Cooking Matters

HOW TO GROW YOUR OWN SEEDLINGS

April 21, 2021
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Written by Jaz Popa Spring has sprung! That means it’s time for fresh produce and gardening! One of the hardest parts about growing your own food is getting your seeds…

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FOOD SAFETY FOR THE HOME KITCHEN

April 7, 2021
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Written by Olivia Barrera Cooking for friends and family is an act of love. It is a tangible way to nurture those we care about. However, preparing food for others…

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PROTEIN: THE MISUNDERSTOOD MACRONUTRIENT

March 24, 2021
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Written by Jaz Popa Protein is a vital nutrient that we must all get in our diet. It gives us energy and helps fuel our bodies. It is also essential for building our bodies. Protein…

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FIBER: THE SUPERFOOD 95% OF PEOPLE ARE MISSING

March 10, 2021

Written by Olivia Barrera On MyPlate, the federal healthy eating guideline, grains are a big portion of the daily recommended food. At least half of these should be whole grains…

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GET COOKING WITH COOKING MATTERS DETROIT, DIGITALLY!

February 10, 2021
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Written by Olivia Barrera During the past 10 months Cooking Matters has temporarily had to move to a more virtual capacity. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it hasn’t been safe…

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10 WAYS TO GET MORE VEGGIES IN YOUR DIET

February 7, 2021
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Written by Jaz Popa Getting enough servings of vegetables in a day can be a difficult task, especially if you have picky eaters around or you yourself have a limited diet. Vegetables can be very fun and exciting,…

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EATING PRODUCE DURING MICHIGAN WINTERS

January 27, 2021
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Written by Jaz Popa During wintertime, it can be difficult to get fruits and veggies in your diet. A lot of our favorite produce is in season during the summer.…

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HOW TO MAKE VEGGIES TASTE GOOD

January 13, 2021

Written by Olivia Barrera It’s no secret that eating enough vegetables can be hard to do. We know from the MyPlate visual that fruits and veggies should compose half of…

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HOW TO SUCCEED IN KEEPING YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION

December 30, 2020

Written by Jaz Popa It has been a tough year this 2020, but with the start of the new year, it’s a perfect time to get a fresh start and…

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CULTURES OF DETROIT: WINTER HOLIDAYS AND FOOD TRADITIONS

December 16, 2020

Written by Olivia Barrera Detroit is a city rich in culture with many immigrant heritages. This metropolis is comprised of many religious groups ranging from Christians to Jews to Muslims…

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