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Prairie Fare Column and Blog

Prairie Fare: What Does the New Dairy Research Mean for Us?

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on May 26, 2016.

Research may change the dairy fat recommendations.

Prairie Fare: Cupcakes Make Me Nostalgic

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on May 19, 2016.

The “cupcake incident” brings back memories.

Prairie Fare: Are You Ready for Sunny Days?

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on May 20, 2016.

Protect your skin and eyes from the sun’s damaging rays.

Prairie Fare: Freezer Meals Speed Summertime Cooking

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on May 05, 2016.

The idea is to spend a day preparing enough meals to feed you or your family for two weeks up to two months.

Prairie Fare: Take Your Taste Buds on a Tropical Fruit Trip

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Apr 28, 2016.

Fruits and vegetables have many health benefits

Prairie Fare: Try These 4 Tips for Healthful Spring Celebrations

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Apr 21, 2016.

Make sure to include food from at least three food groups in your celebrations.

Prairie Fare: How to Prepare for an International Adventure

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Apr 14, 2016.

When traveling internationally, eat hot cooked food and avoid raw foods, and fruits and veggies rinsed with potentially unsafe water.

Prairie Fare: Crack Some Eggs

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Apr 07, 2016.

Eggs are a healthful and budget-friendly food.

Prairie Fare: Ease Up on the Salt

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Mar 31, 2016.

Most of the sodium in our diet comes from processed dinner mixes, snacks, canned soups and condiments.

Prairie Fare: Using Smaller Appliances May Save You Some Cash

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Mar 24, 2016.

Microwaves, toaster ovens cost less to operate than a full-sized oven.

Prairie Fare: Walking a Dog is Good for Your Health

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Mar 17, 2016.

Regular physical activity can help us manage our weight and reduce our risk for several chronic diseases.

Prairie Fare: What’s For Dinner?

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Mar 10, 2016.

Sale ads can help you plan tasty, healthful meals.

Prairie Fare: Savor the Flavor of Eating Right

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Mar 03, 2016.

Good nutrition and good flavor do not have to be exclusive of each other.

Prairie Fare: How Can You Tell if Food is Safe to Eat?

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Feb 25, 2016.

In general, leftover perishable foods (cooked meat, casseroles, vegetables) kept at 40 F or below should be used within three or four days.

Prairie Fare: Don’t Let a Buffet Promote a ‘Food Coma’

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Feb 29, 2016.

To keep from overeating at a buffet, have a snack before you go.
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