Fit Foodies

For the fit woman who loves to eat as much as she loves to work out, the SHAPE editors report on the latest culinary and foodie trends to help you cook like a pro, dine well, and stay in shape while you do it!

In this exclusive video, Tara Stiles, yoga legend and founder of Strala Yoga in...

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Good Morning Paleo opens with the line, “Morning is the best time of day.” If you don’t agree, you may change your mind when you try the gluten-free, grain-free, and impossibly...

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Maybe you indulged in a weekend-long sugar binge or found yourself elbow-deep in birthday cake leftovers at 1 a.m. last night.

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We love the idea of making large-batch servings of our favorite smoothies or juices to save time in the morning, but how do you store...

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The idea of plating a meal with an artistic flourish is hardly new.

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You love wine. You love coffee. Put them together, and you have...coffee-flavored wine?

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Sriracha is certainly having a moment.

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Korean food might be best known for its barbecued beef and pork dishes, but that doesn't mean it can't be healthy.

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Back in the day, peanut butter was the most sophisticated nut butter you could imagine.

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Instead of ice cream, fro yo, or sorbet, how about cooling down with a frozen green juice? If you live in Palo Alto, you’ll soon be lucky enough to order this new treat.

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Next time you’re running errands and craving a green juice, your options will no longer be limited to “cheap and pre-bottled” or “fresh yet overpriced.” National retailer...

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Among the many reasons you might skip the gym this evening, feeling sleepy or hungry won't be one of them if you eat some Perky Jerky...

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If you can't get enough Greek yogurt, you may be curious to try this super-simple new recipe from...

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Bacon really does seem to make everything better, from breakfast sandwiches to cocktails to doughnuts.

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Walking down the large, long aisles of the convention hall lined with 650 colorful booths at the 18th annual Sweets...

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It's no secret "gluten" has become a dirty word over the past few years. "Here in L.A., it's comparable to Satanism," Jimmy Kimmel quipped on his show last night.

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Baked kale chips are all the rage now, but since women can't live on kale alone, give...

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After swearing off sugar for a two-week "experiment" in 2011, Sarah Wilson lost weight, gained energy (no more 3 p.m. slump!), slept better, and was able to manage her thyroid disease....

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If like many Americans you enjoy the sweet taste of soda, even as an occasional treat, you may have some new—and perhaps even more appealing—options to choose from come summer.

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While we're firm believers that the key to a healthy and happy diet is to enjoy everything in moderation (yes, we still want that slice of birthday cake), we're well aware that lean...

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Garlic is one of those fresh foods that you can throw in your pantry and forget about until you need it.

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We all know the many healthy benefits of a plant-based diet, from...

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Pancakes are one of those “happy” foods that seem to bring out everyone’s inner child. The next time you're at Sunday brunch, try these light and fluffy mini soufflé pancakes.

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As if you really needed a study—let alone one conducted by the government using your money—to prove just how much you love pizza, here it is: A...

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Gluten-free eaters no longer have to feel left out when Girl Scouts start selling those colorful boxes of can't-stop-eating-them cookies this year: Come February (or March, depending on...

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We're excited about this: Jamba Juice, that delicious smoothie joint on everyone's corner, is making it easier to fuel up on whole fruits and veggies.

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With countless cocktail parties, cookie exchanges, and holiday meals this time of year, even the healthiest eaters can be tempted go overboard.

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Between holiday shopping, parties, and travel, this hectic time of year is rife with skipped meals and scarfed-down snacks.

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"I love feeling famished and like I'm going to pass out!" said no one—ever.

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It might be a bit of a process to seed a pomegranate, but this antioxidant-rich fruit deserves a role your fall diet.

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Anyone following a special diet knows how tricky it can be to find food on the go when hunger strikes, whether you're traveling to a new city or running an errand in an unfamiliar...

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Going to school with a bunch of down-to-earth, sewed-their-own-clothes environmentalists, it was impossible not to hop on the vegan train.

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There seems to be a holiday for just about every food, and today is National Guacamole Day—what better excuse to grab your chips and dig in!

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On a recent trip to Costa Rica with Contiki Travel, I took a tour of a coffee plantation.

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"Chinese chicken" will soon have a whole new meaning, as the U.S.

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If you consider yourself at all interested in food or the foodie world, you've probably heard of every healthy buzzword or trend, from organic to local to farm to table—and it's...

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With watermelon reaching its peak flavor this time of year, what better way to toast to the weekend than mixing up this tasty, low-calorie cocktail?

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The fifth season of Top Chef Masters premiered July 24, and the 13 contestants not only have skills, they also have guts, as 12 of them decided to skydive in order to earn an...

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In the middle of summer, the mere thought of turning on the oven can make you break out in a sweat.

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Fresh herbs are one of the best ways to impart tons of flavor for few calories and make any meal extraordinary, especially this time of year when they're so plentiful.

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It's not really summer until you've enjoyed a big slice of watermelon.

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If you have houseguests staying with you this summer, look no further for the ultimate crowd-pleasing breakfast.

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Most pizzas are not something you want to indulge in on a regular basis, especially if you usually down two slices or more.

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Think "delicious" and "quick" are mutually exclusive when it comes to healthy eating? Think again!

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Hangovers happen. And while water, aspirin, and a little time are the best ways to deal with the after-effects of drinking, little things—like what you eat—can help.

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Happy Fourth of July! If you're hosting or bringing something to a picnic, cookout, or backyard bash this holiday weekend, think beyond the basics.

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Grilling season arouses jealousy in anyone living in a condo or apartment.

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After her cancer diagnosis in 2003, Kris Carr headed straight for the kitchen (she calls it her "pharmacy") and immediately tossed out all the processed junk to cook up healthful, vegan...

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What's the secret to making a pasta-less mac and cheese just as irresistible as the classic? Cauliflower.

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These flavorful tofu sliders make an ideal party food for backyard bashes. Created by Makini Howell, owner and chef of Seattle’s Plum Bistro, they're a huge hit at her restaurant.

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If your favorite meatballs get their flavor and texture from breadcrumbs, this easy ...

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Award-winning chef and bestselling author Rocco DiSpirito returns to his Italian roots with his newest cookbook, Now Eat This!

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You love kale. You love chocolate. Why not put them together and make chocolate kale chips?

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There is something cleansing about eating tofu. It's low in calories, easy to digest, and packed full of protein—you really can’t go wrong.

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While the first official day of summer isn't until June 21, we're more than ready to start devouring the delicious summertime fruits and veggies that hit their prime this time of year....

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If you've ever been struck around 3 p.m. with gotta-have-something-now hunger, you know that while pressing B4 on the vending machine will quiet your stomach, it may also expand it.

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Few foods have the classic summertime taste of a lobster roll.

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If you diligently check labels on chips and dip but have no idea how many carbs are in the six-pack you pick up for a party, you may not be in the dark much longer.

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Whether you’re a hard-core triathlete or the average gym-goer, it’s crucial to include plenty of protein throughout the day to build strong muscles and stay full.

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From her childhood in South Africa to her current gig as Diane von Furstenburg's personal chef onboard her yacht, Jane Coxwell has traveled all over the world, discovering vibrant,...

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Hold onto your kettles, green tea drinkers: Your healthy brew may not be as powerful as you think.

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With the start of summer just around the corner, the time has come to focus on eating right for a killer bikini bod.

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The importance of getting adequate omega-3s in our diet has been drilled into our heads.

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Over the past few years, juicing has morphed from an exclusive trend in the healthy living community into a national obsession.

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Normally, you don't want to know how the sausage is made, but what if it wasn't really sausage?

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You're a pro at checking labels at the grocery store, but when you hit the liquor store for a bottle of wine, nutrition facts are nowhere to be found.

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Hitting the 50-year mark, whether in your marriage, career, or simply years lived, is certainly a reason to celebrate.

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I can feel summer inching toward me, beckoning me to get bikini-body ready, and as I've gotten older, I find that I have to pay more attention to what I eat and how I treat my body.

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Two of the biggest books in food this year happen to be written by men that share the same first name.

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The perfect way to entertain this spring and satisfy your brunch guests without too much hassle? A DIY (that’s “do-it-yourself”) Bloody Mary bar!

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Daphne Oz, co-host of ABC’s The Chew and yep, Dr. Oz's daughter, knows a thing or two about healthy cooking.

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The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently released the 2013 Dirty Dozen list, its annual roundup of the most...

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Sometimes, only a decadent chocolate fix will do; that's where these brownies come into play.

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Although no one needs an excuse to chow down on chips and guacamole, it's nice to have a valid reason to indulge this Sunday, May 5.

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When it comes to having a healthy fridge, staying stocked with low-calorie, high-nutrient foods makes eating right an easy choice. That's why we love keeping ours stocked with hummus.

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I originally wrote this recipe with the intent of making a healthier version of the fat-laden coleslaw that comes paired with your favorite fried chicken.

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If you’re tuning in to the two-hour Mad Men season six premiere next week (it’s on AMC Sunday, April 7 at 9 p.m.

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There’s no better way to take advantage of the many health benefits of fresh spring produce than to whip up a seasonal smoothie.

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Instead of dying eggs this year, use yours to shake up some Easter-appropriate cocktails with KAPPA Pisco.

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It's Girl Scout Cookie season, and this year promises to be different than any other in a big way:...

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With the start of D.C.’s National Cherry Blossom Festival this week, which commemorates Japan’s gift of the cherry trees on March 27, 1912, it feels like the right time to share this...

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Hello SHAPE readers!

I am so excited to be joining the SHAPE team to share ideas and recipes for healthy living with a fantastic following of strong, smart, and beautiful women.

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Have you ever heard of a cocktail caterer?

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It’s the first day of March, not quite spring, but certainly better than the brutally cold days of winter we’ve been experiencing of late.

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In the wake of Valentine’s Day, ditch the cheap chocolates (the office kitchen is a great place to leave the heart-shaped box) and whip up the Chocolate Monk to sip with your sweetie—or...

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Not everyone loves Valentine’s Day, but everyone loves a cocktail!

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Make losing weight, or simply healthy eating, easy with the The SparkPeople Cookbook: Love Your Food, Lose the Weight (Hay House, October 2011).

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The holiday season may be over, but with February upon us, we've officially entered awards show season. And what's an awards ceremony without a party?

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Super Bowl Sunday may not be known as one of the healthier holidays, but it has been getting an upgrade over the last few years thanks to our good friend the avocado.

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When the winter months seem never-ending, the sweet taste of tequila may be all you need to warm your insides.

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The winter solstice passed more than a month ago (on December 21st), but with record lows in parts of the country and water turning instantly to snow-like mist when brought outside (...

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When the temperature drops and the last thing you want to do is head out to the bar, curl up with this warm cocktail recipe, created by Bryan Dayton and Cathy Christiansen from the team...

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Since Hurricane Sandy, the team behind Shape.com has had a variety of temporary offices, and our latest outpost in Brooklyn is bare bones.

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Sunday are the 70th annual Golden Globes, and no viewing party is complete without a signature cocktail.

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After a stressful, sometimes exhausting, and indulgent holiday season it can take a while before we look and feel our best again but what we put in our bodies can help heal our overtaxed...

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In honor of the birthday of Reddi-wip founder Aaron Lapin, every January 5 is National Whipped Cream Day, a day for celebrating the sweet stuff that turns ice cream into a sundae and...

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Before you pop open the champagne tonight, enjoy a dinner that may make 2013 your best year yet.

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Over did it with the holiday treats? Put down the high-calorie cookies and pick up a low-cal cocktail and relax.

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Happy National Sangria Day!

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This time of year it can feel like you should install a revolving door you have so many guests popping by to drop off gifts, have a drink, or simply say a quick hello because they don't...

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Add a little extra pizzazz to your holiday soirée with the vibrant Pomchi Smash. Fresh raspberries and mint give this drink an appropriate color palette and lots of fresh flavors. 

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For a long time the nutrition community touted the health benefits of olive oil and...

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Hanukkah begins tomorrow night, and if you’re looking for a more sophisticated way to celebrate than the dreidel, try whipping up this simple colada.

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Salads are a staple of the health-conscious, but as the temperature begins to drop, the diet-friendly dish often falls by the wayside as it's harder to find tomatoes that are actually...

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I recently had the opportunity to taste a variety of Noval Black Port cocktails by James Beard Award winner for Outstanding Bar Progra
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I’m an avid Pinterest pinner. And, as a Fit Foodie, you probably know that I love pinning mouthwatering (yet healthy) recipes.

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It’s just not a holiday without a drink. Considering all the calories you’re probably going to eat on the big day, stick to a low-calorie drink if you’re going to imbibe.

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You have 20 relatives due to arrive in about an hour and you're halfway through making the...

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Using Greek yogurt in lieu of cream and butter in mashed potatoes has been my secret weapon for years. When I served these spuds last Thanksgiving, my family raved!

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This collection of 20 creative ways to enjoy green tea (oatmeal, cookies, or...

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Chili is one of those foods that tastes even better the second day, after the flavors have really had a chance to marry and develop.

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You've cast your ballot (or if you haven't and don't know where to go, check out vote411.com for...

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Having been cooped up all week thanks to Hurricane Sandy, my brother has done a number on the beer supply and I sipped through every bottle of wine we had on hand before the storm hit....

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November is World Vegan Month, and to help you celebrate, we rounded up a list of our favorite vegan companies, highlighting which of their foods we love most.

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Tonight is the unofficial kickoff for Halloween, and I’ll be trading in the candy for cocktails. And with these low-cal libations, I don’t feel bad about my choice at all.

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Now that it's well into trick-or-treat season, bowls and bags of sweets appear to be everywhere you turn, just begging you to dive in.

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If you're like me and have been bitten by the pumpkin recipe bug and love Greek yogurt, you have got to try this fantastic pumpkin cheesecake recipe from Top Chef All-Stars...

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When I took my first sip of my Setting Sun cocktail at Ryu in New York City earlier this month, I knew I had to share it with the Fit...

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I finally made it to an orchard in upstate Connecticut for an apple-picking excursion this past weekend, but to my dismay (okay, I knew this but was in denial), apple-picking season is...

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Unless you haven't been in the dairy section of a grocery store in a long time, you know that Greek yogurt is all the rage.

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Oktoberfest comes to a close this Sunday, so in case you’ve gotten bored with beer (does that happen to beer drinkers?), try this tasty beer cocktail from...

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We didn’t have Columbus Day off here at SHAPE, but a group of my friends went apple picking with their free Monday and promised to bring me back a sack of fresh-picked apples—...

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Goodbye strawberries, watermelon, and pineapple.

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As we come to the end of the week, you probably don’t feel like cooking an elaborate meal, but might need to fuel up before you can even think about dolling up for a night out.

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Happy National Vodka Day!

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If you’re a DIYer, these pins are for you.

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Despite daily long lines at Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks, and the corner deli,...

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There is so much to love about fall: crisp air, the feeling of a fresh start, tailgating, and picking your own apples.

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Paula Deen’s sons are at it again! In the newest Deen family television show, Not My Momma’s Meals (Wednesdays, 9 p.m.

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On this weekend's series premiere of Now Eat This, host ...

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Tomorrow, Rocco DiSpirito will be challenging America to eat better on his new show Now Eat This with Rocco DiSpirito.

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This Sunday is the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, and we have found the perfect low-calorie cocktails for your viewing party.

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12-time Olympic medalist Natalie Coughlin doesn’t avoid gluten, but she created these gluten-free dried plum bars for her sister who has celiac disease but still loves...

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I did not expect to be tuning in for the game tonight—neither the Falcons nor Broncos are my team—but hey, if friends are watching, I’m there—with a healthy snack in hand (it keeps me...

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To take advantage of the last warm summer (it’s not officially over yet!), my girl friends and I are having a backyard barbecue bonanza this Saturday!

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September 13th may be one of the happiest days of the year: it’s International Chocolate Day! That’s right, this holiday has gone global.

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Today McDonald’s announced that the chain will be posting calorie counts on menu boards in stores and at drive-thrus in order to help customers make better choices prior to the federal...

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When you’re a total hard-body like Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels, is there room in your diet for snacks, splurging, and fast food?

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Are you ready for some football (food)?  It may come as no surprise that for me football season is as much about snacking as it is sports.

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During Fashion Week, the cocktails are as stylish as the people sipping them, but you don’t need an invite or designer duds to get in on the action.

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Ever notice how that ice-cold beer seems to go down faster sometimes than others?

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I love labor-intensive drinks. If there is muddling, blending, or layering involved, I’m there! And what better time to enjoy a laboriously made cocktail than on Labor Day?

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If you’re going through True Blood withdrawal following last week's season five finale, check out the official True Blood cookbook, True Blood: Eat, Drinks, and...

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Finding the best milk to drink for you can be hard.

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Looking to shake up your nutrition bar repertoire?

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If you’ve been following Fit Foodies you know I’ve become very interested in the ...

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Happy National Rum Day!

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Growing up with Goldfish in my lunch box and Milanos as our family’s “fancy” cookie (you were only allowed two at a time, after dinner, doled out by Mom—not as an after school snack)...

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At this point I’m sure you’re well aware of the health perks of oil, particularly olive oil,...

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If frequent runs to Dairy Queen have been packing on the pounds—and breaking the bank this summer check out this DQ recipe makeover from ...

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If you’re one of the 20 percent of people—most of them women—who struggle with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you know that bikini season is one of the worst times to deal with symptoms...

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If you’re looking to go raw or merely want to start reaping some of the health...

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Greek yogurt lovers can take their obsession to the next level with the grand opening of the Chobani flagship store this week in New York City.

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If you eat with your eyes before your stomach then I’m full! I rarely follow recipes but love checking Pinterest for healthy eating inspiration.

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Happy National Tequila Day! Too bad it’s on a Tuesday this year (it’s always July 24th)…But this tequila-girl is ready to celebrate—without breaking the calorie bank.

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If you watched the eighth season of the Next Food Network Star you would have seen a lot of amazing culinary creations but not much by way of healthy eats, especially not from...

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If, after following along with Raw Week, you’re still nervous or skeptical...

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Pad Thai is so delicious, even non-adventurous eaters seem to love it (could it be the familiar yet exotic peanut sauce?) and now that I’ve learned a carb-free, no-fry raw recipe I’m...

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The number one question I’ve gotten all week when I tell friends and coworkers about my raw eating challenge is, ‘what about drinking?’ Followed closely by, ‘how are we going to hang out...

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Stop by Starbucks between noon and 3 p.m. for a free Starbucks Refresher.

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Halfway into raw week I’m really starting to get the hang of things and we’re not just getting by, we’re getting sexy—in so many ways!

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I’m diving headfirst into an intense week of raw eating to help demystify the...

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One day of raw eating under my belt and feeling good.

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Welcome to Raw Week! This Fit Foodie is going all raw, all week, all the time and sharing every step of the way with you.

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More than 60 million Americans are plagued by acid reflux (which may cause a searing sensation in the chest, a dry cough, or trouble swallowing), and research suggests those numbers are...

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In honor of the 97th anniversary of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest we have rounded up some amazing, astonishing, and appalling(?) hot dog fun facts.

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If you’ve picked up a copy of the July issue, you’ve seen the 2012 edition of the annual...

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Before you down that sports snack or shake, check the label: Many have more sugar than a bowl of ice cream and loads of artificial ingredients.

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Pass on the potatoes? No way! A medium one has only 150 calories—plus, it’s packed with fiber, potassium, and vitamin C. And with these easy tweaks, there’s no need to eat ’em plain. 

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Happy first day of summer fellow Fit Foodies!

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Ever heard of monk fruit? Me neither. And I write about this stuff for a living!

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To pick up your pace, pump up the iron.

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This beef and bulgur-stuffed zucchini recipe from the Food Network’s Ellie Krieger is the ideal weeknight meal! It’s heavy on the veggies with a hearty dose of whole grains and protein...

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Today, SHAPE approved KIND Healthy Snacks is launching four...

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Here’s another reason to put down that bagel: If you eat fewer carbohydrates, you’ll torch more fat when you exercise.

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It’s SlurpeeFREE day meaning that today, May 23, 2012, you can go into any 7-Eleven between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and suck down a 7.11 ounce Slurpee for free!

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Don’t grab a donut on the way to work—this is just as fast and way better for you!

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Picture one of your favorite desserts from childhood….but updated for grown-ups and healthy to boot. Cool, right?

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With a gram of fiber and less than half the fat of most homemade varieties, these revamped treats won’t take a bite out of your calorie budget.

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The once guilty pleasure has gone from sinner to winner in recent years, as a slew of research has uncovered benefits that range from protecting your heart to improving your mood.

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Whip up a batch of homemade chili chips for a healthy Cinco de Mayo treat or...

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I love Cinco de Mayo, (check out a pic and my healthy nacho recipe from last year’s...

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Chicken Parmesan. It’s one of those things you grow up with and have always made just the way your mother does (well, at least when you have a last name like Borsari).

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When this thicker, old World–style yogurt first hit stores, it was a revelation: rich, tangy, satisfying.

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With the weather getting warm all I can think about is outdoor happy hour and after doing a bit of…research there are a few cocktail trends this Fit Foodie is just loving!

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Like me, Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien is a chip maniac (she prefers...

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A new breakfast survey conducted by Kelton Research on behalf of Emerald® Breakfast on the go! found some pretty...

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Move over coconut oil, there’s a new healthy option in town: Malaysian palm fruit oil. Palm fruit oil is all-natural and non-hydrogenated and does not raise your bad cholesterol.

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Last week I had the pleasure of watching Chef Marco Canora, who you may know from The Next Iron Chef, work his magic in the kitchen.

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Did you know white asparagus owes its lack of color to being cultivated underground?

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According to the National Pecan Shellers Association, pecans are high in healthy unsaturated fat and just a handful a day can...

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We have the chance to taste all sorts of energy and nutrition bars here at SHAPE but I have never felt so good from eating one than I did after this morning’s meeting with Will Hauser,...

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Turns out Rachael Ray is a Fit Foodie, which I learned when I had the chance to meet her at the...

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Bethenny Frankel is taking over the bar and it’s not because she’s the next reality star with a party problem.

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While everyone else is gulping...

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After a slew of bad days (my rent was raised, broke up with the guy I was seeing…you get the picture) that I tried to make better with nightly happy hours and the nachos that go along with i
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I’ve always known Lady Gaga has a passion for red wine, I mean her first hit, "Just Dance," begins with her saying “red wine” which I thought was a little weird.

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We were happy to have some visitors from CLIF in the office today, including 
the company’s co-owner Kit Crawford (she and her husband Gary started the 
healthy food brand 20 years ago...

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It’s National Nutrition Month and while it may not be everybody’s favorite thing to celebrate, here at SHAPE, we’re pretty excited, especially because this year’s theme is “get your plate in
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Sorry for the recent silence, I’ve been sick!

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Day 17 of the one-month no-groceries challenge was one of those days where a busy...

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Day 16 of the one-month no-groceries challenge started like any other: oatmeal with pean
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It’s the 15th day of the one-month no-groceries challenge and my friends are...

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It’s been four days since I’ve updated the one-month no-groceries challenge and it’s...

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Finally, two days in a row where I really cleaned out the cabinets—and it was a ...

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If you’re like me, salty sweet snacks are the ones that send you overboard.

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Oh boy, you heard me lamenting that my fridge was no emptier at the end of week one...

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January 24th is National Peanut Butter Day and in honor of this all important holiday I’ve decided to round up the healthiest ways to enjoy peanut butter (sometimes accompanied by...

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I'm not sure I'm accomplishing the goals I set for myself with the one-month no-...

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Day five landed on a Friday and I've rounded out the first work week of the one-month no...

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The one-month no-groceries challenge is proving difficult, and not in the way I...

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Day three of the no-groceries challenge is done and I’m not feeling a thing!

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Day 2 of the one-month no-groceries challenge turned out to be waaay too easy.

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Well, if we want to get technical I haven’t food shopped since Sunday, January 8th making yesterday my seventh day without buying food.

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This weekend I planned a ten-day trip to Carnevale in Venice and it’s just a month away!

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It’s that time of year, when we can’t help but look back at the events of the last 365 days and look forward to the year to come.
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If the mere thought of rings of fried dough turns you into Homer Simpson, we’ve got a SHAPE-approved alternative: fonuts.

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On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me twelve skinny Santas,...

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On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me eleven pitchers of pompelmo,...

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In honor of the upcoming holidays I have decided to round up the 12 Cocktails of Christmas. What did I consider when choosing these festive drinks? First of all taste....

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On the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave to me ten gingerbread men a leaping,...

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On the ninth day of Christmas my true love gave to me nine cran-merry margaritas,...

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Since I’m a sparkling girl myself, and my seventh cocktail of Christmas involves a...

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On the eighth day of Christmas my true love gave eight bloody merry maids a milking,...

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On the seventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me seven swans a sparkling, six...

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On the sixth day of Christmas my true love gave to me six geese a laying snowflakes, FIVE BOX OF...

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On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me FIVE BOX OF WINE, (this is another one you just have to sing—I hope you’re singing them all but this is a good one!)...

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On the fourth day of Christmas my true love gave to me four calling birds (who live in a spice tree),...

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On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me three French martinis, two turtlenecks...

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On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me two turtlenecks and Campari with a...

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On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me Campari with a pear purée. 

(Did you sing it? I hope so!)

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I confess, while visiting family for Thanksgiving I tuned in for the season premiere of ...

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Nuts are a great source of protein, especially when you’re on-the-go or you’re looking for an afternoon snack.

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With so much emphasis on the fat, calories, and potential dietary pitfalls of Thanksgiving dinner I thought I’d put a positive spin on the induglent meal.

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Being armed with as much information as possible helps me stay on track during the holidays so I can indulge (and I do) the smart way!

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There’s always a fight between the men as to who will eat the turkey legs at my family’s Thanksgiving dinner.
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Mashed potatoes are a very labor-intensive (but vital!) part of Thanksgiving dinner.  One thing that really bothers me is how they seem to stick to the pot like cement.
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Here at SHAPE we test a lot of kitchen gadgets but more times than not you can make do with something you already have on hand.
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Happy National Sandwich Day!!
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I love nutmeg, especially in the fall. I put it on everything.

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Big fork or little fork? That’s a question you hear every time someone in my family sets the table.
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I always say waste not want not so why the heck have I been throwing away the seeds inside all my winter squash? I mean you pay for that pumpkin by the pound, right?
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Approximately 598 million pounds of candy are sold annually during the Halloween season, according to Nielsen.
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We love LUNA bars here at SHAPE. Personally, I always have a stash in my desk drawer. And what did I pull out of my purse after giving blood this morning?

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I love dried fruit!
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Apple picking is a fall favorite but I'm not quite ready to admit summer's over yet (technically it just passed) so to satisfy my desire for fresh produce, sunshine, and a...

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If there’s something I love more than a low cal cocktail and checking out red carpet fashion it’s a themed low calorie cocktail while watching red carpet fashion!

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I love entertaining for the holidays and am always looking for special little extras to make my party stand out from the rest.

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We asked what cool gifts you're giving this year, and you gave us a flood of the coolest, most thoughtful, healthy, earth-friendly ideas.

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