Healthy Eating

7 Easy (and Delicious!) Dishes You Can Make Using Cauliflower

Let’s be honest: Plain, steamed cauliflower is a dish few people actually look forward to eating. It’s kind of boring and a little bland. But don’t write it off quite yet! Cauliflower is actually an incredibly versatile veggie that can…


Colonial Michilimackinac Recreates Historic Gardens {Video}

Can you imagine having to haul buckets to and from a lake during Michigan’s hot summers to keep your garden watered? Or having to rely on preserving food you grew for household and medicinal purposes during Michigan’s bitter cold winters? Gardens…


“Let’s Talk Health” Event Coming to Southwest Detroit Oct. 3

There’s always something going on in Detroit and this weekend is no exception. This Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, Western International High School will double as a hub for all things healthy in the heart of southwest Detroit. Blue Cross Blue Shield…

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Make Movie Night Healthier with Stove Top Popcorn

Besides being an essential part of the movie watching experience, popcorn can also be a healthy snack. Although it’s easy to just throw a popcorn bag in the microwave, stove top popcorn is a healthy alternative that can be just as easy and delicious….


Michigan Cantaloupe and Prosciutto Skewers {Recipe}

Fall is a great time to enjoy delicious and ripe Michigan cantaloupes. This sweet and savory cantaloupe appetizer is great for an end of summer BBQ or to bring along to an upcoming football tailgate. This recipe, adapted from Food Network,…


Conquering Those Late-Night Hunger Pains

Everyone has been there: its 9:30 pm, dinner was hours ago and your stomach starts rumbling for a snack. Before you reach for those Chinese leftovers or dig into the cookie jar, thinking about the effects of late nighttime snacking…




Fall in Love with This Season’s Top Produce

Fall is one of Michigan’s most beautiful seasons. With shades of red, orange and yellow everywhere you look, it’s hard not to get excited about turning over a new leaf yourself. It’s also natural to feel a little sad that…


Making Sure Back-to-School Lunches Keep Their Cool

  Back-to-school season is here, which means a return to packing lunches in the morning for your kids to take with them. It’s a smart idea: Packing their lunches is good for your budget and you have more control over how…


Spinach and Feta Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast casseroles are a great make-ahead dish that can be kept refrigerated overnight, making breakfast a breeze the next morning. It can be easy to fall into the same old scramble when it comes to preparing breakfast. This recipe, adapted from Weight…