Healthy Eating for the Holidays

The holidays are a great time for celebrating. With a little thought and planning, you can still enjoy all the holidays have to offer while keeping nutrition and wellness in mind. Focus on fun, not food. Keep your focus on fun family activities and events like holiday decorating or caroling rather than food.   Bring […]

5 Myths About Asparagus Busted

1. Myth or Truth? You Need to Peel Asparagus True AND False. Chances are, your store-bought green asparagus is ready to go without being peeled—no fuss, no muss, no bother. However, should you find that your particular bunch has a few spears that are a bit tough and fibrous near the base, you can do […]

10 Bad Cooking Habits You Should Break

Some habits can be tough to break. When it comes to cooking, you may have some bad habits that you’re not even aware of. Some may be keeping your meal just short of reaching perfection while others may actually be hazardous to your health. Here are 10 common bad cooking habits that you should break. […]

Eat Less Candy—No Willpower Needed

Find out how Google made its employees healthier and how you can use those same diet tips to lose weight and make healthier food choices at home. Google is on a mission and it has nothing to do with searching the Web or social networking. This tech giant is dedicated to helping its employees make […]

7 Stress-Relieving Foods

Stress can take a toll on your body’s natural defenses, but eating the right foods can offer relief. We all feel wrung out sometimes by the stress of daily life and, unfortunately, we tend to reach for junk food. But high-calorie or sugary foods only trick us into thinking we feel better. End the cycle of […]

Cranberry Meringue Pie

If you’re a fan of lemon meringue pie, you’ll love this festive cranberry meringue pie recipe. For the fluffiest meringue, set your eggs out at room temperature for about 15 minutes or submerge (in the shell) in a bowl of lukewarm water for 5 minutes before beating—egg whites at room temperature will gain more volume […]

5 Thanksgiving Disasters You Can Fix

Thanksgiving Disasters and Pro Tips to Fix Them Even for a seasoned cook, pulling together a Thanksgiving meal can be an anxiety-provoking nightmare. Sure, things can go wrong. Maybe you don’t have the right cooking equipment or your turkey is still frozen the morning of Thanksgiving. But cooking mistakes—even big disasters—don’t have to ruin your holiday […]

No-Cook Cranberry Relish

Take a detour from traditional cranberry sauce and try this recipe that combines fresh cranberries with sweet dates, sage and orange. You can make this no-cook cranberry relish in less than a minute in the food processor. It’s a divine accompaniment to roast turkey and perfect on a turkey sandwich as well. Makes: 2 cups […]

How to Live Longer

4 Tips to Live to 100 Years Old Let’s face it, we all want to know how to live longer. And 92-year-old Deborah Szekely, who founded the first destination spa 74 years ago, knows a few things about living to a ripe old age. Don’t fret if you can’t spend a week at Rancho La Puerta, […]

Sneaky Swaps to Save Up to 875 Calories

Save calories and lose weight with these healthy food swaps. There are plenty of tasty ways to substitute healthier ingredients for higher-calorie foods without feeling like you’re making a big sacrifice taste-wise. Here are some of my favorite swaps. Try them all and you can save 875 calories!   Swap Some Of The Avocado In […]