Cooking Light Blogs

Breakfast Benefits
October 4, 2016, 11:57 am CDT
By Janet Potts, RD, LD Over a span of 40 years, food and nutrition research related to the benefits of eating breakfast has conclusively shown many advantages not only for children, but for teens and adults as well. Replenishing blood glucose - the brain...
Saladmaster Blog: The 10,000 Calorie Holiday - Tips for Healthier Choices
November 8, 2013, 11:27 am CST
The end of the year holidays are fast approaching and we can all use some tips on how to bring healthier choices to these special feasts.  As an example of how carried away we can get at the holiday dinner or buffet table, the average American...
Saladmaster Blog - Say No to Oil and Yes to Health
May 2, 2013, 8:55 am CDT
If someone asked you why oil is not good for you, would you have a good answer beyond the obvious connections to weight gain? Let's discuss the many other health implications of oil in our diet. Oil is simply 100% fat, so before we can really understand...
Saladmaster Blog - How to Prepare a Healthy Version to a Classic: Vegan Mac 'N Cheese
April 23, 2013, 10:39 am CDT
Macaroni and Cheese is a classic childhood favorite that is easy to make, but also contains lots of fat and cholesterol. In this video recipe, Katherine Lawrence of provides a healthy update to this perennial classic that not only...
Saladmaster Healthy Solutions: Take the 10 Day Challenge
January 22, 2013, 9:33 am CST
By Kathy Smith, fitness expert, author and TV personality With the new year just budding, this is the perfect time to hit the reset button on our old habits as we begin to create new ones. While I support the importance of New Year's resolutions and...