All Posts By Dana Angelo White

Why We Love Ice Cream

by , July 15th, 2012

pineapple with ice cream Happy National Ice Cream Day! As a former scooper and life long ice cream-aholic, I consider myself somewhat of an aficionado. Even though my career is all about nutrition, I know there are many reasons to love this creamy cold confection.

Ice Crea...

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Make Your Own Fruit Pizza

by , July 3rd, 2012

berry pizza
Wow everyone at your next picnic with this light, seasonal and berry-licious dessert.

Berry Pizza
Serves: 10

8-ounces sugar cookie dough (we love this recipe from Food Network Kitchens)
1 cup whipped cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons...

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Which is Healthier, Potato Salad or Macaroni Salad?

by , July 1st, 2012

potato and macaroni salad

Potato Salad

Potatoes are loaded with nutrients including fiber, vitamin C and potassium – they’re also free of fat and cholesterol. No matter which recipe you choose, potatoes are often accompanied by good-for-you veggies and herbs like c...

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7 Foods You Should Refrigerate

by , June 19th, 2012

Once you open it, ketchup goes in the fridge.

We straightened out some misconceptions about foods that don’t go in the fridge. Now here are 7 foods that will benefit from the chill of the icebox.

Restaurants go through a bottle in no time, ...

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Recovery Foods: What to Eat After a Workout

by , June 16th, 2012
greek yogurt

Eat Greek yogurt after a workout to replenish energy.

Eating after exercise is a MUST for healthy muscles. Recover and refuel with these regenerating foods.

What and When?
The body craves both carbs and protein after exercise. Carbohydrates are requi...

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Kid-Friendly Summer Snacks

by , June 13th, 2012
ham pinwheels

Keep kids fueled for fun with easy, pack-able snacks.

Whether on a road trip, a day at camp or playing at the beach, kids need fuel! Keep tummies from rumbling with these nutritious and delicious snacks.

Pinwheels (above)
Trail Mix...

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Strawberry Daiquiris, Lightened Up

by , June 12th, 2012
strawberry daquiries

Ted Allen's Fresh Strawberry Balsamic Basil Daiquiris

Most daiquiris are cloyingly sweet and filled with booze, but make your own for a much lighter version of this classic summer cocktail.

Nutrition Facts
A 2-ounce portion of frozen daiquiri m...

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Top 5 Most Satisfying Breakfasts

by , June 12th, 2012
Greek yogurt

Greek yogurt, store-bought or homemade, like this one from Food Network Magazine will keep you full all morning.

It’s no secret that breakfast is important. It’s the morning fuel that kicks your metabolism into high gear for the day ahead. Make b...

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Nutrition News: Soda Debate Bubbles Up

by , June 10th, 2012

In an effort to help New Yorkers clean up their diets, Mayor Bloomberg has proposed a ban on large-sized sugary drinks. Will NYC lead the trend for other cites fighting the battle of the bulge?

The Fizzy Facts
If it were to take effect, this law wou...

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Healthy Swaps: Summer Picnics

by , June 9th, 2012
hot dog

Save 350 calories by choosing a regular-sized hot dog instead of a foot-long.

Is your calendar full of picnics and barbecues? Keep your body beach-ready by making these healthy swaps at your next outdoor party.

Instead of: A foot-long hot dog

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