Starbucks’ New Stuff Roundup

Starbucks’ New Stuff Roundup

“It’s time to start thinking of Starbucks for great food”. Or so says the promo material for the new La Boulange line of “artisanal pastries” being offered at the ubiquitous coffee shop. La Boulange Bakery is a San Francisco institution that has been serving up “fantastic brunches and healthful lunches” in the Bay Area since … Read more

Girl Scout Cookie Season: Be Prepared

Girl Scout Cookie Season: Be Prepared

Girl Scout cookie season is underway. Over the years, the Girl Scouts have taken a fair amount of flack for their cookies’ trans fat content and more recently, GMO ingredients. To be fair: nobody gets into a box of cookies for their health. And as the GS executives have been known to say, “We know … Read more

Produce Pump-Ups

Produce Pump Ups

The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics offers the following ideas to get you packing your plate with nutrient-dense, lower calorie fruit and vegetable options: Begin with Breakfast Wake up to fruit; make a habit of adding fruit to your morning oatmeal, ready-to-eat cereal, yogurt or toaster waffle Mix up a breakfast smoothie made with low-fat … Read more