Tag: wine

Reading List: ConAgra Cuts the Sodium, Alcohol Warnings & Men Aren't Washing Up

by in Food News, October 23, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: Revamping school lunches menus, examining health claims of alcohol, and a closer look at the “Smart-Choice” label on Cocoa Puffs

5 Refreshingly Cheap White Wines

by in Grocery Shopping, July 18, 2009

White wines make great pairings with light summer dishes — fresh produce, grilled fish and more. Our friend from Snooth.com wine forums recommends five of his favorite whites that are light on the palate and your wallet.

Easy White Wine Cocktails

by in Healthy Recipes, July 18, 2009

A glass of white wine is great on its own, but you can easily jazz it up by adding fresh fruit, fruit juices and other liqueurs. Try these recipes, from Smooth.com wine expert Gregory Del Piaz, for a cool change from your standard mixed drinks.

Cheers! Summer Cocktails to Try (& Some Calorie Warnings)

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, July 1, 2009

One of the best ways to celebrate a summer day is with drinks at the pool, barbecue, picnic or just the back patio after a long day. But cocktails can come with a hefty calorie count, especially if you like your drinks strong. Here are some tips and recipes.

Katie's Healthy Bites: Pantry Must-Haves

by in Uncategorized, May 31, 2009

A healthy pantry is the building block for any wholesome meal. For some inspiration, I wanted to share what I keep in my pantry so I’m prepared on busy days when there’s not a lot of meal-planning time.

Red Wine on the Cheap (But Still Delish)

by in Healthy Tips, May 15, 2009

After a busy week with my kids and work, I like to relax with a nice glass of wine or two. These days, we’re all on a budget—so I scouted out the best tasting wines for your buck from Joe Girardi, a wine buyer for Stamford Wine & Liquor in Connecticut.

Raise a Toast: Understanding Alcohol's Calories

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Tips, December 27, 2008

There’s no need to deny yourself a drink or two at your next party — it’s knowing how to control all those calories that’s the tricky part. Here’s some things to keep in mind.