When you're living with chronic heartburn/GERD, cooking and enjoying a meal can be a challenging and often anxiety-filled experience. However, although there are many foods and cooking techniques that can set off heartburn, there are also plenty... Read more
In the US, we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food any time of the year. Although it's nice to have watermelon in February and asparagus in August, many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in se... Read more
Switching from processed to whole grains is one of the simplest changes you can make to help your health. Whole grains have more protein and fiber than their stripped-down counterparts, which means they'll help you stay fuller longer. That's... Read more
Pests can invade, destroy, and annoy both the garden and the gardener. While bugs are an inevitable (yet sometimes rewarding) presence in your garden, you don’t need harmful chemicals to ward off these little visitors. Many tried and true organ... Read more
When it comes to fruits and vegetables, most of us stick with what we know: carrots, cucumbers and celery at lunchtime; corn, peas and green beans for dinner; bananas, apples and oranges for breakfast or snacks. To keep healthy eating fun and excitin... Read more
Hey guys, I heard that turkey is healthier than chicken and I recently started shopping in a different store which seems to be much cheaper than where I was previously buying my groceries, and there's hardly any difference in price between the 2 meat... Read more
Just a quick question. I LOVE curry, the spicier the better and I love to make my own chicken madras curry from scratch with basmati rice. I've never really thought about it til now but if I'm making it all from fresh ingredients as I always do, does... Read more
I've been on a hunt for recipes that are easy, inexpensive, and make several servings- perfect for packing into containers for last-minute lunches and dinners. A couple weeks ago, I tried the Tuna Noodle Casserole from the Sparkpeople cookbook. This... Read more
I love these easy roasted chickens. For $5-8 dollars I can make several different meals. (1) Eating the leg&thigh portion right away w/some sides. (2) Making bowls of chicken noodle soup (usually freezing half for later in the month) with the carcass... Read more
I have a HealthZone grill (think Foreman "Wannabe" Grill) and they are awful to clean!I wrapped a piece of frozen salmon (works with Tilapia too) in foil and placed it in the heated up grill and cooked 5 minutes - then flipped the package and cooked... Read more
To help increase your immunity this cold and flu season, give yourself an extra boost of vitamin C (no supplements required!). This antioxidant is found in a wide range of foods from potatoes to bell peppers. Check out these 5 delicious, vitamin-C ri... Read more
Quick, easy and delicious ways to save calories (and sometimes money)!Add fiber, cut the fat and stretch the portions of tuna, chicken or egg salad!Tuna salad: 205 calories; 10.6 g fat (serving is half a can of tuna)Chicken salad: 239 calories; 11.4... Read more
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