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Eating By Color: Green

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, March 15, 2011

With both St. Patty’s day and spring just around the corner, what better color to focus on than green? March is also National Nutrition Month and this year the focus is eating a variety of colors– so be sure to check out some yummy orange and red colored foods.

Gluten-Free Girl’s Irish Soda Bread

by in Gluten-Free, March 14, 2011

Shauna James Ahern, better known as Gluten-Free Girl, is sharing her favorite gluten-free recipes with us! This week, an Irish classic: Soda bread. St. Patrick’s Day is coming up. Everyone will be Irish for the day, dressed in green and hoping to not get pinched. Most people think of corned beef and cabbage when theyRead more

Healthy Recipe Essentials: Soups

by in Healthy Recipes, March 11, 2011

We gave you tips on healthy stir fries, this time we’re tackling soups. Soups are inexpensive and versatile. There are so many variations to play with depending on the veggies, legumes, grains, herbs and meats you add. We’ll walk through the basics to get you started and give you fun and exciting ideas to play with in the kitchen.

Robin’s Healthy Take: Better Brown-Bag Lunches

by in Back to School, Healthy Recipes, Kid-Friendly, Robin's Healthy Take, March 10, 2011

I love packing lunch for my two boys every day. It’s a little part of me that I send in a brown bag (actually, a thermal lunch bag.) It like to imagine them opening lunch to find my surprises. These are my favorite simple, healthy foods to pack up, plus, my easy tips for packing it all up.

Make Your Own Girl Scout Cookies

by in Cookies & Other Desserts, March 9, 2011

Whether you want to avoid some of the highly-processed ingredients (like trans fats and palm oil) or you just can’t wait for the annual cookie sale, we’ve got some simple ways to make healthier versions of these classic treats.

10 Ways to Love Peanut Butter

by in Healthy Recipes, March 1, 2011

Calling all peanut butter lovers! We’re celebrating Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day and kicking off National Peanut Month by giving you 10 tummy-pleasing ways to sop up some peanutty decadence. We recommend choosing natural or homemade varieties for the truest flavor and best nutrition.

Rice Pudding, Lightened Up

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, February 28, 2011

I was never a rice pudding fan until a few years ago when my middle daughter starting requesting it daily. Since then I’ve been experimenting with a few variations of this classic to help lighten up the creamy calories while still maintaining its delicious flavor.

Spotlight Recipes: Baked Tortilla Chips

by in Healthy Recipes, February 24, 2011

Proof there really is a food holiday for everything: Today is National Tortilla Chip Day. We’re celebrating by making a batch of homemade baked tortilla chips! It’s easier than you think — here’s how you do it.