All Posts By Toby Amidor

Nutrition Expert at FoodNetwork.com

Is It Healthy: Hot Sauce

by in Uncategorized, June 7th, 2012
hot sauce

Is hot sauce healthy?

A little goes a long way but is this fiery sauce worth the heat? Here are the cool facts.

Yes?
One teaspoon of hot sauce has zero calories, 6 percent of your daily dose of vitamin C and 119 milligrams of sodium. This condiment h...

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Herb of the Month: Lavender

by in Uncategorized, June 6th, 2012
lavender

Have you tried cooking with lavender?

Nicknamed the “herb of love,” lavender is in season now. For those new to the idea of cooking with lavender, we’ve got simple recipes to get you started.

Lavender basics
The name lavender comes from...

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Raw Sprouts: Good or Bad?

by in Uncategorized, May 31st, 2012
sprouts

Are sprouts safe?

The FDA categorizes sprouts as a potentially hazardous food, which means they can carry illness-causing food bugs. Does this mean you should steer clear of them? Not necessarily.

Good?
Raw sprouts like alfalfa, clover, radish, onion...

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22 Healthiest Summer Desserts

by in Uncategorized, May 24th, 2012
strawberry dessert

End your meal with Ellie Krieger's Balsamic Strawberries With Ricotta Cream.

Looking to keep your svelte summer figure? Here are 22 healthy and delectable desserts that have less than 250 calories per serving.

Fruity Treats
Juice and delicious se...

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15 Healthiest Grilled Main Dishes

by in Uncategorized, May 10th, 2012
grilled salmon

Food Network Kitchens' Honey Soy Grilled Salmon With Edamame

If you’ve been grilling the same recipes each season, it’s time to shake things up. We’re giving you plenty of deliciously healthy main dish recipes to choose from—meat, chicken...

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In Season: Vidalia Onions

by in Uncategorized, May 6th, 2012
vidalia onions

Sweet vidalia onions are in season right now.

Vidalia onions, the official state vegetable of Georgia, are only available for a limited time. Get your hands on these sweet onions while they’re in season!

What, Where & When?
During the Great...

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Quinoa, 5 Ways

by in Uncategorized, May 5th, 2012
quinoa

Quinoa With Shiitakes and Snow Peas

Quinoa-a-holics have been sprouting all over the nation. If you’re looking for some new, creative quinoa recipes—we’ve got 5 you’ll love!

Asian-Style
This Asian-inspired warm quinoa salad is a quick side di...

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