Healthy Eating

Food Trends for 2017

It might seem like nutrition advice is always changing. One year headlines say eggs are bad for you; the next year they’re a good source of high-quality protein. The same pattern applies to everything from meat to wheat. In reality, though, solid nutrition advice rarely changes and everything is permissible …

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Healthy Family Meals
winter squash mac and cheese

20-Minute Squash Mac and Cheese Recipe & Video

It’s like a dinnertime holy grail: Finding a recipe that is quick, affordable and full of healthy nutrients, and that the whole family will happily devour. Made with vitamin-packed winter squash and fiber-rich whole wheat pasta, this mac and cheese recipe provides added nutrition that you won’t find in the …

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Healthy Eating
What doctors and health professionals eat for breakfast

What’s for Breakfast? 7 Health Professionals Share

Breakfast is one of the best ways to jumpstart your day and fuel your body. The difference between eating breakfast or not can be drastic – and it can either set you up for a day of success or a drowsy, sluggish one. But many of us don’t have a …

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Food Safety

Food Safety During a Power Outage

Southeast Michigan residents without electricity need to be careful about their food storage, after being hit with the worst power outage in the region in years. The most important action you can take is to keep the doors of your refrigerator and freezer closed as much as possible, according to …

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Shop & Eat Healthier
tea with irish soda bread raisin biscuits and marmalade

Irish Soda Biscuits Recipe & Video

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, so it’s the time of year that simple, tasty recipes based on Irish traditions seem to make their way into the kitchens across the U.S., whether your ancestry has anything to do with Ireland or not. One such dish is Irish soda …

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

Baked Salmon with Mustard Sauce Recipe & Video

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 Eating

10 Nutrition Myths, Busted

Just when you think you have a handle on the best way to nourish your body, a new study comes out that upends what you thought. Yesterday coffee was linked to hypertension; today it staves off heart disease. Is butter okay or the enemy these days? What’s worse, the Internet …

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Healthy Treats

Raspberry-Chocolate Yogurt Bark Recipe & Video

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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Healthy Celebrations

Recipe: Lighter Spinach Artichoke Dip

Classic spinach artichoke dip is a real crowd pleaser, especially at parties or game nights. There’s no denying that. But it can also be a ooey-gooey bomb of unnecessary fat and calories. Not all hope is lost, though. Get that creamy texture with lower fat dairy options like plain yogurt …

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Cooking Demos & Recipes

Gluten-Free Meatloaf Cupcakes Recipe & Video

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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