Food and Health, MyPlate

Our trip through the food hall at the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo was full of learning opportunities. In this post, we review the top 33 things that we picked up on our visit. We even found a general rule of thumb for most displays and marketing...
 
Food and Health, Kids

To test my son's hypothesis of satiety for his science fair project, each volunteer ate as much as they wanted until they felt full and the amount was recorded. To ensure that each volunteer was hungry and to avoid bias each volunteer was not allowed to eat 2 hours...
 
Cooking

Home run meal - this wonderful Mediterranean inspired meal has color and flavor down pat. Find out how we put it together quickly for a wonderful buffet that had everyone running back for seconds on the bean dish!
 
Food and Health

Do you eat "value meals" at fast food counters? If so, you might want to read our comparison about a different kind of value food - value for your wallet, value for your health and value for how much food you get to eat for so few calories.
 
Cooking

Here is a spring market basket from the produce section of our local store. It has fresh items that are in season now and I got a selection and challenged myself to figure a menu for the day and the week when I got home. The produce section inspires...