by Dana Angelo White in Gluten-Free, December 20, 2013
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:
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, November 7, 2013
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.)
by Healthy Eats in Healthy Recipes, November 4, 2013
Too busy to cook during the week? Instead of relying on take-out, prep one of these recipes ahead of time and you’ll have a healthy dinner at the ready when you come home.
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, October 30, 2013
You’ve had it roasted, sure, or maybe you’ve whipped it into soup. But cauliflower turns out to be capable of more–much more. The pale cousin of broccoli has some impressive hidden talents. Here are five surprising things you can do with cauliflower.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, October 25, 2013
Comforting meat and poultry dishes aren’t the only meals perfect for slow cookers. How about vegetarian fare, soups and desserts too? The possibilities are endless!
The pumpkin is carved and on display–now make sure to get the most out of those nutrient-packed seeds. Also called pepitas, the seeds provide flavorful crunch along with a dose of fiber, minerals and healthy fat. Roast your own at home or use the seeds in any of these healthy recipes.