Healthy Living

: Enjoy Fresher Food and More Delicious Meals with Sub-Zero and Wolf

There’s nothing like summertime produce at the peak of ripeness. But how can you help the season’s bounty last longer and create dazzling dishes with it? Sub-Zero, the food preservation specialist, continues to pioneer technology that will keep your food fresher longer. And Wolf, the cooking specialist, distills eight decades of professional cooking into control so precise, delicious results are […]

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Get Growing: Sowing Seeds Indoors

Spring is in the air… well, kind of. The temperatures here in Alabama have wavered between sunny 70′s and freezing 30′s in the last few days. Still, those warm days give us hope that in a few short weeks spring will be in full swing. I, for one, couldn’t be more ready to see flowers blooming and hear birds chirping. […]

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MyRecipes in the White House Gardens

Last week I got to join a group of digital editors in Washington, D.C. for a White House brainstorming session  as a part of our partnership with Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign, the Partnership for  Healthier America, and USDA MyPlate. After our meeting, we got a tour of the White House Gardens led by Bill Vossel, the White House pastry […]

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New Partners: MyRecipes and MyPlate

MyRecipes is excited to announce that we are part of a new media partnership with First Lady’s Let’s Move! campaign. Along with our colleagues at Cooking Light and Real Simple we are working with Let’s Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA’s MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them […]

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“Eat Red” for National Heart Healthy Month

Eating healthy doesn’t take as much time, effort, and funds as it does simple research, awareness, and willingness to make lifestyle changes. As you may (or may not) know, February is National Heart Healthy Month, (also known as Red Month) and we’re encouraging everyone to “eat red” by choosing foods that are low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium in […]

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What Are Your 2013 Resolutions?

Is it really 2013? Where did 2012 go? If you’re like me, you probably have you found yourself saying this today and thinking back on the goals you set last year. How did you do with your New Year’s resolutions? I did alright with some of mine (lost some baby weight, tried quite a few new recipes, and spent more […]

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Our Top 5 Diabetic Holiday Recipes

The holidays are here which for those with diabetes can be a true challenge finding healthy, low-sugar foods to eat that still give you that fun and festive feel. Thankfully, MyRecipes.com has two registered dietitians on staff (me and fellow food editor, Anne Cain) to help navigate through thousands of our diabetic recipes to find the best picks for your holiday […]

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MyRecipes Goes to the White House

MyRecipes had the distinct honor of being invited by the Office of the First Lady and Let’s Move! to participate in a “Conversation about Healthy Eating” with members of the Let’s Move! and USDA MyPlate teams and editors from Food Network and Epicurious. In light of a Nutrition Information Center survey finding that 20% of consumers have stopped paying attention […]

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Food Turned Flower

There’s a saying that goes “Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration.” That quote makes me laugh, mostly out of total understanding. Last Fall, my husband and I bought a house that came equipped with a huge backyard and you guessed it:  A garden. The space was abandoned for years and needed a […]

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The Truth About Sweet Potato Fries

Last week I saw an ad on television for a fast food chain’s new popcorn chicken and sweet potato fries.  At first I was pleased that the restaurant chain was offering some healthier options, but then I started wondering if sweet potato fries were really that much better than regular French fries.   (The TV ad, by the way, was not […]

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