| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Much of the recent debate over serving milk to children has been about flavored milk: Should it be distributed in schools? Or should the only milk given to children be of the unflavored, reduced-fat variety?
Two Harvard scientists known for...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 2:37 PM
As a registered dietitian with the Washington County Health Department, Tammy Thornton has a simple rule at home for her children: No cola allowed.
She also knows that sometimes kids don’t always follow the rules when they’re out of Mom&...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Giving toddlers skim or 1 percent milk to keep them from growing overweight doesn’t seem to work, according to a study out Monday that gives pause over the common advice to avoid whole milk from age 2.
Researchers led by Dr. Mark DeBoer of the...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:08 PM
With the onset of spring comes fresh, new ingredients as the ground awakens from winter and gets ready for the summer harvest.
By incorporating skim milk, chicken base (found in 1 pound tub of concentrated chicken in powder or solid form) and...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Americans have long championed the health benefits of cow's milk. Milk produced by heifers has long been the staple in bowls of Rice Krispies cereal and packages of Cabot's Vermont Cheddar. But dairy products made from goat's milk are growing in...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Mac and cheese is all about technique. And you thought it was about the cheese.
There is more to achieving the best texture and flavor, says Ellen Brown, author of "Mac & Cheese: 80 Classic & Creative Versions of the Ultimate Comfort Food" (Running...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 1:22 PM
This recipe is perfect for those times when you need a delicious dinner that doesn’t require hours of preparation or cooking.
It’s low in fat and calories and high in flavor, because I’ve substituted skim milk and cornstarch for heavy...
| Mar 20, 2013
Brunch — an easy, agreeable way to entertain — sure pleases all generations in our family. Especially when the gathering includes eight or more guests — the norm in our house on Easter Sunday.
My favorite dishes leave me time to hunt...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
"Canned salmon: It does a body good" doesn't pack quite the same punch as that other slogan.
"Got edamame?" Not much better.
They're worth remembering though, given a growing movement away from milk. Consumption is at its lowest level in 36 years,...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:17 PM
I wanted to give readers a recipe that would be nice finish to any meal. This lemonade cake was something I ran across more than 10 years ago, which I've adapted.
You can add an additional egg white and cut back on eggs to two, it also really makes a...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
You might already know that you should limit your saturated fat intake to no more than 10 percent of your total daily calories. Why? Because it raises your cholesterol and is bad for your heart. So, if you're eating 2,000 calories a day, that's 22 grams...