As the years flew by, I found myself reflecting on each year's recipe – were the beans too soft, were there enough mushrooms, should I use garlic, how could I have made it better?
Posted 2013.12.09 06:00 AM
- Abigail Dougherty, RD, LD
These ideas build the excitement and anticipation of the holidays while also helping families spend quality time together and make lasting memories.
Posted 2013.12.06 06:00 AM
- Jen Haugen, RD, LD
As a registered dietitian who has seen the negative contributions of fast food on the health of the American people, I shuddered at the thought of similar health effects creeping across the continent.
Posted 2013.12.05 06:00 AM
- Cordialis Msora-Kasago, MA, RD
I love fall at the farmer's market, possibly more than summer. Recently, hearty, leafy kale and brilliant pink-speckled October beans had a grand showing.
Posted 2013.12.04 06:00 AM
- Jill Melton, MS, RD
Mandolines offer countless opportunities to create dishes with beautifully cut fruits, vegetables and other treats, and also make the job of cutting, slicing and dicing much easier.
Posted 2013.12.03 06:00 AM
- Stacy Rothschild, MPH, RD
Rather than planning to “diet” after the New Year, why not start new holiday traditions that focus on staying active and eating well the whole holiday through.
Posted 2013.12.02 06:00 AM
- Sharon Palmer, RD
A new study has found that the reason why most of us overindulge at this particular time may be the need for extra comfort due to heightened stress.
Posted 2013.11.27 06:00 AM
- Timi Gustafson, RD
Here are two super simple ways to enjoy those apples freshly picked from the orchard!
Posted 2013.11.26 06:00 AM
- Lindsay Livingston, RD
Approach these as you would a real life meeting — as an opportunity to engage and learn from others.
Posted 2013.11.25 06:00 AM
- Rebecca Subbiah, RDN
Are you getting enough — or way too much? Do you think about where protein comes from?
Posted 2013.11.22 06:00 AM
- Brandi Thompson, RD, LDN
Start with the same idea of a protein packed dip like hummus, but use other beans and flavors you may already have in your kitchen.
Posted 2013.11.21 06:00 AM
- Crystal Petrello, MS, RD
For those of you who have trouble communicating how your dish gets so spectacular, here are a few guidelines on how to write a recipe.
Posted 2013.11.20 06:00 AM
- Tram Le, MS, RD
Persimmons are rather odd looking ... but open them up and they’re full of a familiar, almost-cinnamon taste and honey-like sweetness.
Posted 2013.11.19 08:03 AM
- Carlene Thomas RD, LD
As much as I love the holidays, being in charge of cooking the iconic Thanksgiving turkey and all the trimmings can leave me feeling overwhelmed and frazzled.
Posted 2013.11.18 06:00 AM
- Emily Cooper, RD
Consuming excess amounts of sugar or experiencing irresistible sugar cravings may warrant a sugar detox.
Posted 2013.11.15 06:00 AM
- Lauren Larson, MS, BS
Here is a simple, low-fat, low-in-sugar pumpkin spiced refrigerator "cookie" made from organic, whole food ingredients.
Posted 2013.11.14 06:00 AM
- Lauren O'Connor, MS, RDN
Districts have increasingly redoubled efforts to satisfy their increasingly savvy customers. These meal programs are “in it to win it."
Posted 2013.11.13 06:00 AM
- Pam Dannon, EdM, RD
I just inconveniently increased my standards of so-called “good” fruit, so how am I going to find up-to-par apples?
Posted 2013.11.12 12:00 AM
- Meaghan Mikulas
Anjou, Bosc, Bartlett or Asian pears are sweet, versatile and a deliciously fun piece of fall produce.
Posted 2013.11.11 06:00 AM
- Maria Tadic, RD
With so many recipes out there (and still so little time), it’s important to know how to read a recipe and decide whether it is a good fit for your taste preferences, time and on-hand ingredients.
Posted 2013.11.08 06:00 AM
- Michaela Ballmann, MS, RD, CLT
There are struggles in finding gluten-free alternatives to your favorite foods. But if you know where to look and do your research, you can still have the classic foods at that special dinner.
Posted 2013.11.07 06:00 AM
- Alexa Barbee
When you reach for foods that come from far away, such as coffee or bananas, do you ever wonder how they got to the supermarket? Or how the food was grown? Or who picked it and how they were treated?
Posted 2013.11.06 06:00 AM
- Sharon Palmer, RD