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Amy’s Non-Dairy Vegetable Pot Pie: Vegan Product Information and Review

Amy’s Non-Dairy Vegetable Pot Pie: Vegan Product Information and Review

I came across this product a while back and thought it would be fun to do a little product review. Vegan Product Information and Nutrition Amy’s Non-Dairy Vegetable Pot Pie is made with organic vegetables and tofu and has 30% less fat than their original […]

The DASH Diet Basics

The DASH Diet Basics

DASH is an acronym for a study that was conducted to determine the success of Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. The study was conducted by scientists supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Past studies of the effect of nutrients on reducing […]

How to Read the Nutrition Label

How to Read the Nutrition Label

Tuning into your body will empower you to take control of your weight. This requires awareness. Learning to be aware is vital to losing extra weight and keeping it off for good. It is necessary to learn about the foods we put into our bodies. […]

Teaching Middle School Students About Nutrition with Omelette Recipe

Teaching Middle School Students About Nutrition with Omelette Recipe

This lesson is for middle school Family and Consumer Science students; it can be adapted for students in Life Skills classes, after-school programs, and summer school activities. Prior to presenting the lesson, review your knowledge of nutritional information and check that all ingredients and kitchen […]

Sweet Easy Breakfast Alternatives to Sugary Kids’ Cereal

Sweet Easy Breakfast Alternatives to Sugary Kids’ Cereal

School mornings are hectic enough without having to worry about cooking breakfast to keep your child healthy. A quick bowl of cereal or a granola bar is usually the most feasible option for busy moms, dad and kids. However, sugary kids cereals can be harmful […]

Homemade Vegetable Stock

Homemade Vegetable Stock

It is a typical scene. You are chopping vegetables while you are preparing dinner. You have scraps from the onion, carrots, celery, and potatoes everywhere. You may or may not wonder what to do with the scraps. You may instinctively throw the scraps into the […]

Perfect Sauteed Kale Recipe

Perfect Sauteed Kale Recipe

Kale is one of the most nutritious greens around. It is not only a wonderful, leafy green high in fiber, but it is also said to detoxify ones system. Kale also has a great deal of Vitamin A, which helps maintain healthy eyesight and vision, […]

Low-Carbohydrate Diet vs Low-Fat Diet: Which is Best?

Low-Carbohydrate Diet vs Low-Fat Diet: Which is Best?

A research study published in Annals of Internal Medicine takes straight on the debate over the efficiency and safety of a low-carbohydrate diet compared to a more conventional low-fat, low-calorie diet. Other studies evaluating the effectiveness of each diet had found that low-carbohydrate diets resulted […]

Nutritious Recipes for Homemade Vegetable Juices

Nutritious Recipes for Homemade Vegetable Juices

I’ve searched the shelves of grocery stores and found the only juice that is not loaded with excess sugar in the form of high fructose corn syrup is V8 100% Vegetable Juice and V8 Fusion, a fruit and vegetable juice mix. V8 Fusion comes in […]

Quiche and Slaw Recipes

Quiche and Slaw Recipes

Quiche and slaw are both delicious. They can function as main meals (depending on the recipe), tasty sides, or even mouth-watering appetizers. Better yet, they’re super easy to make. Here are a couple recipes I came up with while experimenting. Enjoy! Crustless Sausage & Tomato […]