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Best Frozen Foods to Stock in Your Freezer

I’m all for eating with the seasons, but by the time it gets to March (at least in the Northeast, where I live)…there is virtually nothing fresh. Storage crops, like root vegetables and apples are no longer exciting and it’ll still be a couple months before green pea shoots and tender lettuce appear in the [...]

Healthiest Pumpkin Recipes

Last week I told you why pumpkin mania is a boon to your health (find out the health benefits of pumpkin). Now we get to get down in the kitchen with America’s favorite squash. While it’s plenty easy to find pumpkin recipes that are doused in butter, sugar and cream, I wanted to highlight the [...]

Meatless Monday: Veggie Burgers

Meatless Monday is a global movement, a way of life. It’s not a campaign to turn everyone in the world vegetarian or vegan; in fact, many involved are meat-lovers. Eating less meat has been proven to reduce the risk of disease, curb obesity and has important environmental impacts, too. Will you join us in giving [...]

Best Foods to Bring to the Beach

If you’re spending a long, lovely day on the beach, you’re bound to get hungry and thirsty. Rather than wasting money and calories on the less-than-stellar boardwalk fare, why not pack a cooler of goodies to keep you refreshed all day long? Here are some beach-worthy picks to keep you company at the ocean: Raw [...]

Dinner Rush! Backyard Pasta with Mint Pea Pesto

Isn’t it great when months of booking hotels, drafting itineraries, hoarding suntan lotion and dusting off beach chairs finally culminates in that magical week of seasonal bliss? Summer vacation is almost here for me, and boy do I need it! Before skipping town for a week in Cape Cod, I had to do what any [...]

Dinner Rush! Grilled Garden Vegetable Pizza

I see no reason for hot, muggy summer nights to put a damper on my delicious pizza-consumption time. Sure, turning on the oven to the highest setting it’ll withstand to produce that crispy, crispy crust would be a tasty choice. It would also be an express ticket to sleeping on the couch (the air conditioner [...]

5 Health Benefits of Asparagus

Asparagus’ green spears are a sure sign of spring. If you’re wondering about the health benefits of this seasonal must-have, this blog’s for you. It’s low in calories: Five large spears have just 20 calories and 2 grams of fiber, making this a flavorful guilt-free food. It’s nutrient-dense: Asparagus packs a lot of nutrition. It’s [...]

A Healthy and Delicious Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate your mother by treating her to a delicious homemade brunch. And while brunch can sometimes feel like a decadent version of breakfast (several courses! dessert!), there’s no reason brunch can’t also be healthy. For brunch this weekend, plan a menu that’s as good for you as it [...]

Mediterranean Diet Myths Busted

Unlike many fad diets, the Mediterranean Diet just doesn’t seem to go out of style. That’s in part because of a persistent influx of research touting its benefits. To be clear what we’re talking about here, the Mediterranean Diet is a pattern of eating that features a bounty of fruits, vegetables, olive oil, nuts and [...]

9 Ways to Eat More Greens

Kelsey Nixon’s Mean Green SmoothieYou may have heard that dark leafy greens are incredibly healthy. They are. Leafy greens — such as spinach, kale, collard greens, lettuce, escarole and Swiss chard — are chock-full of fiber, vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals, and have been linked to lower risk of certain cancers and heart disease. You should [...]

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