Tag: salad

The Veggie Table: Apple Walnut Wheat Berry Salad

by in The Veggie Table, October 7, 2011

I’m an apple-a-day kind of girl: I just can’t get enough of that sweet, crunchy, sometimes tart snack that comes in a myriad of different varieties. Apples are portable, satisfying, pair wonderfully with peanut butter, and travel well (I always have one in my carry-on). But sometimes I’m looking for another way to enjoy myRead more

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.

Asparagus 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, April 20, 2011

Spring is in the air, which means it’s time for fresh asparagus. This green veggie is packed with energy boosting B-vitamins and a boatload of other nutrients like fiber, vitamin C, beta-carotene and iron. Here are 5 ways to cook it up.

Avocado 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, February 1, 2011

This fruit is packed with fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium, but these babies are also heavy on good-for-you monounsaturated fat. To make them a part of a healthy diet, consume in reasonable portions—about one-fifth an avocado contains 50 calories. Here are 5 delicious and portion-friendly ways to make them part of your day.

Top Picks: Healthy Apps and Web Sites

by in Food News, Healthy Tips, January 3, 2011

With so many nutrition websites and apps popping up, who has time to check them all out? We took a look at those most talked about. Here’s what we found.