| Feb 15, 2012
| 6:13 AM
The next week is packed with Mardi Gras parades and parties, and it’s no secret that many of us will be celebrating late into the night. And late nights out often mean late-night eating, but that doesn’t mean you’re destined to heed...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Carnival season is synonymous with excess, and even if you start out with the best intentions, it’s easy to find yourself bending – okay, breaking – all rules of moderate alcohol intake. And you pay for it. You wake up feeling...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 7:04 AM
More than 27 million people in the US are living with heart disease, and one doctor has come up with a high-tech test that detcts potential issues earlier than ever before.
The test is called a Coronary Calcium Scan. It takes a virtual picture of the...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 11:02 AM
St. Patrick’s Day is this month, and what comes to mind when you think of this holiday? GREEN! So what better than to focus on green foods and their powerful health benefits.
Are you and your family eating enough greens? The USDA recommends...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 2:02 PM
OK. I freely admit that I'm fudging on "fitness" by talking about food. But a personal trainer interview this week revealed that our appearance is determined 80 percent by what we eat -- leaving a scant 20 percent to an exercise regimen.
So, let's talk...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 1:19 PM
½ cup butter (1 stick), softened slightly
1/3 cup canola oil
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
½ cup granulated sugar
2 extra large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1½ cups white whole-wheat flour (prefer King Arthur brand)*
1 teaspoon baking soda
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:04 AM
St Patrick’s Day means it’s time for all things green! And when it comes to food (or beer!), some of you may be looking for more natural alternatives to old-school green food coloring. In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it! segment, I...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:25 AM
We need calcium to help keep bones strong, but did you also know that calcium can help to lower blood pressure and even help prevent muscle cramping? We know the top calcium-rich foods like milk, cheese, and yogurt, but not all of us get enough of...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Recipe By Chef HudaGrand Marnier Whipped Cream 1 cup heavy cream1 ounce Grand Marnier liqueur2 tablespoons of confectioners’ sugar4 oz of your favorite dark semi-sweet bar-grated chocolate
Fresh Berries2 cups of fresh raspberry2 cups of fresh...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:27 AM
Cookies have always been a dieters ‘no-no,’ but now many companies are coming out with cookies that are marketed as ‘better-for-you.’ But, are they? Remember, most cookies still have a significant amount of sugar and aren’...
| Aug 16, 2011
At La Feria del Nopal, we celebrate the CACTUS plant with a free concert! We also want to showcase its nutritional benefits, significance to current Mexican culture and honor its roots as a food staple in pre-Hispanic Mexican culture. Celebrity Chef...