9 Foods Not to Give Your Kids

If you’ve followed the news on childhood obesity lately, you know the state of affairs is pretty grim. Childhood obesity rates have tripled over the past two decades, and most signs point to the next generation being the first whose life expectancy will be...

Salt: Taste Bud Thriller or Silent Killer?

Salt: No fat. No calories. Not to mention it’s delicious! What’s not to love? Well, as most of us know, too much salt can be a major contributor to high blood pressure, which can lead to heart disease, stroke, or kidney disorders. But our bodies also need...

4 Recipes for Down and Dirty One-Pot Meals

For a lot of us, an elegant sit-down family dinner means serving the chicken without the bucket. Having to work until 5:00 or 6:00 at night and then having to come home and whip up something your children will eat and won’t get you reported to Protective...

Recipe Tips for the Lazy Chef

Looking for some recipes using only ONE pot? Read this article on one pot meals.  This article has some cooking tips for people like me who want to limit their kitchen mess to one pot. But after writing the One Pot Meals article, however, this question occurred to me:...

10 Vegetarian Sources of Protein

Anyone who’s read the latest studies about high-protein diets knows that we need to get a substantial amount of protein in our diets—about a third of a gram for every pound of body weight. Meat provides one of our best and most readily available sources of...