Tag: milk

Rice Pudding, Lightened Up

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, February 28, 2011

I was never a rice pudding fan until a few years ago when my middle daughter starting requesting it daily. Since then I’ve been experimenting with a few variations of this classic to help lighten up the creamy calories while still maintaining its delicious flavor.

Reading List: Fat Blasters Approved, POM’s Questionable Claims & Lunchboxes, Exposed

by in Food News, October 1, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Ben & Jerry’s drops “natural,” study finds children don’t drink enough fluids and fat blasters approved by the FDA

Reading List, Extreme Edition: Crazy Carrot Ads and Super-Caloric Restaurant Dishes

by in Food News, September 24, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Childhood food trauma, drinking milk can help you lose weight and check out the coolest baby carrots ad

Healthy Debate: Chocolate Verses White Milk

by in Food News, September 22, 2010

Sweet chocolate milk is causing bitter cafeteria showdowns around the country. School lunch advocates who want the chocolate stuff nixed from the cafeteria menu say it packs almost as much sugar as soda, but others say it’s better for kids to drink chocolate milk than no milk at all.

Small Steps: Making Time For Breakfast

by in Healthy Tips, Small Steps, September 13, 2010

Is skipping breakfast part of your daily routine? Trying to start your day running on empty just makes your life tougher and is more stressful for your body. You may be dragging your feet and feeling more tired without even knowing it. Here are a few ways to help get you in the habit of eating breakfast everyday.

Small Steps: 5 Ways To Get More Calcium

by in Healthy Tips, Small Steps, August 11, 2010

We’ve told you how to drink more water, fit in more exercise and eat more fruit—this week it’s all about calcium. If you don’t get enough of this mineral, here are 5 ways to help.

Reading List: Obesity and Asthma Linked, Protein Shake Warning and Get Paid To Shed Pounds

by in Food News, June 4, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Grass-fed milk is better for your heart, get paid to lose weight and why you shouldn’t eat everything you see on TV.

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.