Boost the flavor and nutritional value of winter meals by growing a container of greens indoors
BY MELINDA MYERS | January 26, 2023 at 9:53 a.m.

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


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?


Carrots, an edible bouquet

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


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


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


Brighten the Holidays with Colorful Plants

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

Staying Safe and Joyful

Being adaptable and building an inclusive environment are key