6 Tips to Fight Seasonal Allergies

Did you know that pollen counts tend to be highest in the mid- to late-afternoon? Get your errands and exercise in early in the morning or late in the day to protect yourself from pollen.

Curried Lentils and Squash

Lentils are packed with fiber and are a great source of protein, which makes this dish an excellent vegetarian entree. The unique flavor of curry, with its combination of deep, earthy, and sweet spices will please everyone at your table.

Pelvic Floor Issues Are Highly Treatable and Shouldn't Hinder Your Lifestyle

Women shouldn't suffer with pelvic floor issues. Treatment is highly effective and available at the CHI St. Vincent Urogynecology Clinic.

Plantar Fasciitis Surgery Allows Woman to Regain Active Lifestyle

Plantar fasciitis was causing Toni Gaddie sharp pains under her heels, especially in the morning and after working out. Dr. Naval Patel, a podiatrist at CHI St. Vincent Little Rock Diagnostic Clinic, alleviated her pain and gave her back her active lifestyle.

Rainbow Lentil Medley

Lentils are a nutrition goldmine. They are an excellent source of folic acid, fiber, iron and protein.

Portuguese Lentil Soup

Last year we were on Cape Cod and lunched on a Portuguese soup, thick with kale and sausage. This is our heart-healthy twist on that classic. Our version offers lentils, which provide great fiber and folate, low-calorie, nutrient-dense kale, and chicken sausage to enhance the savory flavor.

5 Ways to Tame an Irritable Bowel

Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic condition causing cramps, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation. Though it’s common, and not usually serious, you can use these 5 steps to manage it for your long-team health.

Dr. Adam Smith Focuses on Recovery Time and Reducing Pain

Adam Smith, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and part of the Infirmary's Joint Academy, was following in a family tradition when he went into medicine. His father, Bruce Smith, MD, was an orthopedic surgeon in Hot Springs.

Stormy Weather Chowder

Some days just feel like soup days, so it’s good to have a recipe that you can make without much effort. This hearty (but not heavy) chowder can be on the table in less than 20 minutes. Our secret ingredient is the sweet potato, but other potatoes work just as well.

Wilted Kale & Sweet Potato Salad

This warm salad provides a beautiful contrast between hearty dark leafy greens and creamy orange potatoes. Its sweet flavor-rich sauce pairs wonderfully with roasted chicken or a pork tenderloin. Serves 2 as a main dish, 4 as a side.

Edamame & Black Bean Salad

Serve up some soy joy! Low-fat, high protein crisp edamame, fiber-rich black beans, and crunchy cabbage get tossed in an Asian vinaigrette for a “superfood” slaw that provides 100% of your daily dose of iron and folate. A great “make-ahead” dish because it gets better as it marinates.

Watermelon Popsicle

Summer Blast Watermelon Recipes are a refreshing way to cool down over the summer and easy to make!

Chocolate Walnut Pear Tart

This luscious tart combines all the tastes we love: rich chocolate, crunchy nuts and the fresh taste of fruit. Fortunately, it all comes together in a recipe that’s heart-healthy and as easy to make as it is to enjoy.

Savory Baked Apples

This is a dessert that most people love from their childhood, but for some reason it now gets overlooked as not “special enough.” But special is exactly what it will be called when you make this recipe.

Weeknight Pho

This Vietnamese broth brimming with vegetables and herbs is popular around the world. Create your own signature version.

Wraps To Go With Hummus and Curry

For breakfast, lunch, or dinner, wraps are a fun and fast way to dine— perfect for today’s busy families. This simple and savory recipe is inspired by East Indian flavors. Cooking for a crowd? Make a build-your-own buffet.

Basic Shashuka

Originating in Tunisia and Morocco, this dish of poached eggs in a flavorful cumin-spiced tomato sauce is served as breakfast throughout the Middle East; makes a hearty lunch or dinner, too.

Hot Quinoa Cereal

This nutty, protein-packed seed is a great gluten-free source of fiber, antioxidants and magnesium.

Delicious Yogurt Parfait

The Yogurt Parfait makes a nutritious breakfast, snack or dessert. To get the best yogurt and granola, read the labels. Select granola and yogurt with the lowest added sugar content. Look for yogurt with live probiotic/yogurt/active cultures.

Cinnamon Maple Granola

Wake up and taste the sweet crunch of homemade granola – guilt-free! Stir into yogurt, or mix with fresh fruit and milk of your choice, for a snack that feels like an indulgence.