Healthy Recipe Hacks
Shrimp & Chicken Caulifredo Pasta Recipe & Video

Shrimp & Chicken “Caulifredo” Pasta Recipe & Video

When you’re trying to lose weight or improve your nutrition, finding healthy “recipe hacks” for comfort food classics, like fettuccine alfredo, is such a win. And when you end up liking the lightened up recipe even a more than the original that inspired it? It’s a major win. We hope …

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Nutrition Advice
Protein 101: How, When & Why to Eat It

Protein 101: How, Why & When to Eat It

It’s hard to open a health magazine without encountering a story about protein – why athletes need it and why dieters might not be getting enough. And while protein is absolutely essential – our bodies cannot function or even exist without it – there’s a lot of misinformation about this …

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Healthy Treats
Cocoa-Date Truffles Recipe & Video

Cocoa-Date Truffles Recipe & Video

It feels indulgent to eat these cute little truffles. It really does. The secret? These bite-sized treats are actually full of protein from black beans and sweetened with tasty medjool dates. They are also low in calories and fat. Roll them into the cocoa-sugar mixture described below or customize them …

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Eating Seasonally

7 of the Best Winter Squash to Try This Fall

As the seasons start to change, your diet starts to change as well. The cooler weather seems more ideal for hearty soups and filling, home-cooked meals. And that is completely natural. This fall, try adding winter squash into your meal plan. The flesh of winter squash can be prepared in …

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Healthy Recipes
Easy Heart Smart Guacamole Recipe

Easy Heart Smart® Guacamole Recipe

Trying to eat a heart-healthy diet can be tricky at times. Decades ago, people thought they needed to avoid all fat in their diets, but we now know through research and nutrition science that there is a big difference between healthy fats (those found in olive and canola oil, avocados, …

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Healthy, Hearty Recipes
Cuban-style black beans and rice recipe and video

Cuban-Style Black Beans and Rice Recipe & Video

This recipe for Cuban-style black beans and brown rice is perfect as a side dish or as a meatless meal on its own. It’s budget-friendly and packed with nutrients. First of all, beans of any kind — black, red, garbanzo or pinto — are packed with a unique mix of …

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Weight Loss Advice

Filling Foods: What to Eat to Stay Full

What we eat — and how much we eat — is a product of physical hunger, and the amount of time between when you’re full and when you’re hungry again. And sometimes, well, we just want ice cream! Environmental cues (like the aroma of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies), social …

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Healthy Take-Out Favorites
Smoked Salmon Sweet Potato Spicy Mayo Sushi Bowl Recipe & Video

Smoked Salmon & Sweet Potato Sushi Bowl Recipe & Video

Rolling sushi really is an art — and one that very few home cooks are able to master without a lot of practice and patience. There’s the perfect slicing and dicing. There’s attempting to achieve the just the right sticky consistency of the rice. Trying not to overstuff it, or …

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Nutrition Advice
The Health Perks of Drinking Coffee

The Health Perks of Drinking Coffee

In recent years, there has been a lot of back and forth about coffee. One day drinking a couple of cups of joe is good for you. The next, not so much. No wonder java junkies are left scratching their heads. First, the good news: According to Andrea Thelen, M.S., …

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Healthy Family Meals

Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs Recipe & Video

Eating healthy doesn’t necessarily mean you need to forgo some of your favorite comfort foods, like a delicious pasta dish. It’s all about finding ways to swap out ingredients that may be high in calories or offer little nutritional value for healthier ones, especially when it means incorporating more vegetables …

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