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 >

What’s Up With Your Eating Your Placenta?

Alicia Silverstone did it. So did January Jones, Mayim Bialik, and Tamera Mowry. What they did is something rare in Western culture: They ate their placentas. While these celebrities all believe in the power of consuming their own placentas to help control postpartum pain,… 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 >

Breastfeeding and Alcohol Consumption

Becoming a mom can be exciting, emotional, and challenging to say the least. Given the abundance of misinformation and myths, it can also be confusing. One particular point of contention: If you’re a breastfeeding mother, can you safely drink alcohol? If your first instinct… read more >

Field Guide to Leafy Greens

You know you should be eating more of them, but do you know why leafy greens are so beneficial? This handy field guide will help you up your intake without committing to an all-salad-all-the-time diet. Learn more about how to prepare, store, cook, and… read more >

15-Minute Ratatouille

In just 15 minutes, you can prepare a colorful, delicious meal for two with this quick and easy ratatouille recipe. The dish is packed with fiber and vitamin C thanks to the summer squash and crunchy, sweet bell peppers. Try the diced tomatoes with… read more >