Tag: alcohol

Cooking with Beer (the Healthy Way)

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, October 16, 2013

Did you know beer is more than for just drinking? Enjoy the flavor in some of your favorite dishes. Cooking with beer can actually be a healthy way to flavor food—here’s why.

Taste Test: Light Beer

by in Taste Test, June 15, 2010

Cold beer just tastes better during the hot, steamy summertime. Light beers get a bad wrap on the flavor front, so we tested five popular brands (including the most requested ones from our Facebook fans) to see which brew tasted best. It was a hard job, but someone had to do it! Check out how your favorite brand measured up.

Reading List: Spices Cut Cancer Risk, Chefs Adopt A School and Healthy Video Games

by in Food News, May 28, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Overseas food suppliers to receive food safety training, anti-obesity video games and slathering spices on your meat can help reduce cancer risk

Reading List: Hot Trends For 2010, Controversial Anti-Soda Video & A Caffeine-Alcohol Warning

by in Food News, December 18, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: Check out how airline food stacks up, a wellness supermarket tour, and hot food trends for 2010.

Hosting a Healthy Holiday Party

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Tips, December 14, 2009

You may be convinced the ultimate holiday party spread includes a fatty cheese ball, sugary cookies and loads of alcohol, but healthy and tasty fare is possible. Here are top tips for planning and a bunch of recipes for your shindig.

Top Foods That Start (& Stop) Heartburn

by in Healthy Tips, November 13, 2009

Almost without fail, holidays equal lots of food. The trouble usually starts when you find a dish that’s so delicious, you just can’t get enough (it happens to the best of us). Of course a few hours later, when heartburn kicks in, you’ll ask yourself that burning question: “Why did I eat so much?” We explain which foods can kick up heartburn (and why), plus ways to cool it down.