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Grain-fed or grass-fed?

By Julie Tomascik We have a menu of options when it comes to food. And beef is no exception. Choices are evident when we browse the meat counter at the grocery store. Different cuts, various amounts of marbling and package sizes—just to name a few. But there are also two big categories: grain-fed and grass-fed. [...]

4 green Texas foods for St. Patrick’s Day

By Julie Tomascik Texans celebrate in big ways, and St. Patrick’s Day is no exception. Green food. Green drinks. Green clothes. Even the fields are turning green. But the celebrations wouldn’t be right without a Texas twist. Like eating these four green foods grown in the Lone Star State by hardworking Texas farmers. Green tomatoes. You [...]

Small steps. Big victories.

By Jessica Domel Small actions lead to big results. It’s around this time of year that many of my friends will give up on their New Year’s resolutions. It could be that it’s impossible to healthily lose 50 pounds in one week. Or that you can’t go from junk food three times a week to [...]

January 20, 2015|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , |0 Comments

No more meat?

By Julie Tomascik What if we lived in a world without steaks, pork loin and chicken? Tender roasts, smoked ham and turkey legs? I'd be disappointed and hungry. That's for sure. But kids may not know these good-for-you, tasty proteins if a dietary advisory committee has their way. Every five years, the U.S. Department of [...]

Small steps toward a healthier life

By Jessica Domel It's been a long day. I'm hungry. I'm tired. And all I really want is to flop into bed. Should I grab a hamburger from that fast food place? Or pick at the potato chips in my cabinet? Potato chips for the win. Deep down I realize it's not a healthy choice, [...]

September 30, 2014|Categories: Healthy Eating|Tags: |0 Comments