Buffalo Wing Popcorn

Buffalo Wing Popcorn

Need a last minute Super Bowl snack that will rock your Super Sunday with fiber and fire? Look no further than Buffalo Wing Popcorn. This spicy caramel popcorn from Bon Appetit is the easiest, most delicious way to incorporate that timeless whole grain: popcorn. Popcorn by itself has 4 grams of fiber in 3 cups … Read more

Restaurant Calorie Counts: Right to Know?

Some of the Best Organic Restaurants of the World

The FDA recently finalized their rule stating that calories will have to be posted “clearly and conspicuously” at: Restaurants with 20 or more outlets Vending machines with 20 or more machines Retail outlets such as movie theaters with 20 or more theaters While calories need to be posted up front on menu boards at fast … Read more

Dorm Room Diet Done Right

Dorm Room Diet Done Right

Colleges and universities are back in session, and that means students are busy stocking their dorm room refrigerators. As students are gearing up for a new school year – many have questions about how to eat healthy on campus without gaining the dreaded “Freshman 15”. Here are some tips for staying lean and mean this … 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

Super Bowl Snack Makeover: Crispy Buffalo Chicken Bites

Super Bowl Snack Makeover: Crispy Buffalo Chicken Bites

Super bowl is almost here, meaning Americans are getting ready to get together, cheer…and gorge. This Super Bowl Sunday – why not lighten up your snack offerings with this quick and easy Buffalo Chicken Bites recipe? 3 super easy swaps make this recipe a fan favorite that’s delicious and not that bad for you: Subbing … Read more

Smart Food Resolutions

Smart Food Resolutions

If you’re like more than 40% of Americans, chances are you’re going to be making at least one New Year’s resolution soon. But did you know that only 8% of New Year’s resolutions actually succeed? Here are some simple tips for making your Smart Food Resolutions STICK this New Year: Plan Ahead “If you fail … Read more

Rock the Boat: Bring Kale Salad

Rock the Boat: Bring Kale Salad

Hot on the heels of Taco Bell pulling their ad chastising veggie-toting football-watching fans comes the Wall Street Journal’s 22 Super Bowl Party Rules. Rule 7. A good Super Bowl prank is to show up with big bowl of kale salad and yell, ‘WHO’S READY FOR SOME KALE SALAAAADDD!!!” Now, what’s ironic about Rule 7, … 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

My Cruciferous Vegetables to Bear

My Cruciferous Vegetables to Bear

Just in time for Easter comes good news about cruciferous vegetables: women who consumed the most cruciferous vegetables were 62 percent less likely to die from breast cancer and 35 percent less likely to have a reappearance of the disease, when compared to those women who ate the least amount of cruciferous vegetables. The findings … Read more

Brown Soda Bread on St. Patrick’s Day

Brown Soda Bread on St. Patrick’s Day

Irish Soda Bread is one of the most simple, quick bread recipes you can make. It requires no yeast, takes less than five minutes to prepare and can be easily adapted as a high-fiber recipe. The story goes that St. Patrick was holding a piece of soda bread in his hand as he drove the … Read more