HEALTH & FITNESS

Spaghetti & Meatball Soup

A couple of nights a week our family ends up eating in shifts because everyone is going every which way, all at the same time. Having a hearty soup...

Do Superfoods Really Exist?

The term ‘superfood’ is used to define food items that have high levels of particular nutrients (antioxidants, vitamins, or minerals) and extra hea...

Best-Ever Pozole

Don't let the time commitment scare you. It's as easy as bringing water to a boil and the longer you let it simmer, the better it will be. This so...

What are the Health Benefits of a Vegan Diet?

While there are a variety of reasons for adopting a vegan diet, health reasons are attracting a lot of scientific focus. Vegans tend to be thinner,...

Butter versus Margarine: Which is Healthier?

Butter and margarine are used as spreads on bread and also for cooking and baking. There is a lot of controversy over the use of butter and margari...

Bubble Waffles

Bubble Waffles are kids' new obsession! They're so much fun and the perfect breakfast.  When I say my kids' are OBSESSED with these Bubble Waffl...

Does Drinking 100% Fruit Juice Put on Weight?

Juicing is a popular trend these days and is touted for its weight loss and detoxing benefits. To keep up with the increasing demand, plenty of rea...

What Happens to the Body When we Diet?

The body starts to respond to healthy dietary changes as soon as they are made. This can be advantageous, because a diet can then eventually reduce...

Grilled Lobster Tails with Stelline and Lemon

The first Valentine’s Day I spent with my husband, David, was in New York. We had just started dating, and after a long run of being single, I was ...

Steakhouse-Style Rib Eyes

Jaw-dropping centerpiece dishes require two essentials: salt and time. Preseasoning is the simplest thing you can do to make a good piece of meat g...

Pomegranate-Glazed Salmon with Oranges, Olives,...

As the workday fades and I begin to build dinner in my mind, I’ve come to realize that my most creative and delicious weeknight dishes are born fro...

Herbes de Provence–Crusted Branzino and Fingerl...

Herbes de Provence, a blend of spices including lavender, thyme, and fennel, is a classic French ingredient. Williams Sonoma makes a particularly a...