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All of Our Healthy Tips

VIDEO: Tropical Mangoes in Your Meal Plan

Find out how to ripen mangoes so that they are perfect for eating. Michael Marks also shares tips for cutting around a mango pit and how you can use this tropical fruit in the kitchen.

VIDEO: Crudités

Crudités are bite-sized raw vegetables served with dip. They make a healthy snack and can be ready to eat in less than one minute. Your Produce Man shares some tricks for cutting up vegetables and everything you need to know about crudités.

VIDEO: It’s Berry Season! Picking out the Best

Michael Marks shares tips to help you pick out the freshest berries at the store. He'll also share some portion size pointers.

New and Healthy Brown Bag Lunches

Take 100% control of your lunches as an easy step toward a healthier lifestyle!

Grilling Basics

Here are a few very important tips to help keep your family and friends as healthy and safe as possible when grilling out this year.

Take Some of the Stress Out of the Holidays

This year, we want to help you enjoy the holidays to the fullest. Check out our tips for fending off holiday stress and staying healthy.

On-The-Go Tips

Try out nuts this month - they're a heart-healthy, fool-proof snack.

Diabetes and Heart Health - What's the Connection?

How you can eat heart-healthy and follow your diabetes meal plan at the same time. It's easier than you think!

VIDEO: Chili - The Perfect Football Food

Tricks to making a savory veggie chili that even your most macho football-loving guests will love.

VIDEO: More Kid-Friendly Lunch Ideas

Watch this video to get you thinking about some good-for-you foods to include in your kids’ lunches this year.

VIDEO: Let’s get back to our Roots

Root vegetables are packed with nutrients. Find out which vegetables are considered root vegetables and how you can use them in your own kitchen.

VIDEO: To Buy Organic or Not?

Michael Marks explains the difference between organic and conventionally grown fruits and vegetables to help you decide if going organic is right for you.

8 Quick Snack Ideas – Lean Protein Included!

Are you constantly on-the-go? Here are some quick and easy snack ideas, all of which include a source of lean protein.

The Basics of Mediterranean-Style Eating

The traditional Mediterranean lifestyle emphasizes the importance of people eating healthfully together, among family and friends.

On-the-Go with Fro Yo

Tips to help you incorporate this refreshing, creamy treat into your meal plan this summer.

VIDEO: Supersize Your Salads

Salad greens are one of the lowest-carb foods out there. It’s easy to create colorful, fresh salads to enjoy as entrees or side dishes this winter!

Meal Makeover: Iced Coffee Anyone?

Believe it or not, many cold coffee beverages can be packed with calories, carbs, and unsaturated fat. We've revealed the best and worst coffee drinks to make your choice easier.

VIDEO: Citrus Fruits – A Nutrient-Packed Option!

There are so many varieties of citrus, and it’s a tasty, refreshing snack to pack when traveling during summer vacation.

VIDEO: Grilled Summer Veggies

Non-starchy vegetables are low in calories and carbohydrates. In this video, Michael Marks shares some insights about mixing it up and cooking them on the grill this summer.

A Guide to Choosing Protein Wisely

Your Complete Guide to Choosing Protein Wisely, with over 50 meal and snack ideas.

VIDEO: Garlic - A Healthy Way to Flavor Food

Think that mincing fresh garlic is a pain? Michael Marks shows us a quick and easy way to do it. Garlic will enhance the flavor of the food you cook without adding lots of calories and carbs!

VIDEO: All About Zucchini and Yellow Squash

Michael Marks shows us the many ways you can prepare and use non-starchy zucchini or yellow squash. He’ll also share a great idea for using them in your meals!

Tuna Salad - Take it to Go!

Tuna, a great source of protein and healthy fats, is a great seafood choice that's easy to take with you on the run. Check out our tips for making a quick and tasty meal using this super convenient food!

VIDEO: Enjoy Winter Vegetables!

Fill your plate with more non-starchy vegetables that are in season! Non-starchy veggies are heart-healthy foods and can help you fit in a delicious dessert on special occasions.

VIDEO: Bell Peppers – How to Prepare Them and More

Find out everything you need to know about using bell peppers in the kitchen. Learn a new, easy way to cut bell peppers and how you can incorporate them into a lower-carb meal!

VIDEO: Dessert on V-Day

Michael Marks shows us how to put a healthy spin on dessert this Valentine's Day.

Fill up on Fresh Summer Produce

Right now you’re in luck – a colorful array of fruits and vegetables are in season during the summer months, making it even easier than ever to include them in your daily meal plan. Learn what is in season and get some great meal ideas!

A Lesson In Asian Cuisine

Tired of eating the same healthy foods everyday? Try something new and change it up with some traditional Asian cuisine. Not familiar with Asian cooking? We'll give you the basics right here.

VIDEO: Cooking with Onions - Another Healthy Way to Flavor Food

Use onions instead of salt to add flavor to your meals. Michael Marks introduces us to the different types of onions and how to use them. He’ll also share a trick for peeling and cutting onions.

VIDEO: Melons - A Sweet Summer Choice!

Summer is the season for melons. Here are a few tips for preparing and using fresh melons in the kitchen.

On-The-Go: Save time with Thanksgiving leftovers

Leftovers can be an important time-saver as you kick off the holiday season. Here are some creative ways to transform your Thanksgiving leftovers into new meals that are both tasty and healthy!

VIDEO: Spice it Up with Hot Peppers

Latino food is our theme this month, so Michael Marks will show us how to spice up meals with different hot peppers and he’ll share some preparation tips too!

Back to School - 6 Tips for Eating and Living Well This Year

It's easy to lose focus on healthy eating when school starts. These 7 tips will keep you living and eating well!

Less Sodium, Just as Much Flavor!

Check out our simple tips for reducing the sodium in your diet. Plus, you'll find a guide to flavoring foods with herbs, spices, and other salt-free ingredients!

Meal Makeover: Choose Healthy Seasonal Sides

See how the side dishes you choose can make or break your meal when it comes to nutrition.

Price Comparison of Staple Foods

Which store is cheapest for buying chicken breasts, beans, milk, and other staple foods? Find out here.

Navigating the Thanksgiving Feast

If you have diabetes or are trying to manage your weight, don’t let food stress you out this year. You can still enjoy the Thanksgiving feast and even some dessert (since it’s a special occasion). It just requires a little extra planning and we're here to help!

VIDEO: Healthy Holiday Appetizers

Holiday appetizers tend to be carb-heavy. Your Produce Man shares some light appetizer ideas that you can enjoy before your meal without sabotaging blood glucose control.

VIDEO: Cajun Shrimp and Pepper Pasta - How to Make It

Nancy Hughes shows us how to prepare one of this month’s 15-minute recipes: Cajun Shrimp and Pepper Pasta. She’ll also share some valuable cooking tips with you!

Traveling this Holiday? On-The-Go Airport Meals

Holiday travel can be stressful. Here are some tips to help you eat healthier while on the road or when you're stuck at the airport.

VIDEO: Kale – A Trendy Veggie

Kale is very popular right now. Michael Marks gives us an introduction to using kale in the kitchen and also shows us how to make a healthy, low-carb snack that everyone will love: kale chips.

VIDEO: What’s Edamame?

Ever tried edamame? Edamame is the Japanese name for green soybeans. They’re delicious and they’re packed with nutrients! Here are just a few ways that you can include edamame in your meal plan.

VIDEO: Frozen Vegetables – Convenient and Healthy

Michael Marks talks about how frozen vegetables are a good alternative to fresh. They are quick to cook and you can buy them already cut, so little prep is involved. Plus more meal ideas!

VIDEO: Grilled Summer Vegetables

Ready to fire up the grill? Michael Marks gives us some summer meal ideas to keep in mind during barbeque season.

VIDEO: What’s in Season Now?

Find out which fruits and vegetables are in season during the spring. It’s the time of year that they taste best and they may be cheaper too! Plus some more meal ideas to include them in your meal plan.

On-The-Go: A Guide to Frozen Meals

Think that frozen meals are totally off-limits? They don’t have to be if you make the right choices. Check out our guide to choosing the best among the many options in the frozen food aisle.

VIDEO: Picking Out the Best Berries

Michael Marks shares tips you'll want to know as berry season approaches and for making this month's featured recipe Morning Waffles with Vanilla Blackberries.

VIDEO: Bringing Back Brussels Sprouts

Give Brussels sprouts a chance – how you cook them makes all the difference! Michael Marks shares cooking tips on how to enjoy this flavorful non-starchy vegetable.

VIDEO: Fourth of July Fun!

Get ready for our upcoming Independence Day! Here are some healthier patriotic foods that you can add to the 4th of July spread this year.

VIDEO: No-Cook Meal Ideas

Believe it or not, it’s easy to prepare a healthy meal without turning on the stove. Michael Marks gives us some great no-cook meal ideas that can make your life easier on a hectic day.
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