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Helpful Holiday Hacks. Looking for ways to make holiday food preparation easier or find creative ways to use leftovers? Check out tips and tricks for alternative ingredients or substitutions for less common ones, food safety and storage tips for leftovers, uses for portions of perishable foods not needed in a recipe, and cooking tips for making your recipes more successful.

Providing simple tips, recipes, and free resources for everyday food and fitness from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Easy-to-make gluten-free chocolate chip cookies made with sorghum. Bet you can't taste the difference!

Easy-to-make gluten-free chocolate chip cookies made with sorghum. Bet you can't taste the difference!

Healthy Holidays Hacks. Find ways to make holiday food preparation easier or find creative ways to use leftovers? Check out tips and tricks for alternative ingredients or substitutions for less common ones, food safety and storage tips for leftovers, uses for portions of perishable foods not needed in a recipe, and cooking tips for making your recipes more successful.

Providing simple tips, recipes, and free resources for everyday food and fitness from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Need some quick, easy recipes that include a Spanish version or a great-tasting gluten-free chocolate chip cookie made delicious with sorghum flour (you may never know it is gluten-free)? Check out Nebraska Extension's latest Cook It Quick Newsletter.

Need some quick, easy recipes that include a Spanish version or a great-tasting gluten-free chocolate chip cookie made delicious with sorghum flour (you may never know it is gluten-free)? Check out Nebraska Extension's latest Cook It Quick Newsletter.

Here are some facts you should know before you choose one food over another because it has a “free of hormones” or "free of GMOs" claim.

Email author, Alice Henneman, MS, RDN at

The meaning of the word "natural" on food labels.

Sorting Food Facts and Myths - Do Foods Labeled as "Natural" Deliver on Your Expectations?

Are GMO's A-OK?

Raising Nebraska, your food and the families who grow it: Trusted Voices, putting Food on your table. From science and innovation, to community and culture, .

What is evapotranspiration?

Raising Nebraska, your food and the families who grow it: Trusted Voices, Nebraska innovators. From science and innovation, to community and culture, and eve.

Are you avoiding some healthy foods because of the sugar, such as the sugars found naturally in foods such as fruit and milk. Learn the different between naturally occurring and added sugars.

Email author, Alice Henneman, MS, RDN at Have you heard people say they no longer eat fruit or drink milk because these foods contain “sugar?

Weird things cattle eat and how it is perfectly OK, by Dr. Karla Jenkins: "Any Google search will reveal plenty of articles on how cattle are bad for the environment. Some will say they emit too many greenhouse gases, while others will lament that they compete with humans for food resources. However, consumers may be surprised to learn that cattle are actually able to eat many things that are actually considered waste and are not allowed in the human consumption markets. More ...

Weird things cattle eat and how it is perfectly OK, by Dr. Karla Jenkins: "Any Google search will reveal plenty of articles on how cattle are bad for the environment. Some will say they emit too many greenhouse gases, while others will lament that they compete with humans for food resources. However, consumers may be surprised to learn that cattle are actually able to eat many things that are actually considered waste and are not allowed in the human consumption markets. More ...

“10,000 years of Sustainability” shows University of Nebraska wheat breeder and professor Stephen Baenziger explaining the benefits of wheat and how important it is to the world.

years of Sustainability” shows University of Nebraska wheat breeder and professor Stephen Baenziger explaining the benefits of wheat and how importan.

“Simple Facts About Gluten-Free” features registered dietitian Alice Henneman. This episode provides the facts about celiac disease and who really needs to be on a gluten-free diet, as well as information on how to spot fad diets.

“Simple Facts About Gluten-Free” features registered dietitian Alice Henneman. This episode provides the facts about celiac disease and who really needs to be on a gluten-free diet, as well as information on how to spot fad diets.

What's the scoop on poop?

Raising Nebraska, your food and the families who grow it: Trusted Voices, farmers and ranchers caring for the land. From science and innovation, to community.

Are there hormones and antibiotics in our meat?

Raising Nebraska, your food and the families who grow it: Trusted Voices, putting Food on your table. From science and innovation, to community and culture, .

Are farmers using less water?

Raising Nebraska, your food and the families who grow it: Trusted Voices, Nebraska innovators. From science and innovation, to community and culture, and eve.

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