Gretel H. Schueller http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/1256/all en The Real Benefits of Fermented Foods and Probiotics http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/the_real_benefits_of_fermented_foods_and_probiotics <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/the_real_benefits_of_fermented_foods_and_probiotics" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/102188040-yogurt.jpg" alt="The Real Benefits of Fermented Foods and Probiotics Blog Post" title="The Real Benefits of Fermented Foods and Probiotics Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Probiotics are good bacteria found in fermented foods, such as yogurt, sauerkraut, miso, kimchi, kombucha and kefir. </p> <p>Popular theories claim extraordinary health benefits—such as better immunity and less stress—can come from eating probiotics and fostering the good bacteria in your gut.</p> <p><strong>Don’t Miss:</strong> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/how_good_gut_bacteria_could_transform_your_health">How Good Gut Bacteria Could Transform Your Health</a></p> <p>But the research to support all this is sparse. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/the_real_benefits_of_fermented_foods_and_probiotics#comments Health Blog Gretel H. Schueller Health Nutrition Wellness Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:50:35 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284399 at http://www.eatingwell.com How Gut Bacteria Impacts Obesity, Allergies, Happiness and More http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/how_gut_bacteria_impacts_obesity_allergies_happiness_and_more <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/how_gut_bacteria_impacts_obesity_allergies_happiness_and_more" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MCL_fruits_vegetables_101861085J_Walk_Studio_2.jpg" alt="How Gut Bacteria Impacts Obesity, Allergies, Happiness and More Blog Post" title="How Gut Bacteria Impacts Obesity, Allergies, Happiness and More Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>A growing body of research has shown that the teeming populations of gut bacteria within us have evolved complex connections that can affect our body’s basic functions — from metabolism to sleep to mood.</p> <p> Changes in the makeup of the gut bacteria in the human digestive system have been associated with a growing number of diseases. </p> <p>It’s important to remember, though, that the science is still young and evolving. </p> <p>Here we highlight the most intriguing of the cutting-edge studies.</p> <br clear="left" /> <br clear="left" /> <p><h3>Healthy Heart</h3></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/how_gut_bacteria_impacts_obesity_allergies_happiness_and_more#comments Food News Blog Gretel H. Schueller Health Nutrition Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:51:35 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 283625 at http://www.eatingwell.com Should GMO labeling be a law? http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/should_gmo_labeling_be_a_law <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/should_gmo_labeling_be_a_law" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/corn_ja10_310_0_3.jpg" alt="Should GMO labeling be a law? Blog Post" title="Should GMO labeling be a law? Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>The GMO labeling debate is hot! </p> <p> This spring, Vermont became the first state to pass a no-strings mandatory GMO labeling law. (Connecticut and Maine have passed labeling laws, but they don’t go into effect until other requirements are met.)</p> <p> Groups in at least 36 other states have efforts under way to pass state labeling bills.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/should_gmo_labeling_be_a_law#comments Food News Blog Gretel H. Schueller Food & health news Food Causes Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:58:31 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 283579 at http://www.eatingwell.com Why Save the Bees Efforts Matter http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/why_save_the_bees_efforts_matter <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/why_save_the_bees_efforts_matter" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MCL_101680050_bees_noltner_310.jpg" alt="Why Save the Bees Efforts Matter Blog Post" title="Why Save the Bees Efforts Matter Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Our country’s most efficient pollinator, the domesticated honeybee, is in decline. We talked with Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Ph.D.—an entomologist at the University of Maryland and one of the first to see honeybees were in trouble 10 years ago—about why we should be concerned.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/why_save_the_bees_efforts_matter#comments Food News Blog Gretel H. Schueller Food & health news Food Causes Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:07:58 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 283523 at http://www.eatingwell.com 3 Simple Yet Stunning Thanksgiving Vegetable Side Dish Recipes http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/3_simple_yet_stunning_thanksgiving_vegetable_side_dish_recipes <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/3_simple_yet_stunning_thanksgiving_vegetable_side_dish_recipes" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/SD8568_Krasner.JPG" alt="3 Simple Yet Stunning Thanksgiving Vegetable Side Dish Recipes Blog Post" title="3 Simple Yet Stunning Thanksgiving Vegetable Side Dish Recipes Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>During the busy holidays, knowing a dead-easy side dish that’s also festive is like having a secret weapon. And we’ve got three of them just for you. We’ve taken familiar veggies of the season—carrots, green beans and Brussels sprouts—and spruced them up with a few effortless tricks to make these sides truly special: Carrots get glamorous with a glaze of pomegranate molasses and a sprinkle of pistachios. Brussels sprouts are dressed up with savory pancetta and sage.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/3_simple_yet_stunning_thanksgiving_vegetable_side_dish_recipes#comments Food Blog Cooking tips Gretel H. Schueller Health Holidays Thanksgiving Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 06 Nov 2013 21:22:22 +0000 Stefan_20 279571 at http://www.eatingwell.com Healthy 5-minute breakfast sandwiches to make and take along http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/healthy_5_minute_breakfast_sandwiches_to_make_and_take_along <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/healthy_5_minute_breakfast_sandwiches_to_make_and_take_along" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/Carin_Breakfast_Sandwiches_0202.jpg" alt="Healthy 5-minute breakfast sandwiches to make and take along Blog Post" title="Healthy 5-minute breakfast sandwiches to make and take along Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Breakfast often gets the short end in the morning dash out the door. But skipping breakfast primes your brain to seek out high-calorie foods and means you&rsquo;ll eat more later. While you probably know a breakfast sandwich from a fast-food chain isn&rsquo;t a great option either, you&rsquo;d be surprised by just how unhealthy it can be. A recent study published in the <em>Canadian Journal of Cardiology</em> found that eating even one typical fast-food breakfast sandwich can actually change how your arteries perform.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/healthy_5_minute_breakfast_sandwiches_to_make_and_take_along#comments Food Blog Breakfast Gretel H. Schueller Health Recipe Makeover Wed, 20 Mar 2013 18:11:00 +0000 Nifer 276124 at http://www.eatingwell.com Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 14: Create a Power Salad by Including These Four Ingredients to Feel Full Longer http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_14_create_a_power_salad_by_including_these_four_ <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_14_create_a_power_salad_by_including_these_four_" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP7207.jpg" alt="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 14: Create a Power Salad by Including These Four Ingredients to Feel Full Longer Blog Post" title="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 14: Create a Power Salad by Including These Four Ingredients to Feel Full Longer Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Who says a salad has to just be a side? Turn your salad into a meal by including these <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/healthy_cooking/quick_healthy_cooking/secrets_to_making_power_salads">4 key ingredients of a power salad</a>, which will help you feel full longer. </p> <p><strong>1. Greens.</strong> Start with 1 to 2 cups of lettuce per serving. Combine different types to balance textures and flavors. Try tender, mild Boston lettuce with crisp romaine and bold escarole.</p> <p><strong>2. Vegetables.</strong> Add plenty of vegetables for crunch, flavor and color.</p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_14_create_a_power_salad_by_including_these_four_#comments Health Blog Eat More Vegetables Challenge Gretel H. Schueller Health Nutrition Recipes & Menus - Eat More Vegetables Challenge Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 08 Mar 2013 16:12:34 +0000 Sarah Hoff 275945 at http://www.eatingwell.com Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 13: Transform Your Veggies with This Go-To Vegetable-Cooking Technique http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_13_transform_your_veggies_with_this_go_to_vegeta <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_13_transform_your_veggies_with_this_go_to_vegeta" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/SD6368.JPG" alt="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 13: Transform Your Veggies with This Go-To Vegetable-Cooking Technique Blog Post" title="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 13: Transform Your Veggies with This Go-To Vegetable-Cooking Technique Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Roasting brings out sweet flavors, transforming even the most challenging-to-love vegetables, such as cauliflower and Brussels sprouts, or root vegetables, such as carrots, beets, parsnips and sweet potatoes, into something that can taste as sweet as candy. </p> <p><strong>Here are <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/3_secrets_to_perfectly_roasted_vegetables_every_time">3 Secrets to Perfectly Roasted Vegetables Every Time</a>:</strong><br /> 1. Make sure you cut the vegetables into equal-size pieces. That way they’ll all cook at the same rate.</p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_13_transform_your_veggies_with_this_go_to_vegeta#comments Health Blog Eat More Vegetables Challenge Gretel H. Schueller Health Nutrition Recipes & Menus - Eat More Vegetables Challenge Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 08 Mar 2013 16:06:26 +0000 Sarah Hoff 275944 at http://www.eatingwell.com Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 12: Fill the Inside of Your Vegetables with Flavor http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_12_fill_the_inside_of_your_vegetables_with_flavo <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_12_fill_the_inside_of_your_vegetables_with_flavo" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MB7917_0.JPG" alt="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 12: Fill the Inside of Your Vegetables with Flavor Blog Post" title="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 12: Fill the Inside of Your Vegetables with Flavor Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Vegetables take center stage with a whole new taste when you stuff them with your favorite fillings. After all, if you want to eat the stuffing that’s inside the vegetable, you’ll be more likely to eat the vegetable it’s stuffed in. For a satisfying meal, think peppers stuffed with orzo or eggplant filled with Thai-style shrimp and pork. The possibilities are exciting. To help you get started, check out these delicious options:</p> <p><strong>Recipe of the Day: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/Moroccan_stuffed_peppers.html">Moroccan Stuffed Peppers</a><br /> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/stuffed_peppers_more_stuffed_vegetable_recipes">More Stuffed Peppers &amp; Easy Stuffed Vegetable Recipes</a></strong></p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_12_fill_the_inside_of_your_vegetables_with_flavo#comments Health Blog Eat More Vegetables Challenge Gretel H. Schueller Health Nutrition Recipes & Menus - Eat More Vegetables Challenge Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 08 Mar 2013 15:56:11 +0000 Sarah Hoff 275943 at http://www.eatingwell.com Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 11: Make a Practically Instant Veggie-Packed Dinner with This Ultra-Fast Cooking Technique http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_11_make_a_practically_instant_veggie_packed_dinn <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_11_make_a_practically_instant_veggie_packed_dinn" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP6868_2.JPG" alt="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 11: Make a Practically Instant Veggie-Packed Dinner with This Ultra-Fast Cooking Technique Blog Post" title="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 11: Make a Practically Instant Veggie-Packed Dinner with This Ultra-Fast Cooking Technique Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Stir-frying is one of the quickest and most versatile ways to make a fast dinner loaded with vegetables. This healthy high-heat method of searing meats and vegetables with just a little oil is usually associated with Asian cooking, but you can use plenty of other flavors as well. The core elements of any stir-fry are fresh veggies, a bit of protein, such as meat, poultry, seafood, tofu or nuts, a few staple spices and sauces. You can make them from what’s in your kitchen: onions, frozen peas and chicken breasts? Sounds great! The combinations are endless.</p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_11_make_a_practically_instant_veggie_packed_dinn#comments Health Blog Eat More Vegetables Challenge Gretel H. Schueller Health Nutrition Recipes & Menus - Eat More Vegetables Challenge Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 08 Mar 2013 15:48:30 +0000 Sarah Hoff 275942 at http://www.eatingwell.com Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 10: Use This Magical No-Cook Technique to Make Hearty Greens Irresistible http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_10_use_this_magical_no_cook_technique_to_make_he <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_10_use_this_magical_no_cook_technique_to_make_he" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/SA8090_McCay.JPG" alt="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 10: Use This Magical No-Cook Technique to Make Hearty Greens Irresistible Blog Post" title="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 10: Use This Magical No-Cook Technique to Make Hearty Greens Irresistible Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Who knew the solution to overcooking dark leafy greens to make them palatable was actually not cooking them at all? It turns out there’s an amazing tool for transforming bitter dark leafy greens into a tender, melts-in-your-mouth salad packed with punchy citrus, garlic and Parmesan. And it’s only an arm’s length away: your hands! A few minutes of judicious massaging (think Rolfing, not Reiki) will completely transform kale, mustard greens or broccoli rabe into something velvety and soft.</p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_10_use_this_magical_no_cook_technique_to_make_he#comments Health Blog Eat More Vegetables Challenge Gretel H. Schueller Health Nutrition Recipes & Menus - Eat More Vegetables Challenge Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 08 Mar 2013 15:39:46 +0000 Sarah Hoff 275941 at http://www.eatingwell.com Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 9: Start Your Meal with This Veggie-Packed Dish to Eat More Produce and Fewer Calories http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_9_start_your_meal_with_this_veggie_packed_dish_t <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_9_start_your_meal_with_this_veggie_packed_dish_t" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/SA6528.JPG" alt="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 9: Start Your Meal with This Veggie-Packed Dish to Eat More Produce and Fewer Calories Blog Post" title="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 9: Start Your Meal with This Veggie-Packed Dish to Eat More Produce and Fewer Calories Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Filling up on fiber- and water-rich foods at the beginning of a meal can help prevent you from eating too much high-calorie fare later. Research out of Penn State shows that eating a first-course salad can reduce overall calorie intake at a meal by up to 12 percent. A small side salad is an easy way to work more nutritious vegetables into your diet. But not the kind of salad with a leaf of iceberg, loads of croutons and heavy dressing. Start with a salad of greens as the foundation, then add an assortment of vegetables for crunch, flavor and color.</p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_9_start_your_meal_with_this_veggie_packed_dish_t#comments Health Blog Eat More Vegetables Challenge Gretel H. Schueller Health Nutrition Recipes & Menus - Eat More Vegetables Challenge Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 08 Mar 2013 15:28:52 +0000 Sarah Hoff 275940 at http://www.eatingwell.com Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 8: Skip the Chopping with This Underutilized Vegetable http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_8_skip_the_chopping_with_this_underutilized_vege <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_8_skip_the_chopping_with_this_underutilized_vege" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/SD7221.JPG" alt="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 8: Skip the Chopping with This Underutilized Vegetable Blog Post" title="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 8: Skip the Chopping with This Underutilized Vegetable Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Make vegetable prep easier by using frozen produce. It may even be healthier than fresh. Frozen vegetables are processed at their peak ripeness, a time when—as a general rule—they are most nutrient-packed. Freezing locks in all that fresh-picked nutrition and flavor. Plus, it doesn’t get any easier: washed and typically prechopped, frozen vegetables can literally go straight from freezer to pot. And they can be stored for long periods of time, ready and waiting for you. </p> <p><strong>Recipe of the Day: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/quick_vegetable_saute.html">Quick Vegetable Sauté</a></strong></p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_8_skip_the_chopping_with_this_underutilized_vege#comments Health Blog Eat More Vegetables Challenge Gretel H. Schueller Health Nutrition Recipes & Menus - Eat More Vegetables Challenge Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 08 Mar 2013 15:20:17 +0000 Sarah Hoff 275939 at http://www.eatingwell.com Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 7: Drink Your Vegetables http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_7_drink_your_vegetables <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_7_drink_your_vegetables" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/BR7738.JPG" alt="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 7: Drink Your Vegetables Blog Post" title="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 7: Drink Your Vegetables Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Some vegetables add delicious creaminess to a smoothie while others add healthy fiber and flavor. Try avocados, leafy greens like kale and spinach, cucumbers or even canned pumpkin or cooked sweet potato for a tasty addition. </p> <p>Try one of Eating Well’s Veggie-Filled Smoothie Recipes:</p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_7_drink_your_vegetables#comments Health Blog Eat More Vegetables Challenge Gretel H. Schueller Health Nutrition Recipes & Menus - Eat More Vegetables Challenge Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 08 Mar 2013 15:12:37 +0000 Sarah Hoff 275938 at http://www.eatingwell.com Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 6: Learn the Secrets to Cooking Satisfying Meatless Meals http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_6_learn_the_secrets_to_cooking_satisfying_meatle <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_6_learn_the_secrets_to_cooking_satisfying_meatle" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MV6651.JPG" alt="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 6: Learn the Secrets to Cooking Satisfying Meatless Meals Blog Post" title="Eat More Vegetables Challenge Day 6: Learn the Secrets to Cooking Satisfying Meatless Meals Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Put the emphasis on vegetables at mealtime. Pick one day (or just a meal) a week to eat meatless and have veggies be the shinning star on your plate. If you’re worried that you’ll miss the meat, include chewy, satisfying foods like seared firm tofu, grilled mushrooms and nuts, which feel more filling because they take more time and effort to eat than, say, a spoonful of broth. They also better mimic the way you chew meat—which makes them a more satisfying substitute.</p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/eat_more_vegetables_challenge_day_6_learn_the_secrets_to_cooking_satisfying_meatle#comments Health Blog Eat More Vegetables Challenge Gretel H. Schueller Health Nutrition Recipes & Menus - Eat More Vegetables Challenge Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 08 Mar 2013 14:53:29 +0000 Sarah Hoff 275937 at http://www.eatingwell.com