All Posts By Katie Cavuto-Boyle

10 Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks

by in Uncategorized, December 13, 2013

True, time in the kitchen can be relaxing and therapeutic — but that doesn’t mean efficiency is a bad thing. There are lots of shortcuts that make cooking a healthy meal quicker and simpler. Here are ten favorite tricks of the trade. • Pomegranate seeds are like gold — especially if you have to takeRead more

Can’t Get Enough Butternut Squash?

by in Uncategorized, November 19, 2013

Butternut squash is one of the most popular of the winter squash varieties. Sure, it can be tricky to peel (try these tips, or go for pre-prepped options), but the yield is high and the uses are many.

How Not to Overdo It on Halloween Candy

by in Uncategorized, October 24, 2013

Halloween is creeping up, and the scare of a sugar overdose is a concern for parents and children alike. Here are a few tricks for keeping the treat in your Halloween without overdoing it. • Fuel up: Make sure the whole family (that means you, too, adults) has a healthy meal prior to trick-or-treating. IncludeRead more

Delicata Squash with Sunflower Seeds

by in Uncategorized, October 12, 2013

It’s winter squash season which means sweet, savory roasted vegetables that warm us on cold days. It also means tough, thick squash skin that can be a pain to peel or cut away. Delicata squash is the perfect solution, as the small, delicate squash can be eaten, skin and all. Try this recipe for roastedRead more

8 Tricks for Using Kitchen Scraps

by in Uncategorized, October 11, 2013

It isn’t rare to hear comments about the costs associated with eating healthy. But utilizing food scraps (like stale bread and carrot stems), which are inevitable in most kitchens, is one easy way to save money. Here are eight tips.

Butternut-Squash Hummus

by in Uncategorized, September 24, 2013

If you’re looking to go beyond your usual winter-squash soup or roasted vegetable recipes, try this butternut-squash hummus. Smoky, sweet and filling, the hummus is also loaded with fiber, protein, healthy fats and beta-carotene.

7 Tips for Avoiding the Freshman 15

by in Uncategorized, September 15, 2013

Whether you are a freshman with on-campus housing and a dining plan or a senior in your own apartment, healthy eating at college is achievable and it doesn’t need to involve deprivation or dieting. At the Dining Hall  • Make room for fruit: Most campus dining halls offer a variety of whole fruits such as apples,Read more

Last Call for Tomatoes and Cukes!

by in Uncategorized, September 14, 2013

Summer may be winding down but there are tomatoes, cucumbers and radishes still ready for harvest. Refreshing, crisp and colorful, this simple salad is the perfect side dish to almost any meal. I swapped the traditional herbs like basil and parsley for anise-flavored tarragon, which lends it to fall flavors and comfort foods as well.Read more

5 Healthier Lunchbox Picks (That Kids May Actually Eat)

by in Uncategorized, August 29, 2013

How do we make mealtime appealing to little kids but acceptable to us? With summer winding down and the first day of school approaching, I’ve started thinking of ways to make lunchtime fun and healthy. Here are my product picks. • Juice Box: Vita Coco Kids is 100% natural juice from coconuts blended with filteredRead more

Chia Seeds + Chocolate = Deliciousness

by in Uncategorized, August 25, 2013

We can all use another healthy dessert option, and this recipe for chocolate chia-seed pudding is so healthy you don’t even have to think of it as a treat. (Another huge plus: The recipe is extremely simple.) By combining chia seeds, almond milk (coconut milk will work well also), maple syrup and cocoa powder, youRead more

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