Make your own jam the easy way with chia. The seeds’ binding power means you won’t need pectin—just a bit of sweetener (how much depends on the fruit). For blueberry jam, for example, add a few tablespoons of maple syrup or honey and 1/4 cup chia seeds to a few cups of berries and cook, stirring, over medium-low heat until it thickens. The result is so delicious and healthy. Use any fruit you like, or a combination; we love berries mixed with peeled and seeded stone fruits, like peaches or plums.
Healthy Eating Colleen TraversNov 28 Healthy eating over the holidays doesn’t have to be impossible. In fact, you’re likely already eating some of the best foods for your weight and health without even knowing it. Here, nutritionists dish on which festive foods won’t wreck your waistline this season. Brussels sprouts Yuliya Gontar/Shutterstock This vegetable is […]
Let your pots do double duty Africa Studio/Shutterstock When you sauté or simmer something moist—such as vegetables, beans, or sauces—lay a different food on top (especially a protein like fish, chicken, or eggs), cover with a lid, and let the steam naturally cook that upper layer. For instance, for a fast eggs Florentine, steam the […]
Brooke NelsonOct 18 It could put your health at risk. straga/Shutterstock Here in the good old U.S. of A., storing your eggs in the fridge is about as American as apple pie and baseball. But depending on where you place them in the fridge, you could be harming your health, a storage expert reveals. By […]