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• Whole wheat pasta tossed with a jarred tomato sauce.  Shredded carrots, spinach, mushrooms are hidden in the sauce for added stealth nutrition!  Sara Schmitz, RD. • White chicken chili with only five ingredients: low sodium chicken broth, jarred salsa, cut up cooked chicken breasts, great northern beans, and...
 
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Food Demo Tips These are excerpted from our new MyPlate Cooking Demo Kit. Practice. • Confidence is the KEY to success in any cooking demonstration. • Practice the recipe on your family several times before going on stage with it. Bring examples. • Choose packaged foods that are high...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
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Test Kitchen Question: How can you extract the most juice from a lemon or lime, without working too hard?
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Over 3 million cases of food-borne illness are reported every year in the United States; some cause minor flu-like symptoms and some can be fatal. All food-borne illnesses pose a health threat to consumers and financial threats to the institutions to which they are linked. This is bad news, no matter how you look at ... Teaching Food Safety
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Cooking Demo for Dessert Month Everyone likes desserts. The trick is to make them appealing while getting some nutrition into the best course of the meal. Make a “nutrition sundae.” Have clients build sundaes using sorbets, ice milk, frozen yogurt or frozen soy ice cream and offer toppings such...