In honor of National Nutrition Month, we sat down with “America’s Childhood Nutrition Expert”, Jill Castle. We asked her to share some of her expertise with us, particularly when it comes to picky eating, common mistakes that parents make in the kitchen and more! Continue reading to learn more and see what she had to say when it comes to nutrition.
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A new study carried out by Harokopio University and published by the American College of Cardiology has found that closely following the Mediterranean diet can significantly lower your risk of heart disease. The researchers found that the Mediterranean diet, which consists of grains, nuts, fish, olive oil and fruits and vegetables, can cut your risk of developing heart disease by almost half.
In the March issue of Cooking Light, First Lady Michelle Obama discusses the state of family dinner in America, the Let’s Move! Campaign, and more. The issue also introduced a healthy, fast and affordable cooking curriculum called “Let’s Cook” inspired by Mrs. Obama’s mission. Click through to find an easy and affordable recipe introduced in the “Let’s Cook” curriculum.
Are you confused about what is myth and what is truth? When it comes to pasta and nutrition, there can be a lot of conflicting messages! From gluten to weight gain, it seems everyone has a different opinion on the matter! Our experts separate fact from fiction and break down some of the most common misconceptions about pasta.
We all know that wine and cheese make a great pair, but did you know wine could bring out the best in your pasta too? Certain wines enhance the flavor of pasta dishes, but knowing which wine to serve with meals can be tricky. Luckily, our chef Tina Ruggiero has a quick guide you can use anywhere, anytime. Click here to watch the video!
It’s the age-old question: when preparing pasta, should you add salt or oil to the water? In our newest video, Pasta Fits Chef’ Tina Ruggiero has an answer for you and explains why this particular condiment contributes to perfectly cooked pasta. Watch the video below to see if you are cooking pasta correctly and stay tuned for our next video, Pasta in a Pinch: Love Your Leftovers!
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the price of food has risen dramatically over the past few years and the price of meat is no exception. To combat these high prices, many families are adopting Meatless Mondays as part of their weekly meal plans. If you’d like to start making Meatless Mondays part of your dinnertime regimen, stock up on these must-have items to get you started:
We’re so excited to debut the first installment of our ongoing pasta tips video series! In this video, Tina Ruggiero, the chef and registered dietitian responsible for our featured recipe each week shares the secret formula that will get you perfectly cooked pasta. We asked our fans what cooking tips and information they were dying to know and we will release a new video answering your questions!
Kids are picky-eaters – feeding them and you can be tricky! We’ve brought in Debbie Koenig, food writer and and the author of the cookbook Parents Need to Eat Too: Nap-Friendly Recipes, One-Handed Meals & Time-Saving Kitchen Tricks for New Parents to give tips on how to feed the whole family!
Q&A on Staying Healthy during the Holidays with Sarah Lippincott, RD, CDN from Good Clean Fun Nutrition
With snacks and celebrations everywhere, we know the holidays can be a tough time to keep your diet on track so we asked Sarah Lippincott, RD, CDN from Good Clean Fun Nutrition to give some tips on staying healthy this holiday season.
We were delighted to find out that food historian, cookbook author, and all around food genius, Francine Segan has just released a new book entitled Pasta Modern: New & Inspired Recipes from Italy, so we asked her if she would mind answering a few questions about pasta for our November Spotlight.
We wait all year for National Pasta Month, and now that it’s here, we’re ready to celebrate! To reward you for your love of pasta and for making delicious recipes – we’re running the Pasta Presto recipe contest. One lucky winner will be celebrating in style with a prize of $1,500!