Tag: beer

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.

7 Summer Foods That Sound Healthier Than They Are

by in Healthy Tips, July 26, 2013

The hot weather brings a bounty of delicious, seasonal foods that may seem healthy, but are anything but. Be in-the-know and avoid some of these healthy halo boobie traps.

Sip Wisely: Tips for Smart Alcohol Picks

by in Healthy Tips, May 27, 2010

With spring fever in the air, relax with a glass (or two) of alcohol. Beer, wine and cocktails can be part of a healthy diet—as long as you do it responsibly and follow our tips.

Label Decoder: High Maltose Corn Syrup

by in Label Decoder, August 13, 2009

You’ve probably seen high maltose corn syrup listed on food labels before, even if you don’t quite remember where. Did you know high maltose corn syrup is a close cousin to the infamous high fructose corn syrup? Numerous questions are probably swirling in your head right now. Luckily, we’ll tell you all about it. Read on to get the scoop (literally; it’s found in ice cream).

Spotlight Recipe: Michelada

by in Healthy Recipes, January 26, 2009

Want something more exciting than bottled beer for your game-day bash? If your friends are Bloody Mary fans, this Mexican cocktail might be a winner. Lime and hot sauce liven up the flavor without adding calories.

Raise a Toast: Understanding Alcohol's Calories

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Tips, December 27, 2008

There’s no need to deny yourself a drink or two at your next party — it’s knowing how to control all those calories that’s the tricky part. Here’s some things to keep in mind.