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Easy Meal Ideas

“We’re having chicken…again?” A common phrase that presents like a question, but clearly is meant to be more like a complaint. For home cooks, the challenge of making meals that excite their household without requiring hours in the kitchen is a daily struggle. Despite the abundance of recipes and other resources for home cooks, sometimes we just need basic, simple ideas for creating meals that intrigue without requiring complicated ingredients or too much time in the kitchen.

Easy Meal Ideas

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Partner Spotlight: The University of North Dakota

Partner Spotlight: The University of North Dakota

The University of North Dakota partnered with Guiding Stars to help meet its objectives around nutritious dining. A campus study showed that an overwhelming 94% of diners are aware of Guiding Stars and 82% find the program helpful.

“Educating your diners about healthy food is easy with Guiding Stars. We were looking for a nutrition guidance program that would help our campus community identify healthier options and we found it in Guiding Stars.” Dustin Frize, RD, LRD University of North Dakota Dining Services Dietitian

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Search for any of 50,000 foods in the Guiding Stars database and view the zero, one, two or three star nutrition rating for that food.

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