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15 03, 2024

Is Plant-Based Food the Real Solution?

By Rosanne Rust|2024-03-15T14:50:34-04:00March 15th, 2024|Food Facts, Food Trends, Food waste, Health Professionals, Uncategorized, Wellness|Comments Off on Is Plant-Based Food the Real Solution?

The term "plant-based" is hot. I recently attended a sponsored conference in which the term "reducetarian" was introduced. This term describes meat-eaters who are trying to reduce the portions and frequency of meat consumption, and add more plants to their diet. Less Meat, More Plants Full disclosure: I [...]

16 10, 2023

Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

By Rosanne Rust|2023-10-16T14:36:53-04:00October 16th, 2023|Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Recipe|Comments Off on Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

Are you looking for delicious ways to add more protein and fiber to your diet? While I don't have a gluten sensitivity, many do. As an ambassador to the National Peanut Board, I occasionally get peanut-y gift sent to me. They was recently send this Peanut Flour Blend [...]

13 01, 2021

Salads with Staying Power

By Rosanne Rust|2023-07-06T12:56:52-04:00January 13th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Recipe, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Salads with Staying Power

If you are working on easy ways to improve your diet, adding more salads is a good option. Salads can be so versatile. They aren't just about lettuce, but are a canvas for lean protein, beans, nuts, seeds and other vegetables and fruits. Topping your salad with these [...]

15 10, 2020

Greek Yogurt Facts

By Rosanne Rust|2023-07-31T11:39:33-04:00October 15th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Greek Yogurt Facts

If you enjoy yogurt, there's a good chance you may have switched to Greek yogurt over the past few years. Greek yogurt has taken up more space in the yogurt section of the grocery store of late. It's a great substitute for full fat sour cream and makes [...]

30 08, 2019

Veal: Do You Know What You’re Missing?

By Rosanne Rust|2024-03-27T13:01:48-04:00August 30th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Uncategorized, Wellness|Comments Off on Veal: Do You Know What You’re Missing?

Veal. When was the last time you bought it and cooked it, or ordered it at a restaurant? If your answer is "It's been years”, I encourage you to give it a try, because it is delicious. Veal Piccata - A delicious meal your family will love. [...]

19 03, 2019

3 Easy Steps to Planning Family Snack Time

By Rosanne Rust|2023-03-21T12:43:51-04:00March 19th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends|Comments Off on 3 Easy Steps to Planning Family Snack Time

I've written about family mealtime in the past, and have supported the idea of "eating together is better" since the late 1990s. We know sitting down to eat together supports the physical and emotional growth of children, but consumer data is showing that snacks are often making up [...]

12 04, 2018

Myths About Meat

By Rosanne Rust|2023-03-21T12:43:43-04:00April 12th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|2 Comments

There are many nutrition myths that circulate around the Internet, and myths about meat are included in them. Some people have concerns that may be health-related, or that relate to animal welfare and the environment. Can meat be part of a healthy diet? Are there unintended nutrition consequences [...]

9 03, 2017

The Power of Protein

By Rosanne Rust|2023-03-21T12:42:22-04:00March 9th, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on The Power of Protein

I will be blogging this month about how you can incorporate beef into a healthy diet. These posts are sponsored by the Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative and the Pennsylvania Beef Council, but are expressions of my own. A balanced diet supports health. While everyone has a different opinion about [...]