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Nutrition News: Holiday Strategies

Charlyn Fargo on

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon sugar

Coarsely ground black pepper

2 cups thinly sliced cauliflower

1/2 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed olives

1/2 cup chopped green pepper


1/2 cup chopped red pepper

In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the first six ingredients (oil through pepper); shake well. In a salad bowl, combine the cauliflower, olives and peppers; drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Serves 6 (1/2 cup each).

Per serving: 120 calories; 1 gram protein; 4 grams carbohydrates; 12 grams fat (1 gram saturated); 0 milligrams cholesterol; 2 grams sugars; 2 grams fiber; 644 milligrams sodium.


Charlyn Fargo is a registered dietitian with SIU Med School in Springfield, Illinois. For comments or questions, contact her at or follow her on Twitter @NutritionRD. To find out more about Charlyn Fargo and read features by other Creators writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators website at




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