Small plates offer delicious, artful fare for a fraction of the calories.
08-27-2014 Menu Development
Fruit might be sweet, but it’s also right at home in savory dishes, where it offers depth of flavor plus beneficial fiber and antioxidants for relatively few calories. Here’s how operators are...
08-11-2014 Menu Development
Smaller portions prove healthy for customers—and operators’ bottom lines.
05-10-2014 Menu Development
Foods rich in unsaturated fat—like nuts, fatty fish and avocados—are now considered staples of a healthy diet. Here’s how non-commercial operators are giving these nutritious foods more prominence on...
05-09-2014 Menu Development
Whether by requirement or voluntarily, more non-commercial operators than ever are taking measures to lower sodium levels on their menus. Here’s how they’re trying to slash salt without sacrificing...
04-10-2014 Menu Development
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;...
Lentils, chickpeas and dry beans serve a valuable function on non-commercial menus.
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Mary Arlinda Hill continually aims to improve both Jackson Public Schools and her community.
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