Tag: sweet potato

Orange Is the New Orange. Nutritionally, That Is.

by in Healthy Tips, June 5, 2014

With the new season of the prison drama Orange Is the New Black set to debut this week, it seems like a good time to celebrate all things orange. But that’s not necessarily a nod to neon-orange processed food — like crunchy cheese curls — or even prison garb, for that matter. This is aboutRead more

Casseroles 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, November 2, 2010

A one-stop meal, casseroles make an easy weeknight dinner (and next day lunch). But many recipes call for cups (yes, cups!) of mayo, cans of creamy soup or lots of heavy cream—you may as well have “911” on redial for the after dinner coronary. Here are our top 5 lighter casseroles that’ll keep your waist slim and your heart in tip top shape.

5 Ingredients: Sweet Potato Chips With Black Olive Tapenade

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, October 21, 2010

Easy, tasty, seasonal and festive – tote along this black and orange appetizer to your next holiday party.

Eating By Color: Orange

by in Healthy Tips, October 19, 2010

Throughout the day you should have a rainbow of colors — red, yellow, orange, green, blue, purple and white. Each color is rich in specific nutrients that help make a well-balanced diet. In this series we’ll tell you why each color is important and with Halloween around the corner, we thought it was most appropriate to start with orange.

Weekly Bits: Snack Happy

by in Reader Tips & Comments, January 23, 2010

Snacks are an important part of any healthy eating plan — provided you’re snacking on the right things. This week’s compilation of reader comments has plenty of healthy between-meal ideas, from favorite snack bars and homemade granola to a frozen treat for your sweet tooth.

Weekly Bits: It’s the Holiday Season

by in Healthy Holidays, Reader Tips & Comments, November 28, 2009

Thanksgiving is over, but the holidays continue for several more weeks! On this week’s menu of reader comments: turkey stuffing, potato swaps and mindful eating tips for your next celebration.

Put These On Your Plate: 10 Holiday Must-Haves

by in Healthy Tips, Thanksgiving, November 24, 2009

There’s no lack of choices at Thanksgiving, but certain seasonal foods are busting with nutrients and should take top priority on your plate. If you’re going to indulge, why not load up on the good-for-you stuff? Here’s our list of top 10 picks for your plate.