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A collection of menu planning ideas for foodservice operators.

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Going Wild About Nuts

In ancient times, nuts were the “food of the gods.” Today, many nuts are used to add flavor, texture and nutrition to meals. Most nuts are the seeds or dried fruits of trees. Nuts were on...

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Balancing Act

Experts agree that calories and exercise count in efforts to shed pounds. Toward that end, operators offer a growing array of healthful menu choices and help facilitate lifestyle changes. The nationa...

Meeting the needs of those who shun all animal-based foods, while challenging, is necessary—and not as hard as you think.

Healthful breakfast offerings will satisfy the needs of health-conscious customers while urging others to make better choices. Many believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But, accor...

Oil is an essential part of cooking. But there may be a way around the negatives some oils bring to the cooking table. Fat is not all bad—we just tend to get too much of it. The body uses fat t...

The smoky profile of traditional prep brings this old-time comfort food an edgy popularity from coast to coast. Pulled pork, ribs and brisket reign, but smoked chicken and turkey are on the rise. The...

Looking for enough protein in a vegetarian lifestyle can be a challenge. While it's easy to get the required nutrients when eating animal proteins, vegetable proteins are harder to understand. How...

Salads are often thought of as the default healthy choice. However, some salads can be high in carbohydrates and saturated fats when drenched with high-calorie dressings. Whether it's served from ...

Nearly all foods are good for you in moderation, but do some pack extra punch? A recent survey by the International Food and Information Council (IFIC) states that 55% of Americans believe there&rsqu...

Dairy products provide numerous health benefits for our bodies, but only 30% of Americans are meeting the goal for consuming daily dairy standards. How can you help customers ‘moove’ up? We've got tips on promoting dairy consumption in your operation.

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