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Let Us All Eat Cake

By Catherine Ruehle with Sarah Scheffel Cakes have the power to el­evate an otherwise ordinary moment into something tru­ly extraordinary. They are at the center of life’s celebrations, from birthdays and weddings to gradua­tions, anniversaries, and baby show­ers. We cheer up our friends by bak­ing cakes, reward ourselves with cupcakes, and invite our children to […]

Ode to Breakfast

The first meal of the day shines in this collection of nourishing, delicious recipes. By Diana Price For many of us, breakfast has become—at least most of the time— a purely utilitarian meal: a quick, necessary bite meant to launch us out the door and keep us energized and focused through the first part of […]

Embracing Brassicas

Put cruciferous vegetables in the spotlight and reap the nutritional—and tasty—rewards. By Laura B. Russell Most of us know that good nutrition plays a crucial role in longterm well-being, yet there is a growing disconnect between the overwhelming nutritional choices available to us and our ability to end up with something both healthful and delicious […]

Gluten Free Goodness

For those diagnosed with celiac and other autoimmune diseases that make it impossible for the body to process gluten—the protein found wheat and other grains—knowing that the treats behind the glass are off-limits can result in a sense of isolation and sadness.

Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry

Taste comes first in this collection of simple, delicious recipes from blogger and cookbook author Elana Amsterdam.

Cooking for Life

The Longevity Kitchen offers recipes bursting with flavor and health-boosting nutrients.

Naturally Delicious

Ready to embrace cooking with natural foods but not sure where to start? Cookbook author Heidi Swanson offers insight into building a natural-foods pantry and creating delicious, nutritious meals. By Diana Price A quick walk down the grocery store aisle will show how ubiquitous the word natural is in today’s food-marketing vocabulary. As a mom […]


And other reasons to love two new cookbooks that meet the needs of survivors and their caregivers By Diana Price The Cancer-fighting Kitchen Nourishing, Big-flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery By Rebecca Katz with Mat Edelson (Ten Speed Press, 2009; $32.50) Rebecca Katz believes in “the power of yum,” which, as she describes in […]