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readysnaxb

Ready Snax - in the Produce Aisle

Do you have time to cut up an apple or peel and slice a carrot? No? Well, join the club. Every day, I get up, run to my fridge and start chopping (in my dreams)....

November 20, 2009   4 Comments

eggeyeb

Keep Your Kid Occupied While You Cook

We have featured Hard Boiled Egg before as a great snack. My pal, Damaris, over at The Little Foodie has a great idea for keeping kids quiet while you cook dinner....

November 19, 2009

larabarb2

Lara Bar - Only 2 Ingredients

The holy grail for healthy packaged snacking is finding a snack with fewer than 5 ingredients. The Lara Bar fits this definition well....

November 13, 2009   6 Comments


snackpackb

A Healthy 100 Calorie Snack Pack

How can you eat healthy without spending a lot of time or money? This is a vexing question because most of us are limited in either money or time (and most likely - both)....

November 6, 2009   2 Comments

pineappleb

Eat a Little Bit of Sunshine

We don't ordinarily think about the sun, water, and nutrients absorbed by a food when we eat it. We usually just eat it....

October 19, 2009   2 Comments

blueberries

How to Get What You Pay For

We take medicine to make us feel better when we get sick. We undergo all kind of treatments to get rid of diseases such as cancer and diabetes, and we pay oodles of money for these treatments....

September 8, 2009   4 Comments

cantaloupe

The secret to eating lots and not getting fat

How much can you eat before you start gaining weight? Obviously, this depends on what you eat....

July 30, 2009   2 Comments

water melon

The goodness of tomato packed in a melon

Isn't watermelon just water? It is actually over 90% water, but that leftover 10% is pretty great. For example, watermelon has more lycopene than tomatoes....

July 2, 2009

sugarsnappeasb

Snap along to a healthy place

Pre-washed stringless sugar snap peas can be found in your local supermarket in a plastic bag. Those of us...

June 10, 2009


grapesb

All the benefits of red wine without the alcohol

Most of us have heard that red wine has health benefits. The theory was conceived when we noticed that all those French people consumed alot of it and didn't get heart disease at the same rates as Americans. How amazing! An alcoholic drink that is actually good for you....

March 5, 2009

hardboiledeggb

77 calories packed with nutrition

You get protein, lots of vitamins, fat and a whole slew of compounds that your body needs. So, eat eggs! Do not be afraid. But, try to keep it to 2 a day....

March 5, 2009   3 Comments

mangob

Tropical fruit for North Americans

I never had a mango until I visited Mexico in 1987. I bought one from a street vendor, and just sunk my face into it. Wow! If a mango is perfectly fresh, it is an almost euphoric experience to eat it....

March 5, 2009   2 Comments

raisins

The taste of candy - and nutritious!

Raisins are "nature's candy". I suppose that is true. They are SUPER sweet and yummy, and a great snack for those with a sweet tooth....

February 3, 2009   1 Comment

Bananas

America's favorite fruit

Americans are bananas for bananas! They are the most consumed fruit in the United States and the world.

February 2, 2009   2 Comments

oranges

Orange you fabulous!

My grandfather would to send us a box of oranges for Christmas. I was pretty disappointed as a youngster because I was hoping for toys. But as an adult, I would appreciate the gift....

February 2, 2009   1 Comment

nectarines

Slices of heaven

Biting into a fresh nectarine is like tasting a summer's day. So many flavors play over your tongue as you taste one....

February 2, 2009


Cherries

Cherries - a luscious springime treat

"If Life is a Bowl of Cherries, What am I Doing in the Pits?", Erma Bombeck, (1985). I guess I am dating myself with this title, but it always makes me laugh....

February 2, 2009   1 Comment

raspberries

Luxurious, low in calorie, and nutritious

If fresh raspberries were cheaper, I would eat them all the time! They are sweet, luscious, and arguably very good for you....

February 2, 2009

apples

An apple a day is cheaper than health insurance

"An apple a day will keep the doctor away" goes the proverb. I think we can all agree that apples are much cheaper than health insurance. Can an apple really make good on its promise?...

February 2, 2009   1 Comment

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