While 50 percent of American families eat dinner together at least five nights per week, many eat together much less than that. Family mealtime is a time to stay in touch with one another, and it can improve everyone’s health.
Some risk factors for heart disease — such as advancing age, or a family history — are beyond your control. Others are completely up to you. Managing these controllable risk factors can go a long way toward reducing your risk of developing heart disease.
If you struggle with controlling your eating, you know there is more to the decision to eat than simply responding to the feeling of hunger. We sometimes eat — and overeat — as a response to cues from our environment.
This meatloaf is lower in fat and full of flavor. Season it with onion, garlic, herbs, orange rind, and peppers. Try this healthier version of a family favorite, and make a great meal both parents and kids will enjoy.
Try this healthy dish full of greens, tasty turkey, and flavorful spices! You can also make it vegan if you prefer by leaving out the meat.
Ravioli filled with this savory pumpkin mousse will delight your family and friends. You can also use winter squash or sweet potato. Serve with a savory mushroom sauce.
This dairy-free frozen treat is healthy and easy to make. Banana is the secret ingredient, giving it a creamy texture and richness. It’s a great, natural alternative to soft-serve ice cream.
Try this moist and delicious zucchini bread full of sweet spices. It’s easy to make, easy to serve and easy to freeze.
If you’re like many of us, this time of year brings on a passion for pumpkin. Part nostalgia, part fad, the craze for pumpkin just seems to grow every year. But instead of buying a processed food — which may or may not have real pumpkin as an ingredient — why not try to create your own seasonal treat at home?
Like the taste of salsa but want to have it with something more substantial than chips? Try mixing it in with these great grains as a side dish. The tomatoes in the salsa are a great source of vitamin C and beta carotene.