Nutrition Articles

November 1, 2014
Tadka dal is all about the tadka (seasoning). This warm sputter of spices added to a healthy mix of lentils (dal) makes for a very delicious and nutritious meal. Dal can be made with...
November 1, 2014
What You Need 4 medium eggplants, halved lengthwise 8 tablespoons olive oil 1 ½ teaspoon ground cumin 1 ½ tablespoons sweet paprika 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 2 yellow onions, finely chopped 1 pound ground...
October 1, 2014
What You Need (Serves 4) 2 sweet potatoes, cut into ½ pieces 3 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper 1 ½ tablespoons fresh orange juice 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard 1 bunch Tuscan or...
October 1, 2014
For smoothie lovers, the NutriBullet is one of those must-have items. Its blades break down and extract nutrients, which is a step above the whipping and stirring that occurs in most blenders. The NutriBullet...
September 1, 2014
  What You Need (Servings: 6) 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil 3 medium zucchini/summer squash, cut lengthwise and then crosswise into semicircles ½ onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon cumin powder ½...
August 1, 2014
The first day of school is just around the corner, and it’s time to stock up on essentials for the new academic year. Along with pencils, backpacks, and folders, parents should add healthy after-school...
August 1, 2014
What’s the secret ingredient missing in the recipe for a healthy lifestyle? According to a growing health trend, this ingredient is—wait for it—butter. Specifically, butter in your coffee. Bulletproof coffee, a type of coffee...
August 1, 2014
What You Need Note: This recipe serves 8 to 10 people and can be cut in half. Green Chile Enchilada Sauce 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 ½ cup yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cloves...
August 1, 2014
August in Texas is kickoff season for back-to-school youth sports, which means teen athletes are practicing in 95 degree-plus temperatures that include humidity levels rivaling those found in Houston. When it comes to sports...
July 1, 2014
Quinoa is a complete protein. Combine this healthy food with orange, coconuts, and almonds for a sweet summer side dish.
July 1, 2014
The Spiralizer turns vegetables into an array of sizes and textures.
July 1, 2014
What ingredients to look for on the bottle labels.
July 1, 2014
AFM nutrition writer Anne Wilfong takes a look at her favorite blogs, books, and other resources from 2014.
June 1, 2014
The AFM staff brought in a few of their favorites from the bounty that Austin’s Farmers’ Markets provides, along with curating a list of some of the places to find farm-fresh items.
June 1, 2014
Identify the proper amount of omega-3 fatty acids for your diet.
May 1, 2014
This colorful plate is also a well-rounded source of protein and carbohydrates.
May 1, 2014
Prepare yourself to ask informed questions as you gather information
May 1, 2014
Going beyond last year’s AFM FITTEST nutrition series
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