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Category Archives: Recipes

How to Cut Back on Food Waste with Tips from TOPS Members

reduce food waste by chopping vegetables into plastic containers

It always pains me a little whenever I have to toss food, either from an overzealous trip to the produce aisle or forgetting about a once-delicious leftover dish in the fridge. This morning I had to throw away an acorn … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Mexican Street Corn

Mexican street corn

As summer slowly makes its official exit, its bounty of delicious fresh veggies is the gift that keeps on giving. You may have noticed your local grocery store is well-stocked with zucchini, tomatoes and, of course, corn! As a quick … Continue reading

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Try a Unique Grilled Vegetable this Summer in 3 Easy Steps

Cabbage pieces

Step aside, cauliflower. It’s time to enjoy an equally tasty cruciferous crunch this season with cabbage. Cabbage may not sound like the most exciting food to grill, but a little olive oil, kosher salt and freshly ground pepper can work … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Power Up with Cauliflower

Cauliflower

If you’ve been in a grocery store lately or searched for low-carb recipes, you’ve probably come across cauliflower pizza crust. It seems that this tasty and trendy food is enjoying its time in the spotlight. But before you shell out … Continue reading

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3 Snack Hacks That Can Help Save You Money

Have you ever left a grocery store wondering how your bill got to be so high? This has happened to me more than I care to admit but, ever since trying the 28-day meal plan, I’ve made much more of … Continue reading

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Almost Halfway Through the 28-Day Meal Plan Challenge

Are you taking the 28-day meal plan challenge* with TOPS? If so, great! If not, good news – you can start the challenge any time. We officially kicked off the challenge on the first of this month to coincide with … Continue reading

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Take the 28-Day Meal Plan Challenge with TOPS!

January is winding down and, at the risk of wishing time away, we’re one month closer to warmer temps here in Wisconsin. I’m still dealing with the extra pounds that started creeping up last fall and seem to have gotten … Continue reading

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Hanging With Jicama

To celebrate National Healthy Eating Day, why not try a new fruit or veggie? My new favorite veggie at the moment is *jicama (pronounced “HIK-ah-mah”), which is also known as a Mexican turnip or yam bean. I first learned about … Continue reading

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4 Unique Ways to Get Your Pumpkin Fix

It’s that time of year again, friends. No, not the official start of fall. No, not football season. ‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice everything! And, yes, I know that the whole pumpkin spice thing has gotten out of control … Continue reading

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