All Posts By Dana Angelo White

Health Benefits of Thanksgiving Foods

by , November 19th, 2012

Here’s a little something to make you feel better about all the eating that comes along with the Thanksgiving meal! A whole bunch of those holiday staples have serious health benefits.

Packed with hunger-fighting and muscle-building protein...

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Thanksgiving By the Numbers

by , November 18th, 2012

Thanksgiving dinner
Thanksgiving is famous for belly-busting dinners and pant-splitting desserts. We’ll give you some tips so you can eat to your heart’s content and still save some calories.

Crunching the Numbers
We built two Thanksgiving plates, loaded with all ...

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9 Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizers

by , November 16th, 2012

sausage appetizer
Light bites are your best bet before a big holiday meal. Use fresh, seasonal ingredients to make something small but fabulous for your guests to enjoy before turkey time.

Sausage Skewers
Turkey or chicken sausage makes tasty finger food – add some...

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10 Healthy Thanksgiving Desserts

by , November 9th, 2012

pumpkin cheesecake
Planning your turkey day menu? We’ve got something for every kind of sweet tooth, all filled with fall flavors.

A lower-fat cheesecake that’s not low on flavor. If you’ve never tried this combination before, now’s the ...

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Surviving Football Sunday: Bars and Restaurants

by , November 4th, 2012

If you’re like me, Sunday football is a must-do activity during the fall and early winter. While rooting for your favorite team won’t cost you any calories, some football festivities have major penalties, especially when the game heads out to ...

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Have You Tried: Coconut Milk?

by , October 21st, 2012

coconut milk
Amazing texture, flavor and creaminess with no dairy in sight. Get to know this treasure that comes in a can.

What is Coconut Milk?
Coconut milk is made from the pulverized flesh of coconut, blended with water. Shoppers can most commonly find it in ...

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Market Watch: Fingerling Potatoes

by , October 20th, 2012

fingerling potatoes
Slice and roast them or steam and smash them. Sprinkle with salt and some freshly chopped herbs and the delightfully earthy flavor only gets better. Is your mouth watering yet for some fingering potatoes?

Resembling chubby fingers, this variety of s...

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Make Your Own Popcorn Balls

by , October 19th, 2012

popcorn balls
Lots of sugar and fat can make this classic Halloween treat super scary. This lightened-up treat has a few tricks – homemade popcorn, a few better-for-you ingredients and smart portions.

Nutrition Facts
Depending on the ingredients, basic buttery ...

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Kids’ Snacks To Watch Out For

by , October 11th, 2012

fruit snacks
Clever marketing and confusing ingredient lists make processed junk look like a healthy choice for your kids. Get the facts about these healthy imposters.

Fruit & Vegetable Pouches
These squeezable sacks of suckable fruit and veggie concoctions ...

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Cooking With Honey

by , October 9th, 2012

honey chicken
I keep a squeeze bottle of honey on my counter right next to the olive oil, salt and pepper because I reach for it so often. Explore the countless ways to use this natural sweetener in your kitchen.

So Many Ways to Love
A light drizzle on toast can ...

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