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Holiday times are here! This means a lot more activity and disruption to regular meal and exercise patterns. The good news is that you can remember MyPlate’s most important message to lower calories and eat healthier! Make half your plate fruits and veggies. Here is how to adopt that message...
 
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10 Ways to Test Kitchen Efficiency: Place a check mark next to each statement that is true in your kitchen... _____ Do you clean your refrigerator on a weekly basis? It’s best to do before a grocery run so you can plan to use what you have while making...
 

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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  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 1/4 cup egg whites or nonfat ... Baking Fat and Calorie Saver Guide
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Sometimes you just want a little kitchen shortcut. Have you ever thought about cooking vegetables by color? It turns out that many vegetables that share colors also share other qualities that impact how they are cooked.
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There?s a new approach in town, and this one will offer all the tools you need in order to prepare vegetables in healthful and tasty ways. It?s called the chop test.