All Posts By Dana Angelo White

10 Ways to Use Apple Cider

by , October 6th, 2012

mulled cider
We just can’t get enough of this seasonal treat. Scoop some up at the farmers’ market or apple orchard and make these inspired recipes.

Mulled, sparkling or spiked. Sip on some cider and dive into fall.

Mulled Cider (above)
Mulled Pom-App...

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Spice of the Month: Cumin

by , October 5th, 2012

Cumin is earthy, smoky and downright toasty. This sensational spice is a must-have for fall cooking.

Cumin Basics
Dating back to the Old Testament, this ancient spice is a relative of parsley (but you’d never know it by the flavor). Tiny slivered ...

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Ask the Experts: Myth Busters!

by , October 2nd, 2012

nutrition label
Dietitians are always trying to dispel the obscene amount of nutrition myths floating out in the world. We asked nutrition experts around the country about their favorite (or rather, least favorite!) nutrition myths and how they set the record strai...

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Nutrition News: Study Results Show Arsenic Levels in Rice

by , October 1st, 2012

brown rice
By now you’ve probably heard about the recent findings of FDA and Consumer Reports investigations. Testing discovered alarmingly high amount of arsenic in rice and rice products. Tainted foods included infant cereals and formula, breakfast cereals...

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More Help for Healthy Eating on a Budget

by , September 25th, 2012

shopping basket
We keep saying that healthy eating can and be budget friendly. Late last month, the folks that brought you the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen at the Environmental Working Group (EWG) unveiled their newest consumer-friendly tool – the Good Food on a...

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Nutrition News: Investigating Health Claims on Energy Drinks

by , September 24th, 2012

energy drinks
Recent news reports have discussed how New York lawmakers are leaning into energy drink makers about the quality and safety of their products. Fan favorites like AMP, Monster and 5-Hour Energy are all under investigation. These energy-promising drin...

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Breakdown: Frozen Treats

by , September 18th, 2012

ice cream
Even a frozen treat connoisseur like myself can get confused with all the icy options out there. Grab your ice cream maker, you’ll be itching to make something after you read this.

Ice Cream
The classic: sweet, velvety, delish. Ice cream is typica...

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Market Watch: Early Apples

by , September 15th, 2012

It’s only mid-September but I’ve been enjoying apples for months –thanks to these early varieties.

  • Delightfully crisp Gala are super crunchy and sweet with rosy skin. They’re good for applesauce or snacking.
  • Streaked pale green and red ...

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Sports Nutrition Tips for the School-Aged Athlete

by , September 13th, 2012

kids sports
Back to school also means back to sports. From elementary age to college-bound, these tips will help any athlete P.E.R.F.O.R.M their best.

  • Pick nutrient dense foods

Athletes need vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to keep those muscles pumping. C...

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Nut-Free Lunch Options

by , September 11th, 2012

kitchen sink cookies
Nowadays, making classrooms or school lunch tables “nut free” is necessary to keep kiddies with allergies safe. Whether you have a little one with an allergy or kiddos that attend an allergy-sensitive school, here are some delicious replacements...

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