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  • Dennis Linden
    Melissa's Produce

    Dennis Linden

    Dennis is a long-time fresh produce professional, who has worked in almost every facet of the industry throughout the western states over his 40+ year career.
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  • Sugarless Candied Yams
    Melissa's Produce

    Carb Solution: Thanksgiving Candied Yams

    November 2021
    The holidays are full of many “just-this-one-time” glycemic temptations that are so very hard to pass up in the name of good cheer. However, it is best to find a few healthy replica dishes so that you can enjoy those once-a-year culinary pleasures without the carbs.
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    Carb Solutions: Hash Browns

    October 2021
    A few weeks ago, I found myself in a restaurant gawking at a friend’s breakfast order; more specifically, a large patty of golden hash browns that took up almost half the plate.
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    Carb Solution: “Cheese-It” Power Crackers

    August 2021
    High carb flour-based snack foods are off-limits for the carb counter, including a well-known deliciously addicting cheese-flavored mini cracker. However, here’s a glycemic-friendly version of these tasty morsels...
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    Carb Solution: The BLT

    July 2021
    One of the most popular lunchtime orders in this country and, surprisingly, the U.K. is the BLT. Though the ingredients for this iconic sandwich had been around for centuries, no one thought to combine them between toasted slices of bread until 1903 at the Saratoga Race Club.
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    Carb Solutions: No Mayo Summer Cabbage Salad

    June 2021
    In June, the kitchen stove is replaced with the backyard grill more often than not, which means coming up with simple side dishes that do not require more heat to prepare than the outside summer temperature. 
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    Carb Solutions: Nachos!

    May 2021
    May's Cinco de Mayo celebrations always present a low-carb challenge for me, especially when it comes to one of my favorites, Nachos. Unfortunately, the primary ingredient of this dish is extremely high carb, high-calorie corn tortilla chips. 
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    Carb Solutions: Sunday Brunch Buffet

    April 2021
    I think my favorite meal is not breakfast, lunch or dinner – but rather Sunday brunch! Both April and May have traditional opportunities for brunch-heads, first with Easter and then Mother’s Day next month. 
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