There’s nothing better than freshly baked bread, but when it’s preservative-free, fresh bread dries out quickly. The dilemma: You may not use the whole loaf in one day and whatever is left is too good to toss. Get more mileage out of that extra bread with these ideas.
Carb-phobes, don’t shy away from potatoes. They’re high in fiber, protein, iron and even vitamin C — and taste yummy, too. Since they’re so easy to work with, we could probably give you 50 healthy recipes, but let’s start with five of our favorite ways to enjoy them.
What you eat affects every part of your body — even your hair. When it comes to keeping your locks lovely, some nutrients play an extra important role. Here are 10 foods to keep on your plate.
If you’re like me, you’ve probably heard the name before but may have only tried this fruit a couple of times. Get to know these lesser-known members of the citrus family.
You’d think soda was our national beverage the way people guzzle it. Opt for the regular stuff and you’re downing lots of extra calories and sugar; in comparison, calorie-free diet soda seems like a harmless alternative. But if you need a soda fix, is it better to swig sugar or artificial sweeteners? What about the caffeine and phophorus?
Here are some things to know about diet sodas (or any diet beverage for that matter).
Last month, we talked about getting the right amount fiber every day. One of you followed up with another good question — what about protein? While protein is an important part of any diet, more isn’t always better. As it turns out, most folks are already eating an adequate amounts of this muscle-building nutrient.
The glitz and glamor of Oscar night is just around the corner. To celebrate the best of the best movies this year, serve these nine award-winning finger foods plus one movie star-quality cocktail at your award-night shindig.
- Red Carpet Cocktails
- Arugula, Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Pizza
- Jalapeno Lime Oyster Shooters
- Beef Pops with Pineapple and Parsley Sauce
- Eggplant Caviar
- Italian Style Sausage Skewers
- Pesto White Bean Dip
- Bacon Wrapped Shrimp
- Prosciutto with Pears and Arugula
- Chocolate-Orange Brown Butter Flavored Popcorn
The grocery bill probably seems like it goes up every week. Before you hit the store again, plan to make the most of the healthy ingredients you’ve got on hand. These four pantry staples are easy to use and super affordable (especially when you buy them in bulk).
A cool-weather staple, creamy potato soup can have anywhere from 300 to 500 calories and 35 grams of fat per serving! Our lightened-up versions taste just as good as the cream-laden recipes and, since the main ingredients are potatoes, won’t bust your budget.