Winter Squash is Great for Decorating but Best for Healthy Eating!

Today’s post is courtesy of Lisa Fennimore, our fabulously-talented sous and pastry chef at Green Mountain.  We’re so happy she agreed to blog for us occasionally. We’re sure you’ll agree once you start reading her wonderful take on healthy eating. It’s that time of year again, when wood smoke begins to scent the air and […]

Fabulous Fall Foods Make Healthy Eating Easy

Getting back to blogging is getting back to a routine I’ve had going for about four or five years now.  It got me to thinking about other routines in my life.  Being a dietitian and a foodie (maybe I should put foodie first), of course I started thinking about my food routines. This is a […]

Rethinking Carbohydrates…Again

If you’re as old as I am, you’ve been around the block with the carbohydrate question too many times to count.  Even if you’re younger, you’re still likely a veteran of the carbohydrate wars.  Has any nutrient gotten as much negative attention over the last 50 years of weight worrying in America as carbohydrates? Yet […]

It Happened This Week: Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Buffet, the Zen of Laundry & the Heirarchy of Food Needs

How’s this for a fab dessert for your July 4th fest?  Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Buffet celebrating those wonderful fruits that are at their best this time of year.  From fellow dietitians Janice & Liz whose website is dedicated to helping busy families eat better. “The Price of Beauty,” Jessica Simpson’s reality show about body image, […]

Healthy Recipe: Middle Eastern White Bean Pita

For a delicious lunch, try this simple white bean salad dressed with Middle Eastern spices and served in a pita with feta cheese. With this recipe courtesy of the U.S. Dry Bean Council, it’s super easy to whip up the beans, and you can make extra for leftovers or a future side dish. Middle Eastern […]

Healthy Recipe: Lemon Avocado Mousse

Today's healthy recipe is a refreshing, palate-pleasing appetizer spread from the California Avocado website. A surprisingly complete food, avocados contain fourteen minerals to stimulate growth, including iron and copper for your blood. The sodium and potassium in avocados keeps your body chemically balanced, and their low sugar content and absence of starch make them an […]