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Taste Test: Which Hot Dogs Are the Top Dogs?

by in Taste Test, June 30, 2014

With the season of backyard food fests in full swing, Healthy Eats vetted the most popular hot dog brands around to see which ones deserve a coveted spot on the grill grates. Find out which frank emerged as top dog. The Criteria We rated beef wieners on a 5-point scale (5 being highest), judging the dogsRead more

Taste Test: Healthier Crackers

by in Taste Test, June 21, 2014

Have you perused the cracker aisle lately? In addition to the classic wheat crackers, you’ll find the shelves packed with crackers now made from legumes, nuts, grains, or seeds. But are these options really what they’re cracked up to be?

Taste Test: Kale Chips

by in Taste Test, May 25, 2014

Crunchy versions of this leafy green vegetable are taking the chip aisle by storm. There’s no doubt kale is delicious and nutritious — but do its dried spin-offs live up to the hype? The Criteria We rated these leafy snacks on a 5-point scale (5 being highest) and judged them on taste, texture, price and nutrition,Read more

Taste Test: Frozen Burritos

by in Taste Test, April 4, 2014

As more burritos have hit the frozen food aisle, we were curious to see which fit the “healthy” bill. Although at Healthy Eats we love to make our own, some nights you’re just in the mood for a grab-and-heat single serving meal.

Taste Test: Turkey Bacon

by in Taste Test, March 20, 2014

Do you reach for turkey bacon as a healthier alternative to conventional bacon? As it turns out, there’s not always a huge difference between the two when it comes to nutrition stats. An average slice of traditional pork bacon (about ½ ounce in weight) contains 35 calories, 1 gram saturated fat and 130 milligrams ofRead more

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.

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

Taste Test: Strawberry Greek Yogurt

by in Taste Test, April 28, 2013

How do the various brands of strawberry Greek yogurt stack up, based on flavor, calories, protein and sugar content? Find out which gets an RD’s highest rating.

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