Have you ever read the #nutrition label on a muffin? If you want one with less sugar and fat, try one of these recipes.

Read the nutrition label on that muffin. It might look healthy, but it is likely heavy on sugar and fat. For an alternative,try these recipes from the Harvard School of Public Health. https://youtu.be/dc4RU7MCjmA https://youtu.be/STlgbUoia-A https://youtu.be/FqiJDigE0Yg

Public health advocates at Harvard have some video recipes to help cooks stay on the healthy side.

Muffins,  farrow and more. A variety of diced vegetables are slow-roasted and mixed with whole-grain farro in this hearty, satisfying dish. You can easily change the recipe depending on the season, to include summer or winter produce and herbs. View the full recipe From Harvard Chan Cooks:       https://youtu.be/m5bIPn8H1nY   https://youtu.be/dc4RU7MCjmA     … Continue reading Public health advocates at Harvard have some video recipes to help cooks stay on the healthy side.

Move over Cheetos. More fresh produce comes to Lawrence, Massachusetts bodegas.

A Bodega from Samuel R. Mendez on Vimeo. This fun video came up during a search for a Metro story in this morning's Globe. LAWRENCE — Bodegas are an integral part of Latino community life in this racially and culturally diverse city of more than 80,200. There are at least 85 such sundry shops in … Continue reading Move over Cheetos. More fresh produce comes to Lawrence, Massachusetts bodegas.

HSPH video: Do cooking oils present a health risk?

From the Harvard School of Public Health https://youtu.be/cRwLXsVmFzc

Tuesday live stream: What to Eat: The Emerging Field of Culinary Medicine

Harvard community can attend. The rest of us can watch on live stream.   "How to blend the joy of cooking with the science of medicine..." What to Eat: The Emerging Field of Culinary Medicine June 19, 2018| NOON-1 P.M. Culinary medicine, a new educational and nutritional approach to improving eating behaviors, focuses on skills such … Continue reading Tuesday live stream: What to Eat: The Emerging Field of Culinary Medicine

Could lunch lady fare be healthier than school lunch from home?

Seems the fluffernutter  has moved from the cafeteria to the lunch sack. The Globe offers a story about the joys of getting a kid to eat a healthy lunch.   Tufts found that the contents of those brown bags sometime fall short on the nutrition scale. The nutritional shortcomings of school lunches have been a matter … Continue reading Could lunch lady fare be healthier than school lunch from home?

Storify: The Boston skinny on fat