The average American eats only 2% of calories from candy.
NCA is part of the new “Back to Balance” coalition of farmer and food trade associations reaffirming a belief in the traditional core tenants of balance, variety and moderation as a way to support healthy eating. A balanced diet seems like common sense, doesn’t it? After all, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the […]
Registered dietitian Melissa Joy Dubbins is on to something. She is the “guilt-free RD because “food shouldn’t make you feel bad”. A couple of days ago Melissa posted an interesting blog on Halloween trick-or-treat night that encourages parents to allow children to learn how to manage sweets, because, well, that’s an important life lesson. Like […]
I’ve made my love of candy corn public information here on the Candy Dish so it should probably come as no surprise that when I looked through NCA’s recipes for festive fall treats this Halloween Trail Mix caught my eye right away. It has a bunch of classic tastes and it’s a great way to add […]
I love Halloween. Before we had kids we dressed up our dog and she helped greet trick-or-treaters. When my kids were growing up I was as excited about Halloween as they were, perhaps even more so. It was exciting to plan their first Halloween and discuss what would happen. Knocking on a neighbor’s door is […]