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Brain Food that Helps Make You Smart!

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

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Brain Food that Helps Make You Smart!

Back around 2 million years ago, we humans had an increase in the size of our brainpower. We got smarter and the size of our brains grew. Scientists now believe this was due to the consumption of a specific “brain food” that we have been told we should be consuming more of. What is this wonder food you ask? Well it’s the almighty fish!

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Basil, the King of Herbs!

Monday, June 7, 2010

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Basil, the King of Herbs!

Herbs are fantastic for flavoring our foods. Basil has been considered the “King” of herbs around the culinary world for quite sometime due to the great versatility it has, being able to give a relatively plain dish a bit of oomph weather it be sweet, savory, salty or sour. The name basil even means “King” in Greek!

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Onions, an Ancient Ingredient With Many Uses!

Monday, May 10, 2010

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Onions, an Ancient Ingredient With Many Uses!

We use it in every part of the world in a number of different ways, but how much do we really know about the onion? Related to the lily, this bulb is healthy, flavorful and comes in a few different varieties. Onions are also beautiful to look at and can give both color and texture to an otherwise bland looking dish!

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Avocado, One of Nature’s Perfect Foods!

Monday, May 3, 2010

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Avocado, One of Nature’s Perfect Foods!

Cinco De Mayo (the 5th of May) is almost here, and it just seems right to talk about the famous Mexican fruit the avocado! Avocados are creamy and smooth in texture, making them easy to use for a variety of foods. They also usually have a mild flavor that can be punched up and turned into something more savory, salty, or even sweet!

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ChopChop Gets Kids Interested in Food

Thursday, April 8, 2010

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ChopChop Gets Kids Interested in Food

Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Savour are all food filled magazines that if you aren’t a food enthusiast just one look in them will at the very least get those creative kitchen juices flowing. There are plenty of other publications catering to adults who love food but now there is new food magazine to get children interested as well.

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New Calorie Law Will Force Restaurants to Reveal Nutrition Facts

Monday, April 5, 2010

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New Calorie Law Will Force Restaurants to Reveal Nutrition Facts

Recently there has been a law put into effect in the US that will require “all food chains and restaurants with more than 20 locations” to state their calories on their menus. The food providers will have to comply with this in 2011.

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High School Students Make Food for Astronauts!

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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High School Students Make Food for Astronauts!

You’ve heard of Tang and freeze dried ice cream when it comes to food for our astronauts while they are in space. Now some high school students are trying their best to create nutritional food for the men and women who go where no one has gone before!

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Interview with Sense and Serendipity

Friday, March 26, 2010

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Interview with Sense and Serendipity

This week we have the pleasure of getting to know Divina of Sense and Serendipity. Sense and Serendipity is a beautiful food blog that talks not only about food, but health and nutrition as well. The recipes included on the site are based on a fresh and holistic approach to health and nutrition by cooking with whole, natural and real foods.

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High School Students Fight Cafeteria Food

Thursday, March 25, 2010

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High School Students Fight Cafeteria Food

With the food crusades gaining weight in America, not only are Michelle Obama and Jamie Oliver trying to create a revolution full of fresh, nutritious, healthy, real food but so are Chicago high school students.

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Snack Time?

Monday, February 8, 2010

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Snack Time?

Snack time is known everywhere (at least in the US and Canada) as a thing that is a must in between meals. For children it seems to be even more often, as they have snack time at school and then expect it after school, and again whenever they go do an extra curricular activity (practice, games, recitals, tournaments, holiday parties etc). Over at the New York Times there is even an article on just that.

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