Fitness / Nutrition


Add a new twist to a Thanksgiving staple with a cranberry crumble

With plane delays, snowstorms and roasting the turkey, the Thanksgiving holidays can be unpredictable. So it’s a good thing there are cranberries.

The best burgers: Roasted garlic turkey burgers

When roasted, a head of garlic is transformed into a buttery, sweet purée that you can stir into soups, dips, or meat mixtures. In this recipe it takes turkey burgers from the ordinary to the sublime.

Veggie heaven! Make ratatouille with chicken and corn for dinner

The combination of eggplant, zucchini and tomatoes, called ratatouille, is the perfect dish to make when tomatoes are in season.

Cheese, please! Rice and zucchini pie is a perfect fall dinner option

This brown rice and grated zucchini pie, like a quiche without a crust, is a terrific dish to serve for brunch, lunch or supper.

Pomegranates: The “seeded apples”

Pomegranates, known for their bright color and odd shape, are available only during the fall to early winter. Because of their high content of antioxidants, pomegranates have gained a reputation as a superfood.

Yoga: Take a deep breath

Yoga is an ancient discipline that combines meditation with certain positions called asanas. Yoga has been found to improve physical health, and studies now suggest that it can improve mental health as well.

Exercise for mental health

It is well established that exercise improves health and can lower the risk of several chronic illnesses. Exercise can also prevent or help control depression.

Szechuan stir-fry

This recipe contains low-fat protein, fiber and complex carbohydrates, all of which can benefit mental health.

The link between healthy eating and mental health

Research is showing that healthy eating, such as the Mediterranean Diet, are good for the body as well as the mind.

Enjoy a sweet treat with an American classic

Apples, cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar, topped with breadcrumbs, walnuts and butter — what’s not to like?

The facts behind processed meats

Processed meats are red meats and poultry that are preserved by smoking, curing, salting or addition of any chemical preservatives.

Summer bread salad surprise

"Bread salads” may sound a bit odd, but they couldn’t make more sense.

Mamma mia! Italian polenta with tomato sauce is a versatile dinner option

When tomatoes are at their peak, make a delicious garden tomato sauce to serve over pasta or polenta (stone-ground cornmeal). Polenta is super-easy to prepare: just bring water and milk to a boil, stir in the cornmeal and whisk like ...

Piled high spicy shrimp nachos

Shrimp are ideal for the dog days of summer. They require a nanosecond of cooking and are great served chilled. Here, they elevate spicy nachos to dinner-course level, providing simple and refreshing nourishment.

What school? There’s still time to enjoy safe summer fun

School vacations are almost over, but there is still time to enjoy some summer fun with your family. Weekend getaways, days at the beach, and long lazy days by a pool can be entertaining for the kids, and hopefully relaxing ...