Slow Cooked Chicken with Brown Rice and Spices

Slow Cooked Chicken with Brown Rice and Spices

This is an easy recipe that can be prepared in less than 20 minutes, but requires a minimum of 6 hours in a slow cooker or low heat oven. The juices from the chicken blend with the spices to thoroughly … Continue reading

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Move Over Brown Rice, Super Duper Red Rice is Here

Move Over Brown Rice, Super Duper Red Rice is Here

If you are trying to eat healthy, you have no doubt encountered brown rice, the whole grain answer to the standard white rice that most of the world eats today. Brown rice is full of fiber and beneficial nutrients, but … Continue reading

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Good Product … Bad Nutrition Labeling

Good Product … Bad Nutrition Labeling

 New here?  Get Fooducated with our iPhone or Android App!   This is a guest blog post by Carol Harvey, director of nutrition labeling at Palate Works. Ever wonder how FDA or a labeling consultant evaluates a food product’s labeling? Here is a fairly typical (abridged) … Continue reading

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Variations on USDA’s MyPlate

Variations on USDA’s MyPlate

Harvard scientists were not pleased with the government switch from the Food Pyramid to MyPlate earlier this year. Although MyPlate was lauded by experts as an improvement over the pyramid – it greatly simplified food choices – they believed it … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Rice Krispies [Inside the Label]

Gluten Free Rice Krispies [Inside the Label]

Kellogg’s just announced a new addition to its line of Rice Krispies cereals. While in the past we’ve been critical of some of the products and their marketing tactics, this one looks really good, even for gluten eaters: Rice Krispies® … Continue reading

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Baby’s First Solid Food – What Should it Be?

Baby’s First Solid Food – What Should it Be?

Almost every parent has a scrapbook photo of baby’s inaugural sitting at the high chair, trying out a solid (actually mushy) food for the first time. Rice cereal has long been held as the first food to add to a … Continue reading

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On Fiber

On Fiber

This is a guest post by Melissa Marek, RD LD Fiber is an extremely important part of your daily diet. Its best known benefit is its ability to help keep our bowels moving. Eating enough fiber will help prevent constipation. … Continue reading

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