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How to Set Health Goals that Stick

Some of you may be in denial that it's September. Have no fear, summer is not over yet! There's still time to soak up some fun and sun, but the cool thing about September is that [...]

DASH-Approved High Protein Fruit Smoothie

DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) includes adding 2-3 servings of dairy daily. Dairy products are great sources of potassium, calcium, and protein. Smoothies are an excellent way to add more dairy, fruits, and vegetables to [...]

Fast Meals with an Air Fryer

I am not an appliance person. I prefer my knife and a cutting board to dragging out a food processor (although I do own a small one, and it's handy for dips and whipping up certain [...]

Chew the Facts™

  Follow Chew the Facts™ to feel good about food, understand where it comes from...and find facts, not fear.   The abundance of misinformation available on the Internet is what motivated me to start [...]

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 [...]

Gorgonzola Pasta with Mini Meatballs

I attended tours of veal farms in Pennsylvania and Indiana this summer to learn more about how today’s veal  is raised and was sent some free samples of ground veal and cutlets to experiment with, but [...]

Sugar is Everywhere

I have a sweet tooth. Some people (like my husband) don't. Sure he'll eat an occasional dessert or homemade cookies, but he mostly has no craving for it. I don't overeat sugar however, I just really [...]

Animal Science and the Environment

Food is linked to the environment. Growing food depends on proper climate conditions. The use of natural resources and the application of pesticides or herbicides have an impact. But when it comes down to survival, human [...]

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