Cooking

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...
 

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

With these incredible kits and resources, all you have to do is place your order, then sit back and wait for your materials to arrive.
 
Cooking

It’s been said before, and is usually true. If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The same holds true for the food industry. Let’s face it. Marketing of products is big money and companies are targeting your senses to get you to buy their product over the competition. Did you know, ... Fact Checking: Cereal Package Claims Versus The Food Label Facts
Food and Health, Prevention

Americans are eating way too much sodium. Sodium can pose all kinds of health risks, and even when people think they're cutting back on it, they could still be eating way more than they think they are. So what's a health educator to do? How can you spread the word about sodium consumption and its dangers?
Food and Health, Prevention

I have big news! I'm debuting a new resource about the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and I made it especially for educators. It's comprehensive, engaging, creative, and even entertaining! Check out the post for the big reveal...
Food and Health, MyPlate

Let's take a look at MyPlate's history, shall we? After all, the guiding food graphic wasn't always a plate!