Healthy Desserts to Make Your Heart Happy

Valentine’s Day is the time to get cuddly and treat your sweetie, but that doesn’t mean you have to blow your healthy eating plan on a box of generic chocolates! Try these healthy dessert recipes this Valentine’s Day.

Bring On The Beans

Beans are nearly the perfect health food. They deliver flavor, fiber and protein. Plus, they're satisfying and super affordable. Luckily, they are easy to cook too!

Make Your Own Healthy Salad Dressing

Learning to make dressings took my salads from ho-hum to oh-wow! I use ingredients I already have like nuts, seeds and dried fruits to create different dressings all week long. No combination is like the other, which keeps me eating a lot of salad.

8 Favorite Sugar-Conscious Recipes

There are plenty of reasons to limit your sugar intake — from managing diabetes to watching your weight. If you’re trying to reduce added sugars in your diet, check out our tips on identifying hidden sources of sugar on ingredient lists, and then dig into some of our favorite sugar-conscious recipes.

Homemade Healthy Recipe: Sweet Potatoes with Greens and Beans

Tiny red adzuki beans deliver a low-fat source of protein and fiber while balancing the flavor of sweet potatoes and bitter greens in this satisfying, all-in-one dish: The result is a meal that’s full of flavor and packed with nutrients.

Get Cooking with Whole Grains

Cooking with whole grains is an essential piece of eating a diet based in whole foods. Luckily, we’re here to help you navigate cooking times and grain to water ratios so that prep is a snap.

What is Healthy Fat?

“Healthy fats” and “essential fats” are buzzwords in the world of diet and nutrition. But what are healthy fats? What’s the best way to get them? And how much do we need?

Homemade Healthy Recipe: Oven-Roasted Tofu

Slow roasting tofu makes it delightfully rich and gives it a firm but tender texture. Combine tofu, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard and herbs and bake in this simple recipe for Oven-Roasted Tofu. Serve hot or warm with your favorite dipping sauce, or cool and add to salads and sandwiches.

Slurp a Smarter Smoothie

Smoothies are delicious as part of your breakfast or as an afternoon snack, and with the right ingredients, they can also add nutrients to your day.

What Is Healthy?

Have you ever resolved to get healthy but then lost steam when you tried to figure out just what exactly “healthy” means to you? Well, you’re not alone. There are so many conflicting messages about healthy eating and everyone is unique. Our healthy eating team knows there’s no single path to healthier eating, but they have outlined a few basic principles to help you make healthier choices along the way.


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