All Posts By Katie Cavuto-Boyle

Katie’s Healthy Bites: Make Your Own Nut Butters

by in Uncategorized, February 20, 2011

I love peanut butter! If you’re a fanatic like me, you’ll love how quick, simple, creative and healthy making your own nut butters can be. Homemade nut butters are preservative-free and packed with heart-healthy fats. They are a versatile ingredient that’s both filling and delicious. Smear these nut butters on a cracker, a slice ofRead more

Katie’s Healthy Bites: Have a Steamy Chinese New Year

by in Uncategorized, February 2, 2011

This year, Chinese New Year begins on February 3 and goes on for 15 days. Why not celebrate by using one of my favorite healthy kitchen tools, the bamboo steamer?  Steaming is a gentle, healthy cooking process that preserves nutrients and locks in flavor, texture, color and moisture, and this traditional cooking technique is the perfectRead more

Katie’s Healthy Bites: Mindful Eating

by in Uncategorized, January 23, 2011

When I meet with clients, I always talk about mindful eating. Mindful eating is the exact opposite of eating while driving, watching TV, gobbling the leftovers on your kid’s plates and taking a nibble every time you walk into the kitchen or pass a plate of goodies. Instead, think before you put that second cookieRead more

Katie’s Healthy Bites: Winter Salads

by in Uncategorized, January 17, 2011

Salads aren’t just for summer — there are plenty of ways to glorify your greens throughout the winter. Salads are a fun, colorful and creative way consume a diverse number of vitamins, minerals and nutrients that are essentials for a healthy you! Create your own savvy salads using this winter salad ingredient key, or takeRead more

Katie’s Healthy Bites: Cooking Under Pressure

by in Uncategorized, January 9, 2011

I used to stare at pressure cookers in the home goods stores, questions flurrying:  What would I do with that?  Would I even use it?  Well, I finally bit the bullet and added one to my kitchen lineup, and, to my surprise it’s become a favorite tool and a busy life saver!  So if you’reRead more

Katie’s Healthy Bites: 5 Healthy Addictions For 2011

by in Uncategorized, January 2, 2011

When is comes to making New Year’s resolutions, I often find my clients choose unrealistic goals that then lead to disappointment and a sense of failure. This year, do it differently:  Develop healthy, achievable “addictions” that promote long-term lifestyle changes.  No disappointment, just new experiences!

Katie’s Healthy Bites: Discover Garam Masala

by in Uncategorized, December 12, 2010

Garam masala is an Indian term meaning “hot spice,” though it isn’t actually a spice itself. It’s a dry spice mixture comprised of up to 12 spices. If you haven’t sampled this sweet-spicy blend, here’s the scoop on versatile garam masala, and how to incorporate it into your favorite dishes.

12 Days of Healthy Holiday Gifts: Flavored Vinegar

by in 12 Days of Holiday Gifts, December 5, 2010

We’re serving up fresh healthy gift ideas every day from now until December 12. Catch up on the previous gifts here. I start brainstorming holiday gifts for friends and family almost as soon as Thanksgiving ends!  I love to use my culinary inspiration to create handmade gifts for loved ones, and this year I amRead more

Katie’s Healthy Bites: Cut 100 Calories During the Holidays

by in Uncategorized, November 30, 2010

Thanksgiving is over, and that means the holiday season is in full swing. Hectic schedules, holiday baking and a few too many treats leave many people a few pounds heavier come January 1, but it doesn’t have to be that way! Here are 5 simple ways to cut 100 calories during the holidays.

Katie’s Healthy Bites: 5 Super-Simple Turkey Preparations

by in Uncategorized, November 21, 2010

You don’t have to deep-fry your turkey to give your turkey that wow factor — instead, look to herbs and spices. Here are 5 marinades and rubs to add a healthy dose of flavor to your Thanksgiving feast.