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Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 5: Leave Your Shoes at the Door
Leave your shoes at the door. Wearing your shoes around the house can track in pesticides sprayed on lawns and other...
Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 6: Clean out your cleaning products
Take 5 minutes to look under your kitchen sink and read the labels on your cleaning products. Toss ones that contain...
Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 7: Turn Down the Heat on Nonstick Pans
Turn down the heat and use wooden utensils when using nonstick pans. High temperatures can cause the nonstick lining to...
Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 8: Tackle Your Plastic Container Collection
Tackle your plastic container collection. Many plastic containers contain BPA (bisphenol A), a chemical that’s a known...
Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 9: Save your glass jars and use them to store food
Looking for an easy way to build a collection of glass food storage containers? Save glass jars from jam, tomato sauce...
Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 10: Transfer your lunch to a ceramic plate before microwaving
It's great to bring leftovers for lunch, but I cringe when I see people reheating their leftovers in a plastic...
Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 11: Look for can-free alternatives to the canned foods you use most
Check out can-free alternatives to the canned foods you use most on your next trip to the grocery store. The chemical...
Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 12: Take the extra time to trim the fat from meat before cooking it
Take a few minutes to skin your chicken or trim the fat from meat before cooking it. Animal fat can contain dioxins—...
Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 13: Find a new fish that's low in mercury
Find a new fish that’s low in mercury to try for dinner this week. In high doses, mercury can harm the nervous system,...
Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 14: Put dried beans on your shopping list
Dried beans might seem intimidating, but they're actually not that hard to cook. Our bean cooking guide shows you how...
3 health reasons to cook with cast-iron
Cast-iron skillets may seem like an old-fashioned choice in the kitchen. But this dependable cookware is a must in the...
Meatless recipes for the casual vegetarian
My son is a committed carnivore. So much so that he was plunged into an existential crisis once when asked, “If...
How to love 5 of the most hated vegetables
There are some vegetables that are pretty easy to love—red bell peppers and carrots come to mind. But many people...
Vegetarian 101: 3 meatless alternatives that taste good & are good for you
Vegetarian cooking is all the rage these days and I’m all for it. In addition to the environmental benefits,...
What’s Fresh: Fall’s 3 best vegetables to keep in your kitchen
I don’t know why it still shocks me when I read that we aren’t eating our vegetables. The Centers for...
Why veggie burgers aren’t always a healthy choice
When my husband travels for business I don’t have much fun in putting a homemade dinner on the table for one...
Meatless dinners even your boyfriend will love
I won my husband’s heart with a stuffed mushroom. That’s right, you heard me: a portobello mushroom...
What the Gulf oil spill means for your dinner
My friend Carl Safina was on The Colbert Report recently talking about the Gulf oil spill. One of the world’s...
Good Choices: 6 Fish to Ditch from Your Diet
I am mad about seafood. Madly in love with how it tastes of the ocean: light, healthy and fresh. Wild fish are the last...
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