PASSOVER: Delicious Nut Flours You Can Eat

Gluten-free almond flour. Photo courtesy Bob’s Red Mill.   Gluten free pioneer and whole grains leader, Bob’s Red Mill, offers delicious recipes for Passover using the company’s gluten-free Natural Almond Meal and Natural Coconut Flour. Nut flours have long been a gluten-free salvation as well as a Passover alternative, and these organic flours will also…
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RECIPE: Fish Ceviche (Consider Trout!)

Trout ceviche. Photo courtesy ILoveBlueSea.com   Ceviche, raw fish or shellfish cured by acidic citrus juice, has been popular in Latin America for many centuries. In the early 1500s, the Spanish conquistadors wrote of an Inca dish of raw fish marinated in chicha, a fermented maize beer that dates back some 2,000 years. The concept…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Low Carb Pizza Alternative: Zucchini Pizza

Zucchini “canoes” substitute for pizza crusts. Photo courtesy Lucero Olive Oil.   It’s not the toppings that are the problem with eating pizza frequently. The crust is where the ne’er-do-well carbs reside. The late, lamented Goldberg’s Pizza in Manhattan offered a diet pizza by heaping the toppings into an aluminum pie plate instead of onto…
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FOOD VIDEO: How To Choose Healthy Snacks

  If you’re one of the millions of people who have just made a New Year’s resolution to pursue better food choices, here’s an “inspirational” video. It shows some simple, portion-controlled snack ideas that let you treat yourself without going overboard. Whether you have a sweet tooth or prefer savory flavors—and there’s no reason you…
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Cooking Video: Low Calorie Cocktails

  You can still enjoy a few drinks on Christmas and New Year’s Eve, without breaking the calorie bank. Registered Dietician Elizabeth Somer provides tips that help you to “drink this, not that,” to borrow a phrase from the popular book by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding. In fact, the book series that includes Drink…
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