Cooking Tips and Trends

Enhancing the Flavor of Your Meals

The foods you enjoy are likely the ones you eat the most, so make taste a kitchen priority when preparing healthy, nutritious meals.

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.

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    Reduce Plate Waste: School, Home and Eating Out

    Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND

    Food waste — when edible items go uneaten, including "plate waste" in retail establishments such as restaurants and cafeterias — is an increasingly important issue in food security. Read More

  • Nutrient-Rich Foods

    Yogurt Mania

    In the last five years a mind-blowing 2,500-percent increase in sales of Greek-style yogurt have lead the charge in a diversifying yogurt section. Learn why this dairy food is so popular. Read More

  • Snack and Meal Ideas

    Slaws Create a Fun Twist on Salad

    Looking for a new way to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables? Slaws are perfect, easy-to-prepare dishes. The varieties are many and the ingredients are plentiful, making them a brilliant twist on salads. Read More

  • Nutrient-Rich Foods

    What Are Chia Seeds?

    Emerging research suggests that including chia seeds as part of a healthy diet may help improve cardiovascular risk factors such as lowering cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure. Read More