I eat out quite a bit because I travel for my job. I'm suppose to watch my diet because I'm at risk for heart disease. What can I do?
Check you refrigerator and freezer thermometers regularly so that you know they are doing their job: keeping your food safe!
I know that most frozen meat thaws overnight in the refrigerator, but sometimes I forget to thaw the meat for dinner. What are safe ways to thaw food?
Why is fiber so important? How much do adults and kids need?
Winter is here, and the cold weather often keeps us indoors. We may prefer to stay warm and cozy in front of a TV or computer with some snack foods. Watching TV and using a computer are ways to be entertained, learn new things and communicate. However, too much “screen time” is linked with weight gain.
I use a lot of packaged foods such as rice or pasta mixes when serving my family dinner. I've heard they're often high in sodium. What could I use in place of these packaged side dishes that still have flavor and are not time-consuming to prepare?
Whether you are cooking for yourself or a family, slow cookers can make food preparation easier with one-step cooking. You can place all the ingredients in the slow cooker.
I have some recipes I'd like to convert to slow cooker recipes. Do you have any tips?
I sometimes make a large pot of chili to use during the week. How should I store and reheat the leftovers?
We all “fast” for seven or more hours at night when we sleep. If you feel a little sluggish when you miss your morning meal, you have a good reason. You’re running your “engine” on empty. Eating breakfast restores your body’s supply of blood glucose, the brain’s main fuel source.