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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9 Foods to Help You Sleep

Submitted by admin on Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:25

Mango & Kiwi with Fresh Lime Zest

Fact: Women who report better sleep were 33 percent more likely to hit their weight-loss goals, according to a study published in the journal Obesity. Whether you want to doze your way slim, or you just want to wake up feeling more refreshed in the morning, check out these foods that help you sleep.

Are Cold Cuts Healthy?

Recipe to Try: Turkey Apple Cheddar Sandwich

Deli turkey, ham and roast beef are the most commonly eaten cold cuts in the U.S. Adding these sliced deli meats to your sandwich can make for a tasty lunch—and they're convenient, too. But you might be wondering if processed deli meat is healthy or not. We break down the latest science and what you need to know to shop for healthy cold cuts.

This Is How Much Protein You Need to Eat Every Day

Protein is the stuff of life. From your hair to your fingernails to your muscles, protein is the glue that holds each cell in your body together, and what makes up many major hormones and antibodies. That's why getting enough protein in your daily diet is important. New evidence suggests exactly how much you need depends on a host of factors: your diet, age, health, activity level and—for women—whether you're eating for two. Here's everything you need to know to make sure you're eating the right amount of protein.

Why You Should Always Shop at Trader Joe's on Tuesday or Wednesday

No matter how much time you carve out for grocery shopping, it seems any trip to Trader Joe's will be cramped and crowded, with long lines and the disappointment of your favorite items being out of stock. But apparently there is a little-known secret from employees to make your next haul easy, breezy and worthwhile: shop on Tuesday or Wednesday.

How To Roast Pumpkin Seeds

Submitted by admin on Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:39
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It's the fall routine you remember as a kid: After picking the perfect pumpkins at a local farm, you'd spread crinkly newspapers on the kitchen table. Scraping the pumpkin seeds (and separating out the goop) led to the perfect jack-o'-lantern... and the perfect supply for making roasted pumpkin seeds.

The Difference Between Biscuits and Scones, Plus 6 Healthy Recipes

Submitted by admin on Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:47

Growing up in the South, I was served biscuits at breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Each family and restaurant has their own specific way of making them. Some are skinny and tall, others flat and wide, and some come nestled together like Parker House rolls in cast-iron pans. Served with butter or jam, smothered with gravy or topped with ham and cheese or a piece of fried chicken, biscuits are as Southern as bourbon, collards and mac and cheese.

Why the Mediterranean Diet Is So Healthy

Amid all the superfoods and fad diets, one style of eating consistently comes out on top as the best: the Mediterranean diet. It earns first-place rights for its impressive roster of health rewards, including heart protection, weight regulation and cancer reduction.

Pictured Recipe: Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes & Basil

How to Cook Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is perhaps the most versatile winter squash. It's sweet and light when cooked, but also substantial enough to stand up to both long cook times and quick sautés. Though available all year, winter squash is best enjoyed during harvest season—late summer through early winter. It's also a super-nutritious food. Like other varieties of winter squash, butternut squash is packed with antioxidants and fiber. This is your one-stop guide for how to shop for and store butternut squash, delicious ways to cook it, and why it's so good for you.

What Does a Healthy Serving of Carbs Look Like?

Oh, carbs. People love to love carbs and love to hate carbs. But carbohydrates aren't a demon food. In fact, they provide energy to our bodies and brains, and the right ones are packed with other nutrients like fiber, vitamins and minerals.