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Posts tagged protein

July 30, 2014

 

ice cream sandwich

If It Doesn’t Melt, Is It Still Considered Ice Cream?

A Cincinnati woman was alarmed to discover the ice cream she serves her family doesn't melt. How does the FDA define "ice cream" anyway?

July 22, 2014

 

Factory workers put chicken meat on an assembly line for processing.

Another Scandal Hits Fast Food Chains In China, Japan

A news report shows McDonald's and Yum! Brands' meat supplier processing expired meat and food that fell on the factory floor.

July 19, 2013

Don't Knock It TIll You've Tried It 

Grasshopper skewers

Bugs: The New Sushi?

Sustainability activists and trend makers are abuzz this summer as more critters creep onto Western restaurant menus.

June 3, 2013

Bringin' Home The Bacon 

A small pig stands behind a fence

Smithfield Bought By Chinese Company Shuanghui

In the largest proposed takeover by a Chinese company, pork producer Shuanghui has proposed to buy Smithfield to meet rising Chinese demand.

February 5, 2013

Super Salmon 

Salmon in pan

FDA Says ‘Frankenfish’ Poses No Environmental Threat

Genetically engineered salmon could be approved for human consumption in 2013.

December 21, 2012

Food And Finance 

twenty dollar bill and gambling chips

Food Prices Remain High Amid Speculation

Hunger affects nearly one billion people worldwide. High food prices are a factor, but what drives food prices?

September 2, 2012

Herbivorous And Loving It 

sharon palmer

Enter the Era of Plant-Based Eating

So long Atkins! A diet full of flora is the new craze.

April 11, 2012

Going Quechua  

multi-colored quinoa plant

Super Quinoa Salad

This recipe is full of flavor and super nutritive power.

April 2, 2012

Self-Reliance 

macro oats plant

DIY Hot Cereal

You make everything else. There's no reason you can't make your own hot cereal too.

March 2, 2012

Don't Knock It 'Til You've Tried It 

macro close-up grasshopper bug insect

Might As Well Go Eat Worms — Or Bugs

With more and more of the world's population craving meat, insects are starting to look a lot more appetizing.

February 6, 2012

Loving Leftovers 

quinoa and turkey stew

Later-Winter Soup With Turkey And Quinoa

Quinoa is a complete protein that is high in iron and dietary fiber. Throw some leftover turkey into a pot for a tasty and nutrient-rich soup.

October 16, 2011

New-Look Breakfast 

Maple Pumpkin Quinoa With Pecans

Maple Pumpkin Quinoa With Pecans

Quinoa is an easy to cook grain that - when combined with syrup - can be a rich, savory dish that is healthy too.

July 14, 2011

Urban Farming 

Chickens And Their Chicken Coop

Chickens Coming Soon To Urban Milwaukee

Milwaukee will begin a one-year trial period for permitting urban chickens starting on July 28.

June 6, 2011

Nutrition For All 

myplate

Move Over Food Pyramid, Here Comes MyPlate

First Lady Michelle Obama and the USDA unveil a new nutrition icon that aims to emphasize the importance of portion size when determining what to eat.

April 16, 2011

DIY Snacks 

Protein Bars

Homemade Protein Bars For Vegetarians And Meat-Eaters Alike

This homemade protein bar recipe is a hot favorite with my family and friends. Thanks to my oldest sister for teaching me how to make it!

February 11, 2011

Healthy Snacks 

cheese slices, trail mix, fruit smoothie, and peanut butter

Ten Best Snacks For Kids (In One Mom’s Opinion)

Kids love to snack, but that doesn't mean those snacks can't be healthy. Here's a list of healthy snacks to fuel your kids after a long school day.

February 3, 2011

Growing Meat 

Meat

Growing Meat In The Lab, No Animals Needed

Scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina are working to grow meat from cultures.

January 29, 2011

Homemade Broth 

child looking into a pot of broth, black and white

Homemade Stock Is Full Of Minerals, Useful In Every Dish

Save your chicken and beef bones and make yourself some broth. Not only is homemade stock rich with minerals, it will make any dish that much more tasty.

January 26, 2011

Chinese Food Politics 

Chinese Milk Powder

China Cracks Down On Food Producers, Threatens Harsh Punishments

Responding to a history of food contamination, the Chinese government has recently taken measures to enforce food safety.

January 10, 2011

Easy Offal 

beef heart skewers on a grill

Grilled Beef Heart: The Next Lesson In Organ Meats

From beef tongue, the next adventure in organ meats is beef heart. This recipe marinates and grills the meat.

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