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!

Kitchen Essentials I Can’t Live Without

As a professional and home-cook, I have come to appreciate the following utensils and appliances – they make life in the kitchen so much more convenient, and help to save time.

Choosing Knives

Quality, not quantity should be your guide. A well-made set of 3-4 knives is plenty for a beginner or intermediate home cook. If you want to splurge, by all means check out Korin’s astounding knife collection.

Eat, Pray, Love

A great summer read, but an even better travel read, her tales of dark-eyed men, wise gurus, and breathtaking sites will have you grinning. Did she leave anything out? Certainly not the tongue and cheek humor of a smart and happening lady who has experienced tough times yet loved deeply.

The Power of Nice

Is it really so important to be nice? Linda and Robin share the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of success. You’ll love their inspirational personal stories, surprising research from famous physiologists and socialists, and the use of plain common sense – their trademark.

Whole Grains Every Day Every Way

Lorna Sass has written an exciting book on grains that will appeal to anyone, meat-eating, vegetarian, vegan. Ideal for the home cook who wants to learn more about whole grains, its easy, time-saving recipes will become a valued resource in your kitchen.

Nature’s Path in Body+Soul

The May 2007 issue of Body+Soul features a page of the tasty granola parfait I styled and photographed. It jumps out as the perfect breakfast or dessert for Body+Soul readers.

Cure for the Carboholic #2

As I watched my husband reach for the bread basket, I started thinking about possible new healthy recipes to entice him away from all the processed carbohydrates.

Joy Bauer’s Food Cures

Contributing more than fifty recipes, Jennifer felt fortunate to work closely with Joy on ‘Food Cures’, which unmasks the link between food and health with simple explanations and relatable case studies from Joy’s personal experiences.