“Condensed split pea soup from a can is probably one of the first meals I learned to prepare, but when I discovered how easily a homemade version comes together, I kicked my can to the curb. This soup is as simple as can be, but this Meatless Monday dish certainly doesn’t lack flavor (even though it’s made without the traditional ham bone). I love the complexity provided by the herbes de provence. It’s my favorite herb blend and I always request that family and friends bring me a bag straight from the source whenever they visit France! It’s also available in specialty markets, or you can substitute a combination of marjoram, rosemary, thyme, and oregano.”
Mediterranean-style cooking, with its emphasis on herbs and spices, fiber-rich foods and alternative sources of protein, may shape how restaurants market themselves to customers.
A new study exploring the relationship between mood and diet suggests that individuals put a greater emphasis on longterm health practices when feeling upbeat.
Patients suffering from high blood pressure may have a new tool that does not rely on pharmaceuticals.
A federal health survey touted as the gold standard for evidence on weight showed a sharp decline for kids aged 2-5, auguring a welcome change in the wider obesity epidemic.
Vigorous exercise accounted for only 1 hour among women and 3.6 hours among men per year, a new study found.