All Posts By Toby Amidor

Nutrition Expert at FoodNetwork.com

21 Smarter Summer Desserts

by , August 24th, 2013

peaches and cream
What’s summer without fabulous desserts? All of these delicious treats have 400 calories or under per serving.

Fruit-Based
Stock up on mouthwatering summer fruits before the season is gone! They supply plenty of good-for-you antioxidants in ad...

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Juicing: Myths vs. Facts

by , August 23rd, 2013

juice
The juicing craze is still going strong, but many folks are still doing it for all of the wrong reasons. If you love juicing, make sure you’ve got the facts.

Myth: Juicing helps you lose weight
Fact: Although fruits and vegetables are relative...

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20 Top Healthy Corn Recipes

by , August 22nd, 2013

corn salad
Corn season is now in full swing. Enjoy this scrumptious veggie in every type of dish from breakfast to salads to side dishes. The toughest decision you’ll need to make is choosing which recipe to pick first.

Nutritional Goodness
One cup of c...

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Eggs: Myths vs. Facts

by , August 12th, 2013

eggs

There are so many misconceptions swirling around eggs. I hear egg chatter in crowded elevators or at dinner parties—folks so proud about tossing that golden yolk. The next time you find yourself in the midst of an egg conversation, pipe in with th...

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9 Surprising Smoothie Add-Ins

by , August 9th, 2013

green smoothies

Beyond the usual fruits, juices or milk, a variety of ingredients can be blended into a smoothie. At breakfast, I try and surprise my kids with new smoothie flavors and play the “guess what’s in it” game. We end up having fun each time...

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10 Stepped-Up Cucumber Salads

by , August 6th, 2013

smashed cucumber salad

It’s the time of year when cucumber season is in full swing! There are so many ways to dress up salads made with this cool summer vegetable. Here are delicious ideas to add to your recipe box.

Getting Creative
Traditional cucumber salads are m...

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Couscous: Is It Healthy?

by , August 2nd, 2013

couscous

This Mediterranean staple has become a popular side dish. But should couscous be making a regular appearance on your plate?

Yes?
Not technically a grain, this combination of semolina wheat and water is actually more like pasta. There are several ty...

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12 No-Cook Breakfasts

by , August 2nd, 2013

honeydew smoothie
In the sweltering days of summer, the last thing I want to do is cook anything over a hot stove. It’s the perfect time for those easy breakfasts where no heat is required.

Smoothies
It’s as simple as placing your ingredients in a blender...

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