Rock the Rolls: Lettuce Wraps, Stuffed Cabbage and More

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Rock the Rolls: Lettuce Wraps, Stuffed Cabbage and More Blog Post

While you may not follow a Paleo or gluten-free diet, here’s a takeaway from both that will help get more veggies into your diet: use vegetables to wrap up your meal.

Bread, wraps and tortillas may be the first things you think of to “contain” sandwiches, tacos and more, but lettuce, dark leafy greens and cabbage do the trick just as well.

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Dinner, Planned! Your 1-Month Healthy Dinner Meal Plan: Week 1

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Dinner, Planned! Your 1-Month Healthy Dinner Meal Plan: Week 1 Blog Post

What should I make for dinner? I used to ponder this question on my way home from work everyday, trying to balance my husband’s tastes with my own while also trying to avoid the same-old pasta and salad standby meal. This month, I don’t even need to think about dinner because I’ll be using our new 28-day healthy dinner plan from the September/October 2014 issue of EatingWell magazine.

Get the full 1-month dinner plan!


Perfect Fried Rice in 5 Steps

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Perfect Fried Rice in 5 Steps  Blog Post

Growing up, having fried rice for dinner was synonymous with “fridge clean-out day,” meaning that any leftover vegetables and/or proteins from the night—or week—before were on their way to the wok. Those leftovers might be pieces of Chinese roast pork, bits of leftover chicken and baby bok choy, gai lan (Chinese broccoli) and corn—but when mixed with eggs and oyster sauce, they made a quick dinner that was ready in minutes.


Cherry Recipes Make the Most of the Wonder Fruit’s Benefits

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Cherry Recipes Make the Most of the Wonder Fruit's Benefits Blog Post

Sweet cherries are here, and because most are grown along the lengthy West Coast the season lasts from mid-May in California to the end of the harvest in Washington in August. Intensely flavorful and juicy, cherries are not a hard sell. But their long list of powerful nutrients seals the deal: they’re rich in anthocyanins (potent antioxidants with anti-inflammatory properties) and boast plenty of blood-pressure-reducing potassium. They often grow in pairs, because multiple flowers bloom from a single bud and when they fruit, the cherries stay together.