| Oct 2, 2009
Here are five things you should know about your kids and milk:
1. They need to drink more. Milk contains nine essential nutrients and vitamins, including protein, vitamins A, D, and B-12, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, riboflavin, niacin, zinc and...
| Nov 26, 2008
Wallingford, CT -- As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, the American Heart Association wants to provide you with some simple ways to make your big meal as healthy and delicious as possible. Many of the traditional foods served during Thanksgiving can...
| Oct 8, 2009
• 1 / 2 large head cauliflower, separated into florets ( about 2 cups)
• 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks.
• 1 / 2 cup whole milk, 2 percent milk or light cream, warmed
• 2 teaspoons...
| Oct 2, 2009
Q: What are your thoughts on the body's ability to use the calcium in milk? Is milk the best source of calcium? What other foods come close in providing calcium in our daily food?
A: The benefits of cow's milk to the human body are questionable, as...
| Nov 16, 2009
In this second installment of our ongoing series on nutritional makeovers, we explored the kitchen of Kristy Noble and her sons Scott, 14, and Robert, 17.
Noble wants to prepare quick, nutritious meals on a budget while teaching her sons to eat...
| Nov 23, 2009
Compare to Green Bean Casserole: 161 calories & 9 grams fat
1½ pounds steamed broccoli florets
1 can low-fat cream of mushroom soup, condensed
1/2 cup skim milk
Pepper, to taste
¼ cup whole wheat bread crumbs
1/8 cup slivered almonds...
| Nov 16, 2009
Kristy Noble's home is a tale of two diets.
Outside, cherry tomatoes grow abundantly in the well-groomed back yard; fruit trees yield apples; and a flourishing herb garden produces basil, sage and mint to spare. But inside, the freezer is stocked with 5-...
| Jun 4, 2009
Greek Yogurt Honey Dressing:
• 1 / 4 cup fat-free or 2 percent Greek yogurt
• 1 tablespoon honey
• 1 / 4 cup buttermilk or 2 percent milk
• Juice of 1 / 2 lemon
• Fresh-ground black pepper, to taste
| Jun 24, 2009
| 8:56 AM
This is adapted from a recipe from Alison Bower of Ruth & Phils Gourmet Ice Cream. Note that the honey you use will have an impact on the flavor; we recommend using the mildest honey available.
Strawberry ice cream
Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 30...
| Jul 1, 2009
| 5:21 AM
Blueberry Iced Cappuccino
2 shots espresso, cooled 1-cup ice 1/2-cup blueberry puree 1-cup skim milk 1-teaspoon cream 1/4 cup steamed milk Pour espresso over ice in a tall glass. Stir in blueberry puree, milk and cream. Top with steamed milk and serve...
| Jul 8, 2009
Fried potatoes with yogurt sauce
Total time: 25 minutes
Note: Adapted from "What We Eat When We Eat Alone" by Deborah Madison and Patrick McFarlin. This recipe comes from Aglaia Kremezi, an author of Greek cookbooks, and is in her...