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Cindy Hatcher

Recent Posts By Cindy Hatcher

Tom Colicchio Dishes on Healthy Eating, Food Politics, and the Next Top Chef Location

You probably know chef Tom Colicchio from his 13-season stint as head judge on Bravo’s Top Chef. Or maybe you’ve visited one of his many restaurants, including the iconic Craft or one of its many offshoots. But there’s another side emerging of this James Beard Award-winning powerhouse: a staunch advocate for healthier eating, healthier choices, and access to healthier foods for […]

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Shield Your Face: Everyday Moisturizers with SPF Protection

Hopefully by now you, me, and everyone we know and remotely care about–heck, even our enemies–are wearing sunscreen each and every day. Yes, even those days where it looks like we’ll never see a speck of sunshine again. You need it, trust me. Just ask anyone who survived the 80’s slathered in SPF 0. Fortunately, formulas are getting better, more […]

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Book Review: Aim True with Kathryn Budig

You can work hard to have your diet, your plate, and your physical pursuits in line with the very definition of healthy, but until you get your self confidence there, too, it can feel like something is missing. “For me, the ability to embrace my talents and passions, regardless of the noise of others, is aiming true,” says Kathryn Budig, […]

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Snacks that Give Back: How Giada De Laurentiis is Helping Small Food Producers Go Big

Wednesday, one of our favorite snack companies, Triscuit, announced that they would be funding 55 independent food makers’ Indiegogo (a crowdfunding/fundraising site similar to Kickstarter) accounts to help support their food-producing efforts. The company contributed a total of $250,000 to various campaigns, including funding for everything from food truck startups to money to purchase additional goats for a chèvre producer in Maryland. Helping […]

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It’s Time to Wake Up Your Garden (and Your Inner Gardener) for Spring

We’re getting stoked for spring’s arrival—which is officially this Sunday, March 20—and all of the beautiful budding flowers and emerging produce that it brings. Regardless of the climate where you live, it’s fun to think about the edible and ornamental plants you can potentially enjoy for many months to come. For many of us, our gardens have been lying dormant […]

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Are You a Loud Eater? Here’s Why That Might Be a Good Thing for Your Waistline

We all have our token pet peeves that surround the act of eating, but one of the top ones might be the sound of others chowing down. It’s stressed relationships and turned friendships, but it turns out those very cringe-inducing sounds may just lead to something beneficial: consuming fewer calories. According to a study published in the journal Food Quality […]

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This Incredibly Gorgeous Menu Will Make You Super Excited for Spring

Our thoughts are turning to spring as we turn our clocks forward this weekend and the daffodils start peeping out from winter hibernation. We’re ready to celebrate with our plates, and these 6 new recipes are just the thing to put some spring in our step. Here are our top suggestions for every course: More Spring Menu Ideas: Healthy Spring Recipes […]

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What is Chrissy Teigen Craving Right Now?

Chrissy Teigen is a social media superstar (find her on Instagram and Twitter at @chrissyteigen), the wife of singer John Legend, a TV host (she can currently be seen on Spike TV’s Lip Sync Battle as well as on the nationally-syndicated talk show, FABLife, as one of the cohosts), and an all-around fun person with whom you’d want to spend an […]

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What’s on Tiffani Thiessen’s Plate These Days?

You may remember this actress from her stint on 90s powerhouse shows like Saved by the Bell and Beverly Hills 90210, but today, Tiffani Thiessen is up to so much more. She appeared on USA’s White Collar most recently, and she now stars in the delightful Dinner at Tiffani’s on the Cooking Channel, which came out of her genuine love […]

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8 Healthy Lunches Under 300 Calories

When it comes to meal planning for weight loss, you’ve likely got breakfast and dinner on lock. But what about lunch? When the urge to toss up your hands and dig your fork into a behemoth of a burrito bowl strikes, we have you covered. These eight lunch ideas are each under 300 calories, they’re tasty, they’re easy, and they’re quick. Need more […]

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