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        Pomegranate juice is a great choice to   pomegranate juice, be careful to avoid
        help boost your immunity or decrease   added sugar. It is important to read the
        bodily infl ammation. This juice is high in   nutrition label and select a beverage with
        polyphenols, helping to slow the hardening   total sugars, not added sugars. All juices
        of the arteries and fi ght against harmful   contain calories, so keep your intake relative
        cancerous agents in the body. Pomegranate   to the serving size, estimating about half a
        juice is high in Vitamins C, E, and K, as well   cup or four ounces.
        as folate and potassium. When purchasing

                                             From the Kitchen:

                                             SLOW COOKER BLUEBERRY FRENCH TOAST
                                             Yield: 8 Servings
                                             INGREDIENTS:                         INSTRUCTIONS:
                                             1 each (1 lb. loaf) whole wheat French bread,   Lightly coat the bottom and sides of the
                                             cut into cubes                       slow cooker insert with cooking spray. Place
                                             3 large eggs                         the cubes of bread evenly in the bottom.

                                             1 ½ cups dairy-free milk             In a small bowl, combine the eggs, milk,

                                             ½ cup packed brown sugar             sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon. Whisk until
                                             1 tsp. vanilla extract               well  combined.  Pour the  mixture over  the
                                             1 tsp. ground cinnamon               bread and toss until fully coated.
                                             ¾   cup fresh blueberries            Cover and refrigerate overnight.
                                                                                  Cook on low for 3 hours.
                                                  Calories 108, Total Carbohydrates 16g,   Sprinkle with blueberries and cook for an
                                                   Dietary Fiber 3g, Added Sugars 11g,
                                               Cholesterol 70mg, Total Fat 3g, Saturated Fat 1g,   additional hour. Serve.
                                                      Sodium 91mg, Protein 5g
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