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Southern Cooking: Lightened Up (Featuring Carolyn O’Neil!)

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: 0


By: Catherine Cioffi, RD, Contributing Blogger As I lived most of my life in the Northeast, I’ve found my recent move to the South to be quite the learning experience. In particular, my favorite part has been getting to know the “local” cuisine of Southern comfort food – from crispy fried chicken, to creamy cheesy grits, to biscuits, fried green tomatoes, pimento cheese, and more! All of these dishes and…

Review of Fit2Me: A Website for People with Type 2 Diabetes

Monday, November 23rd, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Nutrition & Health, Product Reviews  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN This post was sponsored by AstraZeneca. If you have diabetes, you need to pay close attention to where you go in order to get diet information and lifestyle support. The wrong information can lead to a loss of blood sugar control, which can be detrimental to your health. Luckily, Fit2Me is a free website created by AstraZeneca, who is committed to the long-term health of adults living with type…

Book Review: 21-Day Tummy Diet Cookbook

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 0

By Alicia Slusarek, RD, Contributing Blogger What if there was a reasonable, actionable, and credible solution to your everyday tummy troubles? More people today, especially women, seem to experience abdominal discomfort regularly and are expressing their concerns. Rather than going to extremes, or just “dealing with it”, the 21-Day Tummy Diet Cookbook could provide you with the relief you’re looking…

Cookbook Review: Drink Your Way To Gut Health

Monday, August 31st, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 1

By Natalie Rizzo, MS Contributing Blogger Probiotics is one of the hottest nutrition trends right now. Also known as good bacteria, probiotics have been linked to improved digestion, reduced cholesterol, sustained weight loss, and possible mental health benefits. It’s no wonder that the popularity of probiotics is on the rise! But, with popularity comes confusion about what foods naturally contain probiotics…

Book Review: The Gluten Free Cheat Sheet

Monday, August 10th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0

By Alexandra Orlan, Guest Blogger Everyone loves to bite into a warm, flaky, and buttery pain au chocolat, but indulging in this treat can mean some harsh consequences for those who need to eat gluten free. In April Peveteaux’s The Gluten Free Cheat Sheet: Go G-Free in 30 Days or Less, she discusses these trials and tribulations as well as tips to overcome those delicious pastries. About The Gluten Free Cheat Sheet
April…

Book Review: Smoothie-Licious

Thursday, August 6th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Kids, Recipes  /  Comments: 0

By Guest Blogger Sheridan Jonas Smoothies are no longer just a once and awhile treat, but an everyday indulgence. Jenna Helwig’s new book, Smoothie-Licious: Power Packed Smoothies and Juices the Whole Family Will Love, includes fun, colorful, and nutrient packed smoothie and juice recipes the whole family will enjoy. Find out a little why smoothies make a great everyday food and check out a delicious smoothie recipe…

Cookbook Review: A Modern Way To Eat

Monday, July 20th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Product Reviews  /  Comments: 1

By Valentine Reed-Johnson RD, CDN, Contributing Blogger As a dietitian, love of food comes with the territory. The joy of eating is parallel with the functions delicious foods provide. Life is food, and finding the next best way to get back into the kitchen is essential to maintaining a culture of sitting down and “breaking bread.” A Modern Way To Eat is geared towards a younger generation, who we rely upon to continue…

Book Review: First Bites: Superfoods for Babies and Toddlers

Monday, June 22nd, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Product Reviews  /  Comments: 1

By Alexandra Orlan, Guest Blogger Weekly or even daily grocery store trips are no longer necessary to pick up foods for your babies; it’s now easier and more cost effective to make your own! In Dana Angelo White’s, MS, RD, ATC new book First Bites: Superfoods for Babies and Toddlers, she provides plenty of recipes and tips to help you raise healthy children. About First Bites
White uses her advanced nutrition education…

Eat Better with ShopWell

Monday, April 27th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Product Reviews  /  Comments: 0


This post was sponsored by ShopWell  When you eat better, you feel better. Although this sounds like a simple concept, shopping for good-for-you foods can be a frustrating and confusing experience. With so many options on store shelves and claims on food labels, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. This is especially true if you have certain diet concerns. To help make your food shopping a more pleasurable experience, the…

Fooducate Introduces Added Sugar

Thursday, February 5th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, In the News, Product Reviews  /  Comments: 1
By Alicia Slusarek, Contributing Blogger The first step to eating and feeling better begins with what you put in your grocery cart. Theoretically, if you choose better-for-you foods at the market, you’ll cook and eat more nutritious meals at home. Although it sounds simple, making those better choices can be challenging! In fact, despite our best intentions and motivation to be healthy, grocery shopping can be…

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