Heart-Healthy Cooking
A plate with two servings of baked salmon with mustard sauce.

Baked Salmon with Mustard Sauce Recipe

Fish is one fatty protein doctors and registered dietitians encourage people to eat. Unlike fatty meats and dairy, which have unhealthy saturated fats, the fat in fish is unsaturated and full of omega-3 fatty acids. Research shows that these fatty acids decrease risk of arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeats), which can lead …

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Healthy Treats

Raspberry-Chocolate Yogurt Bark Recipe

Sure, you could go the box-of-chocolates route to impress your sweetie this Valentine’s Day, but isn’t something homemade (and healthy) a little more thoughtful? This creamy frozen yogurt bark combines the bright raspberry flavor with a hint of rich chocolate. It’s an especially perfect treat for kids. Using a base …

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Cooking Demos & Recipes

LiveWell Wednesdays: Gluten-Free Meatloaf Cupcakes

Meatloaf and mashed potatoes. It’s a classic American comfort food. So, why mess with a classic and turn it into meatloaf cupcakes with mashed potato frosting? First of all, it’s fun! This recipe is a great one to cook with your kids or to just inspire them to eat a …

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Healthy Eating

LiveWell Wednesdays: Vegetarian Cabbage Soup

Despite some claims made by promoters of certain crash diets or “detoxes,” let’s just say right here that cabbage soup is not a magical fat-burning elixir. Eating it almost exclusively for days on end will not give your body the nutrients it needs to sustain itself in the long run …

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Healthy Holiday Recipes
sweet potato pancakes

LiveWell Wednesdays: Sweet Potato Pancakes

Whether you call them latkes or pancakes, a version of these tasty little shredded potato patties are part of holiday tables across cultures and traditions. Whether they’re already part of your holiday meal or not, it might be time to give this healthy version a try this year. Using sweet …

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Healthy Holiday Recipes
gluten-free gingerbread granola

LiveWell Wednesdays: Gluten-Free Gingerbread Granola

Giving the gift of homemade food is one of the nicest ways to spread joy during the holidays. But especially in this season of over-indulgence, giving sugary or calorie-laden treats to someone who is trying to eat healthy and maintain their weight can end up being both an appreciated blessing, …

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Guilt-Free Holiday Treats
peppermint meringue

LiveWell Wednesdays: Peppermint Meringue Kisses

The holiday cookie exchange is a time-honored tradition. Even if you’re trying to lose extra pounds or maintain your weight, a cookie or two — especially when it’s one of your once-a-year favorites — certainly won’t totally derail your good intentions. The key is moderation and balance. Another great way …

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Healthy Party Food
vegetarian stuffed mushrooms

LiveWell Wednesdays: Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms

The French call them hors d’oeuvres. The Spanish call them tapas. In Italy, they’re antipasti,  and in Japan, they’re izakaya. From dim sum in China to mezze in the Middle East, cultures from around the world have some version of “small bites” that are served as an accompaniment to drinks, …

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Healthy Eating
turkey salad wraps

LiveWell Wednesdays: Turkey Salad Wraps

Not sure what you’re going to do with all that leftover turkey after Thursday? These turkey salad wraps are a great way to reinvent Thanksgiving leftovers into a fresh, healthful meal — something many of us will be craving after the big holiday feast. The recipe also works great with …

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Vegetarian Recipes
acorn squash

LiveWell Wednesdays: Vegetarian Acorn Squash Bowls

Acorn squash is a small variety of winter squash named for its resemblance to a large acorn. Its shape, combined with its bright yellow-orange flesh, make it a perfect autumnal food. Conveniently, fall is exactly when it’s perfectly in season! Like its relatives butternut squash and spaghetti squash, acorn squash …

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