TIP OF THE DAY: Grain Bowls With Roasted Vegetables

Top: Grain bowl with delicata squash. Bottom: Wild rice bowl with kabocha squash. Photos courtesy Good Eggs | San Francisco.   Did grain bowls originate in healthy “salad” food chains? All we know is that in the last few years, grain bowls have become a go-to light and nutritious meal, whether you buy yours from…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Healthy Food Resolution For The New Year

Plain Greek yogurt substitutes well for sour cream and whipped cream. Photo courtesy Salad-In-A-Jar.com, which offers a recipe for homemade Greek yogurt.   The new year means new beginnings. That’s why we have the tradition* of New Year’s resolutions: to set goals, make lifestyle changes, accomplish big projects, and so forth. Dieting is on the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Easy Healthy Recipe For Valentine’s Day Dinner

Save up calories to enjoy your Valentine chocolate by serving a healthy yet festive entrée. This easy recipe is courtesy of Muir Glen. The company’s excellent canned organic tomatoes add a bright red accent. One serving has just 160 calories (45 from fat). Serve with a vinaigrette-dressed salad. Use raspberry vinegar and garnish with a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Peel A Grapefruit Or Orange With Ease

If you enjoy grapefruit regularly, treat yourself to this snazzy double grapefruit knife. Photo courtesy RSVP. Grapefruit and oranges are excellent snacks and ingredients. We love to add them to green salads and light sauces for fish and seafood. And we have a passion for grapefruit sorbet and granita. But grapefruit can be difficult to…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Better Super Bowl Food

Turkey chili saves calories and fat. Get the recipe from McCormick. As you’re watching the Steelers face the Packers on Super Bowl Sunday, will you be feasting on the “standard” artery-clogging, fat-building, colon-wrenching fare? The choice is yours, but you can feast just as well on better-for-you food with the same amount of prep time.…
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