January-February 2014

Reading the Tea Leaves

February 27, 2014 Kristine Duncan, MS, RD, CDE

Product Reviewed Takeya Flash Chill Tea Maker: 2-Quart Tea is pretty much the perfect drink: It’s delicious, virtually calorie-free and a cinch to make. As if that isn’t compelling enough, it also appears to have

Stone Soup

Grapefruit Three Ways

February 26, 2014 Olena Gudz Danko, MS, RD, LD

In the sweltering summer heat, I often crave lemonade or a citrus sorbet to refresh my taste buds. However, citrus fruits, including grapefruit, are actually in season during winter and for a Midwesterner like me,

Student Scoop

The Magic of Macadamias

February 25, 2014 Meaghan Mikulas

Macadamias, native to Australia, are characterized for their crunchy bite and buttery texture. The nut was introduced to the big island of Hawaii in the 1880s, where it soon began to be cultivated in earnest.

March-April 2014

222 Million Tons 1.1

February 24, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price iPad only, free with in-app purchases starting at $2.99 RD Score 2 out of 5 Synopsis of the App 222 Million Tons is a meal planning tool that delivers weekly menus and

March-April 2014

Dash Diet Free 1.2

February 24, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Android and Apple, free RD Score 2 out of 5 Synopsis of the App The Dash Diet Free app provides recipes designed to prevent and lower blood pressure through food. Pros Simple

March-April 2014

FoodieTV 1.5.2

February 24, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Apple, free RD Score 5 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Every week, FoodieTV showcases five handpicked videos that explore the world through the lens of food. Each video highlights the