There’s good and bad news from a November government report on how the nutrition content of processed food has changed over time. The good news: new products often have less sugar, less salt, and more fiber. But that’s offset by a change in fat content: new cereals, yogurts, and snacks tended to be higher in fat.
Getting a large amount of coffee into one’s body in the morning is of the utmost importance, which is why—according to Rhoda Boone of Epicurious—you should be having your morning coffee and eating it too.
Topping your morning yogurt with sweet, crunchy things like granola is nothing new, but if you want a healthy, fiber-and-protein rich, substantial snack or light lunch, try topping it with grilled vegetables.
Our bodies rely on good bacteria to stay healthy, but ingesting that bacteria—whether in pills or in foods like yogurt—isn’t always clearly linked to better health. A new online tool uses published research to link brands to health conditions where they have been shown to be effective.
If you make your own Greek yogurt or ricotta you know that there is usually a fair amount of liquid (known as “sour whey”) left behind after straining. What you may not know is that it has many uses, and pouring it down the drain would be a kitchen crime.
The “live active cultures” in yogurt may sound like a good source of probiotics, but there’s no guarantee they contain enough of those good bacteria to benefit your health.
Don't throw away a yogurt cup when you're done eating. These plastic cups are perfect for measuring ingredients, and have a few other uses too.
Chalk this up to childhood memories best forgotten: When I was in elementary school, my classmates dubbed me Yogurt Girl. This (hopefully affectionate) title was earned thanks to my propensity for eating a fruit-on-the-bottom yogurt single every day—not just during lunch, but also during snack. Twice-a-day yogurt…
If you rarely have time to make breakfast in the morning, try this method of making oatmeal in your fridge. There's no cooking or heating up required, and you can quickly make a couple of batches on the weekend for several days' worth of meals.
If you're like me you want your treats to be economical, easy to make, and somewhat healthy. A great way to hit all three of those targets is to buy a multipack of yogurt and push a popsicle stick through the foil lid. Freeze for a few hours and you'll have a dead simple treat.
If you already have a vacuum sealer or food saver, you're already familiar with how well it works to save and store food. If you don't, you probably know someone who does, and with the roll of foil already loaded in the machine and a tub of yogurt, you can make your own yogurt pops in a matter of minutes.