Get Cooking!

The third Healthy Habits challenge is to cook at least 3 meals more per week than you are now, even if that means cooking breakfast or lunch (for freezing, maybe).

Recipes and Ingredients to Get You Cooking

This month's goal is to prepare 3 more meals per week, and we've got the best recipes—breakfast, lunch, and dinner—and inspiring ingredients to get you excited about cooking.

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Frozen Stew

17 Best Freezable Recipes

Freezing is a great make-ahead strategy and certain recipes freeze better than others. Find our picks for healthy freezable recipes.


Provençal Beef Daube Recipe

Web-Exclusive Recipes from Healthy Habits, March 2012

See all the recipes featured in the Healthy Habits section of the March 2012 issue.


Squash Substitution Guide

If You Like This, Try This Produce Guide

Stay out of a cooking rut by trying new ingredients with our produce substitution guide.


Moroccan Chickpea Stew Recipe

Web Exclusive Recipe: Moroccan Chickpea Stew

Garnish the stew with chopped cilantro and serve over whole wheat couscous or brown rice.


Low-Cal Oatmeal Toppings

100-Calorie Oatmeal Toppings

Get bold at breakfast with these super stir-ins.


Convenient Food: Canned Tomatoes

Healthy Convenience Foods

Here are our top ten healthy convenience food products that make dinner a little quicker and no less tasty.


Banana-Cinnamon Waffles

Top-Rated Breakfast and Brunch

Kick off your morning with this collection of reader favorite recipes from breakfast casseroles and quiches, to muffins and sweet rolls.


Ingredients for Quick Cooking

Top 20 Ingredients for Quick Cooking

Keep these essential ingredients on hand and in mind. You can combine them in creative ways to yield deliciously quick and healthy weeknight meals.


Chicken and Cashews Recipes

100 Easy Chicken Recipes

Whether it’s grilled, sautéed, baked, or roasted, this is your guide to the ultimate weeknight wonder: Chicken!


Vegetable and Chickpea Curry

Slow Cooker Favorites

These succulent slow cooker recipes earned top marks from our staff and readers alike.


Electric slow cooker

Slow Cooker Secrets

On a budget? Pressed for time? Transform tough, cheap cuts into delicious dinners that practically cook themselves. Try our top tips and recipes.



New Uses for Everyday Ingredients

Pantry staples work wonders when used in new ways. Try these unexpected applications for everyday ingredients.


Chicken-Tortilla Pie

5-Ingredient Cookbook

These 98 quick and healthy recipes combine fresh ingredients with pantry staples for speedy meals you'll feel great about eating.


Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi

Superfast Recipes: 20-Minute Cooking

Find recipes that each take 20 minutes or less, in various categories.


Slicing the Brussels sprouts horizontally makes for quick cooking, and the addition of toasted pecans add an unexpected crunch and buttery richness to this stunning side.

Top-Rated Sides

Nineteen superior side dishes earned our readers' highest rating.

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Black and White Angel Food Cake Recipe