Category: Food

Total 18 Posts

There’s No Medical Reason Not to Bake Your Grandpa’s Ashes into a Sugar Cookie and Eat It

It appears that a high school student in Davis, California, baked her grandfather’s ashes into sugar cookies and gave them out at school on Oct. 4. Yes, people ate them. And, yes, this is a real news story. It was reported

Roasted Cauliflower and Farro Salad with Feta and Avocado

Trying to eat better this year? I know, it’s extra-hard when it’s freezing cold outside and delivery pizza is just one call away. This warm, fresh yet hearty salad is the perfect solution. It packs well for lunch, too. I

White Bean Soup with Pesto Herb Dumplings

This is the sort of soup I crave when the weather turns. Hearty, substantial, and squarely in the comfort food realm. It’s the simplest of bean soups, topped with plump herb-packed dumplings. I use whatever herbs I have on hand,

Half Adults Who Claim Food Allergy Don’t Have One

Researchers found that 19 percent of those surveyed thought they had a food allergy. But when the investigators dug into people’s symptoms, they found that only 10.8 percent reported “convincing” signs of a true allergy. Experts said the findings highlight two

How to End the Picky Eating Struggle

Last week, your child pushed away that plate of veggies. Today, he refuses to taste a bite of your casserole. Sound familiar? “With young children, a certain level of pickiness is normal,” says Angela Lemond, a dietitian in Plano, TX.

Can Gluten-Free Foods Fuel Your Kids?

When it comes to food trends, “gluten-free” (GF) is at the top of the heap. Some people claim that the meal plan has helped them lose weight, have more energy, and just feel better. But is it better fuel for your kids?

Why you must have date palm jaggery in winters

Palm jaggery, also known as Karupatti is an excellent alternative for white sugar. It is made from freshly concentrated juice obtained from date palm tree and is loaded with minerals and vitamins. It enhances the taste of many delicacies and

Smart Fast Food Choices

CHOOSE THIS MORE OFTEN…  Whole-grain low-fat muffin  Whole-grain bagel, spread lightly with all-fruit jelly or fat-free cream cheese  Plain or vegetable omelet or poached egg with whole-wheat toast  Coffee with low-fat or fat-free milk  Lean chicken or turkey  Whole-grain bread with