Food & Nutrition

This One-Skillet Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe Is Packed With Vitamins and Minerals

Mushrooms have gotten a lot of attention recently, and for good reason: They’re packed with vitamins and minerals—like B6, folate, niacin, copper, selenium, and zinc—and the unique antioxidant ergothioneine (also known as ERGO). The fungi are a decent source of fiber, too. One serving of shiitake mushrooms, for example, supplies 3 grams. What’s more, observational research suggests that regular mushroom consumption […]

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You're Attending Someone Else's Thanksgiving, So What Should You Bring?

You’ve got one job: to bring one dish to someone else’s Thanksgiving. Easy enough, right? The possibilities are endless! But that’s exactly what makes deciding what dish to bring incredibly difficult. There are generally 2 types of Thanksgiving hosts. Some hosts go into what I call “party planning mode;” they’re organized and they divvy out specific dish assignments […]

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Mix Leftover Cranberry Sauce Into Your Waffle Batter

Very important question: Do you have any leftover cranberry sauce? Assuming that you do, you should consider adding cranberry sauce to your waffles for an amazing day-after-Thanksgiving breakfast. (After all, Thanksgiving leftovers are arguably better than the big feast itself—especially when they’re transformed into a waffle.) You can upgrade homemade Belgian waffles or plain ol’ boxed mix by adding leftover cranberry sauce or fresh, […]

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16 Healthy Halloween Candy Swaps That Won’t Get Your House Egged

Healthy Eating Sharon FeiereisenOct 05 No, we’re not recommending handing out boxes or raisins or quarters this Halloween! There’s a growing number of healthier Halloween treats that kids (and adults!) will actually love—and there’s no bouncing off the walls followed by a major crash involved. Instead of microwave popcorn, try SkinnyPop Popcorn shutterstock, via skinnypop.com […]

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I Asked a Chef How to Make Better Hummus—and Got 8 Game-Changing Tips

It’s funny to think that as recently as a decade ago, “guacamole hummus” and “artichoke-spinach” hummus dominated our idea of what the Middle Eastern dip could and should be. Thank goodness for the hummus revolution. Chefs such as Einat Admony (Taim; Balaboosta) in New York, Michael Solomonov in Philadelphia (Zahav; Federal Donuts) and Alon Shaya […]