Healthy Cookie Snacks

Double-Stuffed Oatmeal Cookies: A Wholesome Treat

Double-Stuffed Oatmeal Cookies: A Wholesome Treat

Oatmeal cookies filled with whole grains, shredded carrots, and a cream cheese filling make for a wholesome treat for breakfast, snacktime, or dessert.

Vending Machines to Display Calorie Counts

Vending Machines to Display Calorie Counts

Before you put money in the slot to buy that candy bar or bag of chips, check out the calorie-count. You’ll won’t have to wait to find out what the label says anymore because, within the year, vending machine will be required to ...more

10 Healthy After-School Snacks — Just for Kids!

10 Healthy After-School Snacks — Just for Kids!

I dropped the ball with my children’s snacks. I never sank so low as to give them candy between meals, although I did allow them plenty of sweets. That, I don’t regret a bit. But I do feel bad that the snack drawer in our kitchen ...more

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Walnut Oil: Secret Ingredient

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Walnut Oil: Secret Ingredient

There’s a secret to making chocolate chip cookies taste even better, not to mention all kinds of other recipes from sweet to savory. And it’s called walnut oil — healthy, nutritious, and with a deep nutty flavor to turn you into a ...more

28 Days of Slow Cooking: S’More Fondue

28 Days of Slow Cooking: S’More Fondue

You don’t have to be a Girl Scout to enjoy the chocolate-marshmallow-graham cracker fusion of the s’more. You don’t even need to be sitting around a campfire.  You just need to rethink the concept—from outdoor treat to S’More Fondue. ...more

Girl Scouts Debut Mango Creme Cookies

Girl Scouts Debut Mango Creme Cookies

It’s January, and you know what that means, right? Cookies! No, not Christmas cookies. Not tailgating parties — with cookies. We have three words for you: Girl. Scout. Cookies.   That’s right. They’re baaaacccckkk!   Sales of ...more

10 Sweet Recipes for (Healthy) Post-Holiday Baking

10 Sweet Recipes for (Healthy) Post-Holiday Baking

January presents a quandary for those of us who love to bake. On the one hand, the holidays are over: everyone has had their fill of rich cakes, pies and cookies (oh, all those cookies!), and most of us have at least some half-hearted notion ...more

8 Great Healthy Snack Recipes Kids Will Love

8 Great Healthy Snack Recipes Kids Will Love

Tasty snacks, packed with energy and ready to grab when you need them the most. Sound like a dream? Well, it is: Americans spend an average of 30 minutes each day snacking, consuming as many as 250 additional calories from the kind of ...more

Snack Attack! Bite-Sized Eats Will Be Big in 2013

Snack Attack! Bite-Sized Eats Will Be Big in 2013

For us, meals are those things we eat between snacks.   Some fancy olives here. Cheese and crackers there. Maybe a yogurt in the morning. Or pistachios in the afternoon. Cookies any time, any place.   Well, aren’t we the ...more

Girl Scout Cookies to Get Facelift: Food News

Girl Scout Cookies to Get Facelift: Food News

Ladies and gentlemen, in case you didn’t know it already, the Girl Scouts possess great skills, far beyond those of mere mortal organizations. Of course, our favorite skill is the ability to deliver the most delicious cookies to our ...more

New Peanut Butter Recall for Possible Salmonella: Food News

New Peanut Butter Recall for Possible Salmonella: Food News

The recent recall of Trader Joe’s Valencia Creamy Salted peanut butter has now been expanded to include 14 other nut butters at stores nationwide, including Target’s in-store brand Archer Farms almond butter and peanut butter with ...more

Peanut Butter Recall for Possible Salmonella: Food News

Peanut Butter Recall for Possible Salmonella: Food News

Trader Joe’s has voluntarily recalled its Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter, with sell-by dates of 5/23/2013 and 6/28/2013, according to the website eatocracy.   The departments of health in three northeastern states — Pennsylvania, ...more

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