Article | Mar 07 2010
There's no doubt that a meal of a burger, fries and soft drink tastes great. And it's fun to stop at your favorite fast food place with your family or friends. Here are some ways to eat fast food and...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Quick! Name some dairy foods! Right—stuff that comes from a cow like milk, yogurt and cheese. Getting 3 cups of foods and drinks from the MyPyramid Milk Group every day helps you get enough calcium....
Article | Mar 07 2010
What do you, trees and hamsters have in common? Give up? You all need water to live! It might not seem like it, but water is the most needed nutrient of all. In fact, people can't survive for more...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Are you thinking about "going veg" or already trying to eat that way? People become vegetarians for lots of reasons. Some do it because they love animals or are worried about the environment. Some...
Article | Mar 07 2010
So you can't go out because the weather is just too yucky. That doesn't mean you can't play around while you're inside! Turn on some tunes and start moving–dancing around is a great way to express...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Most people know what physical activity is, but do you know why physical activity is so important? It isn't so you can look all sweaty like people on TV commercials for exercise equipment. And it isn...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Fasten your safety belts—and get ready for the grand tour of MyPyramid's food groups! MyPyramid is made up of five food groups: Grains, Vegetables, Fruits, Milk and Meat & Beans plus Oils. Each...
Blog entry | Mar 04 2010
By: Kris Sollid, RD   Date: 3/5/10 Note: As part of National Nutrition Month, we'll be highlighting tips from our Registered Dietitians around the theme of "Nutrition from the Ground Up." For more...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Smashed Yukon GoldsMakes 6 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 2 1/2 pounds (1/2 of a 5 pound bag) Yukon gold potatoes, with skin, scrubbed1/2 cup buttermilk (or low-fat milk)2 tablespoons butter, cut into small...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Sunshine Spinach Salad w/Funky Fruity DressingMakes 4 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 10 oz. pre-bagged, fresh baby spinach (about 5 cups)1 large Red Delicious or Braeburn apple1/4 cup frozen orange juice...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Chocolate-Dipped Banana PopsMakes 4 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 2 medium bananas, peeled and halved crosswise2 tablespoons peanuts1/4 cup crisp rice cereal1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips STUFF YOU NEED...
Article | Mar 04 2010
ChocoMint ShakeMakes 1 serving WHAT'S IN IT? 1 1/2 cups low-fat chocolate milk or soymilk1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract (or a little bit less if you like just a hint of mint!) STUFF YOU NEED Small...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Devilish Eyeball DelicacyMakes 3 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 3 large, hardboiled eggs, chilled2 tablespoons light mayonnaise6 small green olives with pimentosKetchup (if you like!) STUFF YOU NEED Cutting...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Popeye's Pizza BagelMakes 2 servingsWHAT'S IN IT?1 (10 ounce) package frozen, chopped spinach, thawed2 (2.5 ounce) plain, onion or garlic bagels1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese4 pinches...
Article | Mar 04 2010
The entire family can enjoy cooking – and eating – these meals together!Baked Sea SticksThese yummy treats from under the sea are sure to please! Ahoy, dinner! BBQ Chicken PizzaCombine a couple of...

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