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The Healthy Cook's Creamy Cilantro Sauce

THE HEALTHY COOK'S CREAMY CILANTRO SAUCE

Creamy Cilantro Sauce ¼ cup low-fat sour cream 2 Tbs. mayonnaise 1 Tbs. fresh lime juice ¼ cup packed fresh cilantro ¼ tsp. kosher...

Are sunless tanners safe?

ARE SUNLESS TANNERS SAFE?

Can tanning lotions give you a bronze glow without boosting your risk of skin cancer and wrinkles? The active ingredient in most sunless...

 
 
 
Do antiperspirants cause cancer?

DO ANTIPERSPIRANTS CAUSE CANCER?

“You wouldn't swallow a spoonful of toxic cosmetic ingredients,” wrote Time.com in 2016. “But in some ways, smearing them under your...

Why sugar snap peas are a sweet deal

WHY SUGAR SNAP PEAS ARE A SWEET DEAL

The succulent, crisp crowd-pleasers are a cross between regular green peas and snow peas. The result: a crunchy outer pod and sweet...

 
 
 
Can a foot stool help you stay regular?

CAN A FOOT STOOL HELP YOU STAY REGULAR?

“The 1 way to 2,” proclaims the Squatty Potty website. “Squatty Potty is the original toilet stool that positions your body in a natural,...

Does a small entrée lead to a big dessert?

DOES A SMALL ENTRÉE LEAD TO A BIG DESSERT?

Researchers asked 74 people to eat as much of an entrée and a dessert as they wanted. On four subsequent occasions, the scientists...

 
 
 
Is there a link between weight & memory?

IS THERE A LINK BETWEEN WEIGHT & MEMORY?

Are thinner people at greater risk for dementia, as studies have suggested? In a recent study , scientists tracked 1.1 million women...

Got an hour to exercise?

GOT AN HOUR TO EXERCISE?

Just one hour of strength training may help people with prediabetes In a recent study, scientists had 10 sedentary middle-aged men...

 
 
 
Can fiber help keep you regular?

CAN FIBER HELP KEEP YOU REGULAR?

Want more fiber? Replace fiber-poor foods like white potatoes with whole grains, beans, and loads of veggies. First, what does it mean...

Waste not, want not?

WASTE NOT, WANT NOT?

Food waste made headlines recently as farmers were forced to dump millions of pounds of fresh food intended for businesses and schools...

 
 
 
Fast carbs: are they hijacking our health?

FAST CARBS: ARE THEY HIJACKING OUR HEALTH?

Bread, bagels, buns, breakfast cereals, pizza crust, pancakes, pretzels, pastries, chips, cookies, cakes, ice cream, soda. Most are...

Two summery grain salads from The Healthy Cook

TWO SUMMERY GRAIN SALADS FROM THE HEALTHY COOK

The recipes in this post were developed by Kate Sherwood, The Healthy Cook. Have a comment, question, or idea? Email Kate at healthycook...

 
 
 
A spring vegetable standout

A SPRING VEGETABLE STANDOUT

Most cruciferous superstars-think kale, Brussels sprouts, cabbage-pack a bold taste and texture. Not bok choy. The Chinese cabbage...

Change your diet, change your gut bacteria?

CHANGE YOUR DIET, CHANGE YOUR GUT BACTERIA?

Can certain diets help you lose weight by changing your gut microbes, as some people claim? Two years ago, when researchers randomly...

 
 
 
This simple salad makes the best of spring vegetables

THIS SIMPLE SALAD MAKES THE BEST OF SPRING VEGETABLES

The recipe in this post was developed by Kate Sherwood, The Healthy Cook. Have a comment, question, or idea? E-mail Kate at healthycook...

What's your healthspan?

WHAT'S YOUR HEALTHSPAN?

“People don't just want to live longer,” says Frank Hu, chair of the nutrition department at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public...

 
 
 
Foods & immunity: What's the catch?

FOODS & IMMUNITY: WHAT'S THE CATCH?

“How to strengthen your immunity during the coronavirus pandemic,” promised the CNN.com headline in March. ABC's “ Good Morning America...

When was the last time you sanitized your sponge?

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU SANITIZED YOUR SPONGE?

“A moist sponge that is not sanitized daily or replaced often can harbor bacteria and germs that can make you sick,” says Mindy Costello,...

 
 
 
Leaning on takeout or delivery right now? We have ideas

LEANING ON TAKEOUT OR DELIVERY RIGHT NOW? WE HAVE IDEAS

Our tried-and-true tips for ordering healthier restaurant takeout during the pandemic So far, we don't have evidence that the coronavirus...

How to make savory vegetable cakes

HOW TO MAKE SAVORY VEGETABLE CAKES

Got some zucchinis or sweet potatoes lying around? Each of these side dishes comes together in just 20 minutes. All you need is 5 or...

 
 
 



Chicken Picatta

Chicken Picatta

A simple pan sauce made with capers, butter, white wine, chicken stock and lemon juice envelop chicken cutlets in the traditional Chicken Piccata recipe made in episode 101 of... Read more ...

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers sizzling on the grill is the definitive sound of summer in America. Hamburgers with 80 lean meat and 20 fat, that are featured in this video, makes juicier, more... Read more ...

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

This is a tasting from the end of my Italian Beer Bread episode where I have two of my grandchildren tasting the bread with me. This is my favorite tasting! I've never... Read more ...

Innovation Is on Tap at America's Brewstilleries

Innovation Is on Tap at America's Brewstilleries

The surge of craft distilling in the U.S. followed in the wake of craft brewing's meteoric ascent. Of course, distillation and brewing go hand in hand, as the former wouldn't... Read more ...

Letter from the Editor: Infections and deaths from COVID-19 in meat, poultry...

Letter from the Editor: Infections and deaths from COVID-19 in meat, poultry industries

Opinion When Saul Sanchez, a 78-year old “green hat” supervisor at the JBS beef plant in Greeley, CO, died from COVID-19 this past April 7, nobody was thinking he might be the... Read more ...

Meal Plan - Week 3

Meal Plan - Week 3

Another Meal Plan coming up! This week has some of my favorite entrees. Check out what else we're making this week below! BREAKFAST: Smoothies for breakfast. This week we have... Read more ...

The Hallmark Channel Is Releasing Its Own Christmas Wines to Make Your...

The Hallmark Channel Is Releasing Its Own Christmas Wines to Make Your Spirits Bright

Is it ever too early to get a head start on the holidays? Probably not, especially if you're a Hallmark Channel fan! The network - which is currently hosting a "Christmas in... Read more ...

Chocolate Zucchini Bread Shakeology

Chocolate Zucchini Bread Shakeology

Hidden inside this delectable chocolate smoothie an entire cup of zucchini. Yes, a full cup of zucchini - trust us, you can't taste it - and banana, almond butter, cinnamon... Read more ...

Shakeology Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

Shakeology Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

If you've never had chia pudding, you're in for a treat. And if you love chia pudding, this recipe is going to be your new favorite! It's creamy, satisfying, and easy to meal... Read more ...

Nashville Chef Channels Creativity into Community

Nashville Chef Channels Creativity into Community

Continued from Resetting the Table Series: “Restaurants Helping Hospitality Workers and Their Communities” In Nashville, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee did... Read more ...

Ohza's Canned Mimosas Save You the Hassle of Opening Up a Full Bottle of...

Ohza's Canned Mimosas Save You the Hassle of Opening Up a Full Bottle of Champagne

If you ask me, brunch is a meal best served with endless rounds of mimosas, but it can be difficult to justify cracking open a whole bottle of Champagne if you don't have a... Read more ...

These 18 Face Masks Are Washable and Reusable

These 18 Face Masks Are Washable and Reusable

When we leave the house, we're wearing face masks. When it comes to masks, the options are twofold; you can either wear a disposable mask, or one that's reusable. We prefer... Read more ...

Beat the Heat and Get a Buzz With These Refreshing White Claw Popsicles

Beat the Heat and Get a Buzz With These Refreshing White Claw Popsicles

Let's face it: White Claw is sort of the unofficial drink of summer. They're light, bubbly, crisp, and come in a bunch of different flavors, so what's not to love? Recently... Read more ...