Many people consider a new relationship with food in the new year.
But beginning an Instagram-popular diet like Whole 30, or trying to reduce your sugar intake, often seems intimidating with all it requires. Reading and listing all those ingredients. Dedicating time at the grocery store. Cooking regularly.
Last week, U.S. News & World Report ...Read more
The flu has hit hard this year with a particularly nasty strain of the virus that has slammed into California without mercy. As the Los Angeles Times reports, no less than 27 people younger than 65 have died of the flu in the state since October. That's compared with just three during the same time period last year. What can you to protect ...Read more
This thick and hearty soup made with lentils, ham and tomatoes takes only 30 minutes to make. It's a whole meal in one bowl. Soups and casseroles are great family fare, but usually take too long to make for a midweek meal. This quick meal fits the bill.
-- Canned whole tomatoes can be used instead of diced.
-- Diced fresh ...Read more
Honey mustard and cumin create a tangy topping for grass-fed strip steak. Garlic and rosemary flavored cannellini beans complete this dinner that is quick enough for a midweek dinner and special enough to serve for the holiday season.
-- If grass-fed strip steak is not available, use 1/2-pound beef tenderloin.
-- Honey mustard ...Read more
While it is already common knowledge that pregnant women should not drink alcohol while pregnant, new research suggests that drinking soda or pop could also cause health problems for the child later in life.
The study conducted through Harvard Medical School found that expectant mothers who drink an average of two sugary drinks a day are 63 ...Read more
Tandoori chicken, with its delicate blend of spices and intriguing aroma, is one of my favorite Indian dishes. One characteristic of the dish is it is cooked in a special tandoor oven in most restaurants. Another important characteristic is the ginger, garlic, coriander and cayenne yogurt sauce that it is cooked in. For this dinner, I have ...Read more
As the new year creeps closer and closer, people are sure to begin tossing around ideas for their New Year's resolution.
And, as always, weight loss, healthy eating and more time spent exercising are sure to become topics of conversation. And, as expected, a trendy diet has already started to make its way across the internet, and it seems easy ...Read more
First, coffee was bad for you. Now it's good for you.
At least, that's the finding from a new meta-review of scientific literature on the topic in the British Medical Journal. The review shows that drinking three to four cups of black coffee a day can reduce a variety of health risks and can decrease your risk of death by 17 percent.
"Coffee ...Read more
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This Red Berry Sauce is simple and tangy and goes great with pork medallions. The sauce is thickened by pureeing cranberries in a blender or food processor. It's a great way to use any leftover berries from Thanksgiving.
The pork medallions are made by cutting 1-inch slices from a pork tenderloin.
Delicate fresh angel hair pasta takes only a ...Read more
Using fresh fish fillet and canned potatoes, this meal is ready in under 15 minutes. For the best flavor, the fish should be very fresh. Buy whatever looks best that day. Also look for good quality Parmesan-Reggiano.
-- Any type of white flesh fish such as tilapia, flounder or snapper can be used as an alternative.
-- Any type ...Read more
Filling tacos with charred poblano peppers and shrimp creates a simple Mexican dish.
If pressed for time, use the poblano peppers without charring them. The flavor will be different but the taco still tasty.
-- Cilantro is used in both recipes, prepare at one time and divide for the recipes.
-- Place peppers under ...Read more