Healthy Desserts
Cranberry Apple Crumble Recipe

VIDEO: Cranberry Apple Crumble Recipe

Eating healthy during the holidays can be such a challenge. No one wants to feel like they are depriving themselves or missing out on a favorite family recipe that only comes out once a year. This Cranberry Apple Crumble is a simple Heart Smart® dessert that offers those fall and …

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Nutrition Advice
What Milk is best

What Kind of Milk is Best?

With the dizzying array of milks appearing on grocery store shelves, you may be scratching your head trying to figure out which options are best for you. The answer is easy: Old-fashioned cow’s milk is still the best choice for nutrients. In fact, a cup of dairy milk is not …

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Healthy Pregnancy
Eating for Two

Eating for Two: Healthy Choices for Baby & You

When eating for two (or more), it’s where the calories come from that matters most. Extra baby-building calories need to come from a well-balanced diet that is high in protein, low in sugar and refined carbs, loaded with fiber, and rich in the right kind of fat—omega-3 polyunsaturated fat. You …

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Healthy Holidays
How to Recover from a Sugar Binge

How to Recover from a Sugar Binge

Steering clear of sugar this time of year is an ambitious goal. Between pumpkin patch visits, Halloween parties and trick-or-treating (and the holidays that are right around the corner), you’re bound to come face-to-mouth with your favorite sugar fix. Despite what most folks believe, however, it’s actually okay to indulge …

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Plant-Based Eating
Video: Vegan Enchiladas Recipe

VIDEO: Vegan Enchiladas Recipe

Interest in eating plant-based diets has grown substantially over the last few years. In fact, the number of people identifying as vegan in the United States has grown 600 percent since 2014 (from about 1 percent of the population to about 6 percent). While there are many reasons people are …

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Tips for Eating Healthy
Hold the Butter? Your Guide to Healthy Spreads

Hold the Butter? Your Guide to Healthy Spreads

For many Americans, bread is a dietary staple. We eat it in the morning (in toast form), in the afternoon (to hold together a sandwich) and with the evening meal (for dipping). While the whole-grain variety of this tasty staple boasts plenty of vitamins, minerals and other healthful nutrients, it …

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Hearty Soups & Stews
VIDEO: Quick & Easy Beef Barley Vegetable Soup

VIDEO: Quick & Easy Beef Barley Vegetable Soup

A warm bowl of soup on a cold fall or winter day provides more than just comfort for your soul. When done right, it’s also an affordable way to incorporate a lot of veggies and whole grains into your meal, to stay hydrated and to ease or stave off cold …

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Eating Healthy
Are Fast Casual Restaurants Healthier Than Fast Food?

Are “Fast Casual” Restaurants Healthier Than Fast Food?

The popularity of fast casual dining spots, like Panera or Chipotle, may be because they seem to offer healthier options compared to your traditional fast food places. Let’s face it, a sandwich or wrap seems better for you than a burger and fries from the nearest drive-thru. Plus, when most …

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Healthy Eating
A Guide to Healthy Homemade Pizza

A Foolproof Guide to Healthy Homemade Pizza

Is there a more popular food in America than pizza? While getting a pie delivered to your door or visiting your favorite pizzeria is a time-honored American tradition, overindulging in restaurant pizza too often is not a great idea for your waistline. But homemade pizza done right can be a …

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Easy Healthy Meals
Sweet Potato & Goat Cheese Frittata

VIDEO: Sweet Potato & Goat Cheese Frittata Recipe

Making an egg dish, like a frittata, is a great option for a Sunday brunch or a quick meatless Monday dinner. If you’ve never made a frittata, it’s incredibly easy — if you can scramble an egg and turn on the oven, you can handle it. It also allows you …

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