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Attention RDs: Apple is Up to Something

October 30, 2014 Amy Bortnick

Apple has a knack for changing the way the world functions. Starting with personal computers, Steve Jobs revolutionized many industries including music, animated movies, tablet computing, digital publishing and cell phones. As a Jobs fan,

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How Dietary Needs Change with Age

October 28, 2014 Timi Gustafson

Healthy aging entails multiple aspects, among them eating right, exercising regularly and preventing mental decline. Achieving some of these may be easier than others. No matter how well we do our part, nature has a

November-December 2014

Get Back to the Roots

October 27, 2014 Sharon Denny

Root vegetables include tuberous roots and taproots, though not tubers, rhizomes, corms or bulbs. Yet this seemingly small category of vegetable offers a lot of variety. Low in fat and calories, many roots serve as

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Nutrition for a Breastfeeding Mom

October 27, 2014 Gina Lesako

10/28/2014: This blog post was edited to include certain references and updated content. Updated content is in bolded text. Breastfeeding has a host of nutritional benefits that will promote your child’s health and growth. It

November-December 2014

4 Rootsy Recipes

October 27, 2014 Alexandra Caspero

Parsnip Soufflé Developed by Carlene Thomas, RDN, LD Ingredients Parsnip Purée 1 cup pureed parsnip 1½ tablespoon olive oil 2 large parsnips ⅛ cup + 1 tablespoon vegetable or chicken stock Salt and pepper to taste Soufflé 3 tablespoons

November-December 2014

Get Saucy Series: How Sweet It Is

October 27, 2014 Jill Melton

A scoop of ice cream is just that — but get out the chocolate sauce, and it’s a sundae! With a jar of homemade caramel or chocolate sauce in the fridge, all seems right with

November-December 2014

Breaking Bread around the World

October 27, 2014 Kerry Neville

Whether it’s naan in India, baguettes in France, tortillas in Mexico or lavash in the Middle East, the breaking of bread brings people together throughout the world. Bread is a significant symbol in many religions,

November-December 2014

Hemp Seeds Join the Super-Food Cool-Kids Table

October 27, 2014 Jessica Cording

Although hemp seeds come from the Cannabis plant family (yes, that Cannabis plant), the seeds from the industrial hemp plant do not contain THC, the active compound in marijuana that results in a “high” feeling.

November-December 2014

Kitchen Scale: It Really Measures Up

October 27, 2014 Sara Haas

There’s a certain nostalgia that comes with baking — perhaps an image of kneading dough on a rustic wooden block with billows of flour swirling through the air, or of golden rolls cooling on a

Kitchen Tools

Dipped Chocolate Treats Like the Pros Make

October 27, 2014 Cheryl Harris

Product Reviewed CDN (Component Design Northwest) Chocolate Tempering Thermometer I was incredibly excited to review this thermometer, because seriously, who doesn’t like having a good reason to play with chocolate? I have many food sensitivities,

Kitchen Tools

A Bread Cloche for Baking and Beyond

October 27, 2014 Meme Inge

Product Reviewed Emile Henry Bread Cloche Does baking bread intimidate you? Yeah, it used to make me shake in my boots as well. Now, after using the Emile Henry Bread Cloche, I realize how silly

November-December 2014

Dishing up a Heart-Healthy Pizza

October 27, 2014 Lauren O'Connor, MS, RD

Product Reviewed Emile Henry Grilling / Baking Stone Wow! The Emile Henry Grilling/Baking Stone is one solid, heavyweight contender to my usual baking trays. (It certainly gave my biceps a workout just lifting it out the

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Any Way You Slice It…

October 27, 2014 Gina Lesako

Product Reviewed Pure Komachi 2 Bread Knife by KAI Please note: Several loaves of bread were harmed in the writing of this article. Bread can be a peculiar item to slice. There's the accidental mashing