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Pinchin’ Pennie$ in the Kitchen: Hummus, Roasted Chickpeas and More! How to Use Chickpeas in Your Recipes - FN1739
Pulse foods include chickpeas (or garbanzo beans), lentils and split peas. These inexpensive foods provide protein, complex carbohydrates, and several vitamins and minerals. Like other plant-based foods, they contain no cholesterol and little fat. They are an excellent source of fiber and folate, along with many other vitamins and minerals.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Pinchin’ Pennie$ in the Kitchen: Pizza, Soup, Granola and More! How to Use Lentils in Your Recipes - FN1740
Pulse foods include chickpeas (or garbanzo beans), lentils and split peas. These inexpensive foods provide protein, complex carbohydrates, and several vitamins and minerals. Like other plant-based foods, they contain no cholesterol and little fat or sodium. They are an excellent source of fiber and folate, along with many other vitamins and minerals.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Pinchin’ Pennie$ in the Kitchen: Split Pea Soup, Salad, Salsa and More! Using Split Peas in Your Recipes - FN1741
Pulse foods include chickpeas (or garbanzo beans), lentils and split peas. These inexpensive foods provide protein, complex carbohydrates, and several vitamins and minerals. Like other plant-based foods, they contain no cholesterol and little fat or sodium. They are an excellent source of fiber and folate, along with many other vitamins and minerals.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Pinchin’ Pennies in the Kitchen: 7 Steps to Using Dry Beans - FN1701
Cooked beans are a nutritional bargain. Follow these easy steps to prepare dry edible beans on your menus.
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Potatoes from garden to table - FN630
Home-grown potatoes, or those purchased at a farmers market or other venues, are a nutritious part of a healthy diet from early July until the following spring in northern areas.
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Pulses: The Perfect Food, Healthy to Eat, Healthy to Grow; Peas-Lentils-Chickpeas - FN1508
Pulses, which include chickpeas/garbanzo beans, dry peas and lentils, are increasingly being recognized for their role in promoting good health. Researchers have reported that regular consumption of pulses may reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes and certain types of cancer. Pulses are a versatile, easy-to-prepare ingredient that can be used in entrees, salads, breads and desserts.
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Questions & Answers About Sodium and Its Impact on Our Health - FN1686
Excessive sodium in our diet can increase our blood pressure, especially in salt-sensitive individuals. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Heart disease and stroke are the first and fourth leading causes of death in the U.S., making cardiovascular disease responsible for one of every three deaths in the country.
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Questions and Answers About Using a Boiling Water-bath Canner - FN1425
Water-bath canning is a method of preserving high-acid foods. Fresh foods contain a high percentage of water, which makes them very perishable. High-acid foods can be preserved safely when they reach temperatures provided by a boiling water-bath canner. To kill harmful molds, yeasts and some bacteria, processing using the boiling water-bath method ensures the safety of preserved produce. However, this method does not provide high enough temperatures to destroy botulinum spores in low-acid foods such as vegetables.
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Quick Facts:Becoming the Grill Master - FN1412
When done right, grilling can be one of the more healthful ways to prepare food. Preparing meats and poultry on the grill allows excess fat to drip away. Very little fat needs to be added to foods cooked on the grill.
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Safe and Healthy Eating During Pregnancy - FN657
During pregnancy, women are more vulnerable to food-borne illness because of hormone changes that lower immunity. Fortunately, most cases of food-borne illness can be prevented by following the guidelines provided in this publication.
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