At the end of a blistering summer, cooler weather is a welcome change. If you're looking for a recovery beverage for winter, I recommend drinking a cup of quick hot cocoa, made with cocoa powder and low-fat milk.
Over the years, I began focusing more on what went right in my clients' lives and how their strengths could be utilized in order to overcome their weaknesses. You may say I applied — unknowingly — what is now known as "positive psychology."
This fall, settle into cooler temperatures with comforting dishes filled with hardy whole grains. From pancakes and oatmeal to a side of bread with supper, fill up on essential vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Supplying vitamins A and C, dietary fiber and potassium, the entire fennel plant is edible. Try the bulb in raw salads or roasted, grilled, sauteed, braised or baked. And, don't forget the stems and leaves!
Whether you are trussing a holiday turkey, tying a bundle of fresh herbs for a bouquet garni or securing parchment paper around freshly baked banana bread, a spool of kitchen twine is handy to have around.
To help close the gap and support international nutrition education, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has launched a pilot project to develop a collection of free resources for health practitioners working in developing countries.
While the science behind the program is somewhat exaggerated, the book emphasizes a generally healthful diet. Its potential benefits are no different from those of any other program with similar recommendations.
With a name meaning "half-moon" in Italian, this is a knife made for rocking a rolling. When used in a large bowl, as originally intended, the mezzaluna's rounded blade chops herbs and vegetables into a very fine dice.
Like other busy working moms, I'm always looking for meal prep shortcuts. I love to cook extra rice, pasta, chili, spaghetti sauce, soup and "recycle" them as leftovers later in the week. When I discovered these Duralex storage containers, I was a happy camper.