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Healthy Snacks

Should Cupcakes Be Banned From School Parties?

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 02.23.2015 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Now, I get that banning sweets from school parties or fundraisers or whatever isn't going to make all parents feed their children healthy foods and thereby end childhood obesity. But it does force families to think together about alternatives.

Gourmet Game Day

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 01.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Like millions of Americans, my family loves to watch the Super Bowl every year. My foodie husband, Ed, and I have a passion for the power of good, hea...

A Pizza-Inspired Snack Without All Those Calories

OWNSHOW | Posted 01.22.2015 | OWN

Prone to pizza cravings? Instead of indulging in calorie-heavy slice after slice, try this pizza-inspired snack that infuses the flavors you love into...

50 Healthiest Snacks

SELF | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

Snacks can be a dieter's best friend, if you choose the right ones. The list below offers 50 between-meal bites that will help you stay slim and satisfied.

The Anytime Snack You Won't Feel Guilty About Eating

OWN | Posted 01.14.2015 | OWN

Whether you're between meals or craving a midnight snack, there's no need to feel guilty about getting your fill. This healthy, spiced snack is lower ...

13 Snacks That Won't Derail Your Resolutions

Kelly Pfeiffer | Posted 01.07.2015 | Taste
Kelly Pfeiffer

Try one of these snacks made of real wholesome foods that satisfy and nourish.

Marinated Olives Are the Ultimate DIY Holiday Snack

Epicurious | Posted 02.09.2015 | Taste
Epicurious

We'd like to make a case for marinating your own.

8 Healthy Snacks To Keep Hunger At Bay

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Here are a few tips for choosing a healthy snack: eat real food, keep it portion-controlled (and calorie-controlled), aim for a fruit or veggie serving, and try to get some protein or fiber in your snack to help you feel full and stabilize blood sugar.

Healthier Game Day Recipes To Elevate Your Tailgate

Julie Upton | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

Many sports fans fess up to enjoying football food more than the game. Problem is, typical fan fare like chips and dip, burgers and brats, pizza, wings and beer can easily add up to more than a day's worth of calories and several days' worth of saturated fat -- all before kick-off! Here are some of my favorite lighter football snacks so you don't end up feeling like a 300-pound lineman by the end of the season.

Trend Spotting: 7 Top Food Trends

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

This year, the expo portion of the event drew more than 350 food and nutrition related exhibitors. It's here that new products and innovations are launched and food trends come to life.

Creamy Fall Smoothie for Mom and Baby

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 12.06.2014 | Taste
Alessandra Macaluso

Are you ready to experience fall in a glass? A glass full of real ingredients, not synthetic 'fake' pumpkin flavor?

8 Healthy Foods That Aren't Always Good For You

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

There are a TON of foods out there that somehow have earned the moniker of "healthy" foods. Now, with some of these, sure, there's plenty of nutritional value, but that doesn't make them a "freebie."

A Sweet Snack You Won't Feel Guilty About Eating

OWN | Posted 10.02.2014 | OWN

When a craving for something sweet kicks in, many of us reach for a treat packed with more sugar and calories than we'd like to admit. But registered ...

What A Healthy Snack Looks Like Around The World

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Everyone loves snacks. Around the world, consumers spend $374 billion on snack foods a year, according to research giant Nielsen's recently release...

How To Make Your Own Potato Chips In The Microwave

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.29.2014 | Taste

Grab a potato. Slice, nuke and serve.

5 Delicious Things To Stuff Inside An Avocado

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.17.2014 | Taste

Nature made avocado the perfect little bowl.

What I Learned on My Summer Vacation? How Air Travel Can Be Survival of the Fittest!

Dr Sanda Moldovan | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr Sanda Moldovan

Have an amazing time whenever and wherever you fly the friendly skies -- knowing you are starting your trip with the optimal health which you and your family enjoy at home!

How To Make Supercharged Breakfast Bars (For People On The Go)

Lee Holmes | Posted 10.19.2014 | Taste
Lee Holmes

If you're lacking in energy, my healthy breakfast bars will pep you up in no time minus the immune system overload.

No-Bake Energy Bites Are The Effortless Snack You Need This Instant

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.15.2014 | Taste

Because who wants to turn on the oven in August?

How Seaweed Became A Mainstream Snack In America

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 08.04.2014 | Taste

It was the perfect storm.

They Ferment For Each Other

Sarah Archer | Posted 09.24.2014 | Taste
Sarah Archer

Their aim is to personally cultivate everything that goes into their jars.

5 Healthy Treats You Don't Have To Feel Guilty About

Next Avenue | Maureen Callahan | Posted 07.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan Nostalgic as the ice cream truck jingle sounds, the high sugar, high-fat treats it dishes up aren...

A Dietitian's Top 20 Picks at Trader Joe's

Katie Morford | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Morford

Even though "convenience food" is often code for junk food, it's not always the case. Take Trader Joe's, for instance, which does a pretty darn good job of offering "quick and easy" that is also rather healthy.

Soured on Summer Camp Snacks: What I Did About It

Katie Morford | Posted 09.13.2014 | Parents
Katie Morford

I understand there may be limitations on what kind of food the camp can purchase and keep in storage, and this may not be a simple issue. But providing wholesome fuel for the kids seems in keeping with the wholesome kind of fun you offer on the field.

6 Snacking Habits That Can Help You Lose Weight

David Zinczenko | Posted 09.03.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

Snacks, finger foods, tapas, amuse-bouche -- however you term them, there's something endlessly satisfying about munching on little hand-held bites of heaven. Problem is, America's favorite snacks aren't little, nor are they heavenly.