Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma.
Tips for using herbs and... Read more
Summer is the season for fresh produce—from your garden, the local farmers market, or nearby farms. It can be so tempting to buy in bulk—after all, you've waited all year for the perfect strawberry or tomato—and when you grow yo... Read more
Food spoils--and quickly! When thinking about your own kitchen, you may not view the food you toss or the leftovers you never eat as money down the drain, but food waste has a major impact on your bank account and the environment. The Natural Resourc... Read more
"Eat your fruits and vegetables." We've heard it all of our lives. If only it were so simple.
Our bodies crave fruits and vegetables more than just about any other food because we tend to get far fewer of them than we need. We ofte... Read more
When you’re on a tight budget, the thought of preparing tasty, healthy meals on a regular basis can seem daunting. Not only is it easy to get sucked in by grocery merchandising tricks, but it’s also normal for most of us to fall into... Read more
When frozen bags of fruit get too expensive I turn to canned fruits. I place them in the freezer, then I make a fruit smoothie using only plain yogurt! So delicious & still healthy. Enjoying a mandarin orange smoothie now! Try one today!... Read more
I LOVE frozen ð grapes! They're so refreshing! Also if u pluck them off...put in a colander and rinse well...then dump them in a big ziploc baggie along with a pkg of ur fav sugar free jello...shake well and freeze. Super yum! Like Popsicles!... Read more
I made a smoothie today with frozen pumpkin purée, Greek yogurt that I froze the night before, almond milk, dates, peanut butter and cinnamon.
It was delicious!
Then I started to think, does the fact that I froze the Greek yogurt affect th... Read more
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese can go nicely with some grilled vegetable. Grilled Vegetables areHealthy.Vegetables are cheap, especially basic ones like mushrooms, carrots and onions, which means that grilled vegetable recipes are cheap to make. Prev... Read more
I've come to find that eating more fruits and vegetables really matters when it comes to losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight. Eating more fruits and vegetables may even reduce the risk of many diseases, including heart disease and high bl... Read more
Editor's Note: This is a part of a series about how to re-create some of your favorite healthy foods at home. A double-dose of blueberries (frozen and dried) gives these muffins extra flavor, and whole-wheat flour adds fiber. Although theyre not th... Read more
Your body loves vegetables. Not only are they rich in vitamins and nutrients, they also help ward off heart disease and certain types of cancers, and their low calorie count fits seamlessly into any weight loss plan. But when you're rushing from... Read more
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