Category: On the Countertop

6 Tips for Integrating Exercise Into Your Workday

So many of us worker bees spend our weekdays glued to our desk chairs, wondering, perhaps, if tapping at our keyboards counts as exercise. (Sadly, it doesn’t.) But the prospect of spending a huge chunk of our day working out may seem daunting and frankly, unworkable.

The Best Morning Skin Care Routine

While most of us know that, as a minimum, we should slap some SPF on our skin before heading out into the day, fewer of us are keyed into the idea that other airborne nanoparticles (like smog, cigarette smoke, soot, pollen, water droplets, and pollutants)


3 Ways to Be Mindful in the Kitchen

The kitchen can be a very stressful place, especially when things get busy. Weeknights in particular can get hectic with running errands, completing homework and cooking a healthy dinner. Here are three ways you can be more mindful in the kitchen to help alleviate some stress. Create calm out of chaos. Rebecca Scritchfield, RDN, author of … , recommends the following technique to help make rational choices in the kitchen: “First take a very deep breath and exhale to a slow count of 10.

How to Make the Ultimate Cheese-and-Cracker Platter (Into an Edible House)

Cheese and Cracker House At holiday parties big and small, cheese-and-cracker platters are practically required. You can keep them simple with just some slices of your favorite cheddar and kid-friendly crackers, or you can dress them up, offering an array of fresh and funky cheeses and various trimmings. You can even ditch the platter notion altogether and instead opt for home construction when building your cheese-and-cracker setup, like the co-hosts of  …  did on this morning’s all-new episode.