| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Please keep your forks out of my broccoli, I said to my teenage son and daughter while we enjoyed a family meal in a restaurant. They grinned at me and proceeded to steal the dark green vegetables from my plate.
We need to review some...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:47 PM
There's no question that fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet and provide benefits to body and mind that go far beyond conventional nutrition. Most are rich in phytochemicals, whose natural power to support health and combat...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Catherine Schroeder, dietetic intern.
Spring showers inspire the growth of a colorful array of fruits and vegetables to decorate your...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - As I wandered around our (finally) snow-free backyard, I had the urge to get my hands dirty. Our three dogs already had accomplished getting their paws muddy in our soggy backyard as they scampered playfully, nipping at each other's heels....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Parsley, that little green garnish on every plate, is an often overlooked super food. Teaming with enormous benefits, here are just 5 reasons to use this leafy green as more than culinary décor.
UNIQUE FLAVONOIDS: Parsley contains the powerful...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:41 PM
To novice cooks, winter squash looks like the produce section bully: a heavy-weight contender that won't yield without a bit of a tussle in the kitchen. But once cooked, the tough exterior reveals a bit of a softy inside. And health experts will tell...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Spring has certainly sprung for most of the country and with the warmer temperatures, flower blossoms, and spring showers also comes fresh spring produce. Arugula is fresh and in season in the cooler, yet slightly warmer months of early Spring and Fall....
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Salmon Mousse with Vegetable Dippers
HANDS-ON TIME: 25 minutes TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes plus chilling time
Creamy and delicious—and brimming with omega-3s and vitamin D—this salmon mousse gets a health and flavor kick from...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Mashed, topped with butter, or plain, cauliflower is a favorite vegetable for many. This nutty tasting vegetable is common year round, but is most fresh and plentiful from October through April; making it the perfect veggie for meal planning in the winter...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Mom, I can read the sign across the street! my 9-year-old daughter exclaimed as she stepped outside wearing her purple-framed glasses for the first time.
A few weeks prior to that day, she came home from school with a note after a vision...