Tag: cheese

Caprese Skewers: A Grill Season Great with a Low-Sodium Twist

by in Scaling Back on Sodium, Seasoning with the Seasons, June 7, 2014

Summer is a perfect time to experiment with one of the best flavor boosters beyond the spice rack: fire. Grills, of course, are great for burgers, chicken and hot dogs. But hot grates also bring out something special in fruits and vegetables, lending a smoky essence (and some sexy grill marks!) to everything they touch.Read more

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cheese (Plus 10 Cheesy Recipes)

by in Healthy Recipes, December 5, 2013

Is cheese a staple ingredient of your menus? Here are some nutrition tips, a couple of insights and, of course, some healthy cheesy recipes. Did You Know? 1. Lower-moisture cheeses, including Parmesan, Romano and Swiss, are lower in lactose and may therefore be tolerated better by people who suffer from lactose intolerance.

Cheese: Is It Healthy?

by in Is It Healthy?, October 17, 2013

Does this dairy delight have a place in your healthy eating plan? Although cheese has gotten bad press for being high in artery-clogging fat, choosing the right ones can provide important nutrients to your diet.

5 Calcium-Packed Delicious Dishes

by in Healthy Recipes, July 24, 2013

Are you getting enough calcium? Turn to diet first to get your recommended daily dose of (or as much calcium as possible) before popping a calcium supplement. Here are 5 recipes to help you do so.

Scalloped Potatoes, Lightened Up

by in Healthy Recipes, December 21, 2010

Most classic versions of this all-time favorite potato dish aren’t very figure-friendly, especially with boatloads of heavy cream and mounds of cheese. There are a few tricks to lighten things up—here’s how.