Planning and Prep

Learn the Language: Cooking Vocabulary

"Sauté" and "simmer" describe different techniques, and "diced" and "minced" are not one and the same. Following healthful recipes is easier if you understand cooking vocabulary.

You don't have to be a chef to be savvy - and healthy - in the kitchen. See tips and trends on ingredients, tools, techniques, meal ideas, food prep and more from food and nutrition experts.

Budget-Friendly Tips to Feed Your Family of 4 for $20

When you're in charge of family meals, a trip to the grocery store may seem like a daunting task as you navigate the dizzying array of options while trying to stay within the food budget, but, with the right strategies, it's possible!

When money is tight and time is short, it may seem difficult to maintain a healthy diet. But mealtime doesn't have to be costly, complicated, or unhealthy: eating right can be affordable, convenient and nutritious.

Fruited Bulgur Breakfast Recipe

Have your family start the day with a breakfast of cooked bulgur. With nuts and fruit, this recipe makes a satisfying anf nutritious start of the day.

Bison, a Healthier Red Meat

Although bison has been roaming the North American Plains for hundreds of years, it is a relative newcomer to dinner tables in the U.S.

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