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Hiding Vegetables – A Win-Win

September 20, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

After reading an article entitled “Hiding vegetables to reduce energy density: an effective strategy to increase children’s vegetable intake and reduce energy intake” that was published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on September 2011; I noticed that the article made me think of several experiences and observations from my past. If you click […]

Protein: How Much? Which Sources?

August 30, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

I want to share with you right at the beginning of this article that most Americans don’t need to worry about eating enough protein. Our meals are frequently designed around a sizable chunk of animal protein. This is protein overkill. Maybe if we understood our protein needs a little better, we’d relax our concerns in […]

Starting an “In a Hurry” Menu Idea List

August 9, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

At the end of last week’s article, I suggested starting a list of ideas that work for you – healthy menu ideas that you can refer to when perplexed about ‘what’s for dinner.’ Since it’s summer, and it’s easy to slip into the long laid-back days, I thought that maybe a list of simple ideas […]

Using It All

July 29, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discuss ways to use more of the produce you buy.

Spring – A New Beginning

May 10, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Spring is a favorite time of the year for many; for me, it’s the peonies poking their red shoots straight up from the recently frozen soil; the daffodils and tulips and all their cousins, distributing color from one end of the yard to the other; blooming trees almost everywhere I look – most of all, […]

Hook Some Healthy Fish on a Budget

April 12, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma encourages eating fish and discusses issues of mercury, fish as related to the food budget and fish and AMD. In addition, she shares a healthy recipe that she developed to replace traditional tuna noodle casserole.

Papaya Soup – In a Hurry

March 16, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares a recipe for Papaya soup; it’s quick and easy to make and the flavor is really delicious.

Reverse Omelets

March 9, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares a way to increase vegetables in your diet whether you’re at home or away.

Post Script to Consumers Get Confused – Ya Think?

January 26, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares a no added sugar breakfast – sweet without ill-health.

Dashing around Like a Mediterranean Elf

December 22, 2010 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses the Mediterranean-style of eating and shares a recipe for Hectic Holiday Week Spaghetti.