All Posts By Dana Angelo White

Shellfish: Good or Bad?

by in Healthy Tips, February 9, 2010

Grilled Prawn
Doctors and other health experts used to warn folks away from clams, shrimp, crab and other shellfish because they were too high in cholesterol. Turns out that shellfish can still be a tasty part of a heart-healthy diet.

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FN’s Top Recipes, Lightened Up: #1 Baked Macaroni & Cheese

by in Healthy Recipes, Meal Makeovers, February 8, 2010
Baked Mac and Cheese
Alton's Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese tops just about everyone’s list of favorite comfort foods — and Alton Brown’s version repeatedly tops the list of Food Network’s most popular recipes. It’s easy to see why: It feeds a crowd, and the gooey goodness is so filling. The dish is also easy to lighten up.  Make these few tweaks to make it light enough for a regular indulgence.

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Talking to the Experts: Madhu Gadia

by in Healthy Tips, February 4, 2010

Madhu Gadia
You may not know the name, but you might recognize Madhu Gadia’s smiling face from browsing the cookbook section of your bookstore or from seeing her recipe in O Magazine recently. A registered dietitian and Indian cuisine expert, Madhu shared a little bit about Indian home cooking, learning to love those fabulous Indian spices and her new cookbook, The Indian Vegan Kitchen.

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Ask HE: How Much Fiber Do You Really Need?

by in Ask the Experts, February 3, 2010

Spinach Salad
It seems like everyone is talking about fiber lately. Marketers are touting their fiber-rich food products and some manufacturers are even adding more fiber in. You probably know fiber is “good for you” — well, here’s the 101 on how much you need in your diet.

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Chicken Wings, Lightened Up

by in Meal Makeovers, February 2, 2010

Teriyaki Chicken Wings
A game-day gathering just wouldn’t be complete without a plate of hot wings. This finger food can quickly max you out on calories and fat. Slim this party nibbler with these tips and recipes.

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5 Ingredients: Coconut Soup With Noodles & Mushrooms

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, January 27, 2010

Coconut Soup
Tired of sandwiches for lunch or the same pasta dish for dinner? A warm bowl of this Thai-inspired, nutrient-rich soup will hit the spot.

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Spotlight Recipe: Chocolate-Dipped Clementines

by in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Recipes, January 26, 2010

Chocolate-Dipped Clementines
We’ve got boxes of clementines around the house this time of year. Peeled and dipped in chocolate, this citrus fruit turns into a perfect dessert to serve with tea and espresso. A light sprinkle of coarse French sea salt heightens the flavor of the antioxidant-rich chocolate.

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FN’s Top Recipes, Lightened Up: #3 Good Eats Roast Turkey

by in Meal Makeovers, January 25, 2010

Good Eats Roast Turkey
To continue with our tips for lightening up Food Network’s Top Recipes, here’s #3 — Alton Brown’s Roast Turkey. There’s no need to wait for Thanksgiving; this turkey recipe (and the leftovers) make a cozy winter dinner.

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Talking to the Experts: Joy Bauer

by in Diets & Weight Loss, Healthy Tips, January 21, 2010

Joy Bauer
To kick off our new interview series, I chatted with the superstar registered dietitian and TODAY Show contributor, Joy Bauer. She shared her top tips for realistic New Year’s resolutions and some info from her new book, Your Inner Skinny: 4 Steps to Thin Forever.

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Mushrooms 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, January 20, 2010

Mushroom Saute
Mushrooms are super low in calories but packed with energy-producing B-vitamins and even some vitamin D. You can’t wrong adding these as flavor-boosters to your favorite dishes. Here are five ways to try them.

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