People are increasingly making the switch to a plant-based diet because of the health and environmental benefits. Research has shown that a plant-based way of eating can help you maintain a healthy weight, as well as reduce your risk of certain heart diseases.

You know the routine. Life’s hectic, and you’re short on time. For ease and convenience, how often do you find yourself reaching for pre-packaged, processed foods or hitting the drive-thru after work? Even grocery stores provide single-serving meals you can heat for a quick bite.

It’s that time of year again, where football is at the center of many a weekend party. Foods like chips, dip, sliders, taquitos and mozzarella sticks are standard fare, but is there a way to make Super Bowl Sunday a little more health conscious without taking away any of the fun of these time-honored treats? We say, absolutely yes. Check out three excellent swaps for your game day feast.

My husband and I joke that we’re the worst couple to have over for dinner. Our problem isn’t that we’re messy eaters or that we chew with our mouths open (or at least we haven’t heard a complaint on those accounts yet), but between my vegetarianism and his allergy to dairy, it’s can be hard to find traditional meals we can both eat.

The cold air might be nipping at your nose, and now that we’ve said our goodbyes to the beach, sandals and shorts, there’s no better time to crank up the temperature in your kitchen with a tasty, hearty stew.

More manufacturers are embracing plant-based alternatives over synthetic food coloring, but experts question whether synthetic food coloring is harmful.

Salads don’t have to be boring! Check out these salad recipes that will satisfy your cravings and have you looking forward to lunchtime salads.

Revamp your approach to dessert for healthier options that will quench your cravings for sweets without breaking your calorie bank.

Over at Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD, the Nutritional Services staff are doling out delicious soups that even parents and district employees are craving.

Learn about the health benefits of spicing up your food, and get zingy recipes that will delight your palate.

It’s autumn, and the markets are filled with a harvest of carrots, parsnips beets and turnips, loaded with fiber and vitamin C. But how do you eat these rich root vegetables? Chef Jeffory McLean, of the New York Wine and Culinary Institute, offers some tips on buying and preparing seasonal root vegetables, just in time for comfort food.

It’s what’s inside that counts. Some kids go the whole day without eating lunch at school. And then there are students who eat junk food, and find their health—and schoolwork—stuffers. Check out nine fun and simple ways to zing up their lunches, and keep them full.