All Posts By Dana Angelo White

5 Hacks for Canned Coconut Milk

by in Healthy Tips, April 24, 2016

With its creamy goodness, canned coconut milk is more useful around the kitchen than you might think. In addition to being delicious, this vegan option is nonperishable and costs less per ounce than heavy cream. Each serving (1/3 cup) contains 120 calories and 10 grams of saturated fat, so, like many decadent foods, it’s to be enjoyed in moderation.

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The Rise of Store Brands

by in Grocery Shopping, April 17, 2016

Store brands used to just be for die-hard bargain shoppers, but the demand for high-quality ones has recently spiked. In response, many large store chains have responded by delivering some excellent products at equally favorable prices. Here are some of the most-popular store brands and a few of their most-impressive products.

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Hot Fitness Trends

by in Fitness, April 16, 2016

Looking to heat up your exercise routine? Try one of these hot workouts on for size.

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Order This, Not That: Red Robin

by in Dining Out, April 10, 2016

This sit-down burger joint has an extensive menu with thousands of options. An online nutrition calculator can help make sense of the best and worst choices, but it’s pretty safe to say it’s nearly impossible to eat healthy here.

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Don’t Be Fooled by These Healthy Impostors

by in Healthy Tips, March 29, 2016

A recent news story revealed that many brands of grated Parmesan cheese contain wood-pulp fillers. This may seem like an isolated occurrence, but there are more food faux pas to be looking out for. Don’t be fooled by these six seemingly good-for-you foods.

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Food Fight: Almond Milk vs. Cashew Milk

by in Grocery Shopping, March 26, 2016

The varieties of dairy-free milk alternatives continue to expand, and the newest kid on the shelf is cashew milk. Find out how this nutty beverage stacks up against its almond-containing counterpart.

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Should You Be Eating Avocado Seeds?

by in Healthy Tips, March 24, 2016

Social media is buzzing with tips and videos about how to break down and munch on the part of the avocado that typically gets tossed in the trash. Are avocado seeds the next superfood? Not so fast!

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Good or Bad: Alternative Noodles

by in Healthy Tips, March 23, 2016

No matter which fad diet you’re following, pasta is usually on the list of foods to avoid. This has been making dieters incredibly carb-phobic. On the other hand, some dietary restrictions such as celiac disease rightfully call for alternatives to gluten-filled pasta. If you’re reaching for alternatives to traditional pasta, you may not be getting a healthier noodle. Read more

Beware of the Low-Sugar Revolution

by in Food and Nutrition Experts, March 21, 2016

If you’re trying to cut out added sugar from your diet, you aren’t alone. Make sure you’re doing it right; get the inside scoop on the sweet stuff.

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Have You Tried … Rose Water?

by in Healthy Tips, March 19, 2016

This century-old liquid is gaining momentum as a hot culinary trend. Have you stopped to smell the rose water?

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