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FYI, Almonds Are Not Nuts. And Neither Are A Lot Of Other 'Nuts.'

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.28.2016 | Taste

We all know almonds are a healthy snack and a great dessert ingredient. But get this: almonds are not nuts. They’re seeds of a fruit. More specifica...

The 10 Best Fall Finds at Trader Joe's

Tasting Table | Posted 10.07.2016 | Taste
Tasting Table

There are certain times during the year when it's worth it to brave the labyrinthine lines at Trader Joe's. And each one of those times happens exclusively during the fall, when pumpkin spice and caramel apples crawl out from the floorboards and descend from the rafters to claim their annual shelf space.

The Latest Pumpkin Spice Foods That Are Actually Good

Tasting Table | Posted 09.29.2016 | Taste
Tasting Table

"Will it pumpkin spice?" is the new "Will it waffle?" And, apparently, the answer is always a resounding yes. But some products lend themselves better to cinnamon and cloves than others--which is why we have tasted our way through all the pumpkin spice goods out there to find the best ones. Step aside, Skeleton Jack: These are the real kings of the pumpkin patch.

Doing Well and Doing Good: Learning from KIND Snacks Founder Daniel Lubetzky

Yonatan Neril | Posted 10.03.2016 | Green
Yonatan Neril

Do you eat KIND Bars, those ubiquitous fruit and nut bars wrapped in distinctive striped packaging? There's a good chance you do since they are the fastest growing snack company in the US. Last week, I heard Daniel Lubetzky, founder and CEO of KIND Snacks, speak here in Jerusalem about his vision as a corporate citizen, and I was encouraged by what he said.

Superfoods That Aren't That Great For The Earth's Health

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 08.25.2016 | Impact

The mass production of some of your favorite superfoods can pack a mean punch on the environment, but there are small choices you can make over the co...

Delectable Mini Gluten-Free Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Food Fanatic | Posted 06.20.2016 | Taste
Food Fanatic

If you don't have almond flour on hand, try a lemon blueberry bread! It's even simpler than this recipe as you just pour it all into one pan.

How To Make Healthy 'Zoodles' With Almond Pesto

Brit + Co | Posted 05.01.2016 | Taste
Brit + Co

Spring is here, and we couldn't be happier. The sun is shining, flowers are blooming and there's tons of GREEN all around. The perfect way to celebrat...

Sweet Chili Almonds

Karan Nijhawan | Posted 12.30.2015 | Taste
Karan Nijhawan

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Cajun Almonds Recipe: Delicious Almonds in 25 minutes!

Karan Nijhawan | Posted 12.02.2016 | Taste
Karan Nijhawan

Getting bored of plain almonds? I was too. Until I discovered homemade Cajun Almonds. I don't know if I'll ever go back.

The Fall Harvest Salad You Need In Your Life This Season

Selena Sharpless | Posted 10.06.2016 | Taste
Selena Sharpless

This time of year is simply the bees knees mainly because it's meant to be celebrated with comfort food, a new pair of boots and a cuddle buddy. The word "salad" may not scream cozy comfort food but that's because you haven't had a loaded fall harvest salad.

Make Chocolate Bacon Bark Only Using 3 Ingredients

Spoon University | Posted 10.01.2016 | Taste
Spoon University

You're going to need some tasty treats for all this hostessing you're going to do and let's be real - there needs to be some bacon on the table. And chocolate. If there's no bacon, I probably won't come.

How To Make Your Own Almond Milk, Because It's Ridiculously Easy

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 10.12.2015 | Taste

The list of ingredients on a carton of almond milk is long. Too long. It includes things like locust bean gum, sunflower lecithin, gellan gum and some...

Beautiful Berry and Goat Cheese Salad With Toasted Almonds

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 08.10.2016 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Not a fan of goat cheese? Substitute your favorite cheese. Try feta or mozzarella. Just about any cheese goes great in this salad.

The Perfect Snack To Perk You Up

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.07.2015 | OWN

If you love ginger, you'll completely devour this addictive afternoon snack. Three forms of ginger come together to season nutty almonds with just the...

5 Ways To Upgrade Your Pancakes This Weekend

Rachel Hollis | Posted 07.28.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

A breakfast recipe you can never go wrong whipping up? Pancakes! My family loves them! Here are five ways to spice up your pancakes this weekend, making them a little more fun and even more delicious.

Cooking Off The Cuff: A Flourless Chocolate-Almond Cake From Naples Via London

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.22.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

It was every bit as good as anything we ate in Naples, and almost, but not quite, a match for the Café Murano version.

There's Traditional Tapenade And Then There's THIS

OWN | Posted 07.10.2015 | OWN

There's nothing like salty, savory tapenade spread across a crispy baguette to make you feel as if you've been transported to the Mediterranean. Typic...

10 Foods To Eat For An Energy Boost

Thrive Market | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Thrive Market

There are other foods that provide that same, lasting jolt. You don't need that afternoon latte to perk you up -- just work in one of these healthy snacks.

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Or Is It All Just Dust in the Wind...

Erica Wides | Posted 06.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

Let's start off with my report from the International Sweets and Snacks expo; remember, I attended this sugary show in Chicago, hoping to uncover some...

Cooking off the Cuff: In Naples, Taralli Are NOT Teething Rings

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.09.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Many older recipes lack almonds, so you can join me in ignoring them.

How To Make The Best Pastry of All: Chocolate-Almond Croissants

Food52 | Posted 05.07.2016 | Taste
Food52

What is the quintessential French pastry?

California Drought: Will Governor Brown Stop the Biggest Water Abusers?

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 05.01.2016 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

It's time for Jerry Brown to exercise courageous leadership that fixes the long-time mismanagement and corporate abuse of water that threatens the future of California's economy and agriculture. There are no easy shortcuts: the governor must govern.

Where Does California's Agricultural Water Go?

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 06.29.2015 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Almonds and pistachios together use around 3.3 million acre-feet of water and produce around $1,150 per acre-foot of water.

5 Ways to Go Green Beyond Giving Up Almond Milk on Earth Day

Susan Liang | Posted 06.22.2015 | Green
Susan Liang

You've probably heard it all by now. Almondgate, the Devil Eats Marzipan, the 1.1 gallons of water it takes to grow an almond -- which is a lot, but a little misleading when it isn't put into perspective.

A Big Culprit In California's Drought Starts With 'A' -- And It's Not Almonds

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.22.2015 | Green

California's water-intensive almond industry has faced mounting criticism during the drought, especially after Gov. Jerry Brown announced that the sta...