Tag: apple

Budget-Friendly Foods: Top 5 Healthy Picks

by in Healthy Tips, March 1, 2010

These days, who’s not watching their wallets along with their waistlines? After some number crunching, we came up with top five budget-friendly, healthy foods that give you maximum nutrition for your food buck.

Spotlight Recipes: Apple Desserts for Under 250 Calories

by in Healthy Recipes, September 24, 2009

Apples desserts top my list of favorite indulgences (besides chocolate). But many (especially pastries) pack in loads of fat and calories. Here are some apple goodies that are less than 250 calories per serving and packed with fiber and the antioxidants beta-carotene and vitamin C.

Market Watch: Pick Your Own

by in Farmers' Market Finds, September 23, 2009

This is best time of year to visit a local farm and harvest some of your own fall favorites with your own two hands. You can get apples, pears or pumpkins and turn them into seasonal dishes like these Pear and Apple Muffins.

Make Your Own Applesauce

by in Healthy Recipes, September 21, 2009

When you start seeing the apple bushels at the market, you know it’s prime time for applesauce. Pass on the jarred stuff and whip up a batch of your own. It’s easy (we promise), and you won’t believe the delicious difference.

Spotlight Recipes: Rosh Hashanah Menu

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, September 17, 2009

Rosh Hashanah marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year. To celebrate the two-day holiday, celebrants fill their homes with family, food and good wishes. Beyond the traditional apples dipped in honey, here’s a menu to help keep bring you a sweet, happy and healthy new year to come.

Spotlight Recipe: Carrot, Green Apple and Mint Salad

by in Healthy Recipes, January 21, 2009

With less than 90 calories per serving and full of vitamin A (good for healthy eyes and hair), this easy carrot salad whips up in no time. Try it as a side for any sandwich or light dinner.