All hail fiber: the nutrient so many health professionals, media, magazines, and even friends and family tout as being the one part of our diets that we should always be working on. So, what is fiber all about? Where does it originate, how do we identify different types, how much should we be getting and why, and how can it fit nicely into our diets? Read along and increase your belief in the powers of fiber.
Have you ever gotten home after a long day dreading the question, “What’s for dinner?” Often the last thing you want to do is preheat the oven for some semblance of a “homemade” meal. Perhaps you don’t want to stop somewhere and grab a bite, knowing the financial cost and health cost with regular meals from “outside your home.” Simple Truth can help you eat at home without all the extra work of starting from scratch.
Here are a few recipe ideas to help you cut the calories this season.
Is there really a difference between portion and serving size? YES! It’s important to know the difference when it comes to focusing on health and keeping that calorie count controlled. It’s especially important for people to be aware of their food consumption around the holidays. Our Dietitian and Home Economist Services teams at Kroger Customer Connect have joined forces to help provide some different perspectives on the topic of portions versus servings.
Ever thought about cooking with parchment paper? Maybe you already have! Whether you’re new to the idea or a seasoned expert, here are a few quick tips to make the most of this unique cooking style.
A holiday feast just wouldn’t be the same without the side dishes, the unsung heroes of any successful dinner. Here are eight delightful recipes perfect for any occasion.
Oh, the joy of giving! Throughout the year, we’re given many opportunities to express our creativity and give personally selected gifts to the people we love. I enjoy creating themed gift collections, especially if I can include some of my homemade items.
Are you a lunchmeat lover? Perhaps you were as a child, pulling out your bologna and cheese sandwich or ham and cheese or turkey and cheese or roast beef — you get the idea. The possibilities were endless! Now you may look back and think, “I can’t believe I ate that!”
You may be thinking, “What is a Planned-Over?” I first heard that term about 10 years ago. Basically, it’s when we intentionally cook an extra quantity of food so we have it for future meals. It’s a creative term used to rid leftovers of their traditional bad image. It’s also a smart way to reduce energy and save cooking time for those “planned-over” meals. I’ve grown to love the concept and the term. When I say it in conversation, I usually get a puzzled look complete with the nose crinkle. Once the term is explained, the response is usually “Oh, that’s smart,” or “Oh, I do that too.”
Thanksgiving is almost here. There will be plenty of food, plenty of dinner guests and plenty of thankfulness. But what’s one thing we need more of during the holiday season? Time! Preparing food is just one of the many tasks to keep in mind when prepping for a big holiday meal. Here are a few timesaving tips to keep you ahead of the curve this Turkey Day.