Measuring for Children

Introducing children to the kitchen at a young age allows them to build the necessary measuring skills for food preparation early on. In addition, this allows your children to develop an understanding of ingredients and techniques for cooking. Watch the video below with your children so that they...

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Understanding Portions Versus Servings

The holidays are here, and with it comes the excitement of the season as well as tasty home cooking. With Thanksgiving tomorrow, it’s the perfect time to discuss the difference between portions and servings, because if you are anything like me, you overeat during the holiday celebrations....

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Measuring Basics

Proper measuring of ingredients is important to successful cooking and baking. Some foods can be greatly affected by too much or too little of certain ingredients, such as salt, baking soda, baking powder and hot or spicy ingredients, such as cayenne pepper. In addition, measuring your ingredients...

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Healthy Dairy Consumption

As much as we love our cheese, our ice cream, and our cream in our coffee, we know we shouldn’t overdo it. Dairy products, at least the full-fat variety of whole milk dairy products, have long been associated with heart disease and other health problems. But research-based evidence for this link...

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Safe Caffeine Consumption

Caffeine has its rewards, and if you are someone that needs caffeine to get going and keep going throughout the day, you are not alone. Millions of adults in the world rely on caffeine to keep their energy levels up and stay productive. But how much caffeine is too much?  Caffeine should be...

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Eat Healthy

The Basics: Overview Eating healthy means following a healthy eating pattern that includes a variety of nutritious foods and drinks. It also means getting the number of calories that’s right for you (not eating too much or too little). Choose a mix of healthy foods. There are lots of healthy...

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