Staying within a grocery budget is a good exercise anytime of year, of course. This dinner recipe from the EatingWell Test Kitchen for no-chop stovetop Sausage & Peppers Baked Ziti helpfully watches the budget (and the clock) for you.Continue reading...
Do you find yourself eating in secret? Today is your day to stop eating behind closed doors.Continue reading...
Love bananas? Toffee? How about whipped cream? Then you’ve got to try banoffee pie, one of Great Britain’s sweetest contributions to the confectionary world.Continue reading...
When was the last time you saw a “got milk” ad? It’s been a while for me, and there’s a reason why. Milk consumption is down, but does this dairy switch mean for our nutrition? New research shows that dropping milk could leave a big hole in our nutrient intake.Continue reading...
Quinoa is all the rage these days—and once you’ve made a few quinoa recipes, it’s not hard to see why. It cooks in 15 to 20 minutes, which means it is a truly convenient whole grain, and makes itself at home in lots of different kinds of recipes—soups, salads, casseroles, even desserts.Continue reading...
Slow cookers seem to have a season. They’re used all fall and winter like a favorite down jacket, then tucked away once the crocuses start pushing up through the ground. But the best part about the slow cooker is that it’s convenient. And, surely, convenience has no season. Why pack it away just because it’s T-shirt weather?Continue reading...
If you have celiac-disease, gluten-sensitivity or for some other reason you’re not eating gluten—the protein found in wheat, rye and barley—you probably know to steer clear of big, obvious offenders like bread, pasta and baked goods.Continue reading...
The scene: My kitchen. The time: Tonight, about 30 minutes before everyone melts down from starvation. The options: Join in the meltdown; scrounge around for enough money to order pizza; or do something special with those innocent-looking potatoes in the pantry. I bought them recently, thinking it would be a good idea to have potatoes in the house, just in case. And in this case, I can turn them into Asparagus & Ham Stuffed Potatoes in 30 minutes and turn dinner drama into a satisfying family meal. (At less than $3 per serving, it’s cheaper than pizza too.)Continue reading...
With the ever-expanding Greek yogurt aisle, you’re probably not into checking the label of each and every option available. We make your yogurt selection easier with this inside look into the cup of yogurt that has become all-too-familiar.Continue reading...
New research says what you already know - you should never go to the grocery store hungry. But the Cornell researchers' results gave a little more insight into why.Continue reading...
Whether you enjoy smoothies for breakfast, a snack or even dessert, they’re a great way to increase your daily servings of fruits and vegetables. But depending on the ingredients they’re made with, smoothies can quickly turn into unhealthy calorie-bombs filled with sugar and saturated fat. And drinking too many high-calorie smoothies could counteract their health benefits and sabotage your efforts to stay—or get—slim.Continue reading...
Summer means family get-togethers and because cooking isn't always an option, we offer a list of produce and healthy options available at popular sit-down restaurants, as well as some hard-to-find options on their menus. This list will help you save calories and still enjoy social gatherings.Continue reading...
Breakfast often gets the short end in the morning dash out the door. But skipping breakfast primes your brain to seek out high-calorie foods and means you’ll eat more later. While you probably know a breakfast sandwich from a fast-food chain isn’t a great option either, you’d be surprised by just how unhealthy it can be. A recent study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology found that eating even one typical fast-food breakfast sandwich can actually change how your arteries perform.Continue reading...
If you have to sit through an average baseball game of 3 hours, considering parking and exiting the park, you’re in for a real challenge to control your calorie intake with the food available for sale. Here are some options you can bring from home to keep you from overdoing the ballpark food.Continue reading...
When it comes to vegetables, the golden rule says: “Eat dark and leafy.” But just because a vegetable isn’t a powerhouse “green” doesn’t mean it can’t bring a lot to the table. “There’s a misconception that if something isn’t dark green, then it’s not good for you,” says Jackie Keller, author, nutritionist and founding director of NutriFit. But are so-called “filler foods”—low-calorie vegetables that fill us up but aren’t known for their nutritional benefits—worth the stomach real estate?
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