Lightening Up Favorite Fall Desserts

Out of all the seasons, fall is definitely my favorite time of year. I always look forward to cooler temperatures, trips to the pumpkin patch, walking through the apple orchard, and watching college football on Saturdays. I also look forward to the comfort foods with delicious flavors that I know...

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Fall into Apple Season with Fun Family Activities

Kids are back in school, autumn has arrived and soon the leaves will begin to change. That means it is finally apple season. The best way to celebrate the season? Apple picking with your family, of course! You can enjoy the weather before it gets too cold, learn a few...

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Time to Batter Up!

Flapjacks, griddle cakes, hot cakes, or pancakes.  Whatever you call them, they’re the ultimate fun food, conjuring up sweet memories of family togetherness on lazy weekend mornings. Pancakes tend to be pretty darn good even when they’re just average, but here are simple steps to make your cakes more fluffy,...

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Busy Families Can Be Healthy Ones

You are not alone. We all have had those days and weeks where we have great intentions to get everything checked off our to-do lists and have a family dinner at the kitchen table, but those intentions seemed to get waylaid often. We end up eating in the car between...

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Getting into the Back to School Groove

School is back in session and this means there’s more on your to-do list, right? The beginning of the school year lends itself to more structured meal schedules, so take advantage of the new routine and enjoy healthy meals and snacks. While you work to keep the children on track,...

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Ask an Expert

We asked many of you for your questions on sucralose. Here are the top questions we received and the answers direct from registered dietitians with the Calorie Control Council. Which sugar-substitute is healthy & good for me since there are so many options on the market? I am presently using...

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faq2Do you have questions about low-calorie sweeteners? Want to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle? You asked and we listened. Our resident Registered Dietitians answered the most popular questions about low-calorie sweeteners.