Cooking

  Here are 10 easy ways to lower calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium from baking recipes: Use applesauce in place of half or more of the fat in baked goods like muffins and quick breads. Use tub margarine in place of butter or stick margarine. Eliminate salt. Substitute...
 


If you need one more reason to eat less meat and more beans, look no further.  A recent study published in Clinical Nutrition looked at data from the PREDIMED study, research of over 3,000 subjects with elevated risk for heart disease, but without type 2 diabetes. The study found that after 4 years, participants with the highest intake of legumes had a 35% reduction in risk for diabetes. 
 
Cooking

Here’s a salad that pulls out all the stops for the winter. Delicately roasted winter squash, toasted walnuts, delicious greens, and a simple dressing will make this a hit at your table.
 
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...
 

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

With these incredible kits and resources, all you have to do is place your order, then sit back and wait for your materials to arrive.
 


Could your brain cells be the next weapon to fight the obesity epidemic?