Tag: potatoes

Eating By Color: Red

by in Healthy Tips, February 10, 2011

Try to eat various colored food throughout the day. Each color contains different nutrients which are important to maintain a healthy diet. We told you all about the importance of eating orange-colored foods. February is Valentine’s Day and Heart Health month, so red seemed like the perfect color to cover.

Summer Fest: A Day of Potato Recipes

by in In Season, September 15, 2010

Potatoes definitely weren’t my favorite veggie as a kid. Give me a pile of mashed potatoes, and I was just in it for the gravy. I turned my nose up at baked potatoes, and forget about French fries. Now that I’m older (and a little wiser) I see what all the fuss is about: Besides being delicious, versatile and cheap, potatoes are packed with nutrients and fiber. Sure, they’re good fried and mashed, but spuds have more to offer. Here’s how to eat potatoes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Potatoes 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, March 16, 2010

There’s no need to shy away from potatoes. They’re high in fiber, protein, iron and even vitamin C – and pretty darn tasty too! Since they’re so easy to work with, we could probably give you 50 healthy recipes – let’s start with 5 of our favorite ways to enjoy them.

Potato Soup, Lightened Up

by in Meal Makeovers, March 2, 2010

Creamy potato soup can have anywhere from 300 to 500 calories and up to 35 grams of fat per serving! Our lightened-up versions taste even better than the cream-laden recipes, and since the main ingredients are potatoes, it won’t bust your budget.

Katie's Healthy Bites: Sensual Valentine's Day Dishes

by in Healthy Holidays, Valentine's Day, February 14, 2010

Here is a healthy Valentine’s Day dinner for two that features lighter takes on classic dishes — and some aphrodisiac ingredients!

10 Foods That Are Healthier Than You Think

by in Healthy Tips, January 14, 2010

Deciphering which foods are healthy can be tough. Some foods that are marketed as “healthy” are anything but. Other foods might not have a fancy label or have a bad reputation (dark meat, anyone?) and you’re passing them up. Here are 10 foods you may be avoiding unnecessarily.

Market Watch: Purple Potatoes

by in Farmers' Market Finds, September 2, 2009

Potatoes already? Spuds may seem like a fall goodie, but young varieties have started showing up at markets now. This early maturing variety (named “Caribe”) is a real summer treat — their bright purple skin always makes me smile.