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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…

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.…

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