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Doggy Bag Safety

I love doggy bags, don’t you? With the size of many restaurant portions these days, it’s only wise to …

The Basics of a Healthy Diet

Eating a healthy balanced diet can help keep you trim and give you lots of energy. You want to …

Strawberry Pickin’ Is Upon Us

April has been such a beautiful month and has brought us some delicious, ruby red strawberries. I have seen …

Freezing Produce

I have had several calls the past few weeks on preserving produce. There are many ways to preserve produce …

Cooking Under Pressure

There are all sorts of kitchen gadgets and small appliances that are available on the market today. One of …

Vitamins & Vegetables

I want you to think about some common vitamins and minerals. Now think about foods or beverages that are …

Feed Your Body, Not Your Mood

Do you ever eat because you’re bored? Mad? Angry? Happy? This is what we call emotional eating, or you …

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