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Posts tagged cereal

October 19, 2012

Healthier Changes 

lucky charms breakfast cereal

Overseas Cereals To Get Healthier Makeover

Nestle and General Mills have agreed to reduce sugar and sodium content in cereals sold outside the United States.

May 1, 2012

Serious Cereal 

kashi cereal

Responding To Controversy, Kashi To Go Non-GMO By 2015

One grocer pulled Kashi cereals from his shelves after discovering the company wasn't completely transparent about what is -- or isn't -- natural.

April 2, 2012

Self-Reliance 

macro oats plant

DIY Hot Cereal

You make everything else. There's no reason you can't make your own hot cereal too.

January 31, 2012

Breakfast Of Champions 

Steel Cut Oats

Steel Cut Oats With Orange Zest And Pecans

Cook this hot cereal the night before and simply reheat them in the morning. Couldn't be easier!

December 10, 2011

Sugar Smacked 

cereal

Dessert For Breakfast? Kids’ Cereals Have As Much Sugar

Cookies for breakfast? Not quite, but many popular children's cereals contain as much sugar as Chips Ahoy!

November 8, 2011

Eastern Delicacies  

Sheer Korma

A Sweet Treat For ‘Eid Ul Adha

Muslims all over the world celebrated Eid this past weekend and you can join in their feasting with some Sheer Korma.

October 19, 2011

Obesity And Youth 

frosted flakes

Tony The Tiger Isn’t Going Anywhere

Officials attempting to tighten marketing to children have decided to lay off of cartoon characters, but will it satisfy the food industry?

March 15, 2011

GMOs For Breakfast 

Breakfast Cereal with milk and blueberries in a clear bowl

Many “Natural” Cereals Use GM Grains

Some natural breakfast cereal producers use GMOs in their products. This begs the question, what does "natural" mean when it comes to food?

February 11, 2011

Healthy Snacks 

cheese slices, trail mix, fruit smoothie, and peanut butter

Ten Best Snacks For Kids (In One Mom’s Opinion)

Kids love to snack, but that doesn't mean those snacks can't be healthy. Here's a list of healthy snacks to fuel your kids after a long school day.

January 13, 2011

Hunger Issues 

two food graphs

World Food Prices Soar To 20-Year High

The United Nations reports the prices of food commodities are at an all-time high. Harsh weather conditions around the world could push them even higher.

December 19, 2010

Food News 

friutloops

Low-Sugar Cereal Helps Kids Choose The Right Portion

A Yale study shows that kids who are given low-sugar cereals choose a healthier portion than ones given a high-sugar alternative.

October 15, 2010

All Things Corn 

corn cooking in pan

Corn: A Soup And A Sauce For The Final Few Ears

We're celebrating this season's final few ears of corn! This episode includes two recipes, tips for preserving corn and news on how corn is good for your eyes.

October 14, 2010

Improving Health 

young boy eating corn on the cob

Orange Corn Jam-Packed With Vitamin A Fights Childhood Blindness

Researchers at Purdue University have found a way to turbo-charge orange corn with vitamin A, making these ears good for your eyes.

June 28, 2010

Food Safety 

fruity cereal

Kellogg Recalls 28 Million Boxes Of Cereal

Do your Honey Smacks smack of some strange flavor? Several Kellogg products have been tainted with a waxy chemical.

January 29, 2010

Start Your Morning Right 

stone oven eggs

Wake Up To A Delicious Earth Eats Winter Breakfast

We're doing breakfast in this week's podcast. We'll be talking to an egg farmer and a coffee roaster, followed by two fantastic recipes.

October 23, 2009

Food Labeling 

An oranage bowl of fruit loops cereal.

Since When Did Fruit Loops Become A “Smart Choice”?

More on the "Smart Choices" debate...wherever you shop, keep an eye out for misleading claims about the nutritional value of a product.

October 20, 2009

Nutritional Facts 

A row of twinkies.

The Supermarket Vs. YOUR Health

These days, take heed when perusing the isles of your local grocer. Foods may not be as "healthy" as they appear.

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