Utah has to offer. As a 30-year vegetarian, I love all things green! But I have had a very long journey to get to the place that I am now: strong and confident but most of all happy.  After losing 60 pounds, I have made it my mission to help others discover their own love of veggies. As a big believer in plant based nutrition, I formulate recipes that are healthy and of course, taste good! Peaches are still in season here in Utah and there’s nothing quite like a fresh Utah peach! Because of our hot days and cool nights, peaches grow well here. Starting in August, fruit stands are lined with boxes and boxes of these sweet treats. If you currently have more than you know what to do with, I’m here to help you out! Peach pie, …

Tilapia Tacos with Fresh Peach Salsa by “My Own Meal Plan”

Peach season is in full swing! Have you had a chance to head to a fresh fruit stand and grab yourself a box? Peach season runs from the beginning of August through the end of September here in Utah. There are so many fun ways to use peaches in recipes, but my favorite way to use peaches is diced into fresh peach salsa over tilapia tacos. YUM!

Going Plant Based – 5 Essential Nutrients and Where to Find Them

The choice to eat less meat and/or dairy products or remove them altogether is a very personal one. People are motivated by ethics, the environment, health reasons, or a combination of the three. And according to the US Department of Agriculture “Plant-based diets can meet all the recommendations for nutrients. The key is to consume a variety of foods and the right amount of foods to meet your calorie needs.”