Tag: chocolate

Brownies, Lightened Up

by in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Recipes, Kid-Friendly, February 7, 2011

I’m a brownie kind of girl—my friends and family can vouch for me. There are in fact ways to lighten up this delectable dessert. What’s the secret? Read on to find out.

Spooky Taste Test: Dark Chocolate

by in Grocery Shopping, Taste Test, October 28, 2010

In the spirit of Halloween, we polled our Facebook fans and taste tested your favorite brands of dark chocolate. Read up on the spooky nutrition facts and learn if your favorite dark chocolate is really a treat or just tricky marketing.

Reading List: The Gluten-Free Hype, Massive Egg Recall and Heart-Healthy Chocolate

by in Food News, August 20, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Rare heirloom veggies up for auction, gulf seafood finally being thoroughly tested and the gluten-free fad

Strawberries 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, May 20, 2010

I love eating fresh strawberries all by themselves, but there many other delicious ways to enjoy them. You’d better hurry and give these 5 recipes a try as these red gems are in season for only a short time.

5 Ingredients: Chocolate-Peanut Butter Smoothie

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, May 19, 2010

My family is always in a rush—so for a quick on-the-go snack or meal I’ll whip up a smoothie. To satisfy my chocolate craving, I created this recipe using 5 simple ingredients that I always have on hand.

Top 10 Foods for Stress Relief

by in Healthy Tips, April 15, 2010

While there isn’t a cure-all food to magically erase stress, you can get some stress relief with a combination of exercising, eating small meals throughout the day and getting more of these 10 fresh foods.

5 Ingredients: Dark Chocolate Bark (2 Ways!)

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, March 24, 2010

Skip the sugary jellybeans, chocolate eggs and marshmallow chicks and make your own Easter candy with some healthy ingredients thrown in. Chocolate bark is the easiest sweets recipe ever!

Dining Out: Theater Concession Stands

by in Dining Out, February 25, 2010

You may love to take your family to the movies but want to shield their eyes from the concession stand. Buttery popcorn, pizza, nachos, french fries, hot dogs, slushies, ice cream and gobs of candy sound appealing, but chow down on some of these options and you might easily gobble up two-days worth of calories in just two hours.