Healthy Living Directory
To buy the best shrimp—environmentally sound, delicious and healthy—read the labels or ask your local fishmonger. Here’s what you need to know:
Oysters. Chocolate. Chile peppers that make you hot—and bothered? For centuries, people all over the world have been claiming that these so-called aphrodisiacs—and others, including asparagus, bananas, strawberries and you fill in the blank—stoke sex drive.
Agave syrup, produced from sap of a plant that’s been used medicinally in Mexico for generations, is gaining popularity in the U.S. In 2008, 29 new products with agave, including chocolate, energy bars, granola and soda, hit supermarket shelves, according to Mintel, a leading market research company.
Featured recipe: Green Soup with Yams & Sage
1. Use a fork to crimp the edge.
2. Or use two hands to pinch (“flute”) the edge of the crust: push your thumb from one hand in between the thumb and index finger of the opposite.
Ready in about 30 minutes, the recipes in this meal plan use simple ingredients to create incredibly flavorful, healthy dinners in a flash. Featuring delicious summer ingredients, like plump tomatoes, colorful peppers, and fresh greens, these dinners are perfect for a warm summer night.
It could be a faint whiff of cilantro in a salad, a taste of Thai leftovers in the fridge, or even some stinky smells in a hot and crowded subway car. Whatever triggers it, morning sickness—the waves of nausea millions of pregnant women get—is no fun.
Featured recipe: Pretzels with Dark Chocolate & Peanut Butter
A new school year means a new lunch bag and with so many adorable options at $15 (or less), why stop at just one? Unicorns, Pokémon and flamingos are trending right now, so make sure your kid has the cutest gear come September.