by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, January 12, 2011
by Toby Amidor in Food News & Trends, Gluten-Free, Healthy Tips, November 19, 2010
- The right between-meal snacks can help keep hunger at bay.
Snacks are an important part of a well-balanced diet and should contain healthy nutrients like calcium, protein, whole grains, vitamins or minerals. Aim for one to two snacks per day that are around 150 calories each. Skip those expensive, nutrient-light snack packs and try these 10 filling 150 calorie snacks instead.
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by Toby Amidor in Healthy Tips, September 13, 2010
Dana and I recently attended the Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo in Boston, where we were introduced to many products just hitting market shelves. Here are the top 5 we recommend.
5 new products to try »
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Tips, September 1, 2010
- English Muffin Breakfast Pizza - Photo Courtesy Food Network Magazine
Is skipping breakfast part of your daily routine? Starting your day running on empty just makes your life tougher and is more stressful for your body. You may feel tired, without knowing why. As we begin Breakfast Week here on Healthy Eats, here are a few ways to help get you in the habit of eating a morning meal every day.
Take small steps towards a better breakfast »
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Tips, August 11, 2010
Feeding your kids can get confusing. Between pushy food marketing and bewildering labels, it’s no wonder that most folks are misled as to which kids snacks are really healthy. Here’s the real deal on what you’ve been buying.
6 snacks to avoid, and healthy alternatives »
by Dana Angelo White in Taste Test, June 22, 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 important mineral, here are 5 ways to help.
Eat your way to stronger bones – here’s how »
by Karen Ostergren in Uncategorized, June 12, 2010
- The Contenders: Which Greek Yogurt Tastes Best?
When we did our vanilla yogurt taste test a few weeks back, everyone asked about Greek yogurt. We shopped for the brands our Facebook fans asked for — find out how they stacked up. Plus: Our favorite ways (sweet and savory) to use this creamy treat.
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by Karen Ostergren in Uncategorized, May 29, 2010
There’s plenty to love about warm-weather eats. On this week’s menu of reader comments: spice rubs (great for grilling!) and a seasonal veggie salad, perfect as a side dish at a summer cookout. Plus, weigh in on our next taste test.
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by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, May 19, 2010
Cookout season kicks off this holiday weekend, and with ideas from our readers, we’re ready to get started. Plus, we’ve included the latest feedback on our yogurt taste test, including a savory yogurt-based dip — perfect for nibbling while you get your grill on.
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by Karen Ostergren in Uncategorized, May 15, 2010
- Toby's Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie
My family is always in a rush, so I like to whip up smoothies for a quick on-the-go snack or meal. To satisfy my chocolate cravings (and hunger), I make this recipe with five simple ingredients I always have on hand.
Get our simple smoothie recipe »
Spring is in full bloom, and grocery stores and farmer’s markets are teeming with fresh produce. It’s the perfect time to try something new. This week’s list of reader comments includes some tasty ideas for an uncommon pick. Plus, a cool yogurt trick.
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