November-December 2015

Are You Using the Right Whisk for the Job?

December 18, 2015 EA Stewart

Whisks have come a long way since the 1700s, when bundles of twigs from fruit trees were used to mix ingredients and to help blend a hint of apple or peach into food. The modern-day

November-December 2015

What Are the Health Benefits (or Not) of Bone Broth?

October 30, 2015 Jill Kohn

Bone is composed of a matrix that includes collagen, protein and mineral deposits, including calcium and phosphate, and provides gelatin to foods. Bone marrow, a form of spongy tissue within some bones, contributes protein, fat

November-December 2015

Why Beets Deserve the Spotlight

October 30, 2015 Kitty Broihier

For years, earthy-tasting beets languished on "most hated vegetables" lists, but things started to change when the now-ubiquitous beet and goat cheese salads spread quickly across menus around the country. With a lot going for them

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November-December 2015

Caramelized Beet and Sweet Onion Soup

October 30, 2015 Jackie Newgent

Caramelized Beet and Sweet Onion Soup Inspired by French onion soup and borscht, this soup is a gorgeous burgundy color and served with goat cheese toast. Learn more about the culinary and nutritional qualities of

November-December 2015

Why We Love Lentils

October 30, 2015 Diane Welland

With a history rooted in the Bible and the writings of Hippocrates, lentils have maintained prominence in Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine since their cultivation 8,500 years ago. A member of the legume family, lentils

November-December 2015

Are Grilling and Baking Harmful Ways to Cook?

October 30, 2015 Jill Weisenberger

There is little question that grilling and baking are healthful alternatives to frying, particularly in terms of reducing calories and fats. But when it comes to meat, these high-temperature, dry-heat cooking methods may not reign

November-December 2015

Today’s Look at Yesterday’s Deli

October 30, 2015 Kerry Neville

Move over, fried chicken strips, mayo-laden potato salad and overstuffed meat sandwiches. Today's supermarket deli food offerings are an improved trifecta of taste, variety and nutrition. Alongside traditional deli meats and cheeses in the "prepared

November-December 2015

7 Tips for Reducing AGEs in Your Food

October 30, 2015 Food & Nutrition Magazine

The best strategies for limiting dietary AGEs are simple, cost-effective and consistent with dietary recommendations for good health. Fill Plates with Fruits, Vegetables and Whole Grains They are naturally low in AGEs, and animal foods are

November-December 2015

Blender Girl Smoothies (Version 1.4)

October 30, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Born from the eponymous blog, the Blender Girl Smoothies app is designed to guide you to your ideal smoothie blend in the kitchen.  Platform and Price $1.99. Apple Only RDN Score

November-December 2015

Handle (Version 1.32)

October 30, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App  Handle is a time-based productivity app that combines your email, calendar and to-do lists with a goal to help you “stay on top of your life.”  Platform and Price Free: Apple, Web 

November-December 2015

Sworkit Lite (Version 3.6.0)

October 30, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App The Sworkit (from Simply Work It) is a fitness app that provides a wide range of personal training needs in a convenient app format. Platform and Price Free. Amazon, Android, Apple

November-December 2015

TruReach (Version 1.1)

October 30, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App  Targeting people who struggle with depression and anxiety, TruReach wants to teach skills to help reduce anxiety and stress. Platform and Price Free: Apple, Android  RDN Score 4 out of 5 Pros 

November-December 2015

Wellcoin (Version 2.0.3)

October 30, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Staking claim as the world's first health currency, Wellcoin provides a way to earn rewards for healthy behaviors.  Platform and Price Free: Apple, Android, Web. RDN Score 3 out of 5 Pros 

November-December 2015

Yummly (Version 1.15)

October 30, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Yummly is a digital recipe box that aims to make it easier for foodies to cook, eat and share the foods they love. Platform and Price Free: Apple, Android and Web RDN

November-December 2015

African Peanut Soup

October 30, 2015 Cara Rosenbloom

African Peanut Soup Made with familiar ingredients you likely have on hand, this unique soup is irresistibly rich, creamy and ready in only 30 minutes. See more “A Bowl for Every Belly” recipes! Developed by

November-December 2015

Apricot Chickpea Soup

October 30, 2015 Nikki Bennett

Apricot Chickpea Soup This protein-packed soup features quinoa and chickpeas and has a light, fruity flavor. See more “A Bowl for Every Belly” recipes! Developed by Nikki Bennett, RD, LD Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 1

November-December 2015

Chicken Sausage, White Bean and Kale Soup

October 30, 2015 Brittany Chin Jones

Chicken Sausage, White Bean and Kale Soup With hearty, flavorful ingredients, this warm and easy-to-make soup is ideal for cold or dreary days. See more “A Bowl for Every Belly” recipes! Developed by Brittany Chin,