All Posts By Dana Angelo White

Last-Minute Gift: Homemade Chocolate Truffles

by in Healthy Holidays, December 23, 2013

It’s hard to beat the decadence of chocolate truffles, but they’re not always as sinful as they might seem. These homemade ones have about 50 calories, 3 grams of saturated fat and 5 grams of sugar apiece. Best of all, the chocolate treats are far easier to create than you might think, making them anRead more

Tips for Gluten-Free Holiday Baking

by in Gluten-Free, December 20, 2013

Wheat flours are an obvious no-no for gluten-free baking, but gluten is also commonly found in other baking staples like some brands of oats, as well as candies and leavening agents, so it’s important to read labels carefully. It’s also helpful to experiment with recipes ahead of time and find a good standard all-purpose gluten-freeRead more

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, December 18, 2013

In this week’s news: A sugar vs. fat face-off; the secret to avoiding holiday bulge (yes, exercise works); and more restaurants try (but don’t always succeed) to meet the demand for gluten-free.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cheese (Plus 10 Cheesy Recipes)

by in Healthy Recipes, December 5, 2013

Is cheese a staple ingredient of your menus? Here are some nutrition tips, a couple of insights and, of course, some healthy cheesy recipes. Did You Know? 1. Lower-moisture cheeses, including Parmesan, Romano and Swiss, are lower in lactose and may therefore be tolerated better by people who suffer from lactose intolerance.

The Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, December 4, 2013

In this week’s news: More good news about oatmeal, fast-food receipts that make you rethink your order — plus the latest glimpse into Americans’ eating habits.

New Additions to the Gluten-Free Aisle

by in Gluten-Free, November 29, 2013

With more and more gluten-free products on the market, finding the tastiest can be tricky. Here are some recent arrivals to the gluten-free aisle, just in time for the holidays.

Healthy Ways To Cook with Bacon (No, Really)

by in Healthy Recipes, November 24, 2013

I admit it: I’m a dietitian who loves bacon. But instead of gorging on greasy slabs, I’ve found ways to add the delightfully salty and smoky flavor to my favorite dishes a little at a time.