A savory and spectacular bean dip you can make in a crock pot? YUP. Call your friends. It's party time!
There are few things more satisfying to eat than chocolate. It’s been our “go-to” comfort food for generations when we need a pick me up or just something to go with our evening coffee. Now we know that studies confirm its nutritional benefit for our health, giving us a great reason to eat chocolate!Continue reading...
Getting healthy entails more than saying no to those donuts at your morning meeting and hitting the gym four days a week (although that helps). It also means making sure your diet is abundant in superfoods—Mother Nature’s powerhouse crops. And what better way to get those nutrient-packed ingredients than in a delicious, hearty soup?Continue reading...
Your excellent work to increase fruits and vegetables while minimizing fat and calorie dense foods in your diet may be stymied by a particularly picky family member of two. Sometimes you can win them over, but other times call for a little stealth. One of these delicious recipes will convince even a toddler or spouse to enjoy healthy food.Continue reading...
Chicken turns this Greek-inspired salad into a substantial main course. Feel free to substitute other chopped fresh vegetables, such as broccoli or bell peppers, for the tomatoes or cucumber. Use leftover chicken, store-roasted chicken or quickly poach a couple boneless, skinless chicken breasts while you prepare the rest of the salad. Serve with pita bread and hummus.Continue reading...
This delicious fried rice is missing one common ingredient -- a lot of oil! Don't worry. You won't miss it at all...Continue reading...
Thai food is so flavorful and so full of healthful fresh vegetables—why don’t I cook it at home more? Naomi Duguid’s story "Thai Tonight" in the May/June 2013 issue of EatingWell Magazine helped me realize what I’m missing: a few easy-to-find Thai ingredients.Continue reading...
Animal crackers are more than a snack. They add a bit of fun and encourage a child's soaring imagination. Pets love their versions of the cracker too. Both child and pet deserve healthy goodness. Instead of purchasing a product with dubious ingredients, make the treats yourself with one of these great recipes.Continue reading...
For this tart a few tablespoons of maple syrup sweeten the blueberry topping and round out the flavor of the cream filling.Continue reading...
What a fun dessert! This will have everyone smiling... especially if you let them know it's completely guilt-free!Continue reading...
Get the creamy, carby pasta taste you love with these good-for-you pasta dish recipes.Continue reading...
Anything draped in a velvety-smooth cream sauce is bound to be delicious. It’s also bound to be high in calories and full of saturated fat—which most of us could do without. So before you kiss your mother’s recipe for macaroni and cheese goodbye or take your last spoonful of a creamy, comforting soup, consider that you could make the same creamy recipes with WAY less fat and fewer calories by using no cream at all. Yes, really.Continue reading...
Aromatic essential oils soothe frazzled minds, reinvigorates as well as a strong cup of coffee, and boosts the body's natural healing power. Good quality 100% pure essential oils are also safe to cook with. Adding delicious flavor, one drop at a time.Continue reading...
Poaching fish with a little flavorful liquid may be the easiest way to cook fish! This quick poached-fish recipe stars salmon, but tuna, mahi-mahi or cod work just as well. Look for pea sprouts, also called “pea shoots,” at farmers’ markets and in well-stocked supermarkets. Or use 1 more cup thinly sliced snap peas instead.Continue reading...
Everyone loves chicken wings, but the calorie and fat counts are total bummers! This guilt-free recipe is here to save the day...Continue reading...
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The side effects of allergy medications keep some people from using them. Natural remedies can be a great alternative, but some are more effective than others.