EatingWell Blogs (Page 13)

October 19, 2016 - 9:45am

Here are some of our favorite gifts to include in a stocking. These gifts may be small in size but they can still deliver a lot of holiday cheer. We love the spatula as a gift that gives back, the playfulness of the drink stirrers, the unique cocktail aromatics for your favorite bartender and the gift that keeps on giving–a subscription to our favorite magazine.

Gold Wild Animal Drink Stirrers, Set of 10, $17

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October 18, 2016 - 9:44am

Start 'em early! An appreciation for good food can begin at any age. We love unique food-inspired gifts for kids that can help encourage an aspiring chef or simply make healthy eating fun. For the youngest of food lovers among us—from baby to toddler to teenager—here are a few of our favorite gifts.

Banana Print Leggings, $28, and Tee, $34, 0-10 yrs

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Organic Cotton Teethers Veggie Crate, $28

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October 14, 2016 - 9:54am

For EatingWell's holiday issue, we asked our Facebook followers to share their healthy holiday baking hacks. We chose this one, submitted by Joanne Medeiros, to publish in our November/December 2016 issue:

"I make a beautiful apple Bundt cake for the holidays that's a huge hit with family and friends. From the original recipe, I replace the canola oil with coconut oil, the white flour with ground whole oats and ground flaxseed, and the white sugar with a small amount of maple syrup. I can't count how many times I've passed this recipe on!" —Joanne Medeiros

EDITOR'S REPLY: The flax and oats flour swap is a smart healthy-baking tip. And the coconut oil and maple syrup add great flavor.


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October 12, 2016 - 9:47am

Snacks: most of us love to eat them, but it can be hard to choose healthy options on the go. Instead of too much added sugar, salt or calories, these snack recipes deliver filling protein and fiber plus nutrients to keep you energized whether you're packing them up for work, school or play.

Related: Gas Station Snacks That Are Actually Healthy

1. Curried Chickpeas

These little legumes crisp up...

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October 12, 2016 - 9:22am

Sometimes you read about a hot new food trend or a friend emails you saying that you have to try adding this to your morning coffee to solve all your ailments. But a lot of nutrition information floating around out there is either too good to be true or perpetuates nonsense about perfectly healthy foods. We took a harder look at some of the topics floating around the nutrition "rumor mill" and what the science said. See if some of these myths tricked you.

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