Eat Well

Field Guide to Spring Farmers’ Markets

Healthy springtime staples like asparagus and peas are a hallmark of the season, but lesser-known treasures like fiddlehead ferns and stinging nettles tend to get overlooked. This spring, use our field guide to spring farmers’ markets and learn how to identify, select, and serve… read more >

Healthy Comfort Foods: Cornbread Muffins

These whole-grain cornmeal muffins, lightly sweetened with honey, are the perfect accompaniment to a hearty chili or plate of braised collard greens. Without butter, cheese, or eggs (and easily made vegan–see Recipe Tips), these muffins are a healthier take on a classic comfort food…. read more >

Healthy Comfort Foods: Veggie Burgers

Beets, mushrooms, and walnuts impart a deep, toasted flavor to these mouthwatering veggie burgers. Pureeing the ingredients and adding a “flax egg”–an egg substitute made by whipping ground flaxseeds with water–keeps the burgers from falling apart. Yield: 6 servings Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes… read more >

Healthy Comfort Foods: Mac and Cheese

Plump pasta, creamy sharp cheese, and a crispy bread crumb topping. A bowl of baked mac and cheese is just about the definition of comfort food. For our healthy version, we cut the saturated fat and upped the vegetable content. Rather than combining milk,… read more >

Braised Kale and Hijiki with Mushrooms

Reminiscent of a warm kale salad, these braised greens are hearty and delicious, and are the perfect complement to any healthy main. While kale and mushrooms have been touted extensively for their health benefits, sea vegetables like hijiki don’t get the same top billing–though… read more >

Eating for Better Sleep

Sleep: We love it, we crave more of it, and yet, few of us actually get enough of it. According to the National Sleep Foundation’s latest study, Americans sleep an average of six and a half hours on workdays, despite the recommended seven to nine… read more >

Spaghetti Squash with Baked Tofu

Winter squashes are a rich source of antioxidants and fiber, and few varieties are more fun to eat than the spaghetti squash. While many recipes require long roasting times so that the flesh can become tender enough to transform into pasta-like strands, this quick… read more >