January 05, 2017 by Contributor in Eating Well

What Exactly Does “Healthy” Mean?

After a bit of “KIND” nudging (via a citizens’ petition filed a year ago by KIND snacks), the FDA is redefining the criteria foods must meet to use “healthy” on a label, and is seeking suggestions. Here are mine. Featured recipe: Shrimp Pad Thai Salad 1. Healthy food promotes health.

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December 27, 2016 by Contributor in Eating Well

Top 10 Healthy Food Trends for 2017

I can’t believe 2016 is almost over. It certainly was a big year. Food wise, we saw cauliflower everything, avocado toast start to pitter out (although it’s still popular), doughnut shops take hold, and smoothie bowls everywhere. So what’s coming up for 2017? I asked EatingWell’s editors what healthy food

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December 22, 2016 by Contributor in Eating Well

Eat the Rainbow with This Healthy Hummus Recipe Made 4 Ways!

The only thing better than a big bowl of homemade creamy hummus is 4 big bowls of homemade creamy hummus in all the colors of the rainbow. That’s right—vibrant, colorful hummus all naturally dyed by vegetables. We’re always looking for new ways to eat more veg, and this may be

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December 08, 2016 by Contributor in Eating Well

These Kids Rapping About Vegetables Is the Best Thing You’ll See Today

[embedded content] Not everyone gets excited about vegetables, but this video will definitely help and at the very least it has to put a smile on your face. These kids have talent. And they’re rapping about growing food and vegetables. Not only that, they’re really good—at rapping, dancing, knowing their

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December 05, 2016 by Contributor in Eating Well

5 Meal-Prep Ideas We LOVE

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December 02, 2016 by Contributor in Eating Well

4 Really Cool (and Surprising) Benefits of Peppermint

‘Tis the season for all things peppermint—whether it’s hot cocoa spiked with minty flavor, candy canes being hung on a tree or smashed on top of chocolate bark (like in this Peppermint Mocha Chocolate Bark recipe). And there are plenty of reasons to love mint, beyond the icy cool flavor.

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