Monthly Archives: June 2014

How's Your Bone Bank?

Posted on June 1, 2014

Your bones are one of the most dynamic parts of your body. New cells are constantly deposited inside them and old cells are continually shuttled out. In fact, every 7 to 10 years your entire skeleton...
Posted in Health & Nutrition

New Salad Recipes for Summer

Posted on June 1, 2014

Warm weather ushers in a season for bright and breezy flavors. For many of us, that means some sort of salad. With minimal to no cooking required, tons of tasty produce and herbs and fresh, light...
Posted in Fun with Food

Kitchen Tips - June 2014

Posted on June 1, 2014

A serving refers to the amount recommended for a serving, such as the amount referred to on a package of food (serving size) or, for example, the recommended daily servings of 5 fruits and vegetables...
Posted in Kitchen Tips

Sue Moores Roots for the Home Team

Posted on June 1, 2014

Sue Moores is trying to change the conversation. The food conversation, as she calls it. When she's not serving as our resident nutrition expert, she's busy making a difference in our community...
Posted in Health & Nutrition

Just Desserts

Posted on June 1, 2014

Yes, you can keep your summer swimsuit shape and still indulge in a sweet treat on occasion! The fruits of the season are ideal for satisfying a sweet tooth in a healthier way! Use these recipes as...
Posted in Fun with Food

Cooking Class: Great Ways With More Economical Cuts of Meat

Posted on June 1, 2014

Some of the most affordable options in the Meat Department are diamonds in the rough – all they require is a little polishing to turn them into dinnertime gems. With a bit of understanding of what...
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Take It Outside

Posted on June 1, 2014

You bet we love traditional picnic foods. Potato salad, hot dogs, brownies, lemonade and fried chicken – what's not to like? But we're challenging typical ideas of what a picnic is with three picnic...
Posted in Fun with Food

Good Question: What is Tannin?

Posted on June 1, 2014

Found in fruits, nuts, some herbs and spices (cloves, tarragon, cumin, thyme, vanilla and cinnamon all contain tannins), nuts, chocolate and beans, tannin is an astringent, bitter plant compound that...
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In Season: Stone Fruits

Posted on June 1, 2014

Named for the fact that they have a single hard "stone" in their center rather than numerous seeds throughout, stone fruits are a summertime favorite. Great stone fruits are available January-April...
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Not the Same Old Grind

Posted on June 1, 2014

Ground chicken is a great alternative to other ground meats. If you're looking to eat less red meat or just want to experiment with a new flavor, ground chicken can be both a tasty and healthy...
Posted in Fun with Food

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