(November 8, 2013 NOTE: This blog post has been significantly updated since originally posted. You might want to also see these related blog posts: Holiday Baking- Does Your Choice of Flour Really Matter? Gluten-Free Update January 2012 Including Apps Gluten-Free Update Potpourri Gluten Free Update June 2012 November 2012 Potpourri: Gluten; Diabetes; 2013 Women’s Heart Health ) The holidays are exciting and everyone looks forward to them, although if you need to follow a special diet, it may be a bit disconcerting to think about how to handle a wide range of holiday situations. How do you deal with invitations to
Free “Kid Friendly” eCookbooks
Looking for some real food recipe ideas that kids can enjoy preparing with the family in the kitchen? Here are some suggestions from totally free, “kid friendly” eCookbooks you can easily view or download from the www. Enjoy! (Image of cover of “Fuel Up to Play 60 Beyond PB&J: Cooking with Kids” shown for identification purposes only)
Tabbouleh Salad (aka Tabouleh, Tabouli, Taboli, Taboule, etc.)
This salad favorite is perfect for late “springtime” or else “summertime” enjoyment. We look forward to eating every year (especially at a “BBQ” type event). Once mint is again growing in the garden, it is time to make Tabbouleh! Tabbouleh is a classic chopped vegetable salad of which there are many variations, depending upon where in the Mediterranean or Arab/Middle Eastern world the recipe version originated from. Photograph ©Stephanie B-H/SensoryNutrition/US12
Holiday Yeast Baking: G’s Heavenly Cinnamon Rolls
G’s Heavenly Cinnamon Rolls recipe was adapted from other cinnamon rolls recipes by our webmaster to have a more heathful profile overall for baking a yeast-based cinnamon roll. Each 3+” diameter cinnamon roll from the adapted recipe features an overall lower fat and lower saturated fat content than other typical cinnamon rolls, features applesauce as a replacement for fat in the actual dough, is higher in whole grain content through the use of some* white whole wheat flour to replace some of the all-purpose unbleached flour, is lower in overall sugars, yet when iced still offers the appeal of those
NNM Tips: Develop Flavor in 10-Minutes-or-Less
March is National Nutrition Month(NNM)! Registered Dietitians (RDs) everywhere are celebrating and ready, willing and able to share what they know with the public. If you need to find a RD, don’t hesitate to use the referral service offered by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During NNM there is also a lot of free information available through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on topics such as healthy snacking & healthy shopping to help you “Get Your Plate in Shape” this March, and even more hints, tips and recipes, etc. Why you can even find short to-the-point Videos in
NNM: Flavor Tips from an Executive Chef
Remember that March is National Nutrition Month (NNM) and eating more vegetables, whole grains, and healthier fat choices is part of how to best celebrate it. Today’s blog will focus on a vegetarian dish that many people might enjoy having. It contains tips on developing flavor in 10 Minutes-or-Less using a fun barley recipe that comes from an Executive Chef who originally hails from Switzerland, but has lived and worked in many parts of the globe in his career to date. This Executive Chef’s blog site, as he puts it, is “All about gourmet food, country food, recipes and travel.
Updating Spring Holiday Recipes Part 1 of 2: Easter Celebrations
March is National Nutrition Month(NNM)! Springtime marks a time of renewal for individuals throughout the world on so many levels. People look forward to celebrating it in a variety of ways, including those who will choose to celebrate Easter and others who will commemorate Passover, etc., in April this year. In this two part article, we will focus on Celebrating Easter in Part 1 of 2. Part 2 of 2 will focus on Commemorating Purim through Passover. (NNM “Widget” (aka image code) courtesy of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) There are a wide variety of tips that can enable almost anyone to
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Tasty Food Can Be Both Delicious and Nutritious
Tasty and nutritious food can contribute to better health no matter where you live, so let’s go global in promoting eating right as we celebrate National Nutrition Month® (NNM)! This March 2014 marks the 41st anniversary of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ month long promotion of National Nutrition Month®. We’re featuring a Guest Author on the blog this month. Read on for all the details and some new Pakistani cuisine recipes.
Tasty Food Can Be Both Delicious and Nutritious Part 2 of 2
Tasty recipes from Pakistan are being featured this March, courtesy of our Guest Author, as we go global in our effort to promote eating right during National Nutrition Month® (NNM). In Part 1 of 2 in this blog series, our Guest Author shared some useful tips to consider when making your meal/snack choices. For Part 2 of 2 in this blog series, our Guest Author shares some personal recipes to prove tasty food can indeed be both delicious and nutritious! Read on for all the details.
Make It Now At Home Pizza (An Alternative to Delivery, Frozen, or Take-Out Pizza)
Even on days when almost every last bit of energy seems to be used up, you can still nuke a cup of water, right? Well, we’re here to tell you that if you can nuke a cup of water, you can make at home a no-kneading-required pizza! No kidding! We’ll share a single rise crust, fun to top and super simple to bake pizza recipe that our webmaster has kindly agreed to share with our readers. It is adapted from the Pizza Dough I recipe which can be found at the allrecipes.com website, so full credit goes to that source
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