HEALTHY RECIPES

The body actually needs more calories to stay warm when it becomes chilled during these winter months
BY MARY PURDY, BA AND MARK KESTIN, PHD | January 26, 2023 at 12:19 p.m.

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Grow Tasty and Nutritious Leafy Greens Indoors

Boost the flavor and nutritional value of winter meals by growing a container of greens indoors

Simple Home Safety Solutions for Aging-in-Place

There are a number of small adjustments and modifications you can make to help keep seniors safe in their homes

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Comfort food for winter

One of my favorite foods this time of year is parsnips. Paired with tomatoes or spinach, they can contribute to a fine vegetarian meal.

Butter vs. Margarine

Still not sure which spread to choose? How about vegetable oils in their natural form or nut butters

Grow a Beautiful Indoor Succulent Garden

These easy-care houseplants come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes making them perfect for any home

Ring in the New Year with Traditions, Fruits, and Vegetables

Try a few of these food-related New Year traditions

New Cookbook Delivers Recipes from Around the World for Better Aging

Her passion is for discovering food treasures from the Blue Zones — parts of the world where people live longer, healthier lives

Spices: A Pinch of Health

Did you know that spices have medicinal properties that can carry us a long way toward better health?

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Carrots, an edible bouquet

Serve carrots raw in green salads, grated in Moroccan carrot salad or sweetly glazed for a taste of fall.

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Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy

Holiday celebrations offer many sweet treats and seasonal specialties that make your mouth water

Invite Songbirds to Your Winter Garden

Winter has many birds searching for food

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Keep Holiday Greens Looking Their Best

Tips on keeping greens fresh and looking their best with minimal effort

The Original Dietary Guideline:

For some, the most beloved parts of the holiday season are special meals enjoyed with family and friends

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Brighten the Holidays with Colorful Plants

This is the time of year to give, receive or fill your home with colorful holiday plants