All Posts By Dana Angelo White

Prebiotics and Probiotics

by , December 18th, 2012

Want to keep your digestive system healthy and happy? Make sure you’re getting enough of these important tummy pleasers.

What are they?
It may sound icky but it’s a good thing that our digestive tracks are populated with bacteria. Many of these ...

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Homemade Holiday Gift: Lovely Lemons

by , December 15th, 2012

lemon gifts
Brighten someone’s day with these sweet and savory treats. Pack up in reusable glass jars for your favorite food lover.

Preserved Lemons
We’ve got two versions of this recipe so no matter what, it’s ready time for the holidays. One bakes i...

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Food Fight: Eggnog vs. Hot Cocoa

by , December 11th, 2012

egg nog and hot cocoa
Are these sippers on your holiday hit list? Find out which is the most sensible choice – it all comes down to how you make it.

A frothy combo of egg, cream and sugar, this classic libation is a gut-buster. Add a jolly splash (or two) of boo...

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14 Healthy, Gluten-Free Holiday Recipes

by , December 6th, 2012

gluten-free cake
Planning a holiday menu is stressful enough without having to worry about the special dietary needs of your guests. Choose from any of these holiday recipes and put any fears about gluten to rest*.

•    Edamame Hummus
•    Mini ...

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Brussels Sprouts, 5 Ways

by , December 2nd, 2012

Brussels sprouts
Seasonal, delicious and oh so good for you. My holiday table wouldn’t be complete without this cruciferous super food.

The simplest side dish imaginable – roasted and done!
Recipe: Roasted Brussels Sprouts (pictured above)


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5 Simple Ways to Cut Calories

by , November 30th, 2012

olive oil
Calories can be sneaky, finding their way into your diet when you aren’t looking. Too many of them make it hard to maintain a healthy weight. Try these 5 simple things to save calories throughout the day — we promise you won’t miss them.


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Nuts About Pecans

by , November 29th, 2012

Buttery, crunchy, plus full of flavor and healthy fats — so many reasons to go nuts over pecans!

Pecan Basics
Dating back to the 16th century, pecans are the only tree nut native to North America. The name “pecan” comes from the Native Ame...

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Monk Fruit Sweeteners

by , November 26th, 2012

monk fruit
Sugary goodness, but no calories in sight. Is the newest no-calorie sweetener made from the ancient Monk fruit too good to be true? Find out.

What is Monk Fruit?
This ancient Chinese fruit is also known as luo han guo. According to my go-to Chinese ...

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Yoga 101

by , November 24th, 2012

Diet and exercise go hand in hand for a healthy lifestyle. If getting bendy in yoga poses is your workout of choice, we’ve got tips on the best way to fuel and hydrate.

Defining Yoga
Nowadays, the ancient art of yoga takes many forms. The very fou...

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Make Your Own: Grain Salad

by , November 20th, 2012

farro salad
Aside from the fabulous flavor, the best thing about grain salad is its versatility. Prepare this recipe for your holiday meal or make it the next day using Turkey Day leftovers. Make it with farro, quinoa, wild rice or any other favorite whole grai...

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