All Posts By Dana Angelo White

Frozen Yogurt: Is it Healthy?

by in Healthy Tips, Is It Healthy?, June 29, 2011
frozen yogurt
Frozen yogurt: friend or foe?

Making healthy choices isn’t always easy. In this new series, we’re diving into some seemingly better-for-you foods to explore  if they’re really healthy.  To fire things up for summer, is cool and creamy fro-yo a healthy pick? Read more

Healthy Swaps: Ice Cream Toppings

by in Healthy Tips, June 25, 2011

ice cream

Hitting up the local ice cream shop or freezer section to beat the heat? As if ice cream wasn’t enough of a treat, you have a rainbow of toppers to choose from. Ice cream lovers tend to forget that these colorful confections can pile up the calories and fat. Consider our tips before making your next sundae.

5 swaps for a better sundae »

Nutrient to Know: Riboflavin

by in Nutrients to Know, June 24, 2011
Spinach Mushoom Quiche
You'll get some of the riboflavin you need from the spinach, egg and milk in these mini quiches.

It’s found in everything from dairy products to vegetables, but are you making smart choices to get enough of this energy-boosting B-vitamin? Find out why it’s important and the best ways to get your daily dose.

What’s riboflavin, and how do I get what I need? »

5 Ingredients: Five Summer Sauces

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, June 17, 2011
Romesco
Romesco Sauce-Topped Chicken With Arugula

Liven up your summer menus, without gobs of extra calories and fat. Here are five totally different sauces bursting with seasonal flavors — each with 5 ingredients or less.

5 simple, summer-perfect sauces »

Update: Where Should You Spend Your Organic Dollar?

by in In Season, June 16, 2011
Organic Produce
Find out what fruits and veggies are most important to buy organic.

Sure, we’d probably all love to buy every fruit and veggie organic, but it’s not always affordable to purchase everything from the often higher-priced organic section.  Luckily, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) keeps a running list of the fruits and veggies that are most and least contaminated — here’s how they updated the list for 2011.

Find out the most important foods to buy organic »

30 Days of Summer Berries

by in In Season, June 15, 2011
Summer Berries
Here are 30 of our favorite ways to enjoy berries. What are yours?

Whether you prefer strawberries, raspberries, blueberries or blackberries, don’t miss the prime season for these plump, juicy treasures. Here are 30 ways to enjoy these nutritious little delights — one for each day in June.

30 ways to enjoy summer berries »

Make Your Own Grill Seasoning

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, June 15, 2011
Grill Seasoning
Make your own grill seasoning with our easy how-to.

Give Dad a gift he can use all summer long: grill seasoning! Instead of boring bottled spice mixes, make your own batch for meat, fish or veggies with all his favorite flavors.

Get 3 new grill seasoning recipes, plus tips to create your own »

Baked Beans, Lightened Up

by in Meal Makeovers, June 9, 2011
Baked Beans With Ham
Ellie's Baked Beans With Ham

While they’re certainly convenient for summer cookouts and parties, canned baked beans can be a deceivingly high-calorie side dish.  Make your own flavorful, lightened up version with our recipes and tips.

Lighter, still-delicious baked beans »

Top 5 Worst Exercise Habits

by in Diets & Weight Loss, Healthy Tips, June 8, 2011

weights
I work with clients to establish safe and smart diet and exercise regimens. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of incorrect information out there! Here are the top 5 exercise faux pas I commonly come across.

5 exercise habits to avoid »

Nutrient to Know: Zeaxanthin

by in Nutrients to Know, June 7, 2011
Massaged Kale Salad
Aarti Sequiera's Massaged Kale Salad

This antioxidant powerhouse helps to protect your vision. Are you getting enough in your diet?

Find out why you need it and where to find it »