Planning and Prep

Learn the Language: Cooking Vocabulary

"Sauté" and "simmer" describe different techniques, and "diced" and "minced" are not one and the same. Following healthful recipes is easier if you understand cooking vocabulary.

You don't have to be a chef to be savvy - and healthy - in the kitchen. See tips and trends on ingredients, tools, techniques, meal ideas, food prep and more from food and nutrition experts.

For Tops in Nutrition, Shop Farmers Markets

Do you think fruit and vegetables are too expensive, or just don't like the way they taste? Your local farmers markets will overcome both complaints with one bite of a tomato.

When money is tight and time is short, it may seem difficult to maintain a healthy diet. But mealtime doesn't have to be costly, complicated, or unhealthy: eating right can be affordable, convenient and nutritious.

Enhancing the Flavor of Your Meals

The foods you enjoy are likely the ones you eat the most, so make taste a kitchen priority when preparing healthy, nutritious meals.

Breakfast Ideas for Busy Mornings

Try these nutritious breakfast ideas for the mornings when you just keep hitting "snooze."

Be creative in planning menus and trying new foods. Here are some healthful and helpful ideas to get you started.

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