Category: Tasty Bites

New Year New Food Safety Preventions

What does food safety mean to you? When dining out, the last thing anyone wants to worry about is whether their menu selection will make them sick. However, food safety in restaurants and other...

Make SMART goals for the New Year!

With the New Year comes the New Year’s Resolutions and goals. If you are making a resolution or goal, aim for the goal to be SMART. What does a SMART goal mean? It Means S- Specific- Make sure your...

Pumpkin Pie Popcorn Mix with Raisins

Spice up your popcorn with this pumpkin pie popcorn mix. It’s delicious any time of year and a great healthy snack for kids and adults of all ages. For more ideas on healthy snacks checkout HGIC...

Healthy Tip – Holiday Food Safety

Did you know? How to avoid common pitfalls that can turn Holiday Meals into a foodborne illness disaster and how to handle leftovers safely? For more details see, HGIC 3566, Food Safety Pitfalls at...

Pecan Topped Pumpkin Bread

This Pecan Topped Pumpkin Bread is a must for your fall baking and pairs exceptionally well to any Thanksgiving menu! Want to give it an extra burst of sweetness? Then be sure to add those optional...

Reducing Food Waste at Home

Food waste and how to reduce it is a big topic with big implications. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates that food waste each year totals 133 billion pounds which includes...

Healthy Tip – Cranberries

Did you know? The Cranberry is one of only three native North American fruits that was an important source of food long before the Pilgrims arrived. Native Americans, who referred to cranberries as...

Healthy Tip – Avocados

Did you Avocados are one of those nutrient dense foods that provide nearly 20 vitamins and minerals with relatively few calories. Archaeologists have found evidence of avocado consumption going back...

Healthy Tips – Halloween Safety

Did you know? On average, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Trick or Treaters should stay in a group and parents...

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