September-October 2015

Spinach, Whole-Wheat and Semolina Pasta

August 28, 2015 Sara Haas

After you’ve gotten the hang of making your own whole-wheat and semolina pasta, try this variation made with spinach for a nutrition boost. In a few steps, you can make pasta at home. Ingredients 3

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September-October 2015

Au Bon Grain

August 28, 2015 Food & Nutrition Magazine

This fall, settle into cooler temperatures with comforting dishes filled with hardy whole grains. From pancakes and oatmeal to a side of bread with supper, fill up on essential vitamins, minerals and fiber.

September-October 2015

Calio (Version 1.0)

August 28, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Calio is a food, nutrition and activity tracker with voice technology designed to help you manage health and weight loss goals with ease. RDN Score 4 out of 5 Platform and

September-October 2015

CTHRU Nutrition (Version 2.2)

August 28, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Using a QR/barcode reader, the CTHRU Nutrition scanner app is designed to simplify the food decision making process. RDN Score 2 out of 5 Platform and Price Free. Apple, Android and

September-October 2015

Ingredient1 (Version 1.1)

August 28, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App The Ingredient1 app helps you discover natural and specialty foods based on taste profile, ingredients, allergens, nutrient data and labels such as organic and GMO-free. RDN Score 4 out of 5

September-October 2015

MakeMe (Version 2.2.1)

August 28, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App MakeMe uses social motivation to hold yourself accountable and provides a challenge-based approach to group coaching and training. RDN Score 4 out of 5 Platform and Price Free. Apple and Android

September-October 2015

Pacifica (Version 1.3.1)

August 28, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Pacifica provides daily tools to address stress and anxiety. It's designed to help users understand the relationship between their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. RDN Score 4 out 5 Platform and Price

September-October 2015

Streaks (Version 1.2)

August 28, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App The Streaks app is the "to-do list that helps you form good habits." RDN Score 5 out of 5 Platform and Price $3.99. Apple only. Pros Bright, cheery and polished user-friendly

September-October 2015

What Exactly Is Yacón Syrup?

August 28, 2015 Taylor Wolfram

The South American yacón plant is often cultivated for its edible root, which can be juiced and evaporated to produce a syrup. The high fructooligosaccharide content of yacón root has drawn recent attention. A type

September-October 2015

Fares of Faith: Mid-Autumn Festival

August 28, 2015 Wendy Wu

Mid-Autumn Festival is a holiday observed during a full moon on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese calendar (September 27 in 2015). Traditionally, it is celebrated as a harvest festival similar

September-October 2015

How Bulk Bins Became Cool

August 28, 2015 Rachel Quinlivan West

Once upon a time, the term "bulk aisle" conjured images of bins filled with oats and granola. Today, the grocery store's bulk bin aisle is a place to discover new foods and ingredients without having

September-October 2015

17 Glorious Grains You Need to Know

August 28, 2015 Diane Welland

The USDA’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that half of all grains consumed be whole grains, and while most Americans still fail to meet this goal, we are moving in the right direction. In fact,

September-October 2015

There’s More to Rice Cookers than Just Rice

August 28, 2015 Christy Wilson

Cultures around the world have been cooking rice using various methods for centuries — from soaked and boiled basmati rice in India to sticky, steamed medium-grain rice in Japan and boiled, spiced rice with vegetables

September-October 2015

Taste Fennel’s Distinctive Flavor

August 28, 2015 Sharon Denny

With aromatic licorice notes and its distinctive bulbous base, long stalks and feathery fronds, fennel is sometimes known as "sweet anise" — but is of no relation to the pungent aniseed plant. There are two types

September-October 2015

Are Sprouted Grains Ready for the Limelight?

August 28, 2015 Marisa Moore

Chances are you've heard about sprouted grains. Though it may sound like a new trend, sprouted grains have been around for years. Once relegated to the back corner of the community health-food store, sprouted grains