March-April 2015

Diffusing the Benefits of Essential Oils

March 20, 2015 Marisa Moore

For centuries, essential oils have been used to treat a variety of conditions, from lack of mental clarity and alertness to depression and indigestion. Today, practitioners employ essential oils using a combination of traditional medicine

March-April 2015

Spice It Up! Recipes

March 20, 2015 Food & Nutrition Magazine

From sweet and savory to everything in between, spices add unparalleled flavor and dimension to any meal. Whether you're in the mood for an Asian-inspired snack or a traditional Ethiopian curry, these spicy dishes will

March-April 2015

Is Your Peppercorn an Imposter?

March 2, 2015 Michele Redmond

True or false: Some kinds of "peppercorns" aren't actually pepper at all. It's true. Black peppercorns are a required kitchen staple, and fashionable peppercorn blends are adding white, green and pink peppers as flavor accessories. But

March-April 2015

DIY Kitchen: Tortillas in No Time

March 2, 2015 Sara Haas

A staple in Mexican cuisine, tortillas are easy to create and require just a few ingredients — usually wheat or corn flour with the addition of salt, water and sometimes oil, butter or lard. Not

March-April 2015

DIY Kitchen: Tortillas Step-by-Step

March 2, 2015 Sara Haas

Step 1: Mix dry ingredients. To make Basic Flour Tortillas, first combine your dry ingredients: whole-wheat flour, all-purpose flour and salt. Next, add oil and stream in water, a little at a time, until water is absorbed and

March-April 2015

Fares of Faith: Celebrating Seder

March 2, 2015 Beth Warren

Steeped in family togetherness and traditional foods among the Jewish community, Passover celebrates the Israelites' liberation from slavery in ancient Egypt. Seder dinner occurs on the evening of the 15th day of Nisan in the

March-April 2015

Turmeric: The Golden Spice

March 2, 2015 Kristen Domonell

Turmeric, that warm, bitter spice with a golden color, is a common ingredient in curry dishes, mustards and cheeses. Aside from its place in some of our favorite meals, the spice is renowned the world

March-April 2015

Chicken Tikka Masala

  Bring this classic Indian dish to your home with easy modifications such as using unsalted diced tomatoes, vegetable stock and reduced-fat or soy milk. Chicken is marinated and seared with a blend of aromatic

March-April 2015

Cinamatic (Version 1.5.2)

March 2, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Cinamatic lets you create short films using multiple short clips and creative filters. This app is from the makers of Hipstamatic, the original filter app. RDN Score 5 out of 5

March-April 2015

Elevate (Version 1.15)

March 2, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Elevate is a daily brain training game designed to improve key cognitive skills that may help improve productivity, self-confidence and more. RDN Score 5 out of 5 Platform and Price Free.

March-April 2015

MyFuelUp (Version 1.05)

March 2, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App MyFuelUp is an automatic diet generator and tracker designed especially for fitness enthusiasts. RDN Score 2 out of 5 Platform and Price Free trial. Apple. Android Pros Diets are generated based

March-April 2015

BagIQ (Version 2.0)

March 2, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App BagIQ lets you track and analyze your grocery purchases to see how what you buy may affect your health and your wallet. RDN Score 3 out of 5 Platform and Price

March-April 2015

Hi.Q (Version 1.17.68)

March 2, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App With a focus on health literacy, Hi.Q is designed to test your health knowledge using more than 10,000 questions covering over 300 nutrition, medical and exercise topics. RDN Score 5 out

March-April 2015

Lark (Version 1.3)

March 2, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Lark acts as a personal coach to help you move more, sleep better, eat healthier and stress less. Using sensors in select smartphones, Lark tracks your activity, sleep and eating data

March-April 2015

Doro Wot

March 2, 2015 Cordialis Msora-Kasago

Popular in the East African country of Ethiopia, doro wot is a dish with a wonderful blend of peppers and aromatic spices. Although ground spices can be used, the whole spices present a much more