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10 Ways to Celebrate Peanut Butter Day

by in Healthy Recipes, January 24, 2014

Oh yeah, it’s National Peanut Butter Day. And there’s much more to this popular spread than lunchbox sandwiches. Capitalize on the good-for-you fats found in the nut butter with these 10 recipes.

Giada’s Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

by in Healthy Recipes, January 15, 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 themRead more

7 Days of Healthy Snacks

by in Healthy Recipes, January 8, 2014

Choosing well-balanced snacks can help keep you satisfied until your next meal. Think of them of as mini-meals providing your body with important nutrients like calcium and fiber. The ideal number of snacks depends on the individual but is usually about 1 to 2 daily.

Start the Year Right: 12 Healthy Breakfasts

by in Healthy Recipes, January 1, 2014

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.

How to Build A Better Winter Salad

by in Healthy Recipes, December 22, 2013

There may be a smaller bounty of greens during the winter months, but that doesn’t mean you should forgo a delicious salad. Here’s how you can use seasonal winter goodies to build a healthy salad.

Tips for Gluten-Free Holiday Baking

by in Gluten-Free, December 20, 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-freeRead more

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cheese (Plus 10 Cheesy Recipes)

by in Healthy Recipes, December 5, 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.

New Additions to the Gluten-Free Aisle

by in Gluten-Free, November 29, 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.

Healthy Ways To Cook with Bacon (No, Really)

by in Healthy Recipes, November 24, 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.