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Choose nutrition bars wisely

ALBANY, N.Y. - Leading a hectic life can make it difficult to fit in nutritious meals or snacks. There's always the fast-food option, but by now we know that's not a good choice. That's where...

DATE: July 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Bad Rap

Dear Healthy Professor: My 10-year-old daughter came home from camp yesterday and told me that a child in her lunch group said cookies were bad for her. How would you handle this situation?Answer:...

DATE: July 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Meal Makers

It's tough to teach teenagers about the perils of fatty foods, but when they create a Blubber Burger it puts nutrition in perspective.Durango students in a healthy-cooking program created the...

DATE: July 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Dig this: Cafe worth the drive

Japan and Mexico waltz on the tongue with Chipotle Edamame. Greece meets India with Harissa Yogurt Sauce on a Gyro.If the cuisine at Digs Market Café was a soundtrack, it would be a jazzy...

DATE: June 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

The Skinny on Pizza

A slice of pizza from your local parlor, smothered with cheese and topped with sausage and pepperoni, is a fat and calorie catastrophe. Make it yourself, however, and you can end up with a...

DATE: June 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Spring rolls teach kids to wrap & roll

My most recent culinary adventure with the kids was making spring rolls.I was pretty sure the reaction from my three diners would be varied, but I tried it anyway. Summer tends to keep us outside...

DATE: June 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Maynard finds Clear Water Farm fits 'just right'

If she were to remember a love just right and one that has been with her forever, it would be the love of working the soil: smelling, digging and finding solace in the ground and what comes from...

DATE: June 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Taste of Heritage

Corn, beans and squash - along with buffalo, turkey and quail - are a few of the heritage foods the new chef at Mesa Verde National Park is offering.Since he took the reins at the Metate Room...

DATE: June 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Protein makes the body go

Protein plays a vital role in maintaining health. Proteins are part of the structural components of cells, tissues, organs and bones.They act as enzymes that digest food and propel chemical...

DATE: May 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Officials advocate for better school food

WASHINGTON - New York First Lady Michelle Paige Paterson and health advocates Thursday pressed Congress to fight childhood obesity by requiring schools to replace sugary sodas and snacks with...

DATE: May 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Tasty Choices

Something was missing at Taste of Durango this year.No rain. No hail. No gale-force wind or scorching heat. The often-fickle May weather was sunny and warm with a cool breeze for the entire...

DATE: May 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Delicious 'brick sandwich' won't break your teeth

This brick sandwich - a chilled and pressed Italian-style sandwich jammed with flavorful ingredients - is perfect for picnics.It is easy to assemble, looks great and feeds a crowd with about the...

DATE: May 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

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