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University of Wyoming Extension can help. The Real Food program is based on the Social Cognitive Theory. It includes hands-on cooking and interactive discussion through five 2-hour lessons. Results

Appetite for Knowledge

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Fig Walnut Bars

Sweet, nutty, and full of fiber, these homemade oat bars are a great snack for busy days.

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Utilizing Herbs and Spices

So, what is the difference between an herb and a spice? The most common use of the term herb is used to describe plant leaves

Italian Beef Sandwich

Italian Beef

May is National Beef Month, and May 27 has been designated as National Italian Beef Day. It’s always fun to learn a new way to

Empanadas filled with meat next to fresh tomatoes

Easy Empanadas

Empanadas are like a turnover or pastry. They’re essentially a scrumptious filling sealed inside of a half-moon shaped dough, which is then served either baked

No Milk? Milk Substitutes

As people practice self-isolation amid the pandemic and stores run low on certain foods, you may find yourself without baking and cooking staples. What do

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Mindfully Eating Your Way to Your Health Goals

It’s no secret that a common New Year’s resolution is weight loss. Healthy weight loss requires sustainable lifestyle changes to make it happen. You may have heard of the common healthy lifestyle habits for weight loss and overall health, which are regular physical activity and eating a well-balanced diet. So, is there something else that you could be missing that’s preventing you from reaching your goals each year? It could be that you’re eating the right foods and working out,

pan of fig walnut bars

Fig Walnut Bars

Sweet, nutty, and full of fiber, these homemade oat bars are a great snack for busy days.

Three corn tacos sitting on a red plate, on top of a cutting board filled with meat and veggies

Utilizing Herbs and Spices

So, what is the difference between an herb and a spice? The most common use of the term herb is used to describe plant leaves used for flavoring, and food, such as oregano, basil, rosemary, and parsley. Herbs can be found fresh or dried. So, what is a spice? Spices are made from the aromatic seeds, bark, flowers, and roots of plants that have been dried. Spices tend to be stronger in flavor since they include the oils in the

Italian Beef Sandwich

Italian Beef

May is National Beef Month, and May 27 has been designated as National Italian Beef Day. It’s always fun to learn a new way to enjoy beef. Italian Beef began and became famous as cheap food for the working class and immigrants of Chicago. Today, the Italian Beef Sandwich has stood the test of time as a cultural icon for the city. Little Italy in Chicago is home to the traditional sandwich. To make Italian Beef, you will need a

Empanadas filled with meat next to fresh tomatoes

Easy Empanadas

Empanadas are like a turnover or pastry. They’re essentially a scrumptious filling sealed inside of a half-moon shaped dough, which is then served either baked or fried. Empanadas are hand-sized. Although all empanadas are delicious, they are not all created equal! The birthplace of today’s empanadas is thought to be Galicia, Spain. In most countries, their cultures have a version of a pastry or dough stuffed with sweet or savory fillings: dumplings, pierogi, Indian samosas, hand pies, turnovers, British or

No Milk? Milk Substitutes

As people practice self-isolation amid the pandemic and stores run low on certain foods, you may find yourself without baking and cooking staples. What do you do if you don’t have milk? If you are making a recipe that calls for milk, you need to find a substitute for it. You have options. 10 Milk Substitutes  Evaporated milk To use it in place of milk, mix with an equal amount of water in a 1:1 ratio. Evaporated milk is shelf-stable

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