Seriously, Which Cooking Oil Should We Be Using? Cindy Kuzma Aug 11 2017, 1:00pm Not all fats are created equal. Fanny packs and shoulder cut-outs may be back in—but fortunately, the fat-phobic diet of the ’80s remains out of style. Health experts now largely agree we need more of this macronutrient in our lives than […]

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This Sunday’s recipe is Beet Cake! Delicious, nutritious, and simple. Enjoy! Beet Cake Servings: 6 Ingredients: 1 pound beet noodles (or use a spiralizer and make your own out of a pound of beets – wash, peel, spiralize) 3 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped (optional) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 […]

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Healthy Snacking Hacks for Your Tailgating Party Let’s be real, football is as much about the snacks as it is about the game. These tips will help you lighten up traditional game-day foods and keep your cravings in check. Jessica Cording, MS, RD, CDN Feb 04, 2017 Grab a Plate Mindless noshing throughout the day […]

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When you think of root vegetables, do you automatically picture potatoes, carrots and onions? While these veggies are classic favorites, they can also be a bit uninspiring. Luckily, the cold weather brings some delectable and underutilized root vegetables to the forefront. Try something new in your cold-weather cooking and branch out into turnips, rutabaga, celeriac, […]

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Winter is prime time for snowy sports like skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating, but it can also sap your motivation to exercise and eat well. Or do much of anything besides sleep and eat carbs—what New Year’s resolutions? If this sounds familiar, you may be suffering from the “winter blahs” or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), […]

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Happy Chrismukkah everyone! This week’s holiday recipe round-up a day early! Here are my recipes for Potato Latkes and Brisket, both very easy and delicious! Enjoy Potato Latkes Servings: 4-5 Ingredients: • 1-1 ½ pounds Yukon gold potatoes • 1 large onion • 2 large eggs, beaten • Salt and pepper, to taste • Vegetable […]

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This week I’m posting the top 3 recipes since there were so many requests. Enjoy! Flank Steak with Tomato-Red Wine Vinegar Marinade Serving size: ~4-5 ounces cooked flank steak per serving Ingredients: • 1 small can diced tomatoes • 1 onion, peeled and quartered • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar • 1 tablespoon rosemary • […]

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Think About Balance Culinary nutritionist Abbie Gellman creates delicious, homemade meals that just happen to be healthy. “For lunch, I typically like to have a good mix of protein, carbohydrate, and fat from whole foods,” says Gellman. One of her favorites? “A tomato-based turkey chili full of delicious, nutritious ingredients, such as black beans, kidney […]

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For something that tastes so delicious and gives us so much pleasure, fat is plenty confusing. Most of us remember too well the “fat phobia” of the ‘80s and ‘90s, when eating low-fat/no-fat was deemed the one true way to lasting weight loss. The result? Few of us lost weight or kept it off, though […]

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In an effort to be healthy and animal friendly, many Americans are adopting a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle. The main problem with adopting a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle is not getting enough protein. The daily need is 0.8 to 0.9 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight. Protein can be found in non-animal sources, […]

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