Tag: milk

5 Ingredients: Chocolate-Peanut Butter Smoothie

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, May 19, 2010
Toby's Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie
Toby's Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie

My family is always in a rush, so I like to whip up smoothies for a quick on-the-go snack or meal. To satisfy my chocolate cravings (and hunger), I make this recipe with five simple ingredients I always have on hand.

Get our simple smoothie recipe »

Top 10 Foods for Stress Relief

by in Healthy Tips, April 15, 2010

salmon

Eat your way to a more relaxed state — and no, we don’t mean pigging out on high-calorie junk food. While there isn’t a cure-all food to magically erase frustration, you can get some stress relief with a combo of exercising, eating small meals throughout the day and getting more of these 10 fresh goodies.

Get the top 10 »

Reading List: Peanut Allergy Solution, the Raw Milk Ban & Choke-Proof Hot Dogs

by in Food News, February 26, 2010

peanut

In this week’s nutrition news: Restaurants are serving lower-calorie fare, an artificial food coloring controversy and the cure for peanut allergy might be near.

Read more »

Reading List: Pedometer Weight Loss, BPA Linked to Impotence & A Fun Food Quiz

by in Food News, November 13, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: There is a hot debate over chocolate milk, BPA has been linked with a decreased sex drive and raw oysters harvested during warm months are under scrutiny.

Read more »

Reading List: Halloween Safety, Smart Choices Suspended & the Milkman Cometh (Again)

by in Food News, October 30, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: Milk delivery services are back in vogue, last-minute tips for a safer Halloween and how a healthier home can help you lose weight.

Read more »

Feeding Your Fussy Toddler

by in Healthy Tips, October 1, 2009

feeding a toddler
My two year old is as feisty as toddlers get, but one thing is for sure — food is her friend. It wasn’t so easy with my two older kids, who were both pickier eaters. With some trial and error (and a lot of frustration), I found ways to get them on track. Hopefully, these hints for feeding your finicky toddler will help you, too.

Read more »

Healthy Foods for Toddlers

by in Healthy Tips, Kid-Friendly, September 8, 2009

healthy foods for toddlers
This time around knowing what to feed my toddler is much easier. I know what foods to wait on, the ones to avoid and appropriate portion sizes. But figuring it all out took time, experience and a whole lot of patience (I’ve had practice with two kids already). If you’re confused on what to feed your little one, keep these basics in mind.

Read more »

Milk: Good or Bad?

by in Healthy Tips, September 1, 2009

Cereal with Milk
We’re talking about cows’ milk, that is. Many folks view milk as wholesome and healthy. Others, meanwhile, warn us away and say it’s full of hormones or might make you phlegmy. So what’s the deal with milk: does it do your body good or not?

Read more »

Katie's Healthy Bites: Upgrading Fridge Staples

by in Grocery Shopping, July 26, 2009

karen_fridgeWhen Healthy Eats’ intern, Karen, mentioned she’d love some tips on how to upgrade her refrigerator staples, I said, “Send me a pic! Stat!” Always obliging, Karen took a snapshot and then gave me the heads up on the usual items she and her roommate keep on hand. Karen’s main comment was that she and her roommate are both recent college graduates — so they’re busy with new (or odd) jobs and have a limited budget and time. Here’s the feedback I gave her from what I saw inside…

Read more »

Aisle by Aisle: Navigating the Dairy Case

by in Grocery Shopping, July 17, 2009

milkbottles_lead2
One day while we were shopping in the dairy aisle, my son reached down and grabbed a purple-colored carton of yogurt and asked, “Mom, can I have this?” My answer, “Dude, cows don’t make purple milk.” Poor kid, he looked at me with this perplexed face. The dairy section can get a bit overwhelming for an adult too, but here are some hints on what you should be looking for on your next trip to the market.

Read more »