by Food Network Magazine in Healthy Recipes, January 15, 2014
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, January 8, 2014
Right after she wakes up, Giada De Laurentiis drinks two glasses of warm water with lemon. She does an hour of yoga, then eats a protein-rich breakfast, like this Chia Seed Pudding. “You don’t need to eat a lot,” she says. “It’s very substantial.”
Chia seeds are packed with fiber, protein and antioxidants. Look for them at health-food stores.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, January 1, 2014
Well-balanced snacks can help keep you satisfied until your next meal. Think of them of as mini meals that provide your body with important nutrients like calcium and fiber. The ideal number of snacks depends on the individual but is usually one to two daily. And calorie-wise, snacks should be in the 150 to 200 range.
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, December 22, 2013
It can be challenging to keep things interesting at the breakfast table. Stay out of a breakfast rut this year with these tasty and nutritious options.
by Dana Angelo White in Gluten-Free, December 20, 2013
Winter officially began yesterday, and while there may be a smaller bounty of produce during the cold-weather months, that doesn’t mean you have to forgo delicious, healthy salads. Here’s how to make the most of seasonal winter goodies.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, December 5, 2013
Wheat flours are an obvious no-no for gluten-free baking, but gluten is also commonly found in other baking staples like some brands of oats, as well as candies and leavening agents, so it’s important to read labels carefully. It’s also helpful to experiment with recipes ahead of time and find a good standard all-purpose gluten-free baking flour, like Bob’s Red Mill or Trader Joe’s brand.
If you follow a gluten-free diet or are just cooking for guests who do, here are some holiday sweets.
by Dana Angelo White in Gluten-Free, November 29, 2013
Is cheese a staple ingredient of your menus? Here are some nutrition tips, a couple of insights and, of course, some healthy cheesy recipes.
Did You Know?
1. Lower-moisture cheeses, including Parmesan, Romano and Swiss, are lower in lactose and may therefore be tolerated better by people who suffer from lactose intolerance.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, November 24, 2013
With more and more gluten-free products on the market, finding the tastiest can be tricky. Here are some recent arrivals to the gluten-free aisle, just in time for the holidays.
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, November 14, 2013
I admit it: I’m a dietitian who loves bacon. But instead of gorging on greasy slabs, I’ve found ways to add the delightfully salty and smoky flavor to my favorite dishes a little at a time.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, November 9, 2013
Hearty root veggies make for delicious, bone-warming dishes. Pick them up on your next trip to the market and get cooking!
These root vegetables, which have a sweet, nutty flavor, resemble carrots but are white in color. One cup raw provides 100 calories and 7 grams of fiber. They’re an excellent source of vitamins C and K and folate.
Recipes to try:
It’s a fabulous time of year for pears! Take advantage of the fruit’s sweet flavor and dose of fiber and potassium by making these innovative recipes. (Wondering if that pear is ripe? Check the neck.)