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Can Butter Be Part of a Healthy Diet? (Seriously, Now.)

by in Healthy Tips, July 12, 2014

The old butter verses margarine controversy is back in the spotlight. With many folks favoring wholesome, natural foods, margarine has now taken a backseat to butter. But can this full fat delight be part of a healthy diet?

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, May 8, 2014

In this week’s news: Tofu firms up its fan base; Butter Image Rehab 2014 continues; and a soda giant refreshes its ingredient list. Tofu, Always Blending In, Takes a Mainstream Approach Given tofu’s admirable protein content, lack of cholesterol and relatively high amount of calcium, you’d think health reasons might be its biggest selling points.Read more

Butter: Is It Healthy?

by in Is It Healthy?, June 26, 2012

One of the most controversial debates in the nutrition world – can butter be part of a healthy diet? Yes There’s something deliciously simple about good old butter. It’s made from nothing but cream and salt, not the laundry list of ingredients you’ll find in tubs of butter alternatives. One tablespoon has 7 percent ofRead more

Robin’s Healthy Take: Are Butter Sauces Healthy Eats?

by in Robin's Healthy Take, February 13, 2012

Robin’s recipes feature sauces with just enough butter for flavor without a ton of fat. Try noodles with wasabi butter sauce or steak with tarragon butter sauce.

5 Ingredients or Less: Eggs In A Basket

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, Healthy Recipes, October 11, 2010

Also called “eggs-in-a-hole”, “birds nest,” “eggs-in-a-blanket” or “frog-in-a-hole”, this fun breakfast fave was served up to my kids on their first day of school. With less than 5 ingredients, it’s an easy and stress-free dish to cook up on a school day.

In the News: The Fatty Food Tax, Unilever Ditches Trans Fat & Steroids in Diet Supplements

by in Food News, July 31, 2009

From this week’s headlines: Denny’s sued for high sodium, higher costs for high fat foods, and optional toppings not part of nutrition info

Better Butter Alternatives

by in Healthy Tips, March 25, 2009

Are you substituting butter with margarine as a “healthier” alternative? Some butter substitutes may actually clog your arteries just as much — if not more — than good old butter. Learn more about the butter-versus-margarine debate and find out what butter alternatives to try.