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healthy choices

I Cannot Believe Seltzer is Bad for Us

When I was growing up, there were 2L bottles of Pepsi in the house every payday, so every two weeks we binged and splurged on bad stuff. There were also Doritos while they lasted. We would consume all this junk while watching Little House on the Prairie reruns at 5pm on channel 11 — which […]

The Perfect Plate to Avoid Cravings

I am taking a class in nutrition, something I wish was taught to me in medical school. I think at the time, BMI was new, we were shown how to calculate it for like 30 seconds, and then we went onto to neuroscience. Nutrition would have been far more useful for my career in primary care, […]

Is Gatorade Good For You?

Electrolytes must be healthy right?

Tammy’s Tips Super Bowl Food 911

If you're hosting a Super Bowl Party this year, don't bemoan the fact that there's a Velveeta shortage. Check out these healthier and tastier party food options.

14 Mouth-Watering (& Healthy!) Appetizers

1. Low Fat Pan-Fried Onion Dip Why We Like It: It satisfies our carving for something creamy. 2. Tasty, Zesty Healthier Chicken Wings. Why We Like It: They’re tasty and crispy without the fried fat 3. Pita Greek Artichoke Pizzas Why We Like It:  Artichokes are a nutrient powerhouse–a source of fiber, antioxidants and protein! Find out why you can […]

Five Health Benefits of Onions

I use onions (usually yellow because Larry has an aversion to red) in just about every meal I make. They are cheap, they are a great base in any meal, add natural flavor and to boot, are sweet and spicy at the same time … AND, they are really good for you. Onions are a […]

What’s So Great About Ezekiel Bread?

Our Editorial Director, Amy Nidds is a health freak and is always introducing us to the latest health food crazes. The last few weeks, she’s been singing the praises of Ezekiel bread. Ok, so it’s a little drier and a little crunchier than what I’m used to but I have to admit, if you throw some […]

Almond/Peanut Butter Toast-Healthy Snack

My favorite healthy snack in between meals. My kids like it too!

Creole Cod

Everyone knows fish is good for you and most likely we don’t eat enough of it. Personally, I need to doctor it up… and this “Creole” version is delicious. (Originally, from Cooking Light, November 2002). Light and flakey yet...

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