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The Skinny on Bountiful Baskets
Oilfield life often comes with living in small towns with inflated prices on groceries. Selections are scarce, prices are high, lines are long, and trying to find good-for-you foods is just plain inc...
4/3/13 at 9:37 AM
Pay Attention to Food Labels During American Heart Month
I was surprised to see only a couple of cars in the parking lot. I was expecting a lot of participants in the activity. I had a sinking feeling as I hopped out of our van. I quickly discovered that...
2/8/13 at 10:48 AM
How sweet it isn't?
First it was fats, then carbohydrates. Now sugar has joined the ranks of nutritional villainy. With Christmas approaching on a tidal wave of candy canes and gingerbread, one can't help wondering: Is ...
12/21/12 at 2:40 PM Holiday food guilt? Not on the menu 11/9/12 at 11:02 AM
School lunch and the vegetable strategy 9/21/12 at 10:40 AM
Rethink your drink
By Denise Pinkney Theres nothing like a nice hot dessert coffee with lots of whipped cream to take the chill out of a cold North Dakota day. But if you have diabetes, you may need to think twice befo...
11/30/12 at 10:31 AM Helping kids move to better health 10/4/12 at 1:14 PM
In search of the best veggies 6/25/12 at 4:57 PM
Water Only July 2012
Do not worry this is not a post that advocates for anyone to stop eating! That is not healthy, and this post is about the exact opposite of thatit is about being healthy. As most people know, sugar ...
7/1/12 at 7:00 AM Open Letter to Caribou Coffee 3/6/12 at 6:30 AM
Widman’s Chocolate–YUMMY! 1/22/12 at 6:30 AM
One-Pot Kale and Quinoa Pilaf
Some people find it hard to get excited about vegetarian meals. For many of them, it could have something to do with growing up in a meat-and-potatoes culture. In the family of my youth, meat usually...
3/16/12 at 2:19 PM Almost Lasagna 3/1/12 at 4:00 PM
Salsa Turkey Burger 3/12/10 at 3:28 AM
Poster Contest Helps Promote Nutrition, Physical Activity
North Dakota youth will have a chance to show off their creativity and knowledge of good health and nutrition in this springs Eat Smart. Play Hard. poster contest. The contest is open to North Dakota...
1/25/12 at 9:01 AM
Breakfast Cookies get a vegan makeover
You won't find any butter in Noemi Aylesworth's refrigerator. You may see a carton of soy milk on the shelf, but definitely not the kind that comes from an animal species. No cheese, either. "If some...
11/13/11 at 2:13 PM
Online application for public assistance programs
From a news release: The North Dakota Department of Human Services announced today that people can apply online for assistance programs, such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, the Supplemen...
9/7/10 at 11:54 AM Farmers market vendors allow EBT cards 9/1/10 at 1:23 PM
This week's Ask Your Government 8/29/10 at 12:08 PM