All Posts By Dana Angelo White

Make Your Own Banana-Chocolate Protein Bar

by in Healthy Recipes, July 25, 2014

One sure way to avoid the highly processed add-ins found in many protein bars is to turn out a batch using your own ingredients and a boost of protein powder. A word on that front: You’ll want a protein powder low in added and artificial sweeteners. Whey, which is dairy-based, is one good option, butRead more

Market Watch: Green Tiger Zucchini

by in Farmers' Market Finds, July 18, 2014

If zucchini is a seasonal staple in your kitchen, be on the lookout at farmers markets for tiger zucchini, a less common variety. Named for its pale green stripes, tiger zucchini is a European hybrid that is best when harvested young (on the smaller side). The flavor is sweet and nutty with a tender crunch.Read more

Food Fight!: Caffeinated Drinks

by in Food Fight, July 16, 2014

Looking for that morning or afternoon buzz? Caffeinated creations — including coffee, tea, soda and energy drinks — vary not only in their pick-me-up powers but also in their nutritional benefits. Find out which ones offer the most (and least) perks. Coffee Caffeine content: A typical cup of coffee (8 fluid ounces) contains 80 toRead more

Three Cheers For the Healthiest Berry Desserts

by in In Season, July 5, 2014

Independence Day may be over, but the summer berry season is just hitting its stride. If your kitchen is bursting with all kinds of juicy gems, here’s a collection of red and blue berry desserts fit for any summer celebration. Raspberries Super-high in fiber (one cup provides more than 30 percent of the daily recommendedRead more

Summer Sips: Which Are the Healthiest of the Bunch?

by in Grocery Shopping, July 2, 2014

Looking for something refreshingly fun to beat the heat this summer? Check out these sensible sippers.

Taste Test: Which Hot Dogs Are the Top Dogs?

by in Taste Test, June 30, 2014

With the season of backyard food fests in full swing, Healthy Eats vetted the most popular hot dog brands around to see which ones deserve a coveted spot on the grill grates. Find out which frank emerged as top dog. The Criteria We rated beef wieners on a 5-point scale (5 being highest), judging the dogsRead more

The Smartest Ways to Buy and Store Summer Produce

by in In Season, June 26, 2014

How you pick and store summer fruits can mean the difference between mealy disappointment and juicy perfection. Berries Buying: Turn to these antioxidant-packed fruits for a burst of sweet-tart flavor and vitamin C. When shopping for strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries, look for plump and well-shaped pieces that are brightly colored and firm. Storing: Berries canRead more

Embracing a New Old-Fashioned Take on Healthy Eating

by in Cookbooks, June 25, 2014

Sustainable. Gorgeous. Rich in nutrients. These are three ways The Nourished Kitchen captures the fresh and simple elegance of food. In her new cookbook, blogger and real-food proponent Jennifer McGruther – who favors the likes of bone-enriched broths and fermented goods — entices readers to once again get their hands dirty in the kitchen. What areRead more

Taste Test: Kale Chips

by in Taste Test, May 25, 2014

Crunchy versions of this leafy green vegetable are taking the chip aisle by storm. There’s no doubt kale is delicious and nutritious — but do its dried spin-offs live up to the hype? The Criteria We rated these leafy snacks on a 5-point scale (5 being highest) and judged them on taste, texture, price and nutrition,Read more

When It Comes to Greek Yogurt, Thinking Outside the Bowl

by in Cookbooks, May 8, 2014

Cookbook author Toby Amidor is a registered dietitian, a mother of three and a regular contributor to Healthy Eats – which might just be some kind of nutrition intelligence trifecta. She has long been a fan of Greek yogurt, not only for the flavor but also for the numerous dietary benefits it bestows. Her passion for the tangy ingredient inspiredRead more

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