TIP OF THE DAY: Try Whole Wheat Flour For Baking

Snack on raisin walnut bread made with the more nutritious whole wheat flour. Photo courtesy U.S. Apple Association.   For some reason, a lot of people don’t like the idea of whole wheat. They think that refined white flour tastes better. But whole wheat is more flavorful in a good way—not to mention much more…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Switch Your Starches For Healthy Eating

Alas, our beloved Corn Flakes are not whole grain. We’ve switched to Cheerios and oatmeal. Photo by Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE. These painless, easy switches to whole grains and other foods can give you more nutrition, more whole grain fiber and a new perspective on broadening your culinary repertoire. Why do you need to…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Be Sure It’s Whole Grain Bread

Don’t be fooled by package ingredients. If it doesn’t say whole wheat or whole grain, it isn’t. (This sandwich bread is.) Yesterday, we were at the bagel shop perusing our choices. While leaning towards the “everything” bagel, we decided that, as a trade off for all the carbs and cream cheese fat, we should at…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Healthy Bagels

Dill is often used to garnish a plate of smoked salmon—it’s a perfect pairing. So we tried snipping fresh dill onto our bagel with cream cheese and smoked salmon. The verdict: the more dill, the better. The pretty, fragrant herb also has a heap of health benefits. It has compounds that fight free radicals, neutralize…
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