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Taste Test: Better-For-You Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

by in Taste Test, February 27, 2014

Reaching for a more wholesome cookie seems like a smart choice, but do these seemingly healthier brands pass the test for nutrition and flavor? Healthy Eats did a Taste Test to find out. The Criteria Each brand of cookie was rated on a 5-point scale (5 being the highest). The cookies were evaluated on taste,Read more

Taste Test: Healthier Frozen Pizzas

by in Taste Test, February 19, 2014

HealthyEats asked its Facebook fans about their favorite healthy frozen pizza. Most folks insisted on making their own, while others found the term “healthy frozen pizza” an oxymoron (love that comment!). It’s always better to know the choices available—you never know when the frozen pizza aisle will be calling your name.

Easy Strategies for Planning Healthy Meals

by in Grocery Shopping, January 16, 2014

The toughest part of getting on track with your weight loss plan is getting organized. We lose track of time, get busy with personal stuff or shuttling the little ones around, and end up falling off the wagon. Start this year off right, by getting your grocery list in check.

5 Frozen Foods to Stock (and 5 to Skip)

by in Grocery Shopping, October 14, 2013

Your freezer was created to preserve food for longer periods of time. But filling it with junk can sabotage any healthy eating plan. I’ll tell you which items to stock up on and which can lead to a bulging waistline.

Taste Test: Bottled Lemon Iced Tea

by in Taste Test, July 17, 2013

Looking for a refreshing beverage to beat the summer heat? See the results of this taste test before popping open a bottle of sweetened iced tea. The Criteria This taste test focused on sweetened teas with lemon (no other flavors for this challenge). Close attention was paid to ingredient quality, calories and sugar, and eachRead more

6 Healthy Pantry Must-Haves

by in Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, July 9, 2013

Could your pantry use a healthy makeover? Use these six ingredients to infuse recipes with flavor. 1. Sambal Oelek Quite possibly one of my favorite ingredients of all time, this blend of fresh ground chiles, salt and vinegar adds a flavorful heat to sauces, stir-fries and marinades. Mix with mayo, nonfat Greek yogurt and lemonRead more

How to Pick a Healthy Frozen Treat

by in Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, July 8, 2013

Nobody loves a good frozen treat more than I do, which is why it bugs me when I see store shelves overflowing with “diet” offerings that fool folks into thinking they’re better than good old ice cream. The next time you’ve got a hankering for a frozen treat, here are some useful tips. Low-Fat IceRead more