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Milk: Debunking the Myths

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts, Nutrition & Health  /  Comments: 0

This post was sponsored by American Dairy Association Northeast. All thoughts are my own.  I grew up when the milkman delivered glass bottles of milk. My mom served milk to me and four siblings every morning. As a mom and registered dietitian, I always have milk in my refrigerator and serve it to my three kids at breakfast every morning. When the milk conversation comes up with friends and clients, some admit they don’t…

What the Heck Is Jackfruit?

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts  /  Comments: 0
Have you been seeing a strange green spiky fruit hanging around your supermarket or showing up in your Instagram feed? Jackfruit has been around for thousands of years, but has recently gained popularity in the U.S. So what’s the story behind this relative of figs and is it something you should be trying? What is jackfruit?
Jackfruit is thought to have originated in India thousands of years ago, but can now be found in…

5 Reasons to Put the “Moo” in sMOOthie

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts, Healthy Eating  /  Comments: 0
The post was sponsored by National Dairy Council. All thoughts are my own. I heart smoothies. In my three cookbooks, I have tons of fun smoothie combinations. So when National Dairy Council invited me to be part of their sMOOthie event where Catherine McCord from Weelicious was demonstrating some of her healthy smoothies I just had to attend. Toby and Catherine McCord from Weelicious   Catherine’s smoothies…

What’s the Deal with Matcha?

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts, Hot Topics, Nutrition & Health  /  Comments: 1
  It seems like every café you walk into lately has matcha on the menu. Even Starbucks added a Matcha Lemonade and Green Tea Latte made with matcha to their menu. And it doesn’t stop there. You can find matcha pancakes, muffins, cakes– you name it. It’s an ingredient that’s being added to both sweet and savory dishes. So what is so magical about this ground green tea and is it worth all the hype? What is matcha?

How I Get My Dairy Meal Prep On!

Thursday, October 12th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Farm-to-Table, Food Facts, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: more
Photo by Gail Watson Photography By Toby Amidor, MS, RD The post was sponsored by National Dairy Council. All thoughts are my own. I’m so thrilled that my latest cookbook The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook is a bestseller on Amazon! Throughout my cookbook, I discuss how to plan and prepare well-balanced, healthy meals a week at a time. As many folks don’t get the recommended 3 servings of dairy per day, it’s important…

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