All Posts By Dana Angelo White

30 Days of Grapes

by , September 8th, 2012

chicken and grapes
Who knew you could do so many healthy and delicious things with grapes – check out all 30 of them!

1.    Find out which state is the largest grape producer in the U.S.

2.    Make grape gazpacho.

3.    Grapes boast B vitamins like thia...

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Make Your Own Party Mix

by , September 7th, 2012

party mix
Party mix used to be something you made at home (often using a recipe on the side of the Chex box), but nowadays you can find packages of crunchy cereal mixes at any gas station. We’re going old school and making our own, but with a healthier spin...

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Making Freezer Jam

by , September 6th, 2012

freezer jam
I try to hold on to the flavors of summer every way possible. Refrigerator jams are a fabulous way to get a few more weeks of out fresh fruit but wouldn’t it be nice to savor it even longer?  If you haven’t yet mastered the art of canning, ther...

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Nutrition News: Is Eating Egg Yolks as Bad as Smoking?

by , September 5th, 2012

egg yolk
By now you’ve probably heard about the study claiming eating egg yolks is as bad for your heart as smoking. We just had to weigh in on this!

We Heart Eggs
We’ve already discussed the benefits of eggs. Eating them (yolks and all) offers protein, ...

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Portable Desserts

by , August 31st, 2012

cheesecake brownies
Are desserts your job for the potluck picnic? You’re in luck! We’ve got treats for every kind of sweet tooth.

Cookies
Perfectly portioned and finger-licking good. Bring some fresh fruit along too – we suggest watermelon slices or a bushel of j...

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10 Fresh Brown-Bag Lunches for Kids

by , August 27th, 2012

pasta salad
Don’t let packing back-to-school lunches stress you out; we’ve got 10 fun and fresh ideas the kiddies will gobble up.

Safety First
Start by ensuring your little ones lunches are safe from food germs. Here are our food safety tips for packing kid...

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Chocolate Raspberry Trifle

by , August 26th, 2012

chocolate raspberry trifle

This Berry Trifle with Amaretto is a crowd-pleaser at potluck picnics. Now here’s a little something for the chocolate lovers.

Chocolate Raspberry Trifle
Serves: 12

½ cup heavy cream (yields 1 cup of whipped cream)
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
12...

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The Healthiest Options at Frozen Yogurt Chains

by , August 25th, 2012

frozen yogurt
It seems like fro-yo joints are popping up on every corner – there are 3 in my neighborhood! While cold and creamy soft-serve yogurt is a delicious concoction, it’s not automatically health food. Wherever you happen to order up frozen yogurt, ke...

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Eggplant 5 Ways

by , August 17th, 2012

eggplant
We all love good old eggplant parm, but this nightshade veggie is much more versatile. Here are five sensational summer recipes.

Grilled and Glazed
The char of the grill brings out the smoky sweetness of this veggie – perfect with savory and tangy...

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Decaf Coffee: Is It Healthy?

by , August 16th, 2012

coffee
If caffeine gives you the jitters you may opt for coffee that’s “de-buzzed.” But is this a healthy choice?

Yes?
While caffeine does have some health benefits, too much can be harmful, especially if you have a heart condition. For this ...

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