Is Chinese Food Healthy?

Ever wonder what the healthiest thing to order on the Chinese takeout menu is? Find out what a dietitian thinks about Chinese takeout, ordering hacks and more.

Recipe: Famous Bean Burritos

I’ve updated my famous bean burrito video recipe and you’re going to want to check it out! I added more detail including how to fold them. It has over 105 THOUSAND views on facebook and counting. They’re cheap, easy, fast, full of fiber and protein!

Recipe: Pea Pie Crust

I love pie crust but I hate making pastry. I love pie crust but store bought crusts give me heartburn. I want a healthy pie crust. The perfect solution for a quick, easy and healthy pie crust is made with peas! Try my dietitian approved pea pie crust.

Is The Pizza Industry Controlling What Consumers Know About Their Food?

When laws are passed and delayed for the benefit of the food industry it sends a strong message to the public. Is the government is inadequately responding to the health problems our population faces because corporate profit is more important?

I don’t think that labelling calories of food items will solve the health crisis we’re facing but … I do think that labelling calories can help consumers make better decisions about their food based on increased knowledge for the times that they do choose to eat out.

Past FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg has said “Americans eat and drink about one-third of their calories away from home and people today expect clear information about the products they consume … Making calorie information available on chain restaurant menus and vending machines is an important step for public health that will help consumers make informed choices for themselves and their families.”

Marion Nestle, Big food, food lobby and industry involvement in policy development.

Recipe: Mexican skillet

Need a new dish to try or want to teach someone how to cook a fairly simple dish? Try this simple Mexican style skillet. It has only a few ingredients and only requires 1 pan to make it. I made it when we had no power or gas in our house with the camping stove!