In healthy eating terms, "processed" is treated like a four-letter word. The general rule of thumb is to steer clear of foods in that category—but what exactly qualifies? Are all processed food as evil as we're led to believe, or... Read more
When Martha Stewart was doing hard time, there were reports that she voluntarily pulled up weeds outside in the prison yard each day. Was she just trying to get out early for good behavior? Not quite. Martha was actually taking an unconventional appr... Read more
Are you sitting down? Here’s some alarming news: Researchers are discovering that functions as basic as eating and breathing produce dangerous substances in our bodies called free radicals. We’ll skip the organic chemistry lesson and simp... Read more
A combination of African and Spanish cooking, spices and fruits are its signature.
Variety of seafood, spicy meats, tropical fruits, hot peppers, and root vegetables.
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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
I went to Red Lobster tonight and my plan for being prepared worked!! I ate MY food and really enjoyed it. I don't feel stuffed, guilty or ashamed. I feel great and very good about my self!!!... Read more
Benefits of BeetsBeets are an ancient, prehistoric food that grew naturally along coastlines in North Africa, Asia, and Europe. Originally, it was the beet greens that were consumed; the sweet red beet root that most people think of as a "beet" today... Read more
What's new and beneficial about beet greens? A recent study from Chile has shown beet greens to be one of the top 10 food contributors to iron intake in that country. Even though legumes were the most important food group contributor to iron (with... Read more
By definition, a taproot is the single root of a plant that extends deep into the soil to supply the above-ground plant with nutrients. My definition of a taproot is YUM! It is such a shame these vegetables are grown below ground because many a... Read more
By Regina Ragone, R.D., Family Circle Magazine Food Director Are you and the kids not getting your daily servings of veggies? We found super-healthy produce snacks and unusual new vegetables that'll have the whole family asking for seconds.I prob... Read more
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