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Is MSG Really All That Bad?

For a naturally occurring compound, MSG gets a bad rap. Monosodium glutamate, a common flavor enhancer associated with the sense of umami, has been blamed for causing asthma, digestive distress, obesi…

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A Southern Classic With a Twist: Cheddar Grits

If you're not familiar with grits, you're in for a treat. The classic southern dish is made from ground hominy corn, similar to polenta. It has a wonderful creamy texture, and is traditionally eaten a…

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Easy Homemade Condiment Recipes

One of my favorite things about delicious, real food is the myriad ways I can dress up any dish with a rainbow of condiments. Now, we are all familiar with the electric yellow of store-bought mustard …

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7 Biggest Myths About Dairy

For something as common in many of our diets as dairy, it's a little surprising that there are so many misconceptions about how it impacts our bodies and the environment. Read on for some of the bigge…

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Kraft Mac & Cheese Plans to Drop Artificial Ingredients

Kraft has recently announced that it will no longer use synthetic colors and artificial preservatives to create that familiar neon orange hue of its original mac & cheese. By January 2016, Kraft w…

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You CAN Kick The Cheese Habit. Here’s How.

“Cheese consumption in the U.S. rose from 15 pounds per person per year in 1975 to more than 30 pounds in 1999. And you can thank the federal government. The USDA Report to Congress on the Dairy Promo…

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Cheese and Fruit Kebabs

A simple kebab can go a long way at your next get-together. Not to mention you won't have to cook, and party-goers can focus on mess-free fresh ingredients! Scroll down for a classic fruit and cheese …

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Finding the Right Vegan Cheese

Okay, so you’ve decided to ditch dairy. Good for you! Your body will thank you in a myriad of ways, not to mention your conscience. Believe it or not, giving up dairy products is one of the very best …

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What Your Cravings Mean

Who hasn’t experienced the overwhelming desire to eat some­thing specific, whether it be chocolate, potato chips, a burger, or some other food? We’ve all experienced cravings, but we should be careful…

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The Most (and Least) Healthy Cheeses

Let's face it, most of us love cheese. It's a great tasting ingredient that can liven up most meals. But being a health conscious eater means knowing which cheeses are good and which are not so good f…

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What research has shown any link to health concerns and high fructose corn syrup? It is virtually …

If someone was baking with mayo and needed that egg ingredient, then the hampton mayo just wouldn't …

Most of those ingredients are really not that common in a quality hamburger.

:)) I have some of those plus...

Well, my veggie burgers are just fine!

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