Polyunsaturated Fat

Endive Salad with Blue Cheese, Pears & Spice-Candied Walnuts

Blue Cheese

Are Pistachios Healthy? Here's What Experts Say

You can find the shelled green nuts everywhere, from airport kiosks to health food stores. But are pistachios as healthy as they’re cracked up to be? …

Chronic Disease

Five-Spice Grilled Chicken with Hoisin-Maple Glaze

Preparation<p>In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, paprika, garlic, 2 tsp. of the five-spice, fennel, mustard, 1 Tbs. salt, and 2 tsp. pepper. Put …


Grilled Caesar Salad

Recipe<p>Servings: 4 to 6<p>A touch of smoky flavor lends depth to the familiar combination of romaine, Parmigiano, anchovies, and lemon. Like a …


Mushroom and Parmesan Soup with Chive Crème Fraîche


Hazelnut Toffee Squares


Peanut Dipping Sauce

Preparation<p>Heat the oil in a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add the curry paste and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the …


Tahini Nutrition Facts

Many savvy cooks know that tahini is a key ingredient in hummus, a popular spread eaten around the world. But you've probably wondered, <i>what is tahini</i>?<p>…


Jicama Nutrition Facts

Jicama has gained a great deal of popularity in food circles. So what is jicama? This root vegetable (pronounced HEE-ka-ma or more commonly …

Blood Vessels

Couscous with Corn and Blue Cheese

Recipe<p>Servings: 4<p>In this one-pot side dish, couscous is cooked with fresh corn to soak up its sweet flavor. A touch of cayenne and crumbled blue …

Blue Cheese

Baked Pasta with Cream & Parmigiano Reggiano

Preparation<p>Heat the oven to 500°F. In a large pot, bring 3 quarts of water to a boil. In a large bowl, combine the cream with all but 2 Tbs. of the …


Beef Ragù Chiantigiana

Preparation<p>If using beef chuck, cut it into 1 inch chunks, leaving on some of the fat. In a food processor, pulse the chunks in batches, about five …


Quick Marinara with Toasted Garlic and Rosemary

Preparation<p>Strain off and discard 1/2 cup of the tomatoes’ juices (this will give the sauce a thicker consistency).Heat the oil and garlic in a …


Sweet Corn Pizza

Login to rate this recipe.<p>Makes: 4 to 8 servings<br>• Prep 25 mins<br>• Bake 17 mins<p>Cutting fresh corn from the cob is a must for these cheery summer pizzas. It …


Is Bulletproof Coffee a Healthy Drink?

What if you could drink a specialty coffee for weight loss and increased energy? Bulletproof coffee is making these claims and more. Drinking this …

Saturated Fats

Plantain Nutrition Facts

Plantains look like bananas, but they don't always taste like them. In fact, their taste varies based on ripeness. So what's the difference between a …


Dragon Fruit Nutrition Facts

Dragon fruit—also called <i>pitaya</i> or <i>pitahaya—</i>is a member of the Cactaceae family (cactus species). The bright pink, bulb-shaped fruit is known for its …


Jasmine Rice with Toasted Pine Nuts and Chives


Everything You Need to Know About Sunflower Oil

Sunflower oil is a type of vegetable oil. It’s made from the seeds of a sunflower. Light in color and mild in flavor, it’s often used for cooking. …

Immune System

Cheese Fondue

Login to rate this recipe.<p>Makes: 8 to 10 servings<br>• Yield: 2 3/4 cups<br>• Hands On 15 mins<br>• Total Time 20 mins<p>Classic cheese fondue is a splurge in every …


Potato and Gruyère Gratin

Preparation<p>Position a rack in the center of the oven and heat the oven to 350°F. Butter a 9×13-inch (or similar) baking dish.<br>• In a 5-quart pot, bring …


Top 10 Foods You Should Start Eating Daily To Get Rid Of Belly Fat, According To A Nutritionist

Cardio is great and crunches get to the core of things. But when it comes to shedding pounds from your middle, food is a big factor. We asked Colette …


Natural ways to improve insulin sensitivity

Insulin sensitivity refers to how sensitive the body's cells are in response to insulin. Doctors generally consider a high insulin sensitivity to be …


Can dietary changes help with microscopic colitis?

Microscopic colitis is an inflammation of the bowel lining that doctors can only see under a microscope. It is often possible to treat this condition …


Health Benefits and Calorie Content of Tea

You've heard about the health benefits of tea. And you may have heard that certain types of tea can help you lose weight. But are any of the claims …

Weight Loss

Spicy Cellophane Noodle Stir-Fry with Tofu, Green Beans, and Herbs

Preparation<p>Put the noodles in a large heatproof bowl and cover with 2 quarts of boiling water. Let sit until the noodles become soft and pliable, …


The truth about fats: the good, the bad, and the in-between

Avoid the trans fats, limit the saturated fats, and replace with essential polyunsaturated fats<p>Updated: August 13, 2018<p>Published: February, 2015<p>Why …


Lamb Shanks Braised in Red Wine

Preparation<p>Heat the oven to 425°F. Season the shanks with salt and pepper. In a large, high-sided ovenproof pot, heat the oil until barely smoking. …


Lamb Stew with Parsnips, Prunes, and Chickpeas

Preparation<p>Prepare the lamb<p>Position a rack in the center of the oven and heat the oven to 350°F.<p>Season the lamb with 2 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. pepper. …


10 Foods Scientifically-Proven to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

A staggering 5.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a neurodegenerative disorder known for robbing minds of their …