The benefits of following a Mediterranean Diet have been touted for quite some time based on observational studies, which showed an inverse association between following a Mediterranean Diet and risk of cardiovascular disease.
This week, the results of a randomized controlled study – the cream of the crop when it comes to research – were released and showed that about 30 percent of heart attacks, strokes, and deaths from heart disease can be prevented in people at high r… read more »
The biggest movie event of the year is just three days away – the Oscars. Just like New Year’s Eve and Superbowl Sunday are commonly celebrated with parties that revolve around food and watching the tube, so too the Oscars have become an occasion for gathering with friends. In honor of the Oscars, this month’s Recipe ReDux theme is
Oscars in the Kitchen
The challenge: create a healthy recipe inspired by your favorite food scene or featured dish from any movie. I honestly hav… read more »
In the final issue of Everyday Food (cue the violins), I saw a delicious-looking recipe using acorn squash. In the past, when I made acorn squash I have used it as an edible “bowl” to hold a mixed rice dish. I even once filled it with turkey bolognese – that was an interesting combination, one I’m not sure I would repeat. The squash has always been a vessel of sorts, not really the star of the show.
When I saw the recipe for Creamy Baked Acorn Squash, I liked the idea of highlighting… read more »