Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating Tips

  • Easy family meals with spinach
    Simple Spinach Dinners the Whole Family Will Love
    If you love spinach at your local farmer's market, but want it at your finger tips, go ahead and grow your own....and now is the perfect time! Most people don't know it, but spinach thrives in cooler weather. Whether you grow it yourself, or buy it on your way home from work,  the emerald ...
  • Yes, breakfast can make your kids smarter
    Why August is THE Time To Get Your Kids to Eat Breakfast
    Breakfast can make your kids smarter August is a great time to get back into the family breakfast habit. It's one of the best ways to prepare your child for success in school. Yet about 10 percent of school-aged kids, and 20 to 30 percent of teens, regularly skip breakfast, according to the Ameri...
  • Healthy Mozzarella Sticks
    Simple, Healthier Mozzarella Sticks (Your Family Will Love)
    Trying to drop a few pounds or just eat healthier but keep craving salty  snacks? If you're like us, sometimes you just need some mozzarella sticks. And now you have have some -- guilt-free!  What You Need: 12 sticks of string cheese in your choice of cheese; go for the...
  • High Salt Diet and Diabetes
    High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
    A diet loaded with salt is associated with double the risk of heart attack or stroke in people with type 2 diabetes. The risk skyrockets even higher among those whose diabetes isn't well-managed, a new Japanese study reports. The study found that people with diabetes who consumed an average of 5....
  • Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar
    Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar
    Stress can slow a woman's metabolism and lead to weight gain, new research suggests. The study included 58 women, average age 53, who were asked about their stress levels the previous day and then given a meal than included 930 calories and 60 grams of fat. The Ohio State University researche...
  • Organic produce and grains are healthier for you, study finds
    Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds
    Organic produce and grains contain more protective antioxidants, less pesticide residue and lower levels of the toxic metal cadmium than food raised in traditional ways, a new review finds. It's not clear what this means for your health. And several agriculture experts claim the analysis miss...
  • Celebrate Celebrate National Margarita Day with This Figure-Friendly Recipe-margarita with lime
    Low-Cal Margarita #Recipe
    Instead of sipping on a traditional margarita which can pack up to 500 calories, raise a glass filled with this yummy yet lighter 100-calorie option. We love this recipe from Sparkling ICE; it's figure-friendly and will be a fun drink to serve at your next BBQ or girls' night. Slim and Sparkling Ic...
  • Two young boys sitting in wagon with American Flags
    Fourth of July Safety Tips
      The Fourth of July has been called “the most dangerous holiday” in the U.S., but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are a few ways for you to celebrate it safely. Light up with caution Fireworks ...
  • 4th of july bbq lentil burger
    Fourth of July Recipes: Vegetarian Barbecue
    Chef James is here to prepare a delicious and healthy lentil burger. It's a great alternative to the beefy variety as you plan your holiday menus. We're going to start with... 2c of lentils (pureed) You can use...
  • Become A Cook In A Minute
    Become A Cook In A Minute
    Let's talk about 3 of the most common obstacles to cooking. Fear of Failure Please don't make your first dinner party for President Obama. Make it for your closest friend who's supportive. Make an easy, foolproof ...