This week I am continuing with options you can try to create healthier food choices. Following are some recipes you can use that will work well as substitutes for higher-fat and -calorie ingredients you may be using in some of your favorite recipes.
It is always so exciting to begin a new year. It’s like wiping the slate clean and starting anew. Forget all the other times you tried to lose weight, or exercise more, or eat healthier, or quit smoking … whatever it is that you failed to do in previous years. You have a fresh beginning. An…
Parties can be tricky territory for the healthy eater. If you host, you want to serve guests something tasty enough to make the occasion feel special. And if you are a guest, you want to bring something delicious and impressive, but that won’t totally blow your diet. My solution? Tuck someth…
Picture this: After a long day at the office (or at the kids’ soccer field or wherever) you turn the key to open your front door and you are greeted by the heady aroma of a steamy meaty stew. You have been richly rewarded for spending mere minutes in the morning assembling dinner in your slo…
The words hungry kids heading home from school hate most? "Have a piece of fruit."
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This is the perfect dish for a weeknight dinner in late summer, particularly as the kids start heading back to school and family schedules get crazy again. The recipe calls for just a handful of ingredients that can all be pulled together in the time it takes to boil water.
NEW YORK — Taco Bell plans to test a “Power Protein” menu that it’s hoping will eventually be hit with its core audience — young men.
A half-dozen preteen boys sat around the table in a small room at the Billings Salvation Army building, barely able to keep their adolescent energy bottled up amidst outbursts of chatter.
FINLAND, Minn. — Recent national surveys by the Mellman Group and MSNBC, as well as polls conducted over the past two decades, indicate that 90 percent of U.S. consumers want to know whether or not the foods they eat and feed to their families have been genetically engineered.
Lynn Olson, right, prepares a veggie wrap sandwich for her lunch while her daughter, Ashley, packs her lunch of teriyaki chicken, orange slices and vegetables. Lynn is a nutrition educator with the Yellowstone County Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. Ashley is a Riverside eighth…
When it comes to finding ways to reduce fat and calories, I favor reinventing a classic recipe rather than starting from scratch.
LUTHER -- First into the Luther Elementary lunchroom Friday were the school's five first-graders, who obediently lined up at the counter and waited for their meal.
Tim Williamson at the Shiloh Crossing McDonalds on August 8, 2011.
McDonalds employee Kelly Gunderjohn holds a Happy Meal at the Shiloh Crossing McDonalds on August 8, 2011.
Pat Newbury at the Shiloh Crossing McDonalds on August 8, 2011.
An antipasti platter doesn’t have to be a selection of cheese and fatty cured meats. You can make a delicious and beautiful one from the many colors of the vegetable garden.
Seafood has lots of offer a healthy diet. Much of it is lean, and even the fattier varieties are loaded with the so-called good fats.
Faced with a choice between cheesecake and fruit salad, most of us will ignore our guilt and go with the pleasure.
Honeydew-blackberry tart is a light and luxurious dessert.
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