Food & Nutrition Topics


Gluten-free, Dairy-free Sorbet: Easy as 1-2-3

Coming up with gluten-free, dairy-free desserts can be a challenge. Peach sorbet to the rescue!

By PJ Hamel

Staying Healthy at Parties

Summer is full of temptation with its parties and unhealthy food and drinks. But you CAN do Summer the healthy way.

By Jaime Galinsky

7 Fruits You Should Eat This Summer

Why blueberries rule—and more essential summer fruits!

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Recipes to Make Dad Happy

Easy, delicious, and healthy recipes for your family.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

4 Simple Steps to Easier Summertime Grilling

Grilling incorrectly can increase exposure to harmful carcinogens and stomach bugs.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Healthy Summer Peach Cobbler Recipe

This is the perfect time of year to find tree-ripened peaches in many locations. Tonight, my husband and I visited a nearby orchard and we used the peaches we picked to throw together a summery treat for our boys. Each peach contains about 20 percent ...

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

An Easy Summer Dessert: Blueberry Crisp

Summer is a time to throw caution to the winds – but don’t let your diet get TOO far out of control. Fruit-based desserts are perfect for summer, and this antioxidant-rich, whole-grain blueberry crisp is much lower in fat than its typical counterpart...

By PJ Hamel

Delicious Low-sugar Drinks for Summer

Cool off with these refreshing drinks - guilt free.

By Dorian Martin

8 Reasons to Grow Basil This Summer

We all know fresh basil is delicious—but did you also know it packs a ton of nutrients and can be used in a variety of ways? Time to brush up on your basil benefits and grab a basil plant!

By Dorian Martin

How to Eat Healthy on Vacation

Sticking to good eating habits can get pretty tough when you’re on vacation. Here are some tips to help you stay on track.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.