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Healthy Snacks

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Pumpkin

BuiltLean | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
BuiltLean

During the holiday season, we know it's easy to pack on a few extra pounds from indulging in holiday treats. A good way to slash calories and fat from a holiday dish is to use pumpkin instead of extra sugar, butter, or oil.

Healthy Halloween: Treats, Tricks and Tips

Jennifer Tyler Lee | Posted 12.29.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Tyler Lee

I'm not advocating eliminating candy all together. A treat or two every so often is fine. What I am arguing is that we should find ways to make it more balanced -- to bring a few fun and healthy Halloween treats and tricks to the party.

Healthy Treats Without Tricking Your Body

Tracy Anderson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tracy Anderson

It's so important to take a beat, to acknowledge what's ahead, and to figure out a plan for enjoying this time while still owning our figures. Despite the processed piles of sugar that represent this holiday (which, admittedly, I find most unhealthy), you can find balance.

The 6 Right Snacks To Eat At 11 A.M.

Posted 11.04.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott Oh no, another hour or more to go before lunch? Relax, there's an easy food fix for every midmorning mood. When You Need the...

You Are When You Eat Just as Much as What You Eat

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Pick up some healthy snacks at the store. Stock your fridge, cupboards and office drawers at home and throw a few in your computer bag for travel or office drawers. The next time you feel yourself headed toward hangry, reach for a snack, and feel the positive energy melt it away.

Snack Time: High Protein Snacks for Kids (and Adults)

Jennifer Tyler Lee | Posted 12.16.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Tyler Lee

Should I take the French approach and limit snacks to one a day at a closely prescribed time? Or plan for a few small meals to fend off inevitable meltdowns? For my kids and me, I've found it's best to snack -- with a caveat.

8 Nutritionist-Approved High-Protein Snacks To Keep You Satisfied

Posted 10.16.2013 | Healthy Living

Who doesn't love a good snack? Problem is, if you're not careful, the snacking never stops. Unless you pick the right snack, that is -- something t...

Taste Test: Homemade Kale Chips Officially Kick Store Bought's Butt

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

Thank heavens, something cheap and healthy actually tastes good.

4 Healthy Snacks For A Midday Boost

Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Naomi Freundlich We asked four nutrition experts what they eat when an afternoon energy crash takes hold. These light bites will put the bounc...

Best Healthy Lunch Box Snack Recipes

Stacie Billis | Posted 11.27.2013 | Taste
Stacie Billis

These snacks are three healthy lunch box goodies that get my kids jazzed about lunch time.

Healthy Eats for the Road

Food Riot | Posted 11.23.2013 | Taste
Food Riot

If you, like me, have vowed to put some time into packing the car with good foods for an upcoming road trip, here are some of my ultimate favorites to make for the road. What are your favorite healthy treats to pack for the car?

7 Tips For Better Portion Control

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 11.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Just because you buy in bulk doesn't mean you have to eat in bulk. In fact, buying in bulk can actually help you reach your goals to healthy living by making healthy foods more budget-friendly and by giving you the tools needed to control portions.

How To Make Fruit Leather: Healthy And Delicious Homemade Fruit Roll Ups Kids Love

Noelani Love | Posted 11.17.2013 | Hawaii
Noelani Love

One of my 5 year old son's favorite snacks are fruit leathers-they are basically homemade fruit roll-ups. They are a great heatlhy snack and super easy to make. They don't have any chemical preservatives or artificial sugars and they still taste delicious!

The Healthiest After-School Snacks

Katherine Brooking | Posted 11.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Katherine Brooking

Have fun and be creative! Kids love to help "build" their own healthy snacks. Use produce with different textures, shapes and colors and let your child create healthy treats that will excite her/his imagination and appetite.

Tricks To Eating Healthy When Traveling, From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.09.2013 | MarloThomas

When career expert and author Tory Johnson joined me on Mondays With Marlo, she gave her advice on staying on track with your diet when traveling. Avo...

4 Ways To Stick To Your Diet And STILL Celebrate This Weekend

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

While it's definitely harder to resist giving in to cravings while you're on the road and out of your comfort zone, it's certainly not impossible to eat healthy while you're on the go. All it takes is a little bit of planning and a lot of mindfulness!

Back-to-School: How to Set a Healthy Example For Your Kids When Schedules Get Crazy

Tara DelloIacono Thies, RD | Posted 10.15.2013 | Parents
Tara DelloIacono Thies, RD

August rolls around and without fail schedules quickly fill up with homework, soccer practice and dance classes. But whether you're a stay-at-home parent or a working mom, your role as nutritional gatekeeper during this time of year remains imperative.

How Smart Are School Snacks? A Closer Look at New USDA Rules

Michele Simon | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Michele Simon

"Are these guidelines better? In some ways, yes. However, they still fall prey to nutritionism by utilizing numbers on the Nutrition Facts label rather than ingredient quality."

6 Healthy, Mess-Free Snacks To Pack When Traveling

Posted 06.20.2014 | 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.