Taste of Health

Healthy Eating for Every Phase of Your Life

Healthy Dining Staff Pick: Mary’s Two Favorite Seasonal Recipes

Healthy stuffed acorn squash and recipe and whole grain pumpkin snickerdoodles recipe from registered dietitian Mary of Flavor RD. If you think “dietitian-recommended” means boring and bland, you don’t know Healthy Dining’s dietitians! Our resident foodie RDs can whip up a mean potluck, and there always seem to be new test recipes and grocery finds …

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Indian Cuisine: An Exotic Flavor Adventure with Healthy Side Effects

The combination of fresh ingredients, flavorful spices and colorful fruits and vegetables in Indian cuisine make it a natural fit for healthy dining. The combination of fresh ingredients, flavorful spices and colorful fruits and vegetables in Indian cuisine make it a natural fit for healthy dining. Vegetables often take center stage (Saag Aloo, for example, …

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Is there any food I shouldn’t order if I have high cholesterol?

A heart-healthy diet contains whole grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy, and lean protein and limits foods that are high in fat (especially saturated and trans) and sodium. While all foods can fit (in the right size portions) into a heart-healthy diet, some sides are better options than others.  When it comes to potatoes, French fries and …

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Pecan Waffle Recipe

The Banana Pecan Pancake Breakfast at Denny’s is just one of the many dietitian-recommended menu choices that makes our mouths water!  With glazed pecans cooked into wheat pancakes and fresh banana slices, not to mention the egg whites and turkey bacon served on the side, the Banana Pecan Pancake Breakfast is hard to resist.  Although it’s easy …

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