Tag: pasta

Baked Spinach and Cheese Ravioli

by in Robin's Healthy Take, November 13, 2013

One typical serving of cheese-filled ravioli (four squares) can dish out up to 850 calories, 15 grams of saturated fat, and 1,600 milligrams of sodium. And that’s without sauce. But by making homemade ravioli with healthy fillings and wonton wrappers, you can eliminate loads of unnecessary calories and sodium, and bump up nutrients by addingRead more

What To Order: The 5 Healthiest Restaurant Pasta Dinners

by in Dining Out, February 24, 2012

Pasta is a popular choice for diners, but sensible restaurant pasta dishes are hard to come by. We scanned restaurant menus to find some reasonable choices.

Top 5 Label Tricks and How To Avoid Them

by in Dining Out, Food News, Healthy Tips, June 15, 2011

Food labels are carefully worded to entice shoppers to choose certain items. A study published in the Journal of Consumer Research found dieters fall for simple labeling tricks that make them believe certain foods are healthier than they are. Find out the top 5 labeling traps and how to avoid them.

Summer Picnic Menu

by in Food Safety, Healthy Recipes, May 25, 2011

Divide and conquer your next potluck picnic with these delicious and nutritious dishes. Don’t forget the warmer weather also increases the risk of food spoilage, so be sure to keep your food safe by following our simple tips.

5 Ingredients: Fresh Pasta and Sauce

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, April 26, 2011

A healthy and from-scratch Italian feast is only 5 ingredients away! Homemade pasta is a little time consuming, but the results are well worth it. An effortless sauce and a sprinkle of cheese finish off the dish. Happy Italian Week!