Tag: Food Network Magazine

Salad Bar Face-Off: Which Is Healthier?

by in Which is Healthier?, March 27, 2014

Before you hit the salad bar, see how some popular ingredients compare. Italian Dressing vs. Balsamic Vinaigrette WINNER: Balsamic vinaigrette. Balsamic vinaigrette can contain a third fewer calories and grams of fat than Italian dressing. Bottled versions of both are often made with additives and preservatives, so mix your own: Combine three parts olive oil with one partRead more

Why You Should Give Pale Veggies a Chance

by in Food News, September 19, 2013

Health experts keep telling us to eat the rainbow, but according to one recent report, we should be eating more pale produce: Mushrooms, parsnips, onions, cauliflower and potatoes are surprisingly rich in fiber, magnesium and other nutrients. “A potato actually has more potassium than a banana,” says the paper’s author, Purdue University professor Connie Weaver.Read more

Coffee Shop Face-Off: Which is Healthier?

by in Is It Healthy?, September 16, 2013

Before you stop for your morning joe, find out how some coffee shop favorites compare. Latte vs Cappuccino WINNER: Cappuccino. They deliver the same caffeine jolt (75 milligrams per 12-ounce cup), but a latte has almost double the calories and fat of a cappuccino. The difference is in how they’re made: Lattes are almost entirelyRead more

Candy Shop Face-Off: Which is Healthier?

by in Which is Healthier?, July 24, 2013

Pay attention when you hit those touristy candy shops this summer: Some treats are better than others. Red Licorice vs. Black Licorice WINNER: Red licorice. Many people assume that black licorice root can alleviate health issues. This hasn’t been proven, but eating large quantities of black licorice may be dangerous to people 40 and olderRead more

Holiday Face-Off: Which is Healthier?

by in Healthy Holidays, December 14, 2012

Food Network Magazine staged a holiday face-off and asked a registered dietitian to name the better choices for holiday baking ingredients.

Thanksgiving Face-Off: Which is Healthier?

by in Thanksgiving, November 15, 2012

Food Network Magazine staged a Thanksgiving face-off and asked a registered dietitian to name the better choices. Here’s how some staples compare.

Breakfast Face-Off: Which is Healthier?

by in Which is Healthier?, September 19, 2012

Food Network Magazine staged a breakfast face-off and asked a registered dietitian to name the better choices. The results might surprise you. Cow’s Milk vs. Soy Milk WINNER: Cow’s milk. To make soy milk taste better, many manufacturers add sugar (especially to flavored kinds). Plus, soy milk doesn’t naturally contain as much protein or calciumRead more

Football Party Appetizer: Baked Buffalo Wings With Blue Cheese-Yogurt Dip

by in Healthy Recipes, February 1, 2012

Don’t skip the wings on game day, just bake a batch instead of deep-frying them, and serve with blue cheese-yogurt dipping sauce instead of bottled dressing.