The Veterans Canteen’s Basil Spread Sandwich.
Fresh herbs do more than add a final flourish of color to bland-looking dishes. With the ability to add depth of flavor both during and after cooking, they help chefs use a lighter hand with less-...
03-10-2014 Menu Development
The Mediterranean diet is more than just healthy. With an emphasis on fresh produce, flavorful herbs and spices and plenty of grassy olive oil, it’s also tasty.
02-10-2014 Menu Development
Call it a wellness meal, wholesome option or even a spa plate. Whatever the name, many non-commercial operators are working to meet the demands of increasingly health-conscious eaters by developing...
01-10-2014 Menu Development
Cutting back on meat is a cost-saving, healthful tactic for many operators.
12-03-2013 Menu Development
It’s no secret that red meat’s reputation isn’t exactly stellar, healthwise. In large part, that’s because many cuts of beef contain high levels of fat;...
10-25-2013 Menu Development
Sugar, butter and white flour are the core ingredients for most baked goods. In an effort to make breads, muffins and pastries healthier, non-commercial operators are swapping in better-for-you...
10-04-2013 Menu Development
Vegetables, beans and legumes take center stage in better-for-you side dishes.
09-03-2013 Menu Development
Used to be, if you wanted to guarantee a dish’s popularity, just fry it. But as both diners and public policy makers have continued to push for healthier meal options, non-commercial...
07-29-2013 Menu Development
Fat makes you fat? Not anymore, say most experts. In fact, oils like olive and canola are now thought to boost heart health because they are high in unsaturated fats. No wonder they’re...
06-26-2013 Menu Development
The average American eats more than twice the recommended limit of six to nine teaspoons per day of added sugar. Here’s how non-commercial operators are helping their diners cut down on...
Click through a Snapshots of all the recipes for the April 2014 issue. This month features seafood and pasta dishes.
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Shabazz Napier said he sometimes goes to bed “starving” because he can’t afford food, according to an April 8 Washington Post article. What do you think?
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Students at the University of Pittsburgh have bagged plastic bags, reducing usage by 80% in just one month.
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