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Dietitian’s Networking Night: Over Glasses of Wine, Nuggets of Delicious Insight

Thursday, January 31st, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby  /  Comments: 1
By Gail Watson, contributing blogger This past Wednesday I spent a remarkable evening at a registered dietitians (RD) networking night at Toby Amidor’s home. As a budding dietitian most of my exposure to practicing RD’s was in the classroom. That night I got to hear first hand where their paths had taken them. The Food
Wine flowed while we chatted around Toby’s grand kitchen island and nibbled on different plates…

Join me at FNCE!

Thursday, October 4th, 2012  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby  /  Comments: more
This year the Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) is being held Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I’ll be speaking at two events and if you’ll be attending, I hope you’ll join me! Sunday October 7, 2012 Calling all Food Bloggers: Stay In the Game 1:30-3:00 PM in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Terrace Ballroom I Dana Angelo White, MS RD ATC and I will explain how to write a food-focused…

Win Bear Naked Cereals & Granolas!

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby  /  Comments: more
For a quick and easy breakfast, cereal is a fab option. The problem, however, is so many varieties contain loads of sugar and very little fiber or protein. Granolas especially tend to have high amounts of fat and sugar, making it crucial to read labels and compare brands. One of my go to brands is Bear Naked. Read on to learn about their products and then enter the giveaway below! About Bear Naked
Bear Naked granolas and cereals…

From Field to Plate: Strawberries

Monday, May 21st, 2012  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby  /  Comments: more
In the strawberry fields We often hear the term “field to plate” or “farm to fork” but what does that really mean? I had the pleasure visiting the California strawberry fields and checking out how these gorgeously hued berries make it from the farm to your plate at home. Strawberry plants The Fields
Farmer Tom Jones gave me a tour of his beloved strawberry fields at Providence Farms. He explained how his strawberry…

Muffin Mania

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby, Recipes, Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
Question: I heard muffins can have 400 or more calories each. Are there healthy muffins that I can include in my healthy eating plan? Answer: Absolutely! My latest obsession is muffins. I tend to avoid store-made ones since I don’t really know which ingredients they use and how many calories they contain. Instead, I’ve turned to making my own. It’s pretty simple once you get the hang of it. Downside of Pre-Made