Marvelous Melon

Did you know that August 3rd was Watermelon Day? Well, it’s not too late to honor the fruit that seems to epitomize summer – picnics, seed-spitting contests, messy, juicy faces. Read more about watermelon and why you should be eating it right now! http://foodandhealth.com/blog/2010/08/pound-of-melon/ QUICK AND EASY WATERMELON RECIPE On a hot summer day, there’s […]

Why Aren’t You Eating Breakfast?

  How many times have you heard, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!”? Did you know that on any given day, approximately 20% of Americans skip breakfast and that teens and young adults are most likely to skip eating that morning meal? Health Benefits of Breakfast Data from the Breakfast Research Institute (www.breakfastresearchinstitute.com) […]

Welcome to Meatless Monday

I’m adding a new section to my site – Meatless Mondays. April is a great time to kick-off this feature, as it coincides with Earth Day, and you probably know that going meatless is good for the environment. Each Monday, I’ll offer a new meatless recipe that will be brimming with flavor and complete nutrition. Vegetarian protein sources […]

Spiced Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

On a cold morning, I want a dish that’s warm and filling- and fast to prepare! Oats give you those good carbs for energy and some protein, as well as cholesterol-lowering soluble fiber. The apple adds important antioxidants and more fiber. The cinnamon helps control your blood sugar and makes everything taste great. The ground […]