Multimedia &amp; Tools - Blogs http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/1016/healthy_cooking en 6 Ways to Use Nutritional Yeast http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/6_ways_to_use_nutritional_yeast <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/6_ways_to_use_nutritional_yeast" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/yeast_6690.jpg" alt="6 Ways to Use Nutritional Yeast Blog Post" title="6 Ways to Use Nutritional Yeast Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Nutritional yeast has long been used by vegans as a naturally dairy-free cheese substitute because of its nutty, earthy, umami qualities. But this mustard-yellow powder is now attracting even more fans because of its stellar nutrition profile. </p> <p>Nicknamed nooch, yeshi and hippie dust, nutritional yeast is not the same as yeast used to make bread—it’s heated and dried so it doesn’t rise. </p><p>Two tablespoons of the flakes provides about 3 grams of protein and 2 grams of fiber. Plus, it’s a good source of minerals and B vitamins.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/6_ways_to_use_nutritional_yeast#comments Food Blog Food & health news Katie Cavuto, M.S., R.D. Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:56:13 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285413 at http://www.eatingwell.com How to Buy Thai Curry Paste, Plus Easy Recipes to Make with It http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/how_to_buy_thai_curry_paste_plus_easy_recipes_to_make_with_it <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/how_to_buy_thai_curry_paste_plus_easy_recipes_to_make_with_it" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/23974_Allen_310.jpg" alt="How to Buy Thai Curry Paste, Plus Easy Recipes to Make with It Blog Post" title="How to Buy Thai Curry Paste, Plus Easy Recipes to Make with It Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>We love a good Thai curry. And if you frequent Thai restaurants, you probably do too! You can put just about anything in a Thai curry, so we Test Kitchen cooks always keep curry paste on hand so we can whip up a curry with whatever we have hanging out in the fridge. </p> <p>When we decided to use Thai curry paste in the March/April 2015 issue for our <em>Market Pick</em> column (that’s where we do four different takes on one ingredient), we in the Test Kitchen thought it would only be prudent to try as many curry pastes as we could get our hands on. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/how_to_buy_thai_curry_paste_plus_easy_recipes_to_make_with_it#comments Food Blog Healthy Cooking Blog Carolyn Malcoun Cooking tips Dinner Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:36:27 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285388 at http://www.eatingwell.com 6 Things to Love About the (Proposed) 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/6_things_to_love_about_the_proposed_2015_us_dietary_guidelines <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/6_things_to_love_about_the_proposed_2015_us_dietary_guidelines" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/portions_1_0.jpg" alt="6 Things to Love About the (Proposed) 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines Blog Post" title="6 Things to Love About the (Proposed) 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Every five years, the USDA releases the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (aka what we all should be eating). </p><p>In advance of the official release, an advisory committee publishes its suggestions for what should become the Dietary Guidelines. That report came out last week. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/6_things_to_love_about_the_proposed_2015_us_dietary_guidelines#comments Health Blog Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D. Health Nutrition Wellness Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:00:41 +0000 jessm23 285309 at http://www.eatingwell.com Host an EatingWell Oscar Party http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/host_an_eatingwell_oscar_party <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/host_an_eatingwell_oscar_party" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/BV6277_310x310_web.jpg" alt="Host an EatingWell Oscar Party Blog Post" title="Host an EatingWell Oscar Party Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><h3>EatingWell’s Oscar-Ready Party Menu for 2015</h3> <p>My family hosts an Oscar party every year and each time we try to outdo ourselves when it comes to the party food and menu. It’s a fun challenge to pair dish ideas with nominees, giving our inner punners free rein. (In past years, for instance, we’ve had Lord of the <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/beer_battered_onion_rings_roasted_pepper_aioli.html">Onion Rings </a>and Dallas Buyers Club Sandwiches.)</p> <p>Here’s the food we’ll be serving on Oscar night (Sunday, Feb. 22) in honor of this year’s eight Best Picture contenders.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/host_an_eatingwell_oscar_party#comments Food Blog Dinner Entertaining Wendy Ruopp Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:52:57 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285185 at http://www.eatingwell.com 5 Tricks to Steal from the Paleo Diet http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/5_tricks_to_steal_from_the_paleo_diet <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/5_tricks_to_steal_from_the_paleo_diet" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MF8821_Ardito_0.JPG" alt="5 Tricks to Steal from the Paleo Diet Blog Post" title="5 Tricks to Steal from the Paleo Diet Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>I’ve had countless friends ask me if they should “go Paleo” and while I don’t recommend the diet as a whole (<a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/what_is_the_paleo_diet">read more about the pros and cons here</a>), there are certainly some healthy principles that we all can borrow from the popular plan. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/5_tricks_to_steal_from_the_paleo_diet#comments Diet Blog Diet Health Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Nutrition Wellness Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:16:07 +0000 Sarah Hoff 285176 at http://www.eatingwell.com Will a Gluten-Free Diet Help You Lose Weight? http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/will_a_gluten_free_diet_help_you_lose_weight <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/will_a_gluten_free_diet_help_you_lose_weight" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/scale_2_gluten_free_cropped.jpg" alt="Will a Gluten-Free Diet Help You Lose Weight? Blog Post" title="Will a Gluten-Free Diet Help You Lose Weight? Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>A common reason people avoid gluten is to lose weight&mdash;an approach about 13 million people have taken, far overshadowing gluten avoidance for health issues.</p> <p>To remove gluten from your diet, you have to stop eating wheat and foods that contain it, such as bread, pasta, cereal and crackers, which are all relatively rich in calories. </p> <p>If you replace them with foods like fruit, vegetables and lean meats, you may naturally eat fewer calories and lose weight. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/will_a_gluten_free_diet_help_you_lose_weight#comments Diet Blog Diet Samuel Fromartz Weight loss Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:31:03 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285164 at http://www.eatingwell.com Should I be worried about arsenic in rice? http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/should_i_be_worried_about_arsenic_in_rice <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/should_i_be_worried_about_arsenic_in_rice" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MCL_brown_rice_101811658_Peter_Ardito_cropped.jpg" alt="Should I be worried about arsenic in rice? Blog Post" title="Should I be worried about arsenic in rice? Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>The concern started in 2012 when Consumer Reports published its first report on arsenic in rice. Since then, it’s been making us think twice about too much risotto and sushi rolls. </p> <p>Arsenic is a natural element in water and soil. (It also comes from environmental contaminants.) And while many foods we eat contain some arsenic (from apple juice and beer to chicken), the concentration of arsenic tends to be higher in rice because rice absorbs it more readily than other plants do. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/should_i_be_worried_about_arsenic_in_rice#comments Health Blog Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D. Food & health news Health Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:57:05 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285162 at http://www.eatingwell.com How to Buy the Healthiest Granola http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_granola <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_granola" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/Granola_silo_0984_cropped.jpg" alt="How to Buy the Healthiest Granola Blog Post" title="How to Buy the Healthiest Granola Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Granola’s health halo can be well deserved; after all, it’s made with whole oats, nuts and dried fruit and most brands have 3 grams of fiber per ¼-cup serving. But they can be high in sugar and calories. Here’s how to pick the healthiest and tastiest. </p> <p><strong>Sugar Smarts:</strong> Almost all granolas have some sugar—it’s one reason they’re so yummy. Look for one with no more than 6 grams per ¼ cup.</p> <p><strong>Don't Miss: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/healthy_granola_recipes_and_healthy_muesli_recipes">DIY Homemade Granola Ideas</a></strong></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_granola#comments Health Blog Breakfast Good choices Health Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Nutrition Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:42:58 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285161 at http://www.eatingwell.com A Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu for the Whole Family http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/a_valentines_day_dinner_menu_for_the_whole_family <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/a_valentines_day_dinner_menu_for_the_whole_family" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/carolyn_lila_308.jpg" alt="A Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu for the Whole Family Blog Post" title="A Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu for the Whole Family Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>My husband, Dan, actually likes Valentine’s Day, <em>the</em> Hallmark holiday of holidays. Flowers, cute cards, a little gift, a fancy dinner out or one made together at home (with plenty of good wine, of course). And maybe a back rub while we’re binge-watching Netflix, if I’m lucky. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/a_valentines_day_dinner_menu_for_the_whole_family#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Family meals Healthy kids Holidays Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:41:52 +0000 Sarah Hoff 285147 at http://www.eatingwell.com Veggie Vending Machines in Chicago Sell Healthy Salads-in-a-Jar http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/veggie_vending_machines_in_chicago_sell_healthy_salads_in_a_jar <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/veggie_vending_machines_in_chicago_sell_healthy_salads_in_a_jar" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/23923A_Allen_jf15_310.jpg" alt="Veggie Vending Machines in Chicago Sell Healthy Salads-in-a-Jar Blog Post" title="Veggie Vending Machines in Chicago Sell Healthy Salads-in-a-Jar Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Fresh salads from a vending machine? Sounds too good to be true, but this healthy new lunch option for foodies on the go is a reality in Chicago, where <a href="http://www.farmersfridge.com/"target="0"><strong>Farmer’s Fridge</strong></a> vending machines dispense salads, sandwiches and veggie-packed sides. </p><p> </p><p>Served in a reusable (or recyclable) jar, the freshly made vending-machine salads (about $7) are packed full of nutritious greens, fruits, seeds and veggies often sourced from local and organic growers in the region. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/veggie_vending_machines_in_chicago_sell_healthy_salads_in_a_jar#comments Food News Blog Food & health news Lindsay Westley Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:24:18 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285035 at http://www.eatingwell.com How to Buy the Healthiest Whole-Wheat Bread http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_whole_wheat_bread <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_whole_wheat_bread" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/nsp_141014_05.jpg" alt="How to Buy the Healthiest Whole-Wheat Bread Blog Post" title="How to Buy the Healthiest Whole-Wheat Bread Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>When it comes to whole-wheat sandwich bread, there are a ton of choices at the supermarket. And not all are as healthy as they seem. Here, we break down the nutrition for you.</p> <p>Numbers to Look For:<br /> <strong>Serving Size:</strong> 1 Slice<br /> <strong>Calories: </strong>Around 100 calories*<br /> <strong>Fiber:</strong> ≥ 2g<br /> <strong>Sugar: </strong>≤ 4g<br /> <strong>Sodium: </strong>≤ 200mg<br /> *Will vary based on size.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_whole_wheat_bread#comments Health Blog Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Nutrition Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 13 Jan 2015 17:16:08 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284923 at http://www.eatingwell.com Could My Fitbit Make Me Fat? http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/could_my_fitbit_make_me_fat <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/could_my_fitbit_make_me_fat" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MDP_16969_Moats.jpg" alt="Could My Fitbit Make Me Fat? Blog Post" title="Could My Fitbit Make Me Fat? Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Ooh, the Fitbit. I’m completely addicted to mine. Thanks to my Fitbit, I’ve discovered I’m a bit of a sloth on nonexercise days. So now I’m the first person in my house to offer to run upstairs and grab whatever anyone needs. More steps!</p> <p>I say the Fitbit—and other wearable trackers—are so worth it because they make you aware of your activity level (or lack thereof) and motivate you to move more. </p> <p>There’s science to back me up, too: research shows that tracking your activity and/or being motivated to work out helps shed pounds.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/could_my_fitbit_make_me_fat#comments Diet Blog Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D. Diet Fitness Health Weight loss Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 07 Jan 2015 13:51:06 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284850 at http://www.eatingwell.com 5 Restaurant Recipes You Can Make Healthier at Home http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/5_restaurant_recipes_you_can_make_healthier_at_home <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/5_restaurant_recipes_you_can_make_healthier_at_home" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8353_Ardito_3.JPG" alt="5 Restaurant Recipes You Can Make Healthier at Home Blog Post" title="5 Restaurant Recipes You Can Make Healthier at Home Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Restaurants, particularly fast casual restaurant chains like Ruby Tuesday and On the Border, are not typically known for their healthy recipes. A single meal can easily bust your daily calorie allotment. </p> <p><strong>Don’t Miss:<a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/how_many_slices_of_bacon_does_your_dinner_equal_3_restaurant_shockers"> How Many Slices of Bacon Does Your Dinner Equal? 3 Restaurant Shockers</a></strong></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/5_restaurant_recipes_you_can_make_healthier_at_home#comments Healthy Cooking Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Family meals Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:09:04 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284835 at http://www.eatingwell.com The Only Overnight Oats Recipe You Need http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_only_overnight_oats_recipe_you_need <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_only_overnight_oats_recipe_you_need" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/BR9083_Beisch_310x310_web_1.jpg" alt="The Only Overnight Oats Recipe You Need Blog Post" title="The Only Overnight Oats Recipe You Need Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Have you made overnight oats before? My husband loves oatmeal, but often he’s running late. So he recently started making overnight oats in a jar. He can warm it up and eat it at the table if he has time. And if he’s rushed, he can just grab a jar and go. </p> <p><strong>Don’t Miss:</strong> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/make_ahead_breakfasts_to_grab_and_go">Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Grab & Go</a><br /> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/should_you_eat_breakfast_even_when_youre_not_hungry">Should You Eat Breakfast Even If You’re Not Hungry?</a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_only_overnight_oats_recipe_you_need#comments Food Blog Breakfast Carolyn Malcoun Cooking tips Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 06 Jan 2015 14:57:40 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284832 at http://www.eatingwell.com Like Kale and Brussels Sprouts? Try Kalettes! http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/like_kale_and_brussels_sprouts_try_kalettes <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/like_kale_and_brussels_sprouts_try_kalettes" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/nsp_141015_03_kalettes.jpg" alt="Like Kale and Brussels Sprouts? Try Kalettes! Blog Post" title="Like Kale and Brussels Sprouts? Try Kalettes! Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>This is a big deal, kind of like a new iPhone release in the produce aisle. Say hello to the Kalette. You may not know this veggie yet, but you certainly know its parents: kale and Brussels sprouts. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/like_kale_and_brussels_sprouts_try_kalettes#comments Food Blog Food & health news Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:18:14 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284645 at http://www.eatingwell.com