• Healthy Recipes for Meetings

      Durrant, Lynne; Whitmer, Evelyn; Alves, Joyce; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2008-06)
      For many Americans, meetings are a common occurrence which they either attend or facilitate, and often refreshments are served. Given today's health and obesity issues, food and beverages offered in community groups and organizations should follow current USDA guidelines which address those issues. This publication includes suggestions and recipes which reflect those guidelines of reducing fat, sugar, calories, and salt, and increasing fiber in whole grains, fruits and vegetables.
    • Is Honey the Same as Sugar?

      Hongu, Nobuko; Suzuki, Asuka; Alcance, Klaire Angela Abalos; Martinez, Cathy L. (College of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2017-06)
      Both honey and sugar are carbohydrate, calorie-dense sweeteners. This article reviews similarities and differences of honey and sugar, and then answers the popular questions: “Is honey better than sugar?” and “What are cooking tips when substituting honey for sugar in recipes?”
    • Mexican Mole: Promoting Healthy Meals through Cultural Traditions

      Hongu, Nobuko; Aceves, Karla J.; Florian, Traci Armstrong; Meléndez, Ady; Taylor, Brittney R. (College of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2016-04)
      This article introduces the popular mole (pronounced: MOH-lay) sauces that are typically served in three regions (the North, Central, and South) of Mexico. It also discusses how this popular Mexican food can promote healthy meal cooking, which can reflect traditional foods of the land.