Is There Such a Thing as a Healthy Frozen Meal?

Is There Such a Thing as a Healthy Frozen Meal?

Let’s face it, the greatest culinary invention in America is not sliced bread, it’s the TV Dinner, better known today the “Frozen Meal”. When these meals first appeared in the fifties, they seemed to be a godsend to housewives who … Continue reading

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6 Thoughts About Dads & Nutrition

6 Thoughts About Dads & Nutrition

Happy Father’s Day! Although this holiday is usually associated with buying dads a tie/electronic gizmo/golg club/fishing gear and enjoying a BBQ meal, we’d like to take a minute to ponder the paternal role in a family’s healthy eating habits. 1. … Continue reading

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Six Thoughts About Dads and Nutrition on Father’s Day

Six Thoughts About Dads and Nutrition on Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day dear families! Although this holiday is usually associated with buying dad a tie/electronic gizmo/golg club/fishing gear and enjoying a BBQ meal, we’d like to take a minute to ponder the paternal role in a family’s healthy eating … Continue reading

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How Healthy is ConAgra’s Healthy Choice?

How Healthy is ConAgra’s Healthy Choice?

Very healthy! Or at least that’s what new research, sponsored by ConAgra, has shown. Here’s the press release: ConAgra Foods announced today new research that shows people who ate Healthy Choice(R) really did get healthier. Participants in the 24-week study, … Continue reading

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Inside the Label: Lean Cuisine’s Shrimp and Angel Hair Pasta

Inside the Label: Lean Cuisine’s Shrimp and Angel Hair Pasta

Lean Cuisine, A Nestle brand of frozen dinners, is very popular with dieters. “Lean Cuisine” is considered a nutrient content claim by the FDA, so all products under this brand are required to meet the “lean” criteria per serving: less … Continue reading

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Frozen TV Dinners – A Cornerstone of the American Diet

Frozen TV Dinners – A Cornerstone of the American Diet

Image via Wikipedia Shocking but true -  the average American eats 6 frozen meals a month. The first TV dinner appeared in 1953 under the Swanson brand as a solution for busy moms who had begun joining the workforce and … Continue reading

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Major Recall – 900 Tons of Lean Cuisine Chicken Meals

Major Recall – 900 Tons of Lean Cuisine Chicken Meals

The USDA has announced a recall by Nestle / Stouffer’s of the following Three Lean Cuisine products: *  9.5-ounce packages of “LEAN CUISINE PESTO CHICKEN WITH BOW TIE PASTA” brand frozen meals. * 10.5-ounce packages of “LEAN CUISINE CHICKEN MEDITERRANEAN” … Continue reading

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