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Pasta is such an interesting food. It comes in a variety of colors and shapes and can be served in an unlimited number of ways. It is inexpensive and can be stored for long periods of time in a dry, cool place. It cooks very quickly, in 12 minutes...
 
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Celebrate October as Vegetarian Awareness Month by making more of your meals vegetarian. There are plenty of new products in the marketplace as well as some old favorites that can make meatless meal planning easy. Breakfast • Gardenburger® has just entered the breakfast sausage market. Per patty: 50 calories,...
 
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No Labor Day - now that's a holiday to celebrate! But unless you can afford to hire a personal chef or eat out every night, there is bound to be some labor in the kitchen. Fortunately, it just takes a little planning to be able to turn out delicious, nutritious meals in very little time. ... No Labor Day
 
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September is National Cholesterol Education Month. Do you know what it takes to keep your cholesterol in check? Basically, you should increase your intake of fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains because these contain vegetable protein, soluble fiber and certain plant chemicals that lower cholesterol. Meanwhile, you should decrease your...
 
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The first week of August is World Breast-feeding Week. Did you know that there are many advantages to breastfeeding? • Breast milk has been called “the superior infant food” due to the antibodies that protect the baby from illness. It has a low allergy potential, is easily digested and...