Food & Nutrition

Low-Calorie Sweetener Allulose Is a New Kind of Sugar That Doesn’t Count as Sugar

Some breaking news in 2020 food trends: The latest ingredient people are swapping in for sugar is, well, sugar. It’s called allulose, and it’s been popping up on my foodie/health-writer radar for the past few months: while I’m browsing ingredients labels in the aisles of Whole Foods (as one does), in conversations with nutrition experts […]


Low-Calorie Grilled Asparagus Panzanella

From Health magazine This classic Italian salad recipe adapted from Bobby Flay’s Grill It! makes great use of day-old bread. And its full of fresh vegetables. Prep: 20 minutesCook: 8 minutesStand: 30 minutesMakes 8 servings Ingredients:1 1⁄2 pounds fresh asparagus1 tablespoon olive oil1⁄2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided1⁄2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided6 (1-inch-thick) slices […]

Food & Nutrition

10 Low-Calorie Frozen Treat Recipes

Try this recipe: Coconut Snowball Sundae Coconut milk and cream provide a rich vegan edge to the classic summer sundae. Top it with toasted nuts, cherries and mint for a refreshing and healthy hot weather snack.  Ingredients: coconut milk, unsweetened coconut cream, maple syrup, vanilla extract, sea salt, bittersweet chocolate, coconut oil, toasted unsweetened coconut flakes, fresh cherries, toasted chopped nuts, mint sprigs Calories: […]