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Feeling festive: Easter traditions carry throughout the years
Who would have thought that enjoying Orange Leaf frozen yogurt last week at work would be a celebration of spring and sleet?
Amanda Stone: Cook Easter meals mindfully
Easter is that surprise spring holiday. I'm never sure when it's going to pop up, tempting me with its chocolate bunnies and pastel-colored confections.
Cheryle Finley: Top 10 ways to improve on snacking
When it comes to snacking, I must admit, it's part of my everyday routine.
Snackpack program feeds 650 Joplin schoolchildren
Not all children attending the Joplin School District get three square meals a day. In fact, teachers observed that some students were going without food, especially on the weekend.
Amanda Stone: Regrow kitchen veggie scraps
There are enough beautiful days here and there to give a girl the gardening itch. Sure, it's safe to plant cool-weather seeds such as beets, greens and carrots or potatoes and onions, but I want more.
Cheryle Finley: Corned beef, vegetables great on St. Pat's
While putting a chicken in the slow cooker and leaving it all day is the easiest way I know to prepare a bird, a close second is roasting in the oven. This dry technique allows hot air to surround the food and cook it evenly on all sides.
St. Pat's drinks go beyond a pint of green beer
Can we all agree that unless you're a frat boy (or girl), green beer belongs nowhere near your lips on St. Patrick's Day? Because there really are so many other ways to celebrate the holiday, not to mention far more appealing methods of sipping a green beverage.
Amanda Stone: Go-to grains for all meals
Whole grains have become the "it" words of the healthy eating world in the past few years. It makes sense to me to eat foods that are closest to their natural form. Whole grains are a perfect fit.
Cheryle Finley: Perfect pasta easy with simple method
In Italy sauce is used more as a condiment to pasta, making the noodle the star of the show. Here in the United States, we tend to focus more on the sauce, sometimes covering the pasta completely.
Plant-based eating makes for diverse, interesting meal preparation
Take a trip to the grocery store with Becky Mitchell and there's a lot of things you won't see. You probably won't eyeball the price of chocolate chip cookies with her. In fact, you probably won't even get the chance to walk down the chip or cookie aisles.
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