As we enter into March, which is National Nutrition Month®, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) encourages consumers to put their best fork forward by using the Nutrition Facts label. Back in January, the FDA made some changes to the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods and beverages, and if you haven’t noticed- here are the key updates: The Nutrition Facts label has a fresh new design and reflects current
While most of us have learned our fair share of wine and cheese pairing, we’re sure most haven’t given much thought to wine and….popcorn! Our friends over at Skinny Pop have though, and they’ve got us covered with this handy infographic. Not only is it a genius idea to pair wine with the many flavors of their popcorn- it’s also way healthier than cheese. So go ahead and grab
Looking for some local healthy options to add to your weekly grocery haul? The Fresh Food Box from Grow NYC is a weekly box of fresh food which typically includes several pieces of fruit, one or two greens, and a variety of colorful, seasonal vegetables. Each box weighs around 10-15 pounds. To purchase, simply visit The Point Fresh Food Box to pay for the following week’s box. Each box
Consideration provided by Boston Market This morning, Boston Market opened the doors of its newest location here in the Bronx at 5520 Broadway. Known for it’s rotisserie chicken and homestyle sides, this is now the 3rd Bronx location. According to Tameka over at the Bronx Food Blog who was there this morning for the celebrations, the new location is already a hit with residents who work in the area.
Once you become a mom, chances are you have the quickest route to the nearest coffee shop mapped out. Whether it’s a drive thru for a quick caffeine fix, or a local place to sit and have a few moments alone- a great cup of coffee can make everything go smoother. If you’re in the area, be sure to head over to Mon Amour Coffee & Wine located on W.
Ad: Join us on your lunch break next Wednesday October 11th at 11 am for a Lunchology Twitter Party with Evette Rios. We’ll be helping to moderate a chat hosted by Fidelis Care where we’ll be chatting about healthy school lunches. You may have started off strong this school year with cute bento boxes and Pinterest worthy lunches, but when you’re balancing work, school, and family life, it’s hard to
Sponsored: If you’ve ever ordered a cake at BJ’s, then you know they’ve got that classic birthday cake flavor that we know and love. Add a scoop of ice cream and you’ve traveled back to a more simple time- before fondant and $800 birthday cakes that look too real to eat. The classic BJ’s sheet cakes have been a go-to for families forever, and now we are happy to share
If you’ve paid attention while driving down East Tremont Avenue near the Castle Hill section of the Bronx, then we’re sure this storefront has caught your eye. A cute boutique style awning with shabby chic decor inside, There Should Always Be Cake stands out among the typical storefronts surrounding it. Not only is the decor perfect for a bakery, the design of their cakes, cupcakes, and other delectable desserts are
This month, Barilla is donating 500,000 pasta meals to the Food Bank of New York City, and this week there is a way YOU can help to get that number even higher. During #GoOrangeWithBarilla, the week of September 12th, Barilla will drop by a different borough each day, giving away 20,000 free pasta swag bags and donating another pasta serving for each New Yorker who donates, advocates or signs up to volunteer
Sponsored Post My oldest Briana is insanely picky when it comes to breakfast. She doesn’t like milk in her cereal, only likes vanilla yogurt, hardly eats pancakes or waffles- and the list goes on. But one thing she does love? Smoothies! Which is great for me- so easy to throw some pre-mixed ingredients in the blender and create a delicious and healthy smoothie filled with fruits (and even some
Have you tried a meal delivery service? Would you ever? I wasn’t sure if I could ever see myself doing so, but when Home Chef reached out to ask me to review two days of their service, I was all for it. Honestly, I had associated meal delivery services with folks who aren’t the best at cooking or who always cook by recipe. Being with a chef for 12
Sponsored Post: It’s National Sandwich Month! And with back to school approaching, what better time to start gathering ideas for school lunches. Whether it’s the classic PB&J or some out of the box creations, sandwiches have long been a classic choice for an afternoon meal. We’ve partnered up with BJ’s Wholesale Club to highlight some sandwich ideas, and to share some fun recipes that go beyond the typical sandwich.