All Posts By Toby Amidor

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Which Super Food is the Most Super of Them All?

by , November 25th, 2013

We’ve all heard the term “super food” being tossed around. But which super food tops the list? Nutrition experts around the country were asked to choose one food they consider better than the rest. Here’s what they said.


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20 Lighter Thanksgiving Desserts

by , November 21st, 2013

pumpkin mousse pie
What’s Thanksgiving without a sweet treat (or a few)? Take your pick of these mouthwatering desserts, each of which has fewer than 300 calories per serving.

The quintessential Thanksgiving dessert can be slimmed with a few simple swaps.


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Healthy Hanukkah-Thanksgiving Recipes

by , November 18th, 2013

potato cake
Next week we’ll be celebrating Thanksgivukkah, or Thanksgiving + Hanukkah. It’s when the first full day of Hanukkah falls on Turkey Day. The last time this happened was in 1888, and it won’t happen again for many moons (79,000 years to...

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10 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Mains

by , November 15th, 2013

macaroni and cheese
You don’t need a turkey at the center of the table to make Thanksgiving a special day! Here are delicious dishes that can take the spotlight at your feast, whether you’re a vegetarian or just hosting a few.

Recipes To Try

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12 Delicious Ways with Root Vegetables

by , November 14th, 2013

Hearty root veggies make for delicious, bone-warming dishes. Pick them up on your next trip to the market and get cooking!

These root vegetables, which have a sweet, nutty flavor, resemble carrots but are white in color. One cup raw provide...

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6 Healthier Packaged Foods

by , November 12th, 2013

evolution bars

The recent Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo in Houston, Texas, showcased an array of good-for-you foods that are new to the market. Here are six worth checking out.

Evolution Harvest Bars (above) at Starbucks
These bars were unveiled at Sta...

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Can Pinterest Help You Eat a Healthy Diet?

by , November 11th, 2013

pinterest diet book

Can Pinterest help people live a healthier lifestyle? That’s the premise behind The Pinterest Diet. Healthy Eats recently posed some questions to author Mitzi Dulan, a registered dietitian and team nutritionist for the Kansas City Royals baseb...

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Food Fight!: Broccoli vs. Kale

by , November 5th, 2013


A popular ad agency is pitting broccoli against kale. But is one of these cruciferous veggies really healthier than the other?

This green veggie made the list of top 10 superfoods, which comes as no surprise. One cup florets contain 20 calo...

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Cream: Good or Bad?

by , November 2nd, 2013

With loads of calories and artery-clogging saturated fat, can cream ever really be part of a healthy diet?

Cream 101
Cream is richer than milk, ivory in color and has a velvety texture. It gives a luscious feel to many dishes, including soups and sa...

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18 Healthy Slow-Cooker Recipes

by , October 30th, 2013

squash stew
Comforting meat and poultry dishes aren’t the only meals perfect for slow cookers. How about vegetarian fare, soups and desserts too? The possibilities are endless!

Chicken & Turkey

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