Saturday, March 4, 2006


  • Cheese and crackers.
  • A small sandwich, just one slice of bread, made whit whole grain bread and deli meat, or the traditional peanut butter and jelly.
  • Half a cup of tortilla chips with 1/3 cup of bean dip or guacamole
  • Cereal and milk – try to make it whole grain cereal and partly skimmed milk, more fiber, less fat.
  • Small can of tuna with bread or crackers - feel free with lettuce ant tomato, careful with the mayonnaise.
  • Yogurt with applesauce or fruit spread.
  • Half a cup of home made trail mix: ¼ roasted nuts, ¼ sunflower seeds ½ and raisins, for instance.
  • Raw vegetables with hummus, peanut butter, baba ganoush, guacamole or low fat cheese -baba ganoush is a dip made from roasted eggplant, with garlic and lemon juice.
  • Chocolate, an ounce, with nuts and raisins or whole grain bread.
  • Skim milk and one or two cookies, bran muffins, slice of fruitcake, or flapjacks, all that is great home made, no trans fat.
  • Cheese, try fresh cheese, or yogurt with fruit: banana, 12 grapes, 10 strawberries, one small apple.
  • Milk shake or fruit smoothie made with reduced fat milk or low fat yogurt, frozen fruit, two teaspoons of sugar and two or three drops of vanilla extract.
  • Baked beans on toast.

Friday, March 3, 2006


Orchard of Health - Natural Health Benefits from Everyday Fruit

Eating healthy is fast becoming a way of life. Studies show Americans are living longer and enjoying more active lifestyles. Due to advances in food technology, we are only just beginning to discover the health secrets Mother Nature placed in simple everyday fruit. In fact, in early 2005, the U.S.D.A. revealed the updated version of the food pyramid that suggests five to nine daily servings of fruit and vegetables.

Poppin' Up Big Scoring Super Sunday Snacks

Super Bowl Sunday is not only the biggest game day of the year; it's also the biggest snacking day of the year. Last year more than 130 million Americans tuned into the Super Bowl and salty snacks were fans' top game day picks.