The Weather-Or-Not Workout

Keep your fitness forecast bright with these workouts that get you moving no matter what it’s like outside. To beat the heat, here are suggestions from Exercise TV trainer Jessica Smith, who lives in Miami, the second hottest city in the US and one of the most humid. If you usually walk… do an indoor […]

How to Stock Your Pantry

What to keep on hand to make cooking a delicious, nutritious meal easy every night of the week. While a good shopping list is the key to a quick and painless trip to the supermarket, a well-stocked pantry is the best way to ensure you’ll have everything you need to cook once you get home. […]

How to Freeze 16 Fruits and Vegetables

Guidelines for Prepping, Blanching & Freezing Produce This summer, head out to a pick-your-own farm to stock up on fresh berries or put up your bumper crop of broccoli, peas or peppers. We will show you how to preserve fruits and vegetables when they are at their nutritional peak, so you can use them throughout the year. […]

Steak & Potato Kebabs with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Steak kebabs get a Southwestern spin with poblano peppers and a creamy sauce spiked with cilantro, chile powder, cumin and vinegar. The potatoes are partially cooked in the microwave before putting them on the grill so they’re done at the same time as faster-cooking steak, peppers and onions. Serve with: Green salad and Spanish rice. […]

5 Ways to Use Overripe Bananas

This morning my 2-year-old daughter, Lila, walked over to the kitchen island and yelled, “Nana!” while pointing to the last banana in the fruit bowl. My husband tried to tell her that the black-spotted banana was destined for the compost bucket, but it’s hard to reason with a toddler—so I peeled it and gave her […]