Sneaking fruits and vegetables into other types of food can be an easy and rewarding process. If you are sick of arguing over one helping of peas at dinner just do what the savvy moms do, sneak it into other dishes! Read on for healthy recipes that benefit from a few extra veggies.
Live Chocolate Mousse
(Adapted from Reinfeld, Mark and Jennifer... Read More
Warm weather is upon us. You're finally exposed to temperatures that call for frozen relief this time a year. Indulge a little this summer and whip up some seriously yummy frozen delights for family and friends. Plus, you can work off any extra calories outside in the beautiful weather.
(Adapted from Liz Applegate's article "Treat Yourself: Refuel and rehydrate... Read More
You might turn to a sugary popsicle or creamy, fattening ice cream to cool you down when it's sweltering outside, but if you're still interested in looking great in that bikini for the last remaining weeks of summer, then you might want to consider another snack.
Watermelon and its sweet cousins, honeydew and cantaloupe, can provide you with that sugar fix while providing a bounty of health benefits. Watermelon itself is... Read More
Have you ever tried to get your child to drink a V8? It's a lost cause. But if you hide the vegetables in smoothies, desserts and entrées, then you can get your kid to gulp down a serving of veggies before you finish cleaning up the kitchen.
(Adapted from Whole Foods chefs' recipes in Fitness November 2007)
Serves: 4 |Calories: 88 |... Read More
When it heats up outside, the siren song of the ice-cream man's truck may be the only thing that gets the kids out of the air-conditioned house on the double. But if you're worried about the fat, calories and sugar of those tasty treats, then the ice-cream man might be doling out cold comfort. Nothing in the truck is "nutritious," exactly, but some choices are better than others. Those brightly colored popsicles that kids love so... Read More