Tag Archives: vegetables

What a Dietitian Buys at the Grocery Store

Ever wonder what’s in a dietitian’s grocery haul? Read on for the must-buys and favorite new finds of the FEED RDs: FEED founder Lara Field is a pediatric nutrition expert and mom of two, so her go-to grabs often include easy eats for the whole family including:   Easy lunch options Whole wheat pasta Amy’s […]

How to Roast Vegetables

Roasting is an easy and delicious way to prepare a large amount of vegetables for the week ahead, which is why we often recommend this cooking technique to our clients. Follow FEED dietitian and chef Sara Haas step-by-step instructions for roasting the right way: To Roast Preheat your oven to 425 degrees while prepping your vegetables. […]

How to Make Your Own Salad Dressing

Salad season is upon us! It’s time to ditch store-bought salad dressings and embrace one that’s homemade. This allows you to control the ingredients and avoid any unnecessary additives. Plus, once you understand the basic formula for making a vinaigrette, you’ll never need a recipe again– which is the kind of kitchen short cut we […]

Freeze Dried, Frozen or Canned–What’s the Best Alternative to Fresh?

When choosing snacks, we always recommend choosing fruits and vegetables over the various refined-carbohydrate crackers, cookies and salty snacks. Choosing nutrient-dense, fiber-filled fruits and veggies not only provides antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, but it also reduces consumption of other empty-calorie snacks, which provide little, if any, nutrition. Fresh fruits and vegetables, eaten in their whole […]

Eat Seasonably – KALE

There is nothing like fresh fruits and vegetables during peak season. Check out our “Eat Seasonably” feature where we will share health tips, preparation tricks, and new recipes featuring the best of the season’s produce. This cruciferous vegetable packs a variety of health benefits, including vitamins A, C and K, filling fiber and free radical-fighting antioxidants. […]

Turkey Talk: Thanksgiving with FEED

Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday season– a time in which, on average, Americans gain between 5-7 pounds. Rather than becoming a statistic, start your holidays off right by making healthful choices to manage your calorie intake. Check out our tips, and learn how to enjoy the time with family and friends– without over-doing it! […]

Smoothie Secrets from FEED

Refreshing, cool, sweet, and delicious, many turn to smoothies when the weather warms up, in pursuit of a healthy drink. However, there are many traps that lure consumers, turning our slim smoothie into a diet disaster! Read on and learn our SMOOTHIE SECRETS to ensure you are not destroying your diet! Recent research showed that […]

Eat Seasonably – ARUGULA

There is nothing like fresh fruit and vegetables during their peak season. Check out our “Eat Seasonably” feature where we will share health tips, preparation tricks, and new recipes featuring the best of the season’s produce. Did you know? Arugula is one of the most potent natural superfoods Arugula is also commonly known as “rocket” […]