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Linda & Richard Eyre: Losing weight with the 'Cruise Ship Diet'

A cruise is the perfect environment for weight gain. There couldn't be a worse place to diet, right?

'Dining in the Dark' challenges sensory perception

Salt Bisto's Chef J. Looney serves entrees at a preview of "Dining in the Dark," an upcoming event at The Leonardo and Salt Bistro. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2015

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Welcome fall with Cream Cheese Pumpkin Spice Bars

Cream cheese pumpkin spice bars are a decadent way to welcome in fall, perfect for a party or as a treat on an autumn afternoon. Read more »

Oct. 6, 2015

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Cookbook review: 'Quinoa Crazy' highlights quinoa's many uses

"Quinoa Crazy" is a fantastic introduction to this trendy superfood with recipes the family can get behind. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2015

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Cookbook review: 'Ella's Kitchen: The First Foods Book' is a winner for weaning babies

A new cookbook and guide from the Ella's Kitchen series, titled "The First Foods Book," successfully answers scores of weaning questions while outlining a timetable for the process and offering... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2015

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Cookbook review: 100 smoothie recipes can help sneak nutrients to the pickiest eater

Food blogger and Utah cookbook author Deborah Harroun whips up 100 healthy smoothies, with no added processed sugars, to help parents sneak vitamins and nutrients to picky and nonpicky eaters alike... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2015

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Cookbook reviews: 2 cookbooks share healthy recipes for children

Cookbook reviews of two recipe books for children, with recipes that are simple to make and use simple ingredients. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2015

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A fruit salad to enjoy as summer lingers

This healthy salad keeps the taste of summer lingering by utilizing five main fruits enhanced with lime and lemon juice. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2015

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This easy, flavorful dish is full of leafy green health benefits

Swiss chard may not be the most common vegetable, but it is so flavorful and healthy that it should be. This simple saute is a delicious and easy way to make this green leafy veggie a family favorite. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2015

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Cookbook review: Author offers recipes to eat cheap and good

While many families look upon frugal living as a goal, for a lot of people a tight food budget is a daily reality. Leanne Brown offers a way to eat well and tasty and on the cheap in her cookbook... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2015

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Cookbook review: 'Eat, Drink, and Be Green' gets a green thumbs up

"Eat, Drink, and Be Green" by Salt Lake City author Michele Nielson has over 70 tasty recipes, tips and advice to help people incorporate more fruits and vegetables into their diet and love it. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2015

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Health officials issue recall of cucumbers in Utah, 26 other states

Salmonella-tainted cucumbers imported from Mexico are responsible for sending seven Utahns to the hospital, and residents are being told to throw away cucumbers that may be contaminated, health... Read more »

Sept. 5, 2015

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There is more to fry sauce than just mayo and ketchup

There is more to fry sauce than just mayo and ketchup. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Cookbook review: 'The Hungry Missionary' has a variety of tasty, quick recipes

“The Hungry Missionary” provides a variety of easy-to-make meals, targeted at those planning to serve missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2015

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Beyond gumbo: New Orleans restaurants rebound post-Katrina

Talk to folks on the street about the "holy trinity" and you're as likely to get a lesson on onions, celery and peppers as you are Catholicism. That's New Orleans, a city where eating has long been... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Burger King to McDonald's: Let's make a McWhopper

This probably isn't what the United Nations had in mind when it established the International Day of Peace: Burger King is asking McDonald's to join forces to create a "McWhopper." Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Book review: Dutch oven expert offers tasty ways to use food storage in 'Stop, Drop and Cook'

"Stop, Drop and Cook" by Mark Hansen offers tips for using Dutch ovens to create tasty meals using food storage. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Going from skeptic to believer about ice cream with 2 main ingredients

A skeptic by nature, I prepared this ice cream not expecting much. Calling in the highest authority I had available to taste it, we were converted. Two ingredients and your favorite add-ins. You'll... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Ideas for a delightful late-summer picnic

Fill your picnic basket with a healthy and delicious al fresco meal to enjoy while you take in a concert or event on a beautiful summer evening. The hearty vegetarian deli sandwiches should be made... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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We're eating alone more than ever before

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The shrinking American family is cutting into shared meals. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Utah's Waffle Love to compete on Food Network's 'The Great Food Truck Race'

Adam Terry started Provo's first food truck in 2012, and this fall he'll take Waffle Love across the country, competing on Food Network's "The Great Food Truck Race." Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Make-Ahead Muffins are a delectable staple or snack

Bite-sized freezer muffins are a great staple for breakfast, lunch or an after-school snack. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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What's my secret to a delicious sack lunch? Self-service

Offering your children a selection of healthy choices for lunch allows them to build a quick and delicious lunch that they will eat. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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8 mealtime tips for back-to-school season

Here are some things I’ve found that help with planning for family meals now that we're transitioning back to a school schedule. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Pink lemonade cookies satisfy a summer sweet tooth

This delicious and moist cookie has the summertime flavor of pink lemonade. These cookies are easy to make and use only a few ingredients. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Diet Pepsi gets rid of aspartame, but will customers return?

A revamped Diet Pepsi without aspartame is popping up on store shelves. So will people start flocking back to the soda? Read more »

Aug. 10, 2015

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A fresh, healthy take on pizza that is a great way to get those veggies

Easy to make and great for warm weather, this fresh vegetable pizza uses crescent roll dough for the crust and a savory cream cheese topping. All types of vegetables can be used in this simple dish. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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'Roving rabbis' spread across Montana on kosher mission

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Two young Orthodox rabbis have traded their studies in Brooklyn for the back roads of Montana, where they are teaching the far-flung faithful how to keep kosher in Big Sky Country. Read more »

Aug. 2, 2015

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The Caprese Salad is simple cuisine

With tomato season before us, try this delicious, nutritious salad. Prep time from start to finish is 10 easy minutes. Experiment with the abundant varieties in your area, or hot off the vine from... Read more »

July 29, 2015

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San Francisco's Chinatown clings to roots amid tech boom

For a century and a half, San Francisco's Chinatown, the nation's oldest, has sheltered waves of immigrants seeking a new life. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Craving cake but trying to lose weight? Try looking at a picture of cockroaches

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Some past studies have suggested that food advertising that makes food appear appealing is partially responsible for America's rising obesity epidemic. Now another study looks at how disgusting... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Added sugar: Proposed food label would say how much to eat

Are you eating too much added sugar? The nutrition facts label may one day help figure that out. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Culinary tourists driving growth in US tourism

Culinary tourists are pushing growth in foreign tourism to the United States, which is transforming its image as a fast-food mecca to a land of regional tastes and dishes, said officials visiting... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Cookbook review: 'Blue Ribbon Canning' shares recipes, tips for award-winning canning

"Blue Ribbon Canning" is a wonderful resource for all things related to canning. Linda J. Armendt has collected more than 140 recipes and ideas to help the novice or professional be ready for the... Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Book review: 'Wisdom for Home Preservers' a book full of helpful gems

"Wisdom for Home Preservers" is an accessible, readable book of 500 tips for successful pickling, canning, curing, smoking and food handling that deserves a place on the kitchen bookshelf. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Ginger snaps share heritage, tradition of pioneer ancestor

Warm and spicy with a pleasant burn, these ginger snaps are usually a treat for the winter. But for the descendants of Anna Margareta Svensdotter Hessell, they are a year-round way to celebrate our... Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Cookbook review: 'Canning Cents' cookbook brings canning within your budget and into your home

Whether you are a seasoned canner or just beginning, "Canning Cents: The Money-Saving Whole Foods Canning Handbook" shows how to get the job done easily and under a budget. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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SLC chef to be featured on NBC's 'Food Fighters'

The NBC “Food Fighters” episode featuring Viet Pham, chef and co-owner of Forage Restaurant in Salt Lake City, will air on Thursday, July 23, at 7 p.m. MDT. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Cookbook review: 'A Microwave, A Mug, A Meal' offers something for everyone

"A Microwave, A Mug, A Meal," by Amy Sherman, offers something for everyone, all in a beautifully illustrated, compact package. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Tips for preparing the 'superfood' kale

If vegetables could be superheroes, then kale would be Leafy Green Vegetable Dude with its inherit healthful benefits. Yes, kale. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Cookbook review: 'Mug Cakes' shares 30 desserts to make in the microwave

"Mug Cakes: Made in Minutes in the Microwave" by Joanna Farrow provides recipes for quick, no-fuss, no-mess, delicious desserts to enjoy. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Justice Dept.: Food companies risk prosecution for outbreaks

Following a deadly listeria outbreak in ice cream, the Justice Department is warning food companies that they could face criminal and civil penalties if they inadvertently poison their customers. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Slow cooker meatballs make simple summer subs

This easy-to-assemble recipe creates meatballs for six hearty sub sandwiches in your slow cooker and requires only one pound of lean ground beef. If pasta is what you're craving, this also becomes... Read more »

July 7, 2015

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Cookbook review: New slow cooker cookbook offers plenty of healthy, family recipes

In Christina Dymock's "The Healthy Family Slow Cooker Cookbook," the recipes range from simple to elegant and a little more complicated, but they all have one thing in common. They sound and look... Read more »

July 7, 2015

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Cookbook review: 'The Magical Slow Cooker' offers simple meals for busy families

After years of slow-cooker use, Sarah Olson shares her favorite crock pot meal ideas with the public in her new book, "The Magical Slow Cooker: Recipes for Busy Moms." Read more »

July 7, 2015

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Cookbook review: 'Healthy Slow Cooker Revolution' is great resource for busy people

"Healthy Slow Cooker Revolution," by America's Test Kitchen editors offers 200 new recipes for cooking healthy meals in a slow cooker. Read more »

July 7, 2015

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Don't twist that Oreo: Cookie gets skinny, 'sophisticated'

Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a "sophisticated" snack for grown-ups that isn't meant to be twisted or dunked. Read more »

July 6, 2015

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Wine ice cream, maple water: 5 foods of the future?

Chips made out of broccoli, chickpeas and kale. Wine-spiked ice cream. Popcorn that didn't quite fulfill its destiny. Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Greek villagers secret weapon: Grow your own food

Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and the slashing of his pension: 10 goats, some hens and a vegetable patch. Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Some Utah County fruit growers encouraged by what they see

Some fruit growers in Utah County are cautiously optimistic about this year’s crops. While some growers suffered losses due to an early spring and late frost, the growers are encouraged by... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Rhubarb takes the cake in this sweet, tart treat

It is rhubarb season, and this recipe for an easy upside-down cake is a great way to enjoy this plentiful fruit. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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