salads

Potato Salad: A Labor of Love

This weekend, my daughter is visiting from New York. And, what that means for me is that I’m making potato salad. I’m not preparing just any potato salad, but potato salad made the same way her late grandmother made it; without a recipe and filled with love. When it came to making great tasting potato […]

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Outdoor Eating Safety Tips

What better way to enjoy the hot weather than relaxing in your backyard or on your deck, and enjoying summer foods like potato salad, coleslaw, or macaroni salad? But, food poisoning can quickly turn that enjoyment into a trip to the emergency room or extended periods in the bathroom, for you, your family and friends. […]

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Life without Fruits & Vegetables

Imagine for a minute a life without fruits and vegetables, and only having access to poor quality food. Day after day your meals consist of foods high in sodium, preservatives, and sugar. I couldn’t imagine a life without a good salad. Could you? Yet, for many people living in rural and urban areas, a life […]

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Plan a Healthy Barbecue

Now that the summer grilling season has officially started, you can start planning a healthy menu for your next barbecue.  This would be the perfect time to introduce family and friends to a variety of healthy food choices. Plan your menu around a food theme: Southwestern grilled chicken or steak fajitas would be a perfect […]

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