Ginger, pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, chocolate, peppermint. The flavors of the holidays are comforting and the perfect end to a wonderful meal. These recipes include nutrition-packed ingredients that turn holiday favorites into healthier treats the whol... Read more
No matter what season it is, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but in the cooler months, it becomes that much more crucial. Not only will it fill your belly, ward off hunger, and keep you going strong until lunchtime, but the thought o... Read more
We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but some a.m. meals are better for your heart than others. We've rounded up this list of breakfasts that fall within the heart-healthy guidelines of the Academy of Nutrition and Di... Read more
Most apples are great for eating fresh. But the best apples for baking, according to The Old Farmer's Almanac, are Fuji, Granny Smith and Rome Beauty, while the best for pies are Winesap, Rhode Island Greening, Newtown Pippin, Jonagold and Cortla... Read more
My teenage daughter’s favorite grab 'n go breakfast consists of a few gulps of OJ, a toasted English muffin, and a handful of roasted sunflower kernels. “A perfect breakfast,” she states. Teenage translation: "I can sleep a... Read more
So the last two weeks I've been working on eating more fruits and especially veggies (before that I worked on my protein and fibre intake) and I'm a little confused about pumpkin seeds. Do these count towards my servings of fruits and veggi... Read more
It's that time of year again! That Post-Halloween time where I have a big zip lock bag full of pumpkin seeds...
But, I'm having a hard time finding any good nutritional information for unshelled pumpkin seeds. I eat the entire seed, shell and... Read more
Hello and Happy Harvest season! 471
I love pumpkins and all the ways they can be utilized. This year I would like to focus on the different ways they can be used for good tastin' healthy foods.
Any suggestions/tips will be greatly appre... Read more
I have one weakness and that's my flavored coffee creamers. It never occurred to me before that I could make it but a few months ago I stumbled on a homemade (but still fairly high in calories, fat and sugar) recipe for a different flavors of creame... Read more
Just check the label: no salt, no sugar, no flavorings or preservatives. It's just 100% Pure Pumpkin YIPEE!Slather some pumpkin mixture on wheat bread and mic with 1 wedge of Laughing Cow light vceamy swiss cheese & a slice of Bordens Fat Free Chees... Read more
This time of year, pumpkins are aplenty. In lattes, breads, bagels, and even cream cheese, that globular orange squash makes an appearance. As soon as the first cool wind blows away the memories of summer, people race to the supermarkets for cans of... Read more
Whipped cream-laden Thanksgiving pie notwithstanding, pumpkin has a healthy nutritional profile, with more than 200% of our RDA of Vitamin A, plus about one-third of our daily Vitamin C and nearly one-quarter of our fiber requirements. And it has jus... Read more
Ok, so I did some more baking this weekends. My pumpkins from my garden are getting ready and the few apples from our apple tree needed to be picked since we had a freeze warning last night (26 degrees this morning).
All day yesterday I seeded... Read more
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