French Onion Soup

2 tablespoons butter 1 (8 ounce) bag Birds Eye® Recipe Ready Chopped Onions 4 cups beef broth 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 4 thick slices French or Italian bread, toasted 4 slices Swiss cheese Directions Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat and cook Recipe Ready Chopped Onions, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes or until golden brown. Add beef broth and […]

Harvest Salad

1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 bunch spinach, rinsed and torn into bite-size pieces 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 avocado – peeled, pitted and diced 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons red raspberry jam (with seeds) 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/3 cup walnut oil freshly ground black pepper to taste salt to taste Directions Preheat oven […]

Super Foods

A new superfood could give the flu shot a powerful run for its money. But it’s not the food, exactly—it’s the bacteria growing on a traditional Japanese pickle that has amazing flu-fighting benefits. Human clinical trials have been launched after researchers found that an immune-boosting probiotic from Suguki (a pickled turnip popular in Japan) blocked transmission of […]

Healthy Holiday recipes? No Way!

Yes way! Here’s a link to exactly that, healthy recipes for the holidays! http://www.foodnetwork.com/healthy-eating/index.html

2 biggest fitness mistakes

Want to know a secret? Here ya go people, the two most overlooked details for those getting started on their journey to a new body are these. 1. your pre workout meal 2. your post workout meal One must properly fuel their body prior to training in order to give themselves the energy needed to […]

Perfect Fall Pork Chops

By Woman’s Day Fresh apples and apple cider make these pork chops the perfect treat for fall. And though they look like they take hours to prepare, they’re ready in just 20 minutes. Photo by Con Poulos; Food styling by Vivian Lui; Prop styling by Marina Malchin Serves: 4 Yields: 4 servings Cost Per Serving: $4.89 Prep Time: […]

Easy trick to eat less, yet feel satisfied.

Drink a large glass of water prior to any meal and I promise you will feel full faster and eat less food. …”you’re welcome” -TDF INC.

Does boiling veggies effect the nutritional value?

People ask all the time about preparing veggies, whats the best way to maintain the nutritional value? Here’s an article that explains all of it. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/ask-well-does-boiling-or-baking-vegetables-destroy-their-vitamins/?ref=nutrition

Nutrition for Athletes

http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/lifecycle-nutrition/fitness-and-sports-nutrition/nutrition-athletes   Here are some great articles from various sources regarding nutrition for athletes, please take the time to check them all out. -TDF INC.

Go Army baby, nutrition is key!

Our friends at GoArmy.com have some great tips for you regarding nutrition…   http://www.goarmy.com/soldier-life/fitness-and-nutrition.html