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This past week I was fortunate enough to begin my journey with a residency in Napa for the Culinary Institute of America's new MPS or Master of Professional Studies program. An MPS degree is a master's degree with the purpose of specific professional studies. I liken it to an...
 

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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Going green is not just good for the environment. Research tells us that eating more green fruits and vegetables is great for your health! From apples to zucchini, there are loads of nutritious green items to choose from. Lettuce start with breakfast! Breakfast is a perfectly sane time of day to include some green foods ... Go green, go!
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Yellow is the color of a bright sun and a beautiful daffodil. It’s been associated with happiness, freshness, creativity and optimism. If you ask most people to think of a yellow food, they’ll likely say bananas. And while bananas are lovely (despite what those internet pop ups say about not eating them), there’s lots of ... Hello yellow!
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Orange is the color of summer and fall. It symbolizes joy, sun and the tropics.  It’s hard not to feel positive when you’re enjoying the beautiful bounty of orange fruits and vegetables that are available each season! According to the “color wheel”, orange marries the energy of red, and...
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It’s been said that the color red represents fire, passion, desire and love. It’s also a color of courage, action and confidence. When most of us hear the phrase, “eat colorful fruits and vegetables”, red nearly always come to mind. Researchers find that the color red is stimulating, exciting...