Cooking, MyPlate

Who doesn't love the Fourth of July? The food, the fireworks, the fun with friends and family -- all of these elements combine to make this holiday fun and memorable. However, in all the hullabaloo, it can be difficult to make healthful decisions. Luckily, MyPlate is full of great...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

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

Who doesn't love berries? These versatile fruits are a great snack, and they're good for you too! In fact, new research has revealed that blueberries, cranberries, huckleberries, and related plants all contain a special cancer-fighting compound called resveratrol.
Cooking, Food and Health

Did you know you can take a salad to work? We have one here that takes minutes to make and it is gorgeous. You will be the envy of your whole office and hopefully, since you will skip the commute and line at the lunch palace, you will have time to walk. Pictures, story, recipe here....
Cooking, Kids

You see, I like to be clever when serving guests. There is no way I am going to abandon my healthy cooking strategies but there is also no way I want to take out the fantastic flavor and fun factor.
Cooking, Kids

Here are ideas for your refrigerator to help make fruits and veggies more enticing! Make bowls of ready to eat fruits or veggies with a fun theme (keep them covered so they taste fresh): • Salad bowl - Put together lettuce and vegetables in a bowl; refrigerate and cover until ready to serve. It lasts up to 2-3 days...