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Food Safety Tips: Safety at the Grocery Store

You know that keeping your family safe is a top priority. You disinfect the kitchen, use your foods before the expiration dates and store foods properly. But did you know you could start your food safety before you get your food home? Follow our tips for grocery store food safety! [caption id="attachment_1831" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Make…
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Proper Portion Control

Moderation: the ten-letter word that we in the United States often struggle with. If you didn't pick up on this, we love meat, but proper portion control is essential when striving for a healthy lifestyle for you and your family. Take a look at our top 10 tips for proper portion control and enjoy a…
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Where’s the Meat: Is Vegetarianism the Healthiest Choice?

Aside from obvious lifestyle choices, vegetarianism seems to be positively highlighted as a healthy way to eat. While it has its key perks, there are often pitfalls. Is a vegetarian or vegan diet right for your family, or will you be left asking, “Where's the meat?!” [caption id="attachment_1822" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Incorporating Vegetables with lean meats…
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Snack Smarter!

Snacking is said to be replacing the 3 square meals of yesterday. So what does this mean for your diet? Relax, just look to filling up on healthy snacks! Include protein, vegetables, whole grains and fruit, and you will be on the right track. Here are some tips to snack smarter. [caption id="attachment_1812" align="aligncenter" width="600"]…
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Smart Shopper: Lean Cuts of Meat

heaWhen you are trying to make healthy purchases at the grocery store to provide your family with nutritious meals, the options can seem endless! Starting with your main course can have a huge healthy impact, and lean cuts can be tasty and satisfying. Take a look at our top 5 lean cuts of meat and…
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Cook Your Way Healthy: Cooking Tips to Help Save Calories

We all know better-for-you ingredients help make meals healthy, but changing the way foods are prepared makes a big difference too. Here, we've highlighted ways to keep the flavor, without the unwanted calories. No muss, no fuss. [caption id="attachment_1802" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Grilling with a Cook'd Right™ Makes for Healthier Burgers![/caption] Dry Cooking Methods The term…
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Freezing Meat Tips & Tricks

While you can store many food items for any length of time, it's important to store meat properly for the best quality. Meat and poultry both retain quality and nutrition when stored correctly, so avoid getting burned by the freezer (yes, a pun on freezer burn), and try our tips for freezing meat! [caption id="attachment_1781"…
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Impressive Holiday Table Setting

Ah, the most wonderful time of the year. And also the busiest! Need to create a warm and inviting tablescape? Use our holiday table setting tips for décor and more to set a table worth sitting at! [caption id="attachment_1778" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Classic red and green linens and pops of greenery help to make a table…
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Smart Shopper: Cuts of Lamb

A less consumed product in the U.S., lamb is versatile, but you might not feel as comfortable with it as some of the more familiar proteins. Let us assure you, it can be super delicious if you know what cuts of lamb you need. We'll break it down for you. [caption id="attachment_1774" align="aligncenter" width="600"] After…
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Count on the Pop Up® this Holiday Season!

Every year, tens of millions of consumers rely on disposable cooking indicators like the Pop Up® from Volk Enterprises to help prepare their holiday turkeys. Yet what many Americans fail to realize is that not all disposable cooking indicators are the same. As you focus your attention to preparing a delicious holiday meal, make sure…
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