Healthy Eating Tips & Insights

This section of the site highlights insights, strategies and tips to eat better - covering eating habits, healthy shopping, eating out, and making smarter choices. If you're not cooking for yourself yet, this is your section!

Healthy Solution for Indian Take-Out

Take-out Indian food is one of my favorite treats since traditional Indian sauces can be extremely time-consuming to make – with a long list of spices, herbs, and many chopped vegetables that go into each and every dish. Last week, I cooked cubed-up chicken and veggies, testing out a new jarred Tikki Marsala sauce … and I was truly amazed!

Cooking With Herbs

Herbs have been delighting cooks for centuries, but did you know that herbs are a dieter’s dream? They’re fat free, very low in calories, packed with flavor and also have other added health benefits.

What are Goji Berries?

Goji berries, also called wolf berries, come from Northern Asia, mainly grown in Tibet. Don’t let their tough exterior fool you, these little wrinkled berries are seriously beauty food!

What is Organic? Why is it Good for You?

Foods that are raised or grown organically must follow certain guidelines. They are raised in an environmentally-friendly way, without pesticides or radiation, and restricted amounts of hormones and antibiotics. But why is organic more expensive?

Is Chocolate the Secret to Living Longer?

So what’s all the current health buzz about cocoa I keep hearing on the news?

20 Ways To Spin A Salad

Salad is one of those things that you can get tired of pretty quickly. Have you ever heard someone announce in a restaurant that they are just dying for a salad? So here are some easy ways to put a gourmet spin on your bed of greens to make a drool-worthy meal…

Summer Fun: The Edible Garden

Want to the freshest fare this summer or maybe find out how to grow Martha Stewart’s culinary herb garden? The New York Botanical Garden will present ‘The Edible Garden’, a summer-long celebration of growing great food. Visit June 27 & 28 for a special local food festival!

5 Foods To Summer-Proof Your Skin

With summer in full swing, help your skin successfully weather the season with these two essential steps: exfoliation and moisturization. So here are 5 easy ways your kitchen can serve as your very own spa…