Baked Apples with Oats and Blueberries

Baked Apples with Oats and Blueberries

The following post and recipe was contributed by Emelia Stiverson, dietetic intern from Teachers College, Columbia University. The weather is cooling down and Autumn is almost here.  As we stroll past the stands at the farmers’ market and walk into the produce section...
Blueberry muffins

Blueberry muffins

If you like a delicious warm muffin with your morning coffee as I do, you will love this muffin recipe. It is 100% whole grain, relatively low in sugar and has more fruit than many other recipes I have seen. One of these nutritious pastries will give you enough...
Candy wars: Strategies to win

Candy wars: Strategies to win

It typically happens around every holiday season. The shelves in grocery stores become inundated by chocolate figurines of a certain theme, sweets and treats start pouring on kids from everywhere, and parents begin feeling more frustrated and helpless than ever. I...
5 minute chocolate soy mousse

5 minute chocolate soy mousse

My family loves chocolate. We favor darker, more flavorful varieties which also happen to be healthier because they are lower in fat and sugar and higher in antioxidants. The kids are so used to dark chocolate that they often prefer to the more...
Home-made granola

Home-made granola

One of the reasons I like making my own versions of foods available ready made in stores is that I can control the quality and quantity of ingredients. Then, of course, it is much cheaper and typically tastes better, too. Granola is a perfect example. I have tried...