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Healthy Snacks

6 Healthy, Mess-Free Snacks To Pack When Traveling

Posted 08.08.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Bring some of these delicious, good-for-you treats with you and you'll have no trouble bypassing the junk food at rest stops and a...

Q&A With the King of Coconuts

Dan Garblik and Lalit Kalani | Posted 08.07.2013 | Taste
Dan Garblik and Lalit Kalani

One of the most important lessons for a brand new food company is to make friends with other entrepreneurs in the industry. We at Bandar Foods have been trying to make friends with a number of people, and were fortunate to meet Vincent Kitirattragarn, the founder of Dang Coconut Chips.

How To Prepare For A Food 'Emergency'

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Here are easy-to-make or easy-to-buy foods that you can grab and go anywhere with. We all travel out of the house frequently, and with a little bit of planning and shopping, we can stay healthy and keep ourselves out of food emergencies.

Don't Shop Hungry: 6 Healthy Snacks to Eat Before Food Shopping

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 09.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

It makes sense that if you are hungry, you may pile higher calorie foods and less healthy choices into your grocery cart. And if you eat something before heading out to the market, you may make healthier selections.

16 Refreshing Healthy Summer Snacks

Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living

Some of the best fruits and veggies are ripe for the picking in the warm weather, and yet somehow summer eating still gets a bad rap. You can blame th...

What Nutrition Experts Eat At Picnics

Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News Need an excuse to hang out with friends in the fresh summer air, now that the Memorial Day and Fourth of July festi...

25 Better Reasons To Eat Snacks

Posted 09.09.2013 | Taste

All of them delicious.

5 Healthy Desserts That Don't Taste Like It

Posted 07.02.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani A bowl of berries can satisfy your sweet craving only so many times, so here are five alternative treats you can indulge in (even ...

Summer Party Meals: Steak Salad, Potato Salad, And Ice Cream

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 08.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

We all have our favorite summertime foods: a juicy cheeseburger grilled to perfection, a hearty potato salad, or cool, refreshing ice cream. Here are some recipes I recommend as healthy alternatives to those warm-weather favorites.

Give Your Veggies And Dip A Makeover (RECIPES)

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

Don't get me wrong, I love baby carrots and hummus, but it's time to give this advice a modern makeover. So my nutrition team and I were put to the test to come up with a healthy, fun and EASY way to update the usual veggies and dip.

Great Gluten-Free Snacks

Julie Upton | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

Many shoppers don't realize that "gluten-free" doesn't always equal "good for me." In fact, some gluten-free products are high in calories, loaded with added sugars or are often rich in heart-unhealthy saturated fats.

Are Popchips a Healthy Choice?

Carole Bartolotto | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Carole Bartolotto

Katy Perry likes them; so does Ashton Kutcher. They are described as tinseltown's favorite snack. Finding snacks that taste good and are good for us is a worthy goal. But are Popchips really a healthy choice?

7 Chips To Indulge In -- Without The Guilt

Posted 05.23.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani These substitutes will fulfill your cravings for salt and crunch -- without a ton of calories. Keep in touch! Check out Huf...

Choose Your Own Adventure: 5-Minute, No-Bake Granola Bars

Food52 | Posted 05.21.2013 | Taste
Food52

A no-bake granola that won't tie you down. Perfect for picnics, hikes and outdoor walks this summer.

7 Junk Food Indulgences That Aren't Bad For You

Posted 05.15.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Wait: It's OK to eat gooey breakfast sandwiches, frozen burritos and microwave popcorn? Absolutely, with these (almost entirely) g...

The Best Gluten-Free Snacks You Can Grab On The Go

Posted 05.06.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani We go beyond fruit, raw veggies and cheese sticks to find the best salty and sweet bites. Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost...

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Granola Bars

Laura Fuentes | Posted 06.29.2013 | Taste
Laura Fuentes

Consider this recipe for chewy oatmeal raisin granola bars your new secret weapon.

Gluten-Free: Hot New Trend or Here to Stay?

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

The term "gluten-free" is tossed around a lot these days, but many people do not actually know what gluten means. This not-so-new diet is much more than just skipping bread.

Homemade Granola Bars for Hungry Kids

Jennifer Segal | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

I cracked the code and came up with a chewy chocolate chip granola bar that puts all store-bought bars to shame. They're no-bake and take only 10 minutes to make.

Why Snacking Can Stall Fat Loss and Fast Metabolism

JJ Virgin | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

Based on my research and experience, I'm against snacking for fat loss and fast metabolism. Snacking has become a multibillion-dollar industry where manufacturers push an ever-widening array of Frankenfoods loaded with high-fructose corn syrup and trans fat.

Avoid These 6 Snacking Mistakes

Posted 03.29.2013 | Healthy Living

Plus, what you can do to avoid them.

New and Healthy Food Finds

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 05.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

This year, I carefully planned which companies I wanted to visit at Natural Foods Expo West in each of the six huge exhibit halls. Here are my finds of the day, which are all made from whole foods with minimal ingredients.

Boost Your Metabolism And Fight The Snack Attack

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 05.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Some people can eat three meals a day and be completely satisfied. Many others, however, need that snack to hold them over to the next meal. If you are one of the many out there that need a snack to curb hunger, why not boost your metabolism while enjoying that healthy snack?

Crunch-Time Rules for Parenting and Eating

Christina Loccke | Posted 05.13.2013 | Parents
Christina Loccke

As a food writer, I follow trends in healthful eating; as a parent, I know when I shouldn't indulge my children's whims. Still, when I read the results of a new poll on eating and exercising, I saw myself in nearly every rule that was guaranteed to backfire.

5 Healthy Midnight Snacks That Require Little To No Effort

Posted 03.05.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Savory and sweet midnight snacks that are quick, easy and indulgent -- but not so heavy that you'll wake up with a food hangover. ...