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Wok This Way…

Stir fry is one of the easiest meals to cook, and it is great fun to do as well. Cook your rice or noodles first. Prepare meat. Cut it into thin strips. Prepare your vegetables as needed. Peppers should be … Continue reading

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Summer Salads

When produce is at its peak, a simple salad can be magical. As summer hits its stride, it’s easy to turn salads from side dish into entrée. To turn it into a complete meal, just add a little protein. Salads … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

Stuffing can moisten dry meats or soak up the juices from fatty meats. Since Roman times, it has also been used to introduce an element of surprise at dinner. The French approach to stuffing was noted as being ‘de trop’ … Continue reading

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Whole Grains

Move over potatoes. Make way, pasta. Wild rice, brown rice, couscous, bulgur wheat, quinoa (keen-wa) and barley are rolling into town! When you are looking for a side dish with a twist, look no further than the versatility of grain. … Continue reading

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Spicy… chillies

Heat As a general rule of thumb, the larger the chilli, the milder it is. Smaller chillies tend to be much hotter because they contain proportionally more seeds and veins than the larger varieties. Those seeds and veins can contain … Continue reading

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The Breakfast Routine

Ten ideas for a healthier meal. There’s a reason they call it the most important meal of the day. Not only is breakfast the first food and drink your body has had in more than 8 hours, but studies find … Continue reading

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Grill It Safe for a Great Tailgate

For many Americans, “fall football” means just one thing – tailgating! But before you fire up the grill for your pre-game gathering, keep in mind that fun and successful grilling all come down to your personal grilling style and proper … Continue reading

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On-the-Go Eating Can Be Healthy

Drive-through dining and quick-serve restaurants are the choice for many on-the-go consumers, especially during the peak travel season of the summer months. Nowadays, many restaurants are making it easier for customers to keep their health in mind when dining out. … Continue reading

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Ethnic Cuisine

Ethnic Cuisine Enhances Variety and Nutrition With global communications, travel and food imports, our “world of food” gets bigger, offering more ethnic and regional foods. As a result, consumers have more food variety, food combinations and ways to eat for … Continue reading

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Get Smart Learn the Facts

Get Smart Learn the Facts on Food Labels Become a smart shopper. Read food labels and find out more about the foods you buy and eat! Here’s why it’s smart to check out the Nutrition Facts found on most food … Continue reading

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