by Dana Angelo White in Valentine's Day, February 6, 2012
by Katie Cavuto-Boyle in 12 Days of Holiday Gifts, December 11, 2011
- 29 ways to treat your sweetheart.
Keep the month of February sweet, hot and spicy with these romantic foods.
1. Start the month of right with 28 days of chocolate.
2. Read up on Katie Cavuto Boyle’s sensual Valentine’s dishes.
3. Check out Valentine’s recipes for kids and grown ups.
4. Keep red foods on your mind.
5. Make Ina Garten’s caviar dip.
by Toby Amidor in 12 Days of Holiday Gifts, December 1, 2011
Everyone loves chocolate, right? So what better gift could you give? Homemade chocolate bark is as simple as it gets but it looks elegant and tastes fantastic. The bonus: you can really get creative with your toppings and many go to options are really good for you. Use a really good dark chocolate as the base and try nuts (unsalted are best) which are packed with heart healthy fats and unsweetened, dried fruits which are rich in antioxidants. Here are a few recipes and some of my favorite topping combinations. And you’re not limited to dark or milk chocolate, try Robin’s White Chocolate Bark from day 6 of our 12 Days of Holiday Gifts.
by Toby Amidor in Food News, October 18, 2011
We’re kicking off the holiday season with 12 Days of Holiday Gifts — gifts that are both homemade and gifts you can buy at the store for your loved ones this season. Day 1: Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Sticks that you can make with your kids.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, August 10, 2011
- Hot new foods to look for at the grocery store.
Is your head swirling with all the newest “healthy” products you see on market shelves? I just attended the annual Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo in San Diego, California where I was able to check out several hot new items. Here are my top 7 tasty finds.
1. Lite Pom
Who doesn’t love the goodness of pomegranate juice? But many folks find juice in general to be overly sweet with too much sugar. Pom Light contains 75 calories per 8 fluid-ounce serving and 18 grams of sugar. That’s 50 percent fewer calories and almost half as much sugar than the regular version of Pom juice. Yes, light juices exist but Pom cuts down on the sugar by mixing it with water. Sound crazy? Think about this: Many folks who find juice too sweet or they want to cut down on calories mix juice with water at home. And since you’re getting less juice, the cost is cheaper too. Pom Light comes in really fun flavors like dragonfruit, black currant, blackberry, and pomegranate (the dragonfruit was particularly tasty).
by Toby Amidor in Grocery Shopping, Taste Test, March 28, 2011
- You asked for it: dark chocolate frozen yogurt. Customize it with your favorite mix-ins.
We’ve got frozen yogurt on our minds, so we polled our Facebook fans to find out what flavor they wanted to dive into. Introducing Dark Chocolate Frozen Yogurt (plus some fun ways to jazz it up).
Why not – who doesn’t love a little chocolatey goodness?! It can be a tricky fro yo flavor to tackle because tart and tangy yogurt doesn’t always mingle with rich and smooth chocolate. The solution — use real chocolate and plus some whole milk to mellow things out.
by Dana Angelo White in 5-Ingredient Recipes, Valentine's Day, February 14, 2011
Spring may be officially here, but cooler temperatures keep coming back for more. Get through what’s hopefully the last cold snap of the season with a steaming cup of hot cocoa. We rated 5 popular brands, looking at taste and the amount of added sugar — find out our top picks.
Get the hot chocolate taste test results »
by Dana Angelo White in Valentine's Day, February 8, 2011
- Dana's Hot Chocolate Cake
Gooey chocolate cake in a perfectly-portioned package — what more could you ask for in a dessert?! This recipe is a little beyond our standard criteria for Healthy Eats desserts, so make it a special treat for your Valentine.
Get the recipe »
by Toby Amidor in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Recipes, Kid-Friendly, February 7, 2011
- Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
There’s more to loving chocolate than candy — in honor of cupid, here are 28 ways to get your chocolate fix this month.
28 ways to love chocolate »
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Tips, January 31, 2011
- Ellie Krieger's Double Chocolate Brownies
I’m a brownie kind of girl — my friends and family can vouch for me. Luckily, you can lighten up this uber-chocolatey favorite easily. What’s the secret? Read on to find out.
See how we lighten up brownies »
Forgot something? Try adding these 10 foods to your diet — all have been shown to help better your memory.