All Posts By Dana Angelo White

7 Surprising Things To Do With Tomatoes

by in Healthy Recipes, August 5, 2013

Pretty soon, gardens and farmers’ markets will be overflowing with tomatoes. Don’t dare waste them! When they’re piling up and you’re sick of salads and sammies, turn to these fresh ideas. # 1 Make Jam This tangy, sweet and savory jam tastes good on just about everything. Add some cayenne pepper for an extra kick!Read more

Market Watch: Heirloom Eggplants

by in Farmers' Market Finds, In Season, August 4, 2013

Most passersby ooh and ahh over these fantastically gorgeous nightshade veggies and then pass on buying them because they have no idea what to do with them! I’m here to help. You certainly won’t come across these gorgeous gnarly varieties of eggplant in your local large chain grocery store. White, striped and even pumpkin-shaped —Read more

Protein-Enhanced Foods: The Good, Bad and Ugly

by in Healthy Tips, July 31, 2013

It seems like everywhere I turn, new and “improved” high protein-versions of seemingly healthy foods are being advertised. How do they boost the protein content? And are they really a good-for-you choice? So I did some digging, and it turns out, it depends! Cereals The addition of soy protein isolate will virtually double the amountRead more

10 Fun Ways to Enjoy Coconut Water

by in Healthy Recipes, July 29, 2013

Chilled coconut water is a tasty beverage (and keeps gaining popularity), but I’ve been coming up with all kinds of ways to use it. Try this Crazy Coconut Lemonade. Make frozen treats! Add to ice pops or fro-yo. Cozy up with Slow-Cooker Coconut Brown Rice Pudding. How about a cool spin on ceviche? Whisk withRead more

5 Healthier Hot Dogs

by in Grilling, Which is Healthier?, July 23, 2013

I used to be totally against anything related to a hot dog. Two kids later, I find myself turning to them as a viable option for the occasional backyard barbecue or last-minute weeknight dinner. Part of the reason I changed my mind was because of healthier options. After reading TONS of ingredient labels, I found someRead more

Food Fight! Lemonade vs. Iced Tea

by in Food Fight, Healthy Tips, July 22, 2013

Looking to quench your thirst with one of these summertime classics? First, check out which drink came out on top in this battle of the beverages.

Exercise Trends Worth Trying

by in Fitness, July 21, 2013

Looking for a new way to work out? At the recent National Athletic Trainer’s Association annual meeting, I was able to check out what’s trending with exercise experts. Here’s the lowdown on the latest gear–and what’s worth the investment. Suspension Training Specialized straps connected to a door or ceiling allow you to use your ownRead more

Market Watch: Goat’s Milk Feta

by in Farmers' Market Finds, July 20, 2013

Sometimes I go to the farmers’ market in search of items that have nothing to do with produce. Local farmers often have other goodies like meats, cheeses, eggs, honey and baked goods to offer. On a recent trip to my favorite market I picked up a package of a profoundly delicious cheese: feta made fromRead more

22 Healthy Zucchini Recipes

by in Healthy Recipes, In Season, July 18, 2013

It’s prime season for summer squash, and like most folks, I get all jazzed up when the zucchini harvest arrives. Here are 22 healthy ways to devour this summer goodie. Soups, Salads, Snacks … and a Cocktail! Zucchini is the chameleon of the produce world, adapting to any surrounding flavor and texture. It’s tremendously delishRead more

Diet 101: Flat Belly Diet

by in Diets & Weight Loss, July 17, 2013

Seems like everyone has been asking me about ways to lose belly fat lately. Is the Flat Belly Diet the way? And which foods does the diet recommend? Find out. Overview From the editors of Prevention magazine, the Flat Belly Diet claims that followers can lose up to 15 pounds in 32 days. Researched inRead more