Healthy Living

11 Ways You Never Thought to Use Your Waffle Iron

11 Ways You Never Thought to Use Your Waffle Iron

  Back away from the Bisquick, friends, because your waffle iron can do a lot more than make waffles. By creating additional surface area, and applying a high temperature to it, a waffle iron produces new textures and flavors, crisping starches like rice or potatoes and caramelizing vegetables and fruits. […]

5 Fats to Add to Your Diet

5 Fats to Add to Your Diet

Just say yes to fats! If you’re a little skeptical about adding calorie-rich fats to your food, you’re not alone. After decades of being told to cut it from our diets, most Americans are still warming up to the idea that certain fats can actually be good for you. A […]

Why Your Workout Might Not Be Working

Why Your Workout Might Not Be Working

Let’s say that you and a friend are roughly similar in terms of eating habits, age, gender and weight, and you decide to buddy up on some serious spin class action. After a couple of weeks, you notice that she’s seeing major gains in strength, energy and body composition. Meanwhile, […]

11 Easy Ways to Make Your Food Last Longer

11 Easy Ways to Make Your Food Last Longer

For some reason, using all your groceries before they go bad is actually a pretty hard thing to do. In fact, food waste is such a problem, the National Resources Defense Council reports that Americans aren’t eating about 40 percent of the food they buy. Yes, the Internet tells us […]

7 Tricks to Finally Nail the Whole Portion Control Thing

7 Tricks to Finally Nail the Whole Portion Control Thing

When searching for healthy eating or weight loss tips, the phrase “portion control” pops up time and again. Simply put, controlling your portions means sticking to a set amount (portion) of food in one sitting: The right amount depends on your calorie and nutrient needs. And, of course, what actually […]

Health Benefits of Avocado

Health Benefits of Avocado

Food trends are constantly changing, but thanks to the health benefits of avocado, the fruit has been in the spotlight for quite some time now. Its fame is partially due to its deliciously creamy, nutty taste–and, of course, how photogenic it is when spread atop toast. But we also need […]

2017 Testing Your Sanity? Here Are 5 Ways to Cope

2017 Testing Your Sanity? Here Are 5 Ways to Cope

Understatement of 2017: There’s a lot happening in the world right now. Have you already fallen off your New Year’s resolution plans? Found yourself going through something stressful in your relationship? Tough time at work? Or are you just generally stressed out because, well, there are things to be stressed […]