Yes, this dish has a little bit of butter. And yes, bacon is most definitely a prominent ingredient. But don’t rule out a recipe just because it has a bit of fat. Stephanie Izard – of Bravo’s Top Chef and Chicago’s Girl & the Goat fame – created this heavenly scallop dish to make you feel … Continue Reading

They’re not called “man’s best friends” for nothing. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most households in the United States have at least one pet. If you grew up with a dog in your household, you recognize the special bond that can develop between you and your pet at a very young age. But what if we … Continue Reading

You’ve worked your arms, legs, and abs, but do these workouts really make you sweat? The American Heart Association recommends at least 30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise a day, five days a week, for optimum health. But running isn’t the only way to get in your recommended weekly cardio. If you dread the treadmill, tack on … Continue Reading

“I’m going to drink more water.” How many times have we all set this goal without much success? Drinking more water is easier said than done. We find excuses, get busy, find ourselves distracted, and even disregard clear signs of dehydration. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a system to remind you to drink … Continue Reading

The sun is starting to set on summer, and with the end of hot days comes cooler temperatures and the inevitable onset of fall allergies. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology says that fall sniffles and sinus pressure come courtesy of two triggers (ragweed and mold) and continue until the first hard freeze … Continue Reading

Street corn is a sure thing at summer festivals. All across the country, people are wandering around, listening to music, gnawing on delicious ears of fresh corn on the cob. But even peak-season corn can be made better. How do you elevate something that’s already so sweet and delicious? By adding a little bit of spice. … Continue Reading

If you’re anything like us, you’ve basically been glued to your television for the past few weeks. The Rio Olympics have been all-consuming. Those of us who have never been sports fans are suddenly active participants during every event. And while most of what we’ve been watching is pretty easy to understand (although the official … Continue Reading

If you’ve ever had kidney stones, you know they’re not as dainty and insignificant as they might sound. Kidney stones are the product of salts and other minerals that stick together to form a rock-like formation. In many cases, kidney stones are so small that you wouldn’t even know you had them. But when they’re … Continue Reading

With the growing popularity of monthly subscription boxes, there seems to be an option available for nearly everyone. Though food and beauty-specific boxes have typically dominated this space, the health and wellness category is quickly expanding, with several new boxes launching in the last year. Here’s a list of some of the best – and most … Continue Reading

No one likes sweating. Sweat as a result of an intense workout is one thing, but stress sweat is completely different territory. To prevent it, you might reach for a deodorant that advertises “prescription strength,” but these types of promises can also mean the inclusion of nasty chemicals. But if you choose to stay healthy … Continue Reading