Baked pears make an elegant dessert with very little effort.
Category: Diet & cooking
Tiny Diet Tweaks That Make a Big Difference
Why not abandon extreme dieting and focus instead on small, incremental improvements to your routine—“tweaks” that improve health but don’t feel overwhelming?
The Truth About Vitamins
There are certain people who can’t get enough of particular vitamins and minerals from food who may genuinely benefit from supplements. But growing research suggests that many common supplements may not be providing clear benefits to the majority of people.
10 Ways to Improve Your Christmas
No matter how healthy we are the rest of the year, the holidays tend to sabotage our good habits. Social events and travel plans distract us from normal exercise routines, and the food—oh, the food!—undermines the wholesome eating patterns we might normally encourage for our families. But not all hope is lost: With a little […]
Wild Rice With Tofu
Try this healthier dish as a substitute for turkey and dressing. 1 (14-ounce) package extra firm tofu, drained 1 cup wild rice 2 cups vegetable broth 1 teaspoon olive oil ½cup diced yellow onion (approximately 1 small or ½ medium onion) 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced ½ teaspoon sage ½ teaspoon salt splash of soy […]
Speedy Mushroom-Barley Soup
Mushroom-barley soup is the very definition of comfort food. This healthy shortcut version trims at least an hour off the traditional recipe by using quick-cooking barley and precut fresh mushrooms and carrots. Serves: 6–8 2 cups quick-cooking barley 5 cups water 2 (8-ounce) packages sliced brown or white mushrooms 1 cup pre-grated carrots 1 large […]
3-Ingredient Coconut Ice Cream
This sweet treat is delicious plain or served with fresh berries, pitted cherries, or sliced peaches. Yield: 4 cups (8 servings) 2 (14-ounce) cans coconut milk ½ cup granulated sugar, preferably organic 1 teaspoon vanilla extract In blender, process coconut milk, sugar, and vanilla until smooth and thoroughly mixed. Pour mixture into […]
The Surprising Secret to Weight Loss
If you’re looking for a simple way to lose weight and improve your health, don’t look to flashy ads or trendy diets. Instead, try this often-overlooked plan: fiber-rich meals.
Hooked on Sugar
Drastically Improve Your Health by Cutting Back on Sugar
The Invisible Epidemic
More than one in three Americans has prediabetes—and 90 percent of them don’t even know they have it. Here’s what you need to know about this health threat.