Weight Management

Mindful Eating vs. Dieting

The word “diet” is often linked with restrictive eating — no white foods, no carbs, no fat — and the list goes on. Unfortunately, such restrictive eating patterns often backfire, creating a destructive cycle of bad feelings and negativity. Truth is, the word “diet” encompasses all of the foods and …

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Healthy Recipes

VIDEO: Maryland-Style Crab Cakes Recipe

Can we talk about crab cakes? When crab cakes are good, they’re very good. But too often, there’s more filler ingredients like bread crumbs and mayo than is needed and not enough discernible crab meat. They end up tasting bland and mushy, or over-fried in fatty oils, and all that …

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Summer Recipes

3 Easy Summer Mocktail Recipes

What’s better on a warm summer day or evening than a fancy drink to put you in a good mood? Often, people reserve their creativity and extra effort for mixing alcoholic drinks. But there’s no reason why mocktails (non-alcoholic cocktails) shouldn’t get the same amount of attention. They’re often lower …

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Eating Healthfully

The Do’s and Don’ts of Healthy Cooking Methods

Healthy eating isn’t only about the ingredients you choose. It’s also about how you prepare your food. Focusing on healthy cooking methods helps food retain more nutrients and introduces fewer toxins than deep-frying or blackening. Do’s and Don’ts for Clean Eating Whether you’re firing up the grill or stir-frying on …

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Health Food Trends

An Unlikely Trend: Why Nutritional Yeast Is So Popular

Some foods are as delectable to say as they are to eat: jambalaya, tiramisu, edamame… Alternatively, the term nutritional yeast doesn’t exactly exhilarate your taste buds. Nonetheless, in recent years, health-conscious eaters everywhere have been putting nutritional yeast (affectionately dubbed “nooch” for short) in or on top of their eggs, …

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Eating Healthy, Fresh Food

A Farmers Market Guide: Maximizing Your Shopping Trip

From Detroit’s massive, beloved Eastern Market, to the small community markets that dot the metro area on weekends, to the farm stands you pass as you drive up-North, southeast Michiganders have a plethora of options for buying local produce during the growing season (late spring through early fall). Whether you’re …

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Meal Prep Solutions
Greek Chicken Grain Bowl Recipe Video

VIDEO: Greek Chicken Grain Bowl Recipe

Tender, flavorful chicken + filling whole grains + fresh veggies + creamy yogurt. These Greek chicken grain bowls hit all the right notes in terms of flavor, texture and versatility. Put them together on a weekend meal-prep session to take as lunches for work or school throughout the week. Or …

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Healthy Choices
Nutrition Advice to Ignore

Ignore This Advice: 4 Common Nutrition Tips to Question

Everyone has someone in their social circle who likes to dole out nutrition advice. Maybe your good friend shed 10 pounds by following a keto diet. Or perhaps your spouse felt more energized from juicing or drinking bulletproof coffee. Understandably, when people feel their nutrition efforts successfully impact their health, …

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What's for Dinner?
Video: Cilantro Chicken & Purple Potato Foil Packets Recipe

VIDEO: Cilantro Chicken & Purple Potato Foil Packets Recipe

Foil packet dinners may conjure up memories of camping and cookouts over an open fire. But foil packets are having a resurgence in popularity for busy home cooks who want a simple, tasty meal with minimal clean-up. The formula is pretty simple: Toss your ingredients together, seal up them into …

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Healthy Baking Ideas
VIDEO: Carrot Cake Muffins Recipe

VIDEO: Carrot Cake Muffins Recipe

Ever wanted to eat cake for breakfast? Or joked about carrot cake being good for you because, hey, it’s got carrots in it? Well, these muffins may be just what you’ve been looking for. Featuring the flavors of carrot cake but low in sugar and fat, they get moisture, extra …

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