Tag: tofu

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, May 8, 2014

In this week’s news: Tofu firms up its fan base; Butter Image Rehab 2014 continues; and a soda giant refreshes its ingredient list. Tofu, Always Blending In, Takes a Mainstream Approach Given tofu’s admirable protein content, lack of cholesterol and relatively high amount of calcium, you’d think health reasons might be its biggest selling points.Read more

10 Ways To Eat Less Meat

by in Healthy Tips, February 22, 2011

Some cuts of meat, full fat dairy products and other high fat ingredients are oftentimes used in cooking to add texture, flavor and mouth feel. Problem is you might be adding artery clogging saturated fat and cholesterol. There are plenty of meatless options you can use that’ll even surprise your taste buds. Here are 10 ideas.

Small Steps: 5 Ways To Get More Calcium

by in Healthy Tips, Small Steps, August 11, 2010

We’ve told you how to drink more water, fit in more exercise and eat more fruit—this week it’s all about calcium. If you don’t get enough of this mineral, here are 5 ways to help.

Tofu 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, June 4, 2010

I’m always trying to convince people to experiment with protein-packed tofu. It’s versatile, easy to use, and has only 15 calories per ounce. Don’t think you’re a fan of this soy protein? These recipes might just change your mind.

Spotlight Recipe: Lettuce Cups with Tofu & Beef

by in Healthy Recipes, April 8, 2009

These lettuce cups are easy to make and fun to eat. I serve mine family-style on a large platter and let everyone make their own. The tofu mixed with beef is a delicious combo that might make a tofu-lover out of your family’s biggest carnivore. Get the recipe »

Soy: How Healthy Is It?

by in Healthy Tips, March 16, 2009

Soy isn’t just found in edamame and tofu, it’s in a variety of foods that you might not be aware of. Here’s some helpful info on the different forms of soy and why some kinds may be better for you than others.

Spotlight Recipe: Fried Rice with Edamame & Tofu

by in Healthy Recipes, February 21, 2009

This vegetarian-friendly dish cooks up fast, has added protein (thanks to the tofu and edamame) and is a great way to use up the leftover brown rice hanging out in the refrigerator.