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Roasted Squash and Whole Wheat Pasta, Perfect for Fall

Everybody loves pasta. October is National Pasta Month, as if we needed any more reasons to love our noodles. But for many people, the default setting is white flour spaghetti, macaroni, or lasagna noodles. Perhaps you are one of the people who tried whole wheat pasta years ago, when the whole wheat pastas on the market

Spaghetti Squash, It’s not Spaghetti

There is a phenomenon that occurs when we make one food a stand-in for another food. Think carob for chocolate, or broccoli stems in place of avocado in Guacamole. We take a perfectly blameless food and put it in place of another, usually beloved and somewhat decadent food, then heap derision on it. If nobody

Is Eating Healthy Too Expensive?

A study made headlines this week, announcing that eating a diet that matched up with the new USDA guidelines costs consumers $380 a year more than eating whatever they usually eat. The study was done at the University of Washington and reported in the Journal of Health Affairs.The study looked at four nutrients that most