Posts filed under: Food & Nutrition

For chocolate lovers like me, there’s no greater joy than biting into a rich chocolate treat and thinking that you’re getting health benefits from the chocolate. In reality, the traditional...
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My kids go back to school tomorrow and it’s never a dull moment in the morning.  You’ll need to whip up something protein-packed for breakfast that’s ready to eat in a few...
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I love my Fast Slow Pro by Breville.  It’s a slow cooker and pressure cooker in one <grin>!  If you have all day that’s good, but if you don’t, that’s...
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Who doesn’t love peanut butter cups?  Toss in some flaked coconut and it takes me to another place.  Remember Mounds bars?  These taste like that, but with peanut butter.  Today...
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Celebrate good times!  Nothing says fiesta like a good bubbly drink with or without alcohol.  From sparkling wine to sparkling water, it’s always fun to dazzle guests with homemade bevies. You...
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Let’s talk about what makes eggs so special.  For 70 calories per large egg, you get high-quality protein and the yolks are packed with vitamin D, choline and antioxidants, lutein...
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Stevia.  A zero-calorie sweetener that comes from a plant.  That’s what I knew when I attended the scientific session at the Experimental Biology Conference in Chicago.  I knew, in general...
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Scrambled. Sunny Side Up. Poached. Hard-Boiled.  However, you crack ‘em, eggs offer so many culinary options for any meal.  Whole eggs are a powerhouse of nutrients – from the high-quality...
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This is the year.  You are going to rummage through the depths of your pantry and check cans, boxes and bags for expiration dates, and reach into the back of...
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We can all make a difference in the war against waste. According to a study by ECOlunchbox, the typical family wastes about $450 on throw-aways and creates thousands of pieces of...
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