November 28, 2016 by Contributor in Eating Well

6 Simple Gifts You Can Make in 10 Minutes (No Cooking Necessary)

I LOVE this time of year: the food, the decorations, the music, all the parties and celebrations, spending time with family. I especially love giving gifts. Finding the perfect something for all the people in my life is like solving a big warm-fuzzy puzzle. But my nostalgic holiday idealism is

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November 28, 2016 by Contributor in Eating Well

6 Healthy Holiday Treats & Snacks to Make with Your Kids

There’s no shortage of sweets, treats and cookies during the holiday season. But sometimes, the kids (and if we’re honest, grownups too!) just need a little break from the sugar high. I know that my own kids are much more likely to enjoy their food when they get to help

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November 23, 2016 by Contributor in Eating Well

Which Bakeware Should You Use—Metal or Glass?

Most of the time, either type of pan will give you good results. But there are slight differences because of the way each conducts heat. Here’s how they affect brownies. Related: Do You Really Need to Preheat Your Oven? If you like fudgy brownies, a glass pan is best. It

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November 23, 2016 by Contributor in Eating Well

57 Delicious & Healthy Ways to Use Leftover Chicken

Roasting a whole chicken has always been one of my favorite meal-prep tips—cook once and you’ll have dinner tonight plus more for meals all week. I’ve even made it part of my regular Sunday routine. Trust me, it’s easy! Not only is buying a whole chicken easy on your wallet

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November 22, 2016 by Contributor in Eating Well

The One Trick You Need to Outsmart a Holiday Eating Binge

It’s easy to feel like healthy habits take a backseat this time of year with the onslaught of holiday parties. There are sure to be plenty of cookies, eggnog, chocolate and cocktails. You may try to convince yourself that these treats are limited-time-only specials—that come January, the healthy eating will

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November 22, 2016 by Contributor in Eating Well

You’re Not Alone: EatingWell Readers Share Their Holiday Cooking Disasters

From undercooked fowl to burnt-to-a-crisp birds, tales of Thanksgiving turkey fails are hilarious—until they happen to you. One year in the EatingWell Test Kitchen, we watched a turkey go up in flames (too much booze in the roasting pan). Still, what can you do but laugh about it? In this

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