Salad 101: Vegan Apple Hazelnut Kale Salad from Cuisinicity
Catherine offers a simple formula for putting together a satisfying salad at home and at restaurants:
Fresh organic mixed greens: as much as you want every day
Fresh veggies: as much as you want every day
Some lean protein such as lentils, fish, egg, white meat skinless chicken or tofu
The Top Choice is… Fresh Seasonal Fruit Salad with Cottage Cheese at Mother's Market
Today’s top choice is the Fresh Seasonal Fruit Salad with Cottage Cheese at Mother’s Market
. Sweeten up your day with this medley of seasonal fruit and banana topped with non-fat cottage cheese and trail mix. A tasty breakfast, lunch or dinner!
Finding the best choices when you’re away from home is easier than ever, thanks to
10 Things Fit and Happy People Do Differently
Courtesy of Together Counts
Well, it really is no secret that fit people do things a little differently from the average person, but why does it seem like a secret? It might be because it takes a motivated person to get fit and stay fit. As a member of the Together Counts™ program for active, healthy living, we know that it’s a
What You Eat Matters. So Does What You Don't Eat.
Courtesy of Oldways
By Kelly Toups, Whole Grains Council Program Manager
These headlines often fall into one of two categories: what to eat, and what not to eat. The trouble is that most foods are only “good” or “bad” in the context of what they’re replacing. For example, many would agree that juice is certainly
The Top Choice is… Shrimp Vera Cruz at Erik's DeliCafé
It may be hard to choose just one soup, sandwich or other choice to enjoy at Erik’s Delicafé, but Healthy Dining’s dietitians can give you a nudge in the right direction with a long list of hand-picked options including today's Top Choice, the Shrimp Vera Cruz Wrap.
Try something a little different to spice up your day today with this lean protein, veggie and flavor-packed choice! Bay shrimp, Erik's guacamole, pico de
Looking for Healthy Restaurants in Phoenix?
As a hub of the Southwest, Phoenix, AZ, has grown into a destination as unique as it is beautiful. Known for its year-round sunny weather, stellar golf and ever-growing number of attractions and activities for travelers and locals alike, Phoenix is also a top choice for great food. Stop by one of the many local restaurants around town or take the guess work out of your choice with a dietitian-recommended menu choice at one of these 18 restaurants in and around Phoenix:
How My Fit Foods Serves Guests with Health in Mind
Anita Jones-Mueller (AJM): I’m thrilled to talk with you and hear more about My Fit Foods and your success. You have a very impressive background in the restaurant industry. Tell us about the companies you have worked with over the years.
Whole Grain Sampling Day is Back
Markets, restaurants, cafeterias, food companies and others have once again joined the annual event to offer consumers coast to coast a chance to try whole grain foods. These companies and organizations may offer free samples, discounted items or simply highlight the whole grain choices people may not otherwise consider trying. It’s not just about the nutritional benefits of whole grains, either. Sure, whole grain choices are generally higher in fiber, vitamins and minerals
The Top Choice is… Ceviche Veracruzano at Cantina Laredo
Today's top choice is a classic Latin recipe that is gaining popularity in the United States. The Ceviche Veracruzano at Cantina Laredo is a brightly flavored choice is perfect for a lower calorie starter or a lighter meal. Shrimp, scallops and fish are marinated in lime juice to “cook” and are then served with three red tostada flag chips. Skip the chips (not included in analysis) for choice that’s high in muscle-building lean protein without those added calories, fat and
The Top Choice is… Turkey Picadillo Soft Tacos at Casa Sol y Mar
Today's featured choice is a great one to share on Taco Tuesday or any day of the week. The Turkey Picadillo Soft Tacos dish at Casa Sol y Mar is a full-flavored choice to cure your Mexican food cravings without the guilt. Flavorful turkey picadillo tacos are topped with pico de gallo and paired with black beans. Healthy Dining's dietitians recommend requesting extra black beans instead of poblano rice, and less cotija cheese (1 oz) to make this
Sugar in Your Diet
The Top Choice is… Teriyaki Salmon at Statue of Liberty Crown Cafe
Give your brain and healthy diet a boost with today's featured choice, the Teriyaki Salmon at Statue of Liberty Crown Cafe. Grilled salmon, marinated in teriyaki sauce is served with mixed fresh organic vegetables and roasted potatoes for a well-rounded and delicious meal while you see the sites.
Crown Café proudly serves a variety of choices for guests, several of which are recommended by Healthy Dining’s
The Top Choice is… Avocado Benedict at Elmer's
Rise and shine! Today's featured choice is sure to start your day off right with plenty of protein and flavor! This Avocado Benedict at Elmer's is made with one poached egg, fresh avocado and tomato all on a grilled English muffin. This breakfast classic is then topped with classic hollandaise sauce and fresh chives. The nutrition analysis includes fresh fruit as your choice of side.
Elmer’s is committed to quality food and service
The Top Choice is… The Grilled Adobo Chicken Bowl at Maui Tacos
Today’s featured menu choice, the Grilled Adobo Chicken Bowl, is one of the many dietian-recommended options you’ll find at Maui Tacos.
The Grilled Adobo Chicken Bowl is a great choice for flavor and lean protein. Charbroiled chicken is seasoned to perfection and served with rice, cheese, beans and crisp lettuce. Including lean protein in your diet is a smart choice for keeping hunger at bay
Savor the Taste of Prevention
"One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating." --Luciano Pavarotti
This quote certainly sums up the importance of food in our lives. Food is a common thread that’s so much more than just the ingredients on the plate. The magic of food is that it wraps traditions, memories, and people with flavors, textures and satisfying nutrition all into one delicious meal