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It's All About the Yum: Cook It Up at an Organic Spa Retreat

Zoe Helene | Posted 10.18.2012 | Home
Zoe Helene

For 25 years, Leslie Cerier, aka The Organic Gourmet, has been teaching the art of healthy cooking at some of the finest eco-lifestyle centers and spas in the world. I sat down with Leslie recently to find out her latest advice on eating for sustenance and sustainability.

Recipe Of The Day: Good-For-You Linguine

Posted 10.16.2012 | Taste

Try this pasta recipe topped with broccoli rabe and walnut pesto.

WATCH: Cooking Light's Light Up The Night

Posted 10.04.2012 | Taste

With the recent focus in food moving toward healthier eating, many people are looking for recipes that are just as flavorful without all the calories ...

Should You Cook Your Vegetables?

Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living

By Charlotte Libov Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. Vegetables are important weapons in the fight against heart disease, cancer, and ...

10 Healthy Herbs And How To Use Them

Posted 09.27.2012 | Healthy Living

By Beth Gilbert Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III M.D., M.P.H. Fresh herbs not only add flavor without calories, they may also serve up hea...

25 Ways Greek Yogurt Can Make Dishes Healthier

Posted 10.15.2013 | Taste

From breakfast to dessert.

10 Tricks To Make Your Favorite Foods Healthier

EatingWell | Posted 10.20.2012 | Taste

Here are 10 of our best healthy cooking secrets. Use them in your own kitchen to create healthy recipe makeovers of your own.

The 50 Quinoa Recipes You Need To Stick To Your New Year's Resolution

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 01.06.2015 | Taste

Eating healthy is easy with these recipes.

The Incredible Health Benefits Of This Summertime Staple

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

For the backyard gardener or farmer's market forager, tomato season is one of the true joys of summer. They may not be around for long, but when they are, there is little you can put on your plate that so easily and simply (and healthily) packs so much flavor.

Low-Sodium Seasoning Tips, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer shared ideas for low sodium seasonings that will make food tasty without much salt when she met with me on Monda...

10-Minute Homemade 'Soft-Serve'

EatingWell | Posted 09.08.2012 | Taste

The secret to making creamy 'soft-serve' without a special machine lies in the bananas -- they're inherently soft and a little gooey when they're ripe.

9 Cheap (And Healthy) Foods That'll Fill You Up

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

We all know that eating out is expensive. And we've been told that cooking at home will save us lots of money. But more often than not, a trip to the ...

Stay In Tonight! Home Cooked Meals Could Add Years To Your Life

Posted 05.18.2012 | Healthy Living

For those of you who use your stove for shoe storage, nota bene: all that wasted time with an inactive kitchen could be shortening your lifespan. In f...

How (And Why) to Keep Home-Cooking Away From Home

Cathy Erway | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home
Cathy Erway

The very notion of "vacation," implies giving up everything one is supposed to regularly do. But to those whose favorite hobby is cooking, cooking the unique food of the lands you travel to is the ultimate vacation itself.

Cheat Sheet: Which Frozen Vegetables Should You Avoid?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

It's not hard to come across someone who hates at least one type of vegetable (if not many). Brussels sprouts are commonly despised, lima beans are pr...

What to Eat Instead of Meat: 10 Veg Recipes to Satisfy Your 'Meat Tooth'

Christina Pirello | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Christina Pirello

Now with "pink slime," hormones, antibiotics and steroids in our meat, people are wondering more and more about what's really in our food. Try some of these vegan options and see if you are not just as satisfied.

What to Buy, What to Skip to Save Money at the Supermarket

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

By selecting the right things to put in your cart and the right ones to put back on the shelf, you can painlessly slash big bucks from your grocery bills. Here's my simple guide to what to buy and what to skip to save money at the grocery store.

Giada De Laurentiis' Slim-Cooking Secrets

Posted 05.10.2012 | Healthy Living

By Alison Prato Food Network star and best-selling cookbook author Giada De Laurentiis is sitting in a lounge chair overlooking the Pacific Ocean...

Blend It, Poach It, Pack It, Sear It: A Guide To Healthy Cooking Techniques

Posted 05.05.2012 | Healthy Living

By Caroline Wright You grill, you steam and (if you're like most of us) your light-cooking tricks end there. Why not branch out and try these oth...

A Cook's Top Five Herbs

Mary Ann Esposito | Posted 06.28.2012 | Home
Mary Ann Esposito

If you are as serious a cook as you are a vegetable gardener, then you know that the true flavors of freshly harvested vegetables can get even more palate power by adding fresh herbs.

A Required Dose of 'Culinary Intelligence'

Rozanne Gold | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Rozanne Gold

Not only should doctors know about healthy recipes, and nutritionists should know how to cook, but most importantly the chefs who promote healthy food must know something about nutrition.

Guilt-Free Cupcakes

Cooking Light | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Cooking Light

Whether it's making a batch for your family, treating your co-workers or just a little something for yourself, these small delights seem to always fit the bill.

Cookbook Author Béatrice Peltre on Joy of Cooking Gluten-Free

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

I generally like French food more than gluten-free, but that's not saying much. So imagine my surprise when I fell head over heels for a new French gluten-free cookbook.

8 Healthy, Money-Saving Recipes

Cooking Light | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home
Cooking Light

Cooking on a budget? Don't skimp on nutrition! You'll feel good about feeding your family these creatively delectable recipes.

The Nutrition Month Challenge: Get Acquainted With Your Kitchen

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 05.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

March is Nutrition Month, and you might think that means I'm going to talk about what you should eat. But instead of talking about what we eat, I want to talk about how we eat it.