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 Cocoa Puffs won’t have that “Smart Choice” label for long.

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5 Refreshingly Cheap White Wines

by in Grocery Shopping, July 18, 2009

White Wine
Big red wines are comforting against winter’s chill, but they just don’t work as well when summer’s heat starts taking hold. Reds’ higher serving temperatures and often higher alcohol content and tannins can clash with summer’s lighter foods. This is where a good white wine comes in.

Here are five summer whites that are all easy to enjoy and pair well with the warm-weather dishes I love — fresh produce, lighter grilled fishes and meats. They’re easy on the wallet, too! –Gregory Dal Piaz, Snooth.com

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Easy White Wine Cocktails

by in Healthy Recipes, July 18, 2009

Bellini
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 Snooth.com wine expert Gregory Del Piaz, for a cool change from your standard mixed drinks. (Also, check out his recommendations for 5 budget-friendly white wines.)

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

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

Whiskey Sour
Toast July 4th (or any summer day) with a cool cocktail. But don’t go overboard! Cocktails can come with some hefty calorie counts, especially if you like your drinks strong. Before you fill your glass, remember these helpful hints so you don’t wind up drowning in sugar or, worse, with a nasty hangover the next day.

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Katie's Healthy Bites: Pantry Must-Haves

by in Uncategorized, May 31, 2009

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

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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. Most consider wine a pricey treat, but there are deals to be had. I called my friend Joe Gerardi, a wine buyer for Stamford Wine & Liquor, to find the best vino for your buck.

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Raise a Toast: Understanding Alcohol's Calories

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

‘Tis the season for toasting and tippling. There’s no need to deny yourself a drink or two at a New Year’s Eve party this year — it’s knowing how to control all those calories that’s the tricky part. Keep this info in mind:

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