Appetizers

Cover your nutrition bases with this popular vegetable

Cover your nutrition bases with this popular vegetable

Whether you’re on or off the field, it’s important to fuel up wisely. Leading sports nutritionists across the country recommend potatoes as the go-to choice for fueling your body before or after a workout. “To perform at your best, put potatoes on your plate,” says Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN, CSSD, the nutritionist for the 2016 […]

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  April 27, 2017   No comments
10 smart swaps to make baking and cooking healthier

10 smart swaps to make baking and cooking healthier

Creamy sauces, cookies, casseroles and cakes – as temperatures drop, it’s natural to crave favorite comfort foods. However, it’s easy to overindulge on rich dishes and decadent desserts, especially if you’re hosting a gathering of friends and family. How can you enjoy amazing foods while bumping up the health quotient? “Remember, when you’re cooking or […]

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  January 23, 2017   No comments
Easy Tailgating Tips With Hard Cider

Easy Tailgating Tips With Hard Cider

With the arrival of the fall season comes the return of every football fan’s favorite American tradition: tailgating! Here are a few tips and tricks that will help you prepare for game day this year: Make sure you’re ready before the game by making a list of everything you need. Also check for tailgating rules […]

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  October 21, 2016   No comments
6 fast and fun after-school snack ideas

6 fast and fun after-school snack ideas

Reading, writing, arithmetic and so much more – school days are busy for kids. Lunch period provides a welcome break, but some schools schedule lunch as early as 10:30. By the end of the day, kids are famished. When your star students arrive home asking for a snack, you don’t have to reach for junk […]

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  October 8, 2016   No comments
Sweet potatoes still top spud in top food trends

Sweet potatoes still top spud in top food trends

Sweet potato consumption rose nearly 10 percent since the year 2000, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And as more restaurants tout sweet potato options on their menus, at-home chefs are looking for ways to prepare the nutritious orange spud. Whether swapping standard white potatoes for sweet potatoes in a game day potato skins […]

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  November 20, 2012   No comments