Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

13 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You’ll Want to Make All Year

By Zlata Faerman / May 22, 2024 / Comments Off on 13 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You’ll Want to Make All Year

Crock-Pots offer delicious homemade meals with the convenience of (mostly) hands-off cooking. While this kitchen tool is usually the star of warm, cozy meals during colder months, it’s one of the easiest ways to prep dinner all year long. From classic chili to shredded chicken tacos, Crock-Pots’ set-it-and-forget-it convenience makes it possible to pull off…

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Sheet Pan Egg Breakfast with Sweet Potatoes, Broccoli & Peppers

6 Sheet Pan Egg Recipes for Easy, Healthy Breakfasts

By Zlata Faerman / March 11, 2024 / Comments Off on 6 Sheet Pan Egg Recipes for Easy, Healthy Breakfasts

Eggs are a staple in many households for breakfast, but when you’ve got a hungry family to feed, cracking and cooking eggs one or two at a time can make you feel like a short-order cook. Who has time for that? This is where sheet pan egg recipes come in. With just a sheet pan,…

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Sheet Pan Beef Tips with Vegetables

7 Sheet Pan Recipes You Can Easily Freeze

By Zlata Faerman / February 27, 2024 / Comments Off on 7 Sheet Pan Recipes You Can Easily Freeze

Pulling together ingredients, prepping, cooking — it all takes time and motivation, and sometimes we just don’t have one or the other (or either). Takeout is fine once in a while, but it’s expensive and not usually the healthiest option. In these moments, sheet pan recipes are your best friends — and so is your freezer.…

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salmon toast with avocado slices

7 Omega-3-Rich Foods You Can Easily Add to Your Diet

By Zlata Faerman / February 19, 2024 / Comments Off on 7 Omega-3-Rich Foods You Can Easily Add to Your Diet

Experts tout omega-3 fatty acids as some of the most important nutrients for our bodies. You may already be eating certain foods, like salmon, just to get them. But have you ever wondered exactly what makes these healthy fats so important? And what foods are the best sources of them? “Omega 3 fatty acids play many…

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grapefruit juice cocktail

5 Drinks High in Magnesium, Say Dietitians

By Zlata Faerman / December 28, 2023 / Comments Off on 5 Drinks High in Magnesium, Say Dietitians

Magnesium plays a direct role in more than 300 enzymatic processes in the body, from brain function to muscle contractions to energy production and more. Jaclyn London, MS, RD, CDN, explains that, despite its critical nature, unfortunately, most of us do not get enough magnesium in our diets. “Magnesium is an electrolyte that plays a…

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Sandhills Elixirs

15 Drinks to Help You Relax If You’re Cutting Out Alcohol

By Zlata Faerman / September 23, 2023 / Comments Off on 15 Drinks to Help You Relax If You’re Cutting Out Alcohol

Is drinking the new smoking? It’s long been known that overindulging in alcohol is a health hazard, as anyone who’s had a hangover has personally experienced. However, research continues to show that even moderate use — defined as one drink or less a day for women and up to two drinks daily for men —…

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woman with long hair eating a salad with sweet bell peppers

9 Best Foods for Hair Growth, Say Experts

By Zlata Faerman / July 15, 2023 / Comments Off on 9 Best Foods for Hair Growth, Say Experts

From supporting shiny, lustrous locks to combating thinning hair, what we eat plays an important role in our hair health. Healthy hair can also signify overall well-being, indicating that our general nutritional needs are fulfilled. We caught up with doctors, nutritionists, and hair health experts to better understand the relationship between diet and hair growth.…

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woman holding a jar of chia seed pudding with fruit

7 Best Snacks for a Healthy Gut, Say Dietitians

By Zlata Faerman / March 12, 2023 / Comments Off on 7 Best Snacks for a Healthy Gut, Say Dietitians

No doubt you know that your diet is incredibly important and impactful to your overall well-being. One of the reasons why it matters so much is that the food we eat is key to the makeup of our microbiome, the microbes that naturally live in and on our bodies. Recent research shows that the gut…

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parfait with nuts blueberries granola and honey

8 Energizing Foods That Don’t Have Caffeine

By Zlata Faerman / November 15, 2022 / Comments Off on 8 Energizing Foods That Don’t Have Caffeine

From groggy mornings to sluggish afternoons to the occasional bout of brain fog, we could all use a pick-me-up once in a while. While an occasional cup of coffee is not typically problematic for most of us, excessive caffeine consumption has been shown to cause negative effects like anxiety, agitation, headaches, and gastrointestinal issues. When…

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