Cooking

Here is a reason to add a little creativity to your description of fruit and vegetable dishes. Studies show, when it comes to produce, we can all use more in our diets.  According to a 2012 study published recently in JAMA, poor intake of specific fruits and vegetables was...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
Food and Health, Kids

February is American Heart Month, so what better time is there to help children understand the impact of their choices on their own hearts?
Cooking, Kids

This speedy side is creative enough to stand out from the crowd, yet versatile enough to go with a variety of meals...
Food and Health, Kids

The Smarter Lunch Room Scorecard has 60 no cost or minimal cost action plans that can be used in lunch rooms to increase participation, increase healthful food consumption, and reduce food waste...
Kids

Recently I attended the Sonoma Heirloom Exhibition. My decision to go was based on two reasons: 1) Any visit to a farmer's market in Sonoma or Santa Rosa yields the most beautiful local-grown produce, consistently on every trip. This image was photographed by me from items I picked at...