Local programs aim to reduce food insecurity

Did you know that one in every five children in the Chippewa Valley has limited or uncertain access to nutritious foods for a healthy lifestyle?

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Food Inspections 4/24/16

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram

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With mindful eating, it’s the thought that counts

So what’s the big hype these days with the catch phrase “mindful eating”?

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Are you getting enough vitamin D?

Many people know that sunlight is one of the best sources of vitamin D, but it can be difficult to get enough from sunshine alone during the winter months. This is especially

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Augusta Bakery honored

AUGUSTA — Augusta Bakery was named the 2016 Bakery Operation of the Year recently by the Wisconsin Bakers Association. 

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Making the case for cast-iron skillets

If I could only have one tool from my kitchen, I’d choose my 16-inch cast-iron skillet, handed down from my grandfather to my mother to me, and no doubt at least 100

1 month ago
Savor the flavor of Eating Right

With the recent release of the new U.S. dietary guidelines and March being National Nutrition Month it is a great time to take stock of your eating habits. 

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Pair wine with your favorite Girl Scout cookies

It’s Girl Scout cookie season. And even though the cookies can be pretty great crushed into milkshakes, straight out of the freezer or eaten just about anywhere, the

2 months ago
What’s your favorite four-ingredient dish?

Last week I was emailing with two old friends from Miami Shores, Fla., who used to cook with me all the time, but we have since scattered across the country. Both made the

2 months ago
Weight loss is mostly about food

As a cyclist who rides almost every day, I often think about the correlation between exercise, calories and ideal body weight. It’s easier to be a good cyclist if you

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Morsels 01/31/16

Area restaurateur receives award

3 months ago
Steak, taters make easy weeknight meal

You can make an elegant dinner without spending much time in the kitchen. Increase the amounts of these recipes if you’re cooking for friends.

3 months ago
Soups provide comfort in winter

Soups are comfort food, easy to prepare and filling for a cold winter’s night. Not only is a bowl of soup a full meal in itself, but it can provide almost all of the

3 months ago
Salad days follow holidays

Well, that was fun while it lasted.

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