by Toby Amidor in Food News, Food Safety, May 13, 2011
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, May 4, 2011
- Poultry is a top cause of foodborne illness; wash your cutting boards and knives with soap and water before cutting up vegetables or ready-to-eat foods.
What’s really lurking in the food you eat? These days, lots of things. A newly-released study from the University of Florida found that the 14 most common food microorganisms kill more than 1,300 people each year and cost more than $14 million in health care dollars. Let’s stop these bad boys from making us sick (and costing us a fortune) — read up on the top 5 and what you can do to stop them.
The top 5 foodborne illnesses and how to stop them »
by Dana Angelo White in Easter, Healthy Holidays, April 21, 2011
- Potato and Zucchini Frittata
Make an extra-special egg dish for breakfast or brunch that kids and adults will love. Once you get the hang of the basic recipe, you can use whatever ingredients are in season (or in your fridge.) It’s all about learning the simple technique — here’s how you do it the healthy way.
Frittata recipe essentials »
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, January 10, 2011
- Zabagloine With Berries - Image Courtesy Food Network Magazine
While the egg is certainly a high-protein breakfast staple, this versatile ingredient is also a fixture in many traditional spring holiday meals. I polled the Healthy Eats team to find out all about their favorites.
Top holiday egg traditions »
by Toby Amidor in Easter, March 31, 2010
Think you don’t have time for breakfast? Think again. These healthy, well-balanced quick bites are ready in 10 minutes or less.
5 ways to a super-fast morning meal »
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Tips, March 12, 2010
- Deviled Eggs With Apple Compote
Eggs have gotten a bad wrap for being too high in cholesterol, but according to the American Heart Association, an egg a day is a-okay. Here are five ways to make this versatile ingredient, including the Easter classic: deviled eggs.
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by Karen Ostergren in Uncategorized, March 6, 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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by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Tips, January 14, 2010
This week, readers shared some favorite dishes to help keep your wallet — and your waistline — healthy. Plus, find out one reader’s trick for cutting the fat in creamy soups.
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by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, Thanksgiving, November 25, 2009
Figuring out what to eat can be tough. Some foods may be marketed as “healthy” but they’re hardly that. Other foods may have a bad reputation (dark meat, anyone?) and you’re passing them up. Here are 10 foods you may be avoiding unnecessarily.
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by Toby Amidor in Dining Out, October 30, 2009
Don’t fall for that old myth about saving calories for the big meal. A smart eater has a healthy breakfast on the morning of the big feast. Skipping it will just leave you overly hungry and primed to overeat come dinnertime. Here are some lightweight breakfast choices that will tide you over.
Diners are a fave for weekend brunch or a late-night meal. The wide variety of foods means there is something there for everyone, but the options usually aren’t the healthiest. There’s no need to just settle for a plain salad or cottage cheese, however.
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