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Fresh Ideas for Fall CSA Vegetables: Carrots, Kale and Beets
I thought I had it good with my CSA midsummer, but the first weeks of September are truly a vegetable-lover’s gold mine...
Rock the Rolls: Lettuce Wraps, Stuffed Cabbage and More
While you may not follow a Paleo or gluten-free diet, here’s a takeaway from both that will help get more veggies into...
5 Ways to Use Overripe Bananas
This morning my 2-year-old daughter, Lila, walked over to the kitchen island and yelled, “Nana!” while pointing to the...
Should I try the alkaline diet?
Following the alkaline diet means eating mostly plants, limiting meat, skipping dairy, sweets, alcohol and caffeine and...
Is organic food healthier than conventional food?
Here’s why you can feel good about organic: USDA–certified organic means your food is produced without synthetic...
7 easy ways to make your kitchen healthier
Forget spring-cleaning: fall is the perfect time to spruce up your kitchen. Now that you’ve recovered from the...
Should you be picking organic apples?
Depending on where you live, apple season is either just around the corner—or already under way. As a dietitian,...
Vegetarian taco salad and more crowd-pleasing summer dinner salads
Freedom! Freedom from fuss. Freedom from extra work. Freedom from complicated cooking. That’s what summer means...
Keep It Fresh Challenge Tip 2: Visit a Farm or Farmers' Market
Food doesn’t have to come in shelf-stable packages to be convenient. And in the next four weeks, we’re going to...
Is corn healthy or not? 5 myths about sweet corn busted
Sweet corn is one of summer’s simplest, purest pleasures. A fresh-picked ear, grilled to caramelized perfection...
Do you need to buy organic? The bottom line on how bad pesticides are for you
Today, the nonprofit Environmental Working Group (EWG) released its latest report, called the Dirty Dozen, of the 12...
Which is better: dishwasher or washing dishes by hand?
Anyone who’s ever watched a teenager (grudgingly) wash one fork at a time when it’s their turn to do the...
Classic meaty meals made vegetarian
As a certified meat lover, it’s hard to imagine cutting tasty bacon, savory chicken thighs or buttery steak from...
5 tips to green up your diet
With Earth Day just around the corner (April 22), eco-consciousness is on a lot of people’s minds. At EatingWell...
Green Up Your Kitchen Challenge Tip 5: Find A New Fish That’s Low In Mercury
Toxins get into our bodies through more than just food. We are exposed to them through our carpets, lawn chemicals—even...
Green Up Your Kitchen Challenge Tip 3: Choose Skim Or Low-Fat Dairy And Lean Meat
Toxins get into our bodies through more than just food. We are exposed to them through our carpets, lawn chemicals—even...
Green Up Your Kitchen Challenge Tip 1: Print Out A List Of The Dirty Dozen
Toxins get into our bodies through more than just food. We are exposed to them through our carpets, lawn chemicals—even...
Easy foods to grow without a garden
I have never had a garden. For the past several years I’ve lived in small urban spaces with little to no outdoor...
Which salmon should I buy?
I went to two dinner parties recently and guess what was served at both? Salmon. It made me wonder: is salmon the new...
6 of the healthiest fish to eat (and 6 to avoid)
You probably already know that you’re supposed to be eating fish twice a week. Fish are a lean, healthy source of...
Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 2: Filter Your Water
You might not think of water as a source of toxins, but tap water can in fact contain up to 315 pollutants, including...
Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 1: Ditch the Dirty Dozen
I'm so excited to introduce EatingWell's 14-Day Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge. If you've wanted to detox your...
Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 3: Use Cast-Iron Pans
There's no doubt that nonstick pans are convenient. But the nonstick coating that makes the pans a cinch to clean up...
Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 4: Plant an Herb
When you grow some of your own food, you can be extra sure that no chemicals have touched it. But you don't have to...
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...
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