Family meals http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/1030/all en How to Pick Healthy Condiments http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_pick_healthy_condiments <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_pick_healthy_condiments" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/healthy_condiments_308.jpg" alt="How to Pick Healthy Condiments Blog Post" title="How to Pick Healthy Condiments Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>We lined up the usual suspects—mustard, ketchup, mayo and relish—and took a closer look at the nutrition stats of our favorite burger and dog toppings. What we found: it’s easy to rack up sodium and overrun your 2,300 mg daily limit (plus some extra calories and sugar) when you use a heavy hand with the condiments. Here’s what to know before you stock up for your summer BBQs.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_pick_healthy_condiments#comments Health Blog Family meals Good choices Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Nutrition Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:13:05 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285702 at http://www.eatingwell.com Are Uncured Hot Dogs Healthier? http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/are_uncured_hot_dogs_healthier <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/are_uncured_hot_dogs_healthier" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/salsa_dog.jpg" alt="Are Uncured Hot Dogs Healthier? Blog Post" title="Are Uncured Hot Dogs Healthier? Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Listen up. I have a secret to share, one that I rarely admit. I really like hot dogs. So when I first discovered uncured hot dogs (also labeled “no nitrates or nitrites added”), I immediately bought them.</p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/are_uncured_hot_dogs_healthier#comments Health Blog Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D. Dinner Family meals Health Diet, Nutrition & Health Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:57:24 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285549 at http://www.eatingwell.com A Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu for the Whole Family http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/a_valentines_day_dinner_menu_for_the_whole_family <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/a_valentines_day_dinner_menu_for_the_whole_family" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/carolyn_lila_308.jpg" alt="A Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu for the Whole Family Blog Post" title="A Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu for the Whole Family Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>My husband, Dan, actually likes Valentine’s Day, <em>the</em> Hallmark holiday of holidays. Flowers, cute cards, a little gift, a fancy dinner out or one made together at home (with plenty of good wine, of course). And maybe a back rub while we’re binge-watching Netflix, if I’m lucky. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/a_valentines_day_dinner_menu_for_the_whole_family#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Family meals Healthy kids Holidays Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:41:52 +0000 Sarah Hoff 285147 at http://www.eatingwell.com 5 Restaurant Recipes You Can Make Healthier at Home http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/5_restaurant_recipes_you_can_make_healthier_at_home <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/5_restaurant_recipes_you_can_make_healthier_at_home" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8353_Ardito_3.JPG" alt="5 Restaurant Recipes You Can Make Healthier at Home Blog Post" title="5 Restaurant Recipes You Can Make Healthier at Home Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Restaurants, particularly fast casual restaurant chains like Ruby Tuesday and On the Border, are not typically known for their healthy recipes. A single meal can easily bust your daily calorie allotment. </p> <p><strong>Don’t Miss:<a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/how_many_slices_of_bacon_does_your_dinner_equal_3_restaurant_shockers"> How Many Slices of Bacon Does Your Dinner Equal? 3 Restaurant Shockers</a></strong></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/5_restaurant_recipes_you_can_make_healthier_at_home#comments Healthy Cooking Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Family meals Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:09:04 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284835 at http://www.eatingwell.com Beyond the Beef Taco http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/beyond_the_beef_taco <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/beyond_the_beef_taco" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP6071.JPG" alt="Beyond the Beef Taco Blog Post" title="Beyond the Beef Taco Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Some people have pasta night every week, but the one thing you’re guaranteed to find on my weekly menu is “Taco Night.” </p> <p>This is a throwback to childhood, as we had crunchy tacos—the kind that came in a box complete with the seasoning packet to doctor up ground beef, taco sauce and shells—almost every week. But now I don’t discriminate; I love them all: fish tacos, chicken tacos, steak tacos, vegetarian tacos, even easy egg tacos for breakfast! </p> <p>Are you ready to shake up your taco-night routine? Give one of these healthy taco recipes a try.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/beyond_the_beef_taco#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Family meals Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:52:59 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284431 at http://www.eatingwell.com Need an Easy Dinner? Put an Egg On It! http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/need_an_easy_dinner_put_an_egg_on_it <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/need_an_easy_dinner_put_an_egg_on_it" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MV6858_1.JPG" alt="Need an Easy Dinner? Put an Egg On It! Blog Post" title="Need an Easy Dinner? Put an Egg On It! Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>When I’m desperate to make an easy dinner, my mantra is “Put an egg on it.” </p> <p>I can pretty much always find something in my fridge to cook or roast and top with scrambled, poached or fried eggs. They’re the ultimate budget-shopper’s protein (at less than 40 cents each), last longer than any cut of meat and can help you make the most of your miscellaneous fridge finds.</p> <p>Wilting greens? Sauté them with some sliced onion and finely chopped garlic and they become the perfect meal when topped with a poached egg. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/need_an_easy_dinner_put_an_egg_on_it#comments Food Blog Breakfast Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Family meals Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 04 Nov 2014 15:59:55 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284396 at http://www.eatingwell.com Why Turkey Sausage Is a Weeknight-Dinner Lifesaver http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/why_turkey_sausage_is_a_weeknight_dinner_lifesaver <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/why_turkey_sausage_is_a_weeknight_dinner_lifesaver" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8293_Ardito.JPG" alt="Why Turkey Sausage Is a Weeknight-Dinner Lifesaver Blog Post" title="Why Turkey Sausage Is a Weeknight-Dinner Lifesaver Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>I love sausage. More important, my 2-year-old daughter loves sausage, so if I can add it to something I’m cooking, there’s a good chance she’ll gobble it up. But we try to be mindful of what we eat, so I opt for turkey sausage. </p> <p>Why? Nutritionally speaking, it’s a leaner choice than pork sausage, with roughly half the calories and only one-fifth the saturated fat per serving. In terms of flavor, I think they’re almost equal: like pork, turkey sausage spices up every dish it meets with a savory blast. So I always keep healthy links of turkey sausage in my freezer. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/why_turkey_sausage_is_a_weeknight_dinner_lifesaver#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Family meals Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:41:54 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284393 at http://www.eatingwell.com Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Grab and Go http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/make_ahead_breakfasts_to_grab_and_go <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/make_ahead_breakfasts_to_grab_and_go" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/BR8725_Norman_0.JPG" alt="Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Grab and Go Blog Post" title="Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Grab and Go Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>No matter how hard I try to be organized, I’m always scrambling to get out the door in the morning. </p> <p>There are lunches to make, school supplies to organize, the question of “Do I need to defrost anything for dinner?” to answer. I’m lucky if I gulp down some coffee, let alone eat breakfast. But I know if I skip my morning meal, I’ll be “hangry” by 10 a.m. </p><p><strong>Don’t Miss: </strong><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/breakfast_challenge_tip_1_kick_start_your_metabolism_with_breakfast">Kick-Start Your Metabolism with Breakfast</a></p> <p>To start the new school year off on the right foot, I’m trying something new. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/make_ahead_breakfasts_to_grab_and_go#comments Food Blog Breakfast Carolyn Malcoun Family meals Healthy kids Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:47:02 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284115 at http://www.eatingwell.com The Secret to Diet Success? Your Spouse http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/the_secret_to_diet_success_your_spouse <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/the_secret_to_diet_success_your_spouse" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/101872270-couple-cooking.jpg" alt="The Secret to Diet Success? Your Spouse Blog Post" title="The Secret to Diet Success? Your Spouse Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Research shows your partner can either help you succeed or sabotage your efforts. Here are 3 tips to get—and give—support in your relationship.</p> <p><h3>Discuss your goals</h3><br /> The first step in almost any diet plan is to make a goal, but it’s equally crucial to talk about those goals with the important people in your life. </p> <p>If your partner reacts negatively to your new diet, try to find middle ground. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/the_secret_to_diet_success_your_spouse#comments Diet Blog Health Blog Diet Dilia Narduzzi Family meals Food & health news Health Weight loss Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:16:19 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284113 at http://www.eatingwell.com One Can of Pumpkin, 6 Delicious Recipes http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/one_can_of_pumpkin_6_delicious_recipes <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/one_can_of_pumpkin_6_delicious_recipes" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/pumpkin_bread_1.jpg" alt="One Can of Pumpkin, 6 Delicious Recipes Blog Post" title="One Can of Pumpkin, 6 Delicious Recipes Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>As the leaves on the trees change from green to yellow and red, the cooling weather means one thing for me: it’s pumpkin time. </p> <p>Starbucks rolls out the Pumpkin Spice Latte, Halloween pumpkins start bringing their glow to the farmers’ markets and gardening stores, and my Pinterest board lights up with pumpkin recipes. </p> <p>Pumpkin and all types of winter squash have always been a favorite food of mine. So it’s a good thing they’re loaded with vitamin A, vitamin C and fiber, because I’m planning to eat my fair share as fall in Vermont is already settling in.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/one_can_of_pumpkin_6_delicious_recipes#comments Food Blog Breana Lai Budget meals Dessert Entertaining Family meals Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:35:34 +0000 Sarah Hoff 284082 at http://www.eatingwell.com Dinner, Planned! Your 1-Month Healthy Dinner Meal Plan: Week 4 http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dinner_planned_your_1_month_healthy_dinner_meal_plan_week_4 <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dinner_planned_your_1_month_healthy_dinner_meal_plan_week_4" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MK8962_Ardito.JPG" alt="Dinner, Planned! Your 1-Month Healthy Dinner Meal Plan: Week 4 Blog Post" title="Dinner, Planned! Your 1-Month Healthy Dinner Meal Plan: Week 4 Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Have you enjoyed having all your dinners planned for the past 3 weeks? Have you cooked anything you wouldn’t usually have made? I certainly have! I love how easy these recipes—like the Broccoli-Cheddar-Chicken Chowder—are to assemble. And I’ve been enjoying so many leftovers, my lunches inspire envy! </p> <p>Get the full 1-month <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/meal_plans/plans?psrc=R1408ETWblog10926R1306#/dinner_fall_14/week/4/"><strong> Healthy Dinner Plan! </strong></a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dinner_planned_your_1_month_healthy_dinner_meal_plan_week_4#comments Food Blog Breana Lai Dinner Family meals Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:22:46 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284024 at http://www.eatingwell.com Dinner, Planned! Your 1-Month Healthy Dinner Meal Plan: Week 3 http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dinner_planned_your_1_month_healthy_dinner_meal_plan_week_3 <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dinner_planned_your_1_month_healthy_dinner_meal_plan_week_3" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8553_Ardito.JPG" alt="Dinner, Planned! Your 1-Month Healthy Dinner Meal Plan: Week 3 Blog Post" title="Dinner, Planned! Your 1-Month Healthy Dinner Meal Plan: Week 3 Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Instead of wandering aimlessly through the grocery store aisles on Sunday, I’m sticking to the 28-day meal plan. By week 3, I’m getting used to having all of my dinners and sides already chosen. All I have to do is come home and cook—one of my favorite things to do already!</p> <p>This week we’re having an Asian stir-fry, a flavorful chicken sandwich, the super-cute potato-kale hash with eggs, an easy pasta, a hearty chowder, steak and more. With all the variety, we get so excited to sit down for dinner every night. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dinner_planned_your_1_month_healthy_dinner_meal_plan_week_3#comments Food Blog Breana Lai Dinner Family meals Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:43:57 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 283963 at http://www.eatingwell.com Dinner, Planned! Your 1-Month Healthy Dinner Meal Plan: Week 2 http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dinner_planned_your_1_month_healthy_dinner_meal_plan_week_2 <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dinner_planned_your_1_month_healthy_dinner_meal_plan_week_2" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MN8930_Proffitt_0.JPG" alt="Dinner, Planned! Your 1-Month Healthy Dinner Meal Plan: Week 2 Blog Post" title="Dinner, Planned! Your 1-Month Healthy Dinner Meal Plan: Week 2 Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>For the second week in a row, I can answer the question “What’s for dinner?” without having to consult my Pinterest board, food blogs or giant binder of recipes. I’m using the 28-day meal planner instead, where the healthy meal planning, including sides, has already been done for me! </p> <p>Get the full 1-month <http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/meal_plans/plans?psrc=R1408ETWblog10926R1306#/dinner_fall_14/week/3/><strong> Healthy Dinner Plan! </strong></http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/meal_plans/plans?psrc=r1408etwblog10926r1306#/dinner_fall_14/week/3/></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dinner_planned_your_1_month_healthy_dinner_meal_plan_week_2#comments Food Blog Breana Lai Dinner Family meals Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:23:19 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 283917 at http://www.eatingwell.com Rock the Rolls: Lettuce Wraps, Stuffed Cabbage and More http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/rock_the_rolls_lettuce_wraps_stuffed_cabbage_and_more <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/rock_the_rolls_lettuce_wraps_stuffed_cabbage_and_more" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP5258_1.jpg" alt="Rock the Rolls: Lettuce Wraps, Stuffed Cabbage and More Blog Post" title="Rock the Rolls: Lettuce Wraps, Stuffed Cabbage and More Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>While you may not follow a Paleo or gluten-free diet, here’s a takeaway from both that will help get more veggies into your diet: use vegetables to wrap up your meal. </p> <p>Bread, wraps and tortillas may be the first things you think of to “contain” sandwiches, tacos and more, but lettuce, dark leafy greens and cabbage do the trick just as well. </p> <p><strong>Don’t Miss: </strong><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/the_pros_and_cons_of_4_trendy_diets">The Pros and Cons of 4 Trendy Diets</a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/rock_the_rolls_lettuce_wraps_stuffed_cabbage_and_more#comments Food Blog Healthy Cooking Blog Carolyn Malcoun Cooking tips Dinner Eating green Family meals Good choices Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:10:31 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 283867 at http://www.eatingwell.com Dinner, Planned! Your 1-Month Healthy Dinner Meal Plan: Week 1 http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dinner_planned_your_1_month_healthy_dinner_meal_plan_week_1 <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dinner_planned_your_1_month_healthy_dinner_meal_plan_week_1" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8960_Ardito.JPG" alt="Dinner, Planned! Your 1-Month Healthy Dinner Meal Plan: Week 1 Blog Post" title="Dinner, Planned! Your 1-Month Healthy Dinner Meal Plan: Week 1 Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>What should I make for dinner? I used to ponder this question on my way home from work everyday, trying to balance my husband’s tastes with my own while also trying to avoid the same-old pasta and salad standby meal. This month, I don't even need to think about dinner because I’ll be using our new 28-day healthy dinner plan from the September/October 2014 issue of <em>EatingWell</em> magazine.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/meal_plans/plans?psrc=R1408ETWblog10926R1306#/dinner_fall_14/week/1/">Get the full 1-month dinner plan!</a></strong></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dinner_planned_your_1_month_healthy_dinner_meal_plan_week_1#comments Food Blog Breana Lai Dinner Family meals Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:31:07 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 283817 at http://www.eatingwell.com