What Do Asparagus, Strawberries And Onions Have In Common?

Check out the delicious fresh fruits and vegetables that are in season in the spring. “In season” means that’s when they are at their best quality and price. Avoid wasting fresh fruits and vegetables by storing them correctly, using them within a few days or freezing them. Visit www.ag.ndsu.edu/food and click on “Food Preservation” for…
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Try Grilled Pizza To Liven Up Family Meals

Taking time to enjoy a meal as a family has many benefits. Connecting at the family table builds lifelong bonds. Eating family meals together also contributes to a more nutritious diet. Research published by the American Academy of Pediatrics shows that children in families who eat three or more meals together per week are 24…
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Put Your Best Fork Forward During March, National Nutrition Month

    Do you make every bite count? Try the tips below to add more nutrition to your day. ■ Do you include a variety of vegetables on your plate? Plan meals to include different vegetable groups throughout the week: dark green, red and orange, beans and legumes and starchy veggies. Stir chopped spinach into…
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Perk Up The Flavor In Foods Without Calories

Have you noticed birds returning to your backyard? I’ve seen some early returning birds checking out the food in our backyard bird feeders. I’ve been looking for sprouts of green grass and the return of my perennial plants. I spotted some daylilies popping up. I love the colors of spring. With a little effort, you…
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5 Tips To Help Shake The Salt Habit

As I was putting away my collection of snowman salt and pepper shakers the other day, I thought about the number of times I’ve recommended that people leave their shakers in the cupboard. I’ve been collecting salt and pepper shakers for many years. The collection includes a bunch of bunnies that are perched on a…
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