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A long time subscriber recently requested that we work on appetizer ideas for Super Bowl and entertaining. We set to work with the idea of tapas - or small plates - which are a tradition among many Mediterranean countries for meals. Small plates are easy and fun to make....
 
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How much added sugar? For every 4 grams of sugar on a food label there is 1 teaspoon of sugar in the food (fruit is one exception and is okay because it is natural sugar accompanied with fiber and other nutrients) Some tea and soda beverages contain 5 teaspoons...
 

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!
 
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How much added sugar? For every 4 grams of sugar on a food label there is 1 teaspoon of sugar in the food (fruit is one exception and is okay because it is natural sugar ac-companied with fiber and other nutrients) Some tea and soda beverages contain 5 teaspoons per cup - but they often ... What’s in Your Food?
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Americans love dining out. On a typical day, more than 130 million will be foodservice patrons. Sales in 2009 are expected to reach $566 billion at over 945,000 locations.* While home-cooked meals are better for your health and pocketbook, it is clear that many do not have or make that choice. Better restaurant menu labeling ... 3 Steps for Better Dining Out
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1. Large meat entrees pack calories. Look at the calories in these big steaks, offered in many popular steakhouses: – 14 oz New York 819 – 12 oz sirloin 877 – 12 oz prime rib 1,445 Solution: Choose fish or chicken or a small meat appetizer or share large...