Our Top 10 from 2016

We’ve been celebrating our 10th anniversary throughout 2016, and in one last salute to the wonderful first ten years we’ve enjoyed, we’ve gone through our content this year to bring you a list of your favorites and our favorites. Thanks for helping us celebrate this milestone!

Most Exciting News

Guiding Stars Algorithm Update

Following the update to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, most foods with dietary cholesterol no longer receive a debit under the Guiding Stars algorithm.

Most Popular Blog Post

Nutrition by the Numbers: How Much?

Even though this post was published back in 2011, it stays close to the top of our most visited blog posts. A great primer on thinking about portion!

Most Popular Blog Post Published in 2016

Healthier Snacks for Game Day

Snacking has been rising in popularity, and of course football gatherings are an American favorite, so we’re unsurprised to see Alli’s post on game day snacks doing well.

Our Favorite Blog Post

10 Food and Nutrition Trends We’ve Navigated Through the Past 10 Years

If you’ll forgive us the introspective moment, we had a blast looking back over the nutrition trends that have been at the heart of many conversations here over the years.

Our Favorite Recipe Photo

Roasted Butternut Noodles

We love taste-testing and photographing our recipes to improve our recipe database for you, and inevitable, our healthy Halloween recipe photos leave us all in stitches.

Most Popular Recipe

Easy Pineapple Smoothie

We have remained baffled for years by the persistant popularity of this smoothie. Our best guess is that there just aren’t many “easy” pineapple smoothie recipes out there. Insider tip? We like this pineapple smoothier a lot better, and it’s really quite simple.

Our Favorite New Recipe

Roasted Eggplant and Lentils

Our recipe hunter fell in love, in particular, with the lentils as cooked in this recipe. She now keeps lemon-garlic tahini sauce stocked and eats the lentils all of the time, although she’ll admit that she’s not quite as keen on the eggplant.

Most Popular Recipe Roundup

Satisfying Salads

Satisfaction from food is a hot issue right now, and this set of salads struck a chord as a source of great lunch options that will fill you up without getting soggy in the fridge.

Most Popular Webinar

Mindful Meals: Creating Delicious, Nourishing and Satisfying Food

If you haven’t seen it yet, this free, one-hour webinar has been approved for one CPE credit for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered. Meets learning codes 4030, 5370 and 8100. Eligible through March 8, 2017.

Most Popular Newsletter

Balance Nutrition with Summer Fun

During the summer, we talked about stress-free picnics and lower sodium diets in our July newsletter for dietitians and apparently it hit the spot! Not receiving our newsletter? Here’s the signup page.»

Thanks again for helping us celebrate our 10th anniversary. Enjoy a safe and Happy New Year!