Tag: cereal

Pantry Makeover: What to Stock, What to Skip

by in Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, January 13, 2011

canned beans

We’ve given you tips for the refrigerator — now it’s time to clean out that pantry! Besides tossing those expired products and wiping down those shelves, here are 5 items to stock up on and 5 things to toss.

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Top 5 Quick Breakfast Ideas

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, January 10, 2011


Think you don’t have time for breakfast? Think again. These healthy, well-balanced quick bites are ready in 10 minutes or less.

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Small Steps: Making Time For Breakfast

by in Healthy Tips, September 13, 2010
English Muffin Breakfast Pizza - Photo Courtesy Food Network Magazine

Is skipping breakfast part of your daily routine? Starting your day running on empty just makes your life tougher and is more stressful for your body. You may feel tired, without knowing why. As we begin Breakfast Week here on Healthy Eats, here are a few ways to help get you in the habit of eating a morning meal every day.
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Reading List: Dirty Airplane Food, Rising Obesity Rates, and Popular Cereals Recalled

by in Food News, July 2, 2010


In this week’s nutrition news: Adult obesity rates on the rise, 90 percent of Americans eat too much salt and CPSI asks the government to ban food dyes.

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Kid-Friendly Mother’s Day Menu

by in Healthy Recipes, Kid-Friendly, May 5, 2010


As a mother of three, nothing warms my heart more than a bunch of pitter-pattering feet scrambling to bring me breakfast in bed. Finally my kids are old enough to pour, stir and measure ingredients–hopefully my hubby is reading this and gets the hint! Here are some kid-friendly ideas for kids of all ages (with a little help from Dad) and ideas on which tasks are age-appropriate.

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10 Foods for Healthy Hair

by in Healthy Tips, March 12, 2010


What you eat affects every part of your body — even your hair. When it comes to keeping your locks lovely, some nutrients play an extra important role. Here are 10 foods to keep on your plate.

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Reading List: ConAgra Cuts the Sodium, Alcohol Warnings & Men Aren't Washing Up

by in Food News, October 23, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: Revamping school lunches menus, examining health claims of alcohol and Cocoa Puffs won’t have that “Smart Choice” label for long.

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Taste Test: Whole-Grain Cereal

by in Taste Test, September 29, 2009

We filled you in our tips for picking the healthiest cereal, and you weighed in with your favorites. We took five of your most popular suggestions and gave them a whirl.

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Katie's Healthy Bites: 4 Get-You-Going Breakfasts

by in Healthy Recipes, September 27, 2009

Katie's Breakfast Cookie
You’ve heard it before, and you’ll hear it again — breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Eating it kick-starts your metabolism, improves your concentration and can even help you maintain a healthy weight.  But, yes, busy schedules mean we don’t always make the time.

Your day’s first dish doesn’t have to be elaborate — just make sure it packs a powerful punch. If you’re breakfast wary, check out four of my favorite standbys for the busy workweek.

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Aisle by Aisle: Choosing Healthy Cereals

by in Grocery Shopping, July 10, 2009

You could probably guess that most kids’ cereals are bursting with added sugar, but even some “healthy” cereals can be full of sugar and few nutritional benefits. Whether you have a bowl for breakfast or munch on some for a snack, here are tips for picking the best cereals.

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