All Posts By Toby Amidor

Nutrition Expert at FoodNetwork.com

5 Calcium-Packed Delicious Dishes

by in Healthy Recipes, July 24, 2013

Are you getting enough calcium? Turn to diet first to get your recommended daily dose of (or as much calcium as possible) before popping a calcium supplement. Here are 5 recipes to help you do so.

10 Great Ways to Use Up Fresh Basil

by in Healthy Recipes, In Season, July 13, 2013

Pick up a bunch (or two!) of this fragrant herb while it’s in season. The toughest part is deciding how you’ll want to use it—there are just so many good ways.

20 Kid-Friendly (and Healthy!) Summer Recipes

by in Healthy Recipes, Kid-Friendly, July 13, 2013

It’s time to break away from the same old chicken nugget and mac-and-cheese routine. The summer brings with it a bounty of fresh fruits and veggies, which make for deliciously healthy dishes your kids will love.

Veggie Burger: Is It Healthy?

by in Is It Healthy?, July 12, 2013

When ordering a veggie burger at a restaurant, are you really making the healthier choice? It depends. The ingredients vary so widely, you need to take an up close and personal look at what they’re made of.

How to Reward Kids (The Healthy Way!)

by in Healthy Tips, July 11, 2013

My youngest goes gaga for store-bought donuts but I steer clear of my temptation to reward her with sweets. Food should never be used as a reward – or punishment. Children need to appreciate food as a means of nourishment and enjoyment. They should leave the table after each meal or snack with a positive dining experience.