Sidney Fry, MS, RD

Recent Posts By Sidney Fry, MS, RD

Apple Almond Cheddar Sandwich

It’s time to think differently about nut butter sandwiches. Sure, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are a time-saving stand-by, but the bread aisle is bursting with so many new varieties of spreads and nut butters. It’s hard not to buy a jar of each and start experimenting. That’s exactly what we did, actually, and from those taste tests, we created […]

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A New Role for Whole: It Might Be Time to Stop Drinking Skim Milk

We called it “blue milk” growing up: that pallid, anemic liquid that has very few recognizable characteristics (other than maybe calcium) when compared to its fuller fat whole milk counterpart. Skimmed, or skim, milk is what’s left after all the cream has been removed from the top layer of non-homogenized milk. Milk, as defined by Merriam Webster, is an opaque white fluid […]

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Thai Chicken Peanut Crunch Sandwich

It’s time to think differently about nut butter sandwiches. Sure, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are a time-saving stand-by, but the bread aisle is bursting with so many new varieties of spreads and nut butters. It’s hard not to buy a jar of each and start experimenting. That’s exactly what we did, actually, and from those taste tests, we created […]

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A Good Friday Sweet: Whole-Grain Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns!  How Cross Buns!  Less butter, more whole grains… baked and iced for everyone! These rich, sweet, yeast bread delights show up every spring for Easter–served from English tradition on Good Friday. Topped with a cross of creamy white icing, these pop-able treats are more like mini cakes, filled with lots of buttery goodness, candied fruits, and warm […]

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Cherry, Cashew Butter, and Pork Tenderloin Sandwich

It’s time to think differently about nut butter sandwiches. Sure, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are a time-saving stand-by, but the bread aisle is bursting with so many new varieties of spreads and nut butters. It’s hard not to buy a jar of each and start experimenting. That’s exactly what we did, actually, and from those taste tests, we created […]

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Cran-Turkey, Greens, and Walnut Butter Sandwich

It’s time to think differently about nut butter sandwiches. Sure, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are a time-saving stand-by, but the bread aisle is bursting with so many new varieties of spreads and nut butters. It’s hard not to buy a jar of each and start experimenting. That’s exactly what we did, actually, and from those taste tests, we created […]

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Pecan, Prosciutto, and Brie Sandwich

It’s time to think differently about nut butter sandwiches. Sure, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are a time-saving stand-by, but the bread aisle is bursting with so many new varieties of spreads and nut butters. It’s hard not to buy a jar of each and start experimenting. That’s exactly what we did, actually, and from those taste tests, we created […]

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General Mills to Double Their Organic Potential by 2019

More great news from Big Food: General Mills announced last week that it will double the acreage used to source organic ingredients, expecting to meet its goal of 250,000 acres by 2019. The company’s organic movement began back in 2000 with the acquisition of Small Planet Foods (think Larabar, Cascadian Farm, Muir Glen, and Food Should Taste Good), followed by Liberte (who plans to transition […]

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Whole-Grain Irish Soda Bread with Matcha Yogurt Butter

No proofing, no kneading, no waiting to rise… The beauty of Irish soda bread is in its simplicity. Historically, the recipe consisted of four ingredients: whole meal flour, salt, soda, and soured milk. It was the workday bread, plain and simple—a hearty table bread to fill you up for a hard day of work (and we aren’t talking about a […]

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Muffin Tin Granola Cups with Yogurt and Berries

Granola Cups with Yogurt and Berries Try these for your morning meal, or as a cute addition to your next brunch. We fill simple whole-grain granola cups with protein-packed yogurt, then top with fresh fruit—a fun and tasty solution to sugar-loaded granola bars. 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon kosher […]

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