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February 20, 2011

Eat More Fiber 

grains and beans in bags at a market

Fiber May Reduce Risk Of Disease, Help You Live Longer

A new study found that a high-fiber diet can help prevent cancer and cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.

February 5, 2011

Belly Warmer 

17 different types of dried beans

Vegetarian Chili With An Indian Flare

Does your chili recipe need an updating? Try this Indian chili that includes asafetida, fennel and cumin seeds, and turmeric powder.

January 30, 2011

Make Your Own Stock 

chicken broth

Chicken Broth Uses The Whole Bird, Even The Feet

This recipe provides a great excuse to buy an entire chicken from your local farmer. The broth will be better than what you can make from store-bought birds.

January 26, 2011

Eat Your Veggies 


6 Ways To Get More Veggies On Your Plate

Recent data shows less than 10% of Americans are eating enough veggies—here are some easy and delicious ideas to help you meet your quota!

January 15, 2011

Winter Veggies 

hand holding carrots and parsnips pulled from ground

Getting Back To Your Roots With Roasted Parsnips And Carrots

This recipe is low in fat and high in taste. Mustard seed adds a nice zing.

January 5, 2011

Southern Comfort 

Corn Bread And Black Eyed Peas

Slow-Simmered Black-Eyed Peas And Crispy Cornbread

These black-eyed peas are every bit as satisfying as the bacon-laced version you may have grown up with. And don't forget the cornbread!

December 26, 2010

Recipes For Leftovers 

turkey pot pie

Turkey Leftovers Get The Pot Pie Treatment

What to do with turkey leftovers? Soup, sandwiches, pasta, casserole, and the list goes on. But the favorite thing I made this year has been Turkey Pot Pie.

December 24, 2010

New Holiday Favorites 

wrapping catfish and vegetables in foil

Celebrating The Holidays With Steamed Catfish And Collard Greens

Looking for some new dishes to spice up your holiday meal? Try this collard greens dish from Brazil and a clever way to present steamed catfish.

December 14, 2010

New-Look Breakfast 

Root Vegetables and Biscuits

Breakfast Gravy And Biscuits Meet Root Vegetables

Enjoying the bounty of root vegetables? Try combining them with breakfast gravy and pour it over some biscuits to have a hearty start to the day.

December 6, 2010

New-Look Breakfast 

vegeatbles cooking in a pan

Breakfast Hash For Vegetable Lovers

You won't miss the eggs in this veggie breakfast scramble. The flexible recipe is also perfect for folks who like to get creative in the kitchen.

November 26, 2010

Food Policy Discussion 

Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics

Food Safety Bill, Conversation With Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics, answers questions and makes predictions about the Food Safety Modernization Act waiting for a vote in the Senate.

November 25, 2010

Turkey Day 

roasted turkey in a stainless steel baking pan

Earth Eats Thanksgiving Special

In this hour-long special, Chef Daniel Orr prepares a seven-course Thanksgiving meal. There's music and stories along the way as well. Sit back and enjoy!

November 23, 2010

School Lunch 

Michelle Obama Laughs With Kids

Michelle Obama’s Salad Bar Could Eclipse Sloppy Joe In Cafeterias

Michelle Obama announced a plan to install 6,000 salad bars in elementary schools across the country. Could lawmakers soon affect wider change to school lunch?

November 18, 2010

Thanksgiving Treats 

cubed sweet potatoes soaked in water in a pot

Christine Barbour Knows Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes go so well with so many really great flavors, like curry, cinnamon, and ginger.

November 17, 2010

Baked Goods 

Pumpkin Zucchini Bread In An Oven

Pumpkin Zucchini Bread Breaks From Tradition

I wanted to do a pumpkin bread, but I didn't want to stick with tradition, so I decided to combine pumpkin and zucchini for this one.

November 12, 2010

Vegetable Sides 


Long Beans And Spinach Are Shocking In Two Side Dishes

Your long beans and spinach will be shocked—and blanched—when you prepare these two sesame-flavored side dishes.

November 5, 2010

Veggie Celebration 

Mixing the Salad By Hand

Seaweed Spices Up A Salad, Cucumber Soup Warms The Belly

We’re celebrating veggies of all kinds. The cucumber soup is tasty in a bowl or spooned over some fish, and the salad uses carrots, radishes, and seaweed.

October 21, 2010

Food Pyramid 

2005 MyPyramid - Rejected?

The Food Guide Pyramid: Let’s Try That Again

Not only is the food pyramid confusing, but studies conducted since 1992 have shown it may be grossly flawed in the amounts of carbs and fats it recommends.

October 14, 2010

Improving Health 

young boy eating corn on the cob

Orange Corn Jam-Packed With Vitamin A Fights Childhood Blindness

Researchers at Purdue University have found a way to turbo-charge orange corn with vitamin A, making these ears good for your eyes.

September 3, 2010

All About Eggplant 

a bowl of eggplant caviar with pita chips

Eggplant Extravaganza: Listener Requested Recipes

We asked what ingredients you find difficult to cook with and the overwhelming majority said eggplant. So, here are several eggplant recipes and cooking tips.

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