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Prairie Fare: Try These 5 Tips to Build a Healthful Lunch

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Sep 03, 2015.

Eating lunch gives you a chance to refuel your brain and body after a morning of hard work.

Prairie Fare: Have You Tried Quinoa?

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Aug 27, 2015.

Quinoa can be used in a variety of ways, including in soups, salads, main dishes, breads and crackers.

Prairie Fare: Is Coffee Good for Your Health?

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Aug 27, 2015.

Studies have shown positive physical and mental benefits from drinking coffee, but it can have some effects.

Prairie Fare: 7 Ways to Add More Veggies to Your Diet

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Aug 13, 2015.

Now is a great time to enjoy fresh vegetables.

Prairie Fare: Preserve the Fruits of the Season Safely

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Aug 06, 2015.

Food canning isn’t the time to get creative with recipes.

Prairie Fare: Try a New Sandwich During August, Sandwich Month

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jul 30, 2015.

Sandwiches have been around for centuries.

Prairie Fare: How Can You Tame a Sweet Tooth?

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jul 23, 2015.

Trim your intake of sweetened beverages and try reducing the amount of sugar in recipes.

Prairie Fare: Judging Food Contests Tempts the Palate

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jul 16, 2015.

Dark chocolate may be good for your health, but only in moderation.

Prairie Fare: ‘Say Cheese’ for a Food Science Experience at Home

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jul 09, 2015.

Homemade cheese is a hit.

Prairie Fare: July is National Picnic Month

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jul 23, 2015.

Be sure to protect your food from visible and invisible unwanted guests.

Prairie Fare: Naturally Recycle Your Kitchen Wastes

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jun 25, 2015.

Composting is a natural form of recycling that can benefit your garden.

Prairie Fare: Take Care of Your Eyes

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jun 18, 2015.

Nutrition can play a role in maintaining our vision.

Prairie Fare: Do You Know the Four C’s of Grilling Success?

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jun 11, 2015.

Think about cut, cookery, quality and consumption when grilling.

Prairie Fare: Have You Applauded a Cow Lately?

By rmattern from Prairie Fare. Published on Jun 04, 2015.

Cows produce about 90 glasses of milk per day, or enough to quench the thirst of 30 children with three glasses of milk daily. During a cow’s lifetime, that’s 200,000 glasses of milk.

Prairie Fare: Can Rhubarb Become Toxic?

By rmattern from Prairie Fare. Published on May 28, 2015.

According to a widely circulated Facebook post launched in another state, rhubarb could become toxic (poisonous) after a frost. Could that be true?
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