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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…

A Look At How Fruits and Vegetables Are Harvested

Friday, September 8th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Farm-to-Table, Food Facts  /  Comments: 0
  This post and the farm tour were sponsored by Markon and The Alliance for Food and Farming. However, my opinions are entirely my own. With the popularity of farm-to-table, I wanted to get a ringside view of how food is grown, picked, and shipped to your market. I make it a point to take time from my busy work schedule to go on farm tours, so when The Alliance for Food and Farming invited me to see numerous fruit and vegetable…

Why Whey?

Monday, August 28th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts, Tips  /  Comments: 0
By Kimberly Visioni, MS, RD, LDN Contributing Blogger If you ever visit a GNC or Vitamin Shoppe, you may feel a tad overwhelmed by the containers, or should I say barrels, of protein powder with “WHEY” splashed across the front. You may also be wondering why whey protein has become a staple in so many households and daily routines.  What is Whey Protein? Whey is one of two main types of protein found in cow’s milk.…

What is Reishi?

Monday, August 21st, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts, Hot Topics, In the News  /  Comments: 0
By Lexi Orlan, Contributing Blogger Whether it’s in the form of a supplement or as an ingredient in kombucha, hot chocolate or granola bars, reishi seems to be popping up everywhere. Is it worth the investment? Here’s the low-down on this unfamiliar supplement. What is it? Reishi is a type of mushroom originating from Asia. However, it differs from your everyday mushrooms as it’s not eaten fresh. It’s…

34 Ways to Use Up Your Garden Produce

Monday, July 31st, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts, Healthy Eating  /  Comments: 0
By Daniel Preiato, RDN, Contributing Blogger There’s almost nothing better than sitting down for a meal made straight from your home garden. In the summer, many home gardeners have tomatoes and cucumbers out the wazoo. They may have so much that they struggle to use all their produce before it goes bad. Here are some great ways to use that fresh garden produce before it ends up in the compost bin. Ways to use Produce by

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