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This sweet potato and carrot dish sparkles with vinaigrette

This sweet potato and carrot dish sparkles with vinaigrette

My recipe today brings together both a starch and a root vegetable, thanks to red-fleshed sweet potatoes and carrots that are tossed in a soy sauce and rice vinegar marinade, which caramelizes beautifully in the oven
Published: 02/15/17
Millions to fight food industry sway, from a snack bar CEO

Millions to fight food industry sway, from a snack bar CEO

A $25 million pledge to fight the food industry's influence on public health is coming from a surprising source _ the CEO of a snack bar maker
Published: 02/15/17

Food banks increasingly a lifeline for struggling families

Food pantries in Maine say they are increasingly overworked as a result of tougher eligibility requirements for food stamp recipients under GOP Gov. Paul LePage's administration
Published: 02/14/17
Thailand hands out prenatal vitamins for Valentine's Day

Thailand hands out prenatal vitamins for Valentine's Day

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Thai government is handing out pills it calls "very magical vitamins" to prospective mothers to boost the country's falling birthrate
Published: 02/14/17
Thailand hands out prenatal vitamins for Valentine's Day

Thailand hands out prenatal vitamins for Valentine's Day

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Thai government is handing out pills it calls "very magical vitamins" to prospective mothers to boost the country's falling birthrate
Published: 02/14/17
Local doctors encouraged by new diabetes treatment

Local doctors encouraged by new diabetes treatment

While the number of Tennesseans fighting diabetes continues to grow, doctors are encouraged by new treatment options they say may help prevent, or at least lessen, the impact of the chronic disease
Published: 02/12/17

Arkansas lawmakers dismiss ban on junk food for food stamps

Legislation to keep food-stamp recipients from using their benefits to purchase junk food and soda has been dismissed
Updated one month ago

State panel advances bill adding requirement for food stamps

A House panel has approved a bill that would impose a new requirement for some single parents who are seeking food stamps
Updated one month ago

State auditor wants photos added to food-stamp cards in Ohio

Ohio's auditor and two Republican legislators want photo identification added to food-stamp cards in the state as a way of helping prevent fraud
Updated one month ago
Poached cod with papaya gives tropical twist to weeknights

Poached cod with papaya gives tropical twist to weeknights

Packed with bright flavors and color from a papaya relish, this poached cod feels like a meal you might get on a tropical vacation, but it's easy and fast enough for a weeknight
Updated one month ago