Take care of your heart by going easy on the salt! Too much sodium can play a role in raising our blood pressure.
I pack lunches for my children, but I sometimes worry that the food won't stay at a safe temperature until lunchtime. What can I do?
Do you have any New Year’s resolutions? Do you eat fruit at least two times per day and vegetables three times a day?
I use ground beef in lots of my recipes. I have heard that you can reduce fat in cooked ground beef by rinsing it. How do you do that?
I like to give some gifts to my family and friends, but I'm a little short on funds. Do you have any ideas for me?
During the holidays, we often have a chance to taste new foods and old family favorites. Remember to vary your protein sources. We all need protein in our diet to build and repair our cells and maintain good health. People age 9 or older need 5 to 7 ounces of protein foods each day. When you are choosing protein foods, include foods from animal sources (meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs) and foods from plant sources (beans, peas, soy products, nuts, and seeds).
You can slim down your recipes and menus in many ways.
During the upcoming holiday season, we often enjoy stuffing, breads and other delicious grain foods. Did you know you can make your holiday dishes healthier by swapping in some whole-grain ingredients?
I am making the turkey, stuffing and gravy for our Thanksgiving dinner. I bought a very large bird, and I think we'll have a lot of leftovers. Do you have any tips?
At this time of year, you may be enjoying fresh apples from a nearby tree or other fresh fruit available at your local farmers market or grocery store. Try these 10 tips from www.ChooseMyPlate.gov to help you eat more fruits.