Many processed chips, cookies, bars and dessert type items indicate a one ounce serving size on their Nutrition Facts Panel. I find this to be very telling about the calorie density of packaged foods. Here are the calories in various fruits and vegetables, per one ounce: Apple - 14...
 
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That price got your attention, I bet! Everyone is concerned about fuel and food prices at present and with good reason. Lately I have been making a greater effort to keep the food budget on target. I have been stocking up on sale items that we use on a...
 

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!
 


Every time I grocery shop, I am always looking for new products to try as well as new trends and label tricks. We had fat-free, then we had carb-free and now we have a variety of trends including whole grain, calcium added, trans-fat free, 100 calorie servings and flavor decadence.  Most of all right now ... Shopping Mistakes
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I had no idea I was going to take a picture of this dinner last night - but it ended up looking good and being really easy to make so I thought I would share!! It all started with a 1.5 hour hard bike ride and I came in starved. I guess a starved chef ... Talapia with Ginger-Sauteed Peppers, Spinach and Mashed Potatoes
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1. Great Grains Dinner can always be a plateful of grains and vegetables. Use a small amount of protein as the condiment rather than the centerpiece. Grains give a lot of B vitamins minerals and fiber for a low price. • Store brand pasta and whole grain pasta •...