Are you and your family craving that spicy, south-of-the-border cuisine? Well, skip the local burrito joint. Those "burritos as big as your head" can contain more than 1,000 calories—even more depending on how many fixings you add... Read more
The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.
A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o... Read more
When was the last time you ate naked? No, I’m not talking about that pizza you ate in bed last weekend, so please put your pants back on.
I’m talking about whipping up lunch or dinner without condiments, sauces or the other extras we... Read more
Having spent a week on a road trip, I learned one thing along the way: Fast food is unavoidable, given time and budget constraints. You can’t beat a drive-thru for convenience and speed of service. But the bellyache you get afterward can quickl... 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
An odd combo, but I buy the steam in bag brussels sprouts (hanover is my preferred brand) and steam them, then use rice wine vinegar on them (3 tbsp for a bag is enough); gives them a nice flavor.... Read more
I'm having a hard time deciding on whether to buy a FitBit or a Spark tracker. I know there is a huge price difference but that's not really a problem. I'm just looking for the best. Any suggestions?... Read more
I bought a beautiful new choker at the thrift shop. I was so excited. But now that I see it on me I see that it really shows off the loose skin under my chin. Any advice on hiding my turkey waddle so I can still wear it ?... Read more
Salt retains body fluids and up blood pressure and cholesterol. Foods like soy sauce, ketchup, and bottled salad dressing, bacon, hot dogs, pickles and frozen food entrees all contain salt. If you’re lucky enough to find “no salt added” versions of c... Read more
For most veggies I buy frozen because I like how they taste better then canned, however when it comes to green beans to me frozen tastes funky. So, I recently switched myself and family to no salt added canned veggies. I did so by first doing half an... Read more
Football and snacks go hand in hand, but so can game-day noshing and healthy eating.
Nachos, pizza, even wings can be a part of your healthy Super Bowl party menu.
I've revamped a few of your favorites and rounded up some members' makeovers, to... Read more
When you're watching fat and calories, herbs and spices are your new best friends. They add flavor and pizzazz to your cooking with little to no calories and fat. However, many of the versions you get in the supermarket are full of salt--a big no-no... Read more
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