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Ask the nutritionist: “I skip meals sometimes because my schedule is so busy. Is...

—Jenna, Elgin, IllinoisWhile skipping meals shouldn't become a habit, as long as you usually fuel your body with healthy choices, a few skipped meals here and there isn't likely to cause serious health problems...
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How to make healthy food choices at school

Learn how to eat your best during the school year.
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UCookbook: “Pasta” (squash) salad

One student shares her easy spaghetti squash salad recipe you can whip up in a pinch.
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UCookbook: Gourmet chickpea sandwich

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UCookbook: Tada! Your customizable tostada

Rate this article and enter to winA little bored with Taco Tuesday? Switch it up with Tostada Thursday (but, really, you can eat these any day of the week). Our recipe piles all of...
Beans and greens burgers

UCookbook: Beans and greens burger

Rate this article and enter to winDid you know frozen veggies are just as nutritious as fresh? We'll show you how to use your frozen peas for more than icing down sore knees—like making a...

Five 5-ingredient mug meals—in 5 minutes or less

Rate this article and enter to winCooking for one isn’t always easy. Maybe you don’t really know how to use the oven, you’re too busy scrambling to get your physics homework done to even...

UCookbook: White beans and greens burger

 March is National Frozen Food Month (yes, it’s a thing). We’ll show you how to use your frozen peas for more than icing down sore knees—like making a simple veggie burger that’s big on...
A bagged lunch

Pack your lunch: Keeping food safe

A tasty lunch can be the highlight of our day, but if it’s not handled the right way, food can go bad and make us sick. Food-borne illness (food poisoning) can cause many uncomfortable...