Food & Family
Try this quiz if you are ready to keep your family and friends safe from foodborne illness during hot summer months. "Perishable" means a food will be "go bad" if it is kept out too long at room temperature. We need to keep perishable foods out of the temperature danger zone (40 to 140 F) to keep them safe.
School's out, so daytime milk breaks have ended for kids. Keep dairy on your menu this summer, but not just for kids. We all need calcium and vitamin D to keep our bones strong, and potassium and protein to keep our heart and muscles working properly.
Celebrations often are exciting and memorable times filled with family, friends, and food.
My kids try to avoid vegetables, but I'm working on encouraging them to try some new vegetables. We have a community garden near us. When can we start planning?
Many people set goals to eat better or lose weight starting on Jan. 1 only to give up on those goals by February. Did you know you can make some simple changes to reach your goals more easily?
When cold winter temperatures keep us indoors, what can we do to stay fit?
I tend to overeat during the holidays. Do you have any tips to help me enjoy the special foods but manage my portions and calories?
We always enjoy a traditional turkey for Thanksgiving, but we get tired of it before we eat it all. Do you have any ideas?
NDSU Extension Service provides step-by-step instructions to prepare tasty Oven Baked Chicken Strips and Teriyaki Chicken to save time and money.
Enjoying food in the great outdoors is a fun part of summer and makes memories for family and friends. Make picnics healthful and safe with these tips.