Healthy Eating 101

Healthy Eating 101

Learn to eat healthy with our expert tips and delicious inspiration to help you prepare healthy food for you and your family.

 
 

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How to Make Epic Smoothies at Home

Submitted by admin on Mon, 08/20/2018 - 09:08
Smoothies are refreshing and delicious. And most of the time, they're also super-healthy. The best way to guarantee you're drinking a healthy smoothie and not a milkshake in disguise is to make them at home. Not only do you get to control the ingredients, but also the cost (those fancy-smoothie-shop trips can add up). Whether your goal is to eat breakfast more often, get some fruit and vegetable servings in the morning or eat healthier in general, this guide to making smoothies at home will help get you there.

What’s Fresh: The Best and Worst Apples for Eating, Cooking & Baking

Submitted by admin on Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:30

All apples are not created equal—at least when it comes to cooking vs. eating them fresh. But regardless of variety, they’re all good for you. A medium apple (3-inch diameter) contains 4 grams of fiber; a large apple (3 1/4-inch diameter) has 5 grams of fiber. Apples also offer a bit of vitamin C and potassium.

Related: 25 Delicious Fall Apple Recipes

So what apples are best for your lunchbox and what apples are best suited for your apple pie? Well, that depends.

9 Vegetables You Can Eat as Dessert

Submitted by admin on Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:10

I'm not typically a sneaky chef. I'm lucky that, so far, my daughter eats the same food at dinner that my husband and I are eating. She loves "crazy" stuff like beets, parsnips and rutabaga. That being said, she'd choose a sweet treat over veggies any day, like most kids her age. So I'm not adverse to sneaking more veggies in where she least expects it—dessert. And, let's face it: a little extra veg couldn't hurt the grownups either.

Here are 9 ways you can turn vegetables into dessert:

How to Marinate Chicken

Submitted by admin on Thu, 08/09/2018 - 10:31
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Teriyaki Marinated Chicken

Three Drinks to Lower Blood Pressure

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Hibiscus-Pomegranate Iced Tea

Is Lab-Grown Meat the Future of Sustainable Food, or Just Plain Gross?

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Meat grown in a lab may be more sustainable than meat taken from an animal, but does a steak straight from a petri dish sound yummy?