Healthy Start to Your Day
Anatomy of a Good Breakfast

The Anatomy of a Good Breakfast

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it is usually the meal that people are most likely to skip. Starting your day off with a healthy meal is the perfect way to jumpstart your metabolism and give your body the energy it needs to …

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Fast, Healthy Dinners
Sheet-Pan Chicken Fajitas Recipe Video

VIDEO: Sheet-Pan Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Sheet-pan dinners are a wonderful solution to the busy weeknight dilemma of what to make for dinner. The meal comes together on one pan, which makes for easy clean-up, and it’s hands-off while it cooks in the oven. These sheet-pan fajitas are also full of flavor, and healthy ingredients like …

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Nutrition Advice
A Purist's Guide to Juicing

A Purist’s Guide to Juicing

Juicing has exploded over the past decade as people become busier than ever and often skimp on sit-down meals. The goal: Gulp down solid nutrition on the go in just a few minutes. “People think they can just drink their fruits and vegetables instead of eating them,” explains Halle Saperstein, …

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Understanding Nutrition & Diet Trends
Couple cooking healthy food in kitchen together

How to Eat Well: Our Most-Read Diet & Nutrition Advice

It feels like advice about nutrition is constantly changing. One day, probiotics are a godsend. The next, everyone is talking about going keto or avoiding lectins. Our registered dietitian nutritionists regularly help sort through the noise and provide practical advice to help you on your quest for healthy eating. Here …

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Healthy Recipes
Our most popular recipes 2018

Our Most Popular Recipes of 2018

If you’re vowing to eat healthier in 2019, we’ve got some delicious recipes to inspire you and to add to your repertoire next year. From a fun frozen treat to hearty comforting soup, check out some of our readers’ favorite healthy recipes of 2018. All were developed by Henry Ford …

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Healthy Holidays
How to Have a Healthy Potluck

Potlucks: How to Celebrate the Healthy Way

Potlucks are common this time of year. Unfortunately, they also tend to be dietary landmines. Salads are topped with creamy dressings, baked potatoes are piled with cheese and sour cream, and most casseroles are high in cream, cheese and salt. “Potluck meals can be challenging, especially if you’re trying to …

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Healthy Appetizers
Video: Lightened Up Spinach Dip Recipe

VIDEO: Lightened Up Spinach Dip Recipe

Serving dips at parties, especially around the holidays or other winter celebrations, is a no-brainer. They’re easy to make and lend themselves perfectly to self-service while chatting and socializing. People love them! The trouble is, they also easily lead to mindless overeating. Making matters worse, dips are often laden with …

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Food Safety and Freshness
What Do Sell-By Dates Really Tell You About Food Safety?

What Do Sell-By Dates Tell You About Food Safety?

Between running a household, trying to meet work deadlines and managing family activities, keeping up to date with how fresh all of your food is may not be top priority. We’ve all had items sit for weeks in the back of the fridge, unnoticed and uneaten. If you’re relying on …

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Comforting Cold-Weather Soups
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe and Video

VIDEO: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup (Downloadable/printable pdf version of this recipe) Yield: 6 servings (1 cup each) Ingredients: 8 cups (about 2 small) butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks 2 Tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 cup diced onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon rubbed sage 3 cups reduced-sodium …

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Healthy Holiday Desserts
Heart Smart Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Heart Smart Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Here’s something to be thankful for: A piece of traditional pumpkin pie contains 300-400 calories and 15 to 20 grams of fat; this delicious Heart Smart® recipe contains just a fraction of that. It’s a favorite we’ve pulled from the archives of the original edition of the Heart Smart Cookbook, …

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