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Post Wedding Weight Gain: 5 Causes How to Avoid Them

Carlene Thomas R.D., L.D. | Posted 12.16.2013 | Weddings
Carlene Thomas R.D., L.D.

You've heard of the freshman 15...but did you know there's also a post-wedding weight gain? Studies show that couples are likely to gain weight after the wedding. But why is it happening and how can you stop it?

3 Elements Of A Happy, Healthy Kitchen

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 10.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Nutrition can be a political fight, but there is one area where everyone agrees -- vegan, Mediterranean, even Paleo -- is on the importance of the kitchen. Your relationship with your kitchen is as important as any other, and like all relationships it takes a little work.

Newlyweds Need Not Have an Intimidating Kitchen

Holly B. Clegg | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Holly B. Clegg

Exhilaration and excitement comes with wedding preparations, the wedding and then the honeymoon! However, newlyweds often have a reality adjustment once all the bags are unpacked. Nothing is more intimidating than preparing a home-cooked meal.

Add Some Healthy Pizzazz To Homemade Pizza

Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living

By Tina Haupert Making your own pizza at home is a great way to slash calories and fat as well as add some serious flavor and nutrients by select...

8 New Healthy Oils To Cook With

Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living

By Matthew Kadey for Shape.com If you already pan-roast your chicken in canola oil and adorn your salad greens with Italian olive oil, way to go. B...

A Brine-Free Bird

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

Most people assume that a guest-worthy Thanksgiving turkey relies on soaking it first in a salty brine or a salty rub. But here's a little secret: That's not true. There are actually many different ways to cook a tasty turkey, beyond the brine, that will leave the skin golden and the meat moist.

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.

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...

5 Things You Should Learn To Cook In 2012

EatingWell | Posted 02.20.2012 | Home
EatingWell

I'm pretty good in the kitchen, but there are a few areas that I feel I could improve upon. It's the simple things that trip me up the most -- maybe because I don't feel like I really need to follow the recipe (it's so easy!) or pay that much attention to the specifics.

How To Cook Like A 'Biggest Loser'

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 12.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

After 12 seasons with the show, I've learned that our contestants, like most Americans, are very busy people. As a professional chef and registered dietitian, I am able to suggest BL-friendly menus and recipes that are easy to prepare.

10 Tools for a Healthy Kitchen

Sandy Henson Corso | Posted 06.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Sandy Henson Corso

With the holidays approaching everyone starts thinking about food, food, food. Why not have an arsenal of kitchen tools that inspires healthy meals?

Cooking For Health: 5 Tips To Get Started (RECIPES)

Pooja R. Mottl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pooja R. Mottl

What good is it to know that quinoa is high in protein and leafy greens are a great source of calcium if you don't know how to prepare them?