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Bacon for life means lots of sizzle, plenty of calories and fat

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Six weeks after the Hoosier Lottery’s “Bringing Home The Bacon” scented, scratch-off ticket launched, no one has won the grand prize – a 20-year supply of bacon. There are four instant winners yet to claim their bacon – and a second chance supply up for grabs as well. So […]

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Bacon recipes

Maple Bacon Baklava Courtesy of Jolene Ketzenberger, Eat Drink Indy 1 1/2 pounds sliced bacon 1 cup pecans or walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped 1 package phyllo dough 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup pure maple syrup 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoons bourbon Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. In […]

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School snacks go healthy: See what made the cut

Schools across Indiana and the nation are adjusting to a new rule for the types of snacks they can sell to students. The new rule “carefully balances science-based nutrition guidelines with practical and flexible solutions to promote healthier eating on campus,” according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which set the rules at the direction of Congress. […]

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House acts to expand nutrition requirements to all food stamp recipients

By Danielle Faczan TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Legislation to require SNAP food stamp recipients buy only products deemed nutritious was expanded Monday to include all Hoosiers who participate in the program. As approved by a committee last week, House Bill 1351 – authored by Rep. Jud McMillin, R-Brookville – would have created a pilot program to […]

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State reports significant fraud in free school lunch program

By Ellie Price TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – An estimated one third of Indiana students receiving free or reduced-price lunches do not actually qualify for the federal program or their families failed to verify their eligibility, according to audits the Indiana Department of Education detailed for lawmakers on Monday. Julie Sutton, the department’s director of school and […]