‘fast food’

Fast Food Make-Over for McDonald’s Menu

By Robyn Priebe

McDonald’s menu make look a little different come 2013, as the fast food giant  just announced it’s plans to revamp their 2013 menu to be more in-line with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  Some of the potential additions one might find are whole-grain English muffins, seasonal produce, egg-white options, and possibly grilled McNuggets.  Previous improvements included reducing sodium content for their entire […] Read more »

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Antipasto for Dinner – Healthy Cooking Thursday

By Chef Lisa

Last weekend, I found myself craving fast food.  No, not from those golden arches or a freckle-faced purveyor of square meat…  Rather, I opened up several jars and enjoyed a glorious tradition called antipasto. Antipasto is the signal for the beginning of the meal in many Italian households and restaurants, but I like to enjoy it as a meal unto itself.  It […] Read more »

Quick Bean Salad – Healthy Cooking Thursday

By Chef Lisa

You’ve probably heard it already; legumes are awesome.  Aside from being a lean protein choice, beans have oodles of fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, folate, and magnesium (as my friend Robyn pointed out in her recent blog about beans, which includes links to many other delicious legume recipes from our healthy weight loss program in the Green Mountains). Beyond the health benefits, and possibly more important […] Read more »

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