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5 Must-Dos for Peak Life Performance in 2016

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 01.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Even if you're not a professional athlete, you still want to operate at peak performance. Giving your body the support it needs to get you through wha...

Kale 2.0: The Trendy Vegetables You're About to Be Sick Of

Thrillist | Posted 01.06.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

Few, if any, vegetables have become as culturally invasive as kale. Sure, it's super healthy for you, but let's face it, what once was a cutting-edge green -- seen on health-nut Instagram accounts and fancy menus alike -- is now a wilted trend. So what's up next?

How Did the Fruitcake Become a National Joke, and Can It Be Redeemed?

Thrillist | Posted 12.23.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Wil Fulton Credit: iStock See the fruitcake. Note the violently colored red and green "fruit" and suspect nuts that top the thick dough. Observ...

These 7 Ingredients Are All You Need To Make The Perfect Smoothie

Posted 12.30.2015 | Taste

It’s a drink; it’s a meal; it’s both. The smoothie has become the hero of breakfast. Whether you are looking for something rich and chocolatey o...

Does Rinsing Fruit Before You Eat It Actually Do Anything?

SELF | Posted 12.21.2015 | Taste
SELF

Of course we all know that we're supposed to wash fruits and vegetables before we eat them. But how much can just rinsing under the tap really do?

Bet You Have Absolutely No Idea What You're Looking At

The Huffington Post | Damon Dahlen | Posted 12.17.2015 | Taste

Yes, these fruits and vegetables really look like this -- well, sort of. Engineer and artist, Sandra Segal, has wowed us with her new take on the dele...

Food-Obsessed Photographer Captures The Secret Histories Of Fruits And Vegetables

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.23.2015 | Arts

Peach enthusiast and American author Mark Twain once said, "The peach began as a bitter almond." It's true! Long before the furry, fleshy plants had ...

Notes From a Dive Bar XXXX - Scary Monsters and Super Creeps

Alan Black | Posted 10.23.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Did I just see something slither to the shadow? Trip to the ice machine, all that is frozen in time like that cockroach, just kidding. I need to get my peripheral vision checked. I'm sure I just saw something flee to the darkness under the stairs.

Set It And Forget Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Jamie Lothridge | Posted 10.21.2015 | Taste
Jamie Lothridge

Although I love meandering through the aisles of vendors, I really go for two very important reasons: caramel slathered apples and homemade apple butter.

Feed Your Head: 5 Foods to Fuel Your Brain

Omega Institute | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

Not to worry. Certain "brain foods" can help nourish this precious organ by protecting it from degeneration, helping to boost mood, and sustaining cognitive function, even as we age. Here are some of the top brain foods and what research says about them.

Your Future Career in the Invention Garden

Kevin Folta | Posted 10.01.2015 | Education
Kevin Folta

Where are the future jobs? What if I told you that a high-value, high-tech field is poised to explode, and talented experts are desperately needed for the wave of careers that might rival the computer explosion of the 90's? Would you be interested?

How to Peel an Apple in 3 Seconds

Food52 | Posted 09.30.2015 | Taste
Food52

All you need is a drill and a dream.Peeling apples is a monotonous labor of love; one that we trudge through for the pies, sauce, and pickles&nbs...

Ann Ralph on the Joys of Fruit Trees, Taking Care of Mother Earth, and How to Get a Book Deal Writing About Something You Love

David Henry Sterry | Posted 09.24.2015 | Books
David Henry Sterry

We first met Ann Ralph when she won our Pitchapalooza with one of the great elevator pitches we've ever heard: The Elements of Style for fruit trees. It made total sense even as it was counterintuitive.

Can Like a Pro With These 8 Dos + Don'ts

Rodale's Organic Life | Posted 09.23.2015 | Taste
Rodale's Organic Life

Though it may seem intimidating at first, canning excess garden produce is one of the simplest and easiest things to do -- and your future self will certainly appreciate being able to dig in to all those tasty garden goods long after the growing season is over.

6 Ways To Take Your Smoothie Bowls To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 09.18.2015 | Taste

At this point, smoothie bowls are near-synonymous with Instagram food porn.  Between the painstakingly placed toppings and innovative flavor mash...

Fruit Hacks That Will Juice Up Your Life

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 09.17.2015 | Taste

Who doesn't love a good life hack? They make life a little easier (always a good thing) and they always go viral (which means we especially love 'em)....

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Pineapple

Spoon University | Posted 09.23.2015 | Taste
Spoon University

What do bright green pineapples, white pineapples, and gold pineapples all have in common? They're equivalently sweet. There are four different types of pineapples, and the difference in color is based on the location the fruit was grown, not their ripeness.

3 Sour Foods With Major Health Benefits

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 09.10.2015 | OWN

Let's face it: Our love for all things sweet and salty has caught up with us; health experts agree that most adults are consuming too much o...

Now There Are Miraculous Cotton Candy Grapes From The Heavens

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 09.08.2015 | Taste

How can you crave something you didn't even know existed mere hours ago? That happens after you taste a "cotton candy grape," a relatively new variety...

The 8 Best Produce Picks For Late Summer

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Despite the fact that some kids are back in school and it's getting dark earlier, summer is not over. And while the sun's still shining, remember: Su...

Peachy Skillet Peach Cobbler Just For You

Food Fanatic | Posted 08.18.2015 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Do you like to serve dessert to guest after dinner? I do, and try to do it just about every time we host family and friends over for dinner. I especially prefer to have a warm dessert just pulled from the oven.

For Peace and Clarity, Go Hang a Banana

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 08.17.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

The world is smoldering toward catastrophic self-destruction, so it's only sensible that I take a brief moment of clarity to offer this lovely tidbit of advice before the final tragic calamity ignites the end of civilization.

Wild Berries: A Lesson in Ripening

Mel Sellick | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mel Sellick

When did we last consider wild berries? On a visit to a new trail I've never been before, I begin seeing them stretch and grow, exploding with pote...

Freeze! Here's How to Keep Summer Fruits Good Through Winter

Glamour | Posted 08.14.2015 | Taste
Glamour

By Jillian Kramer, Glamour Photo: Romulo A. Yanes If, like us, you've been spending every weekend at the farmers' market, stocking up on berries, p...

10 Best Fruit Cutting Hacks Because Life Is Hard

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.13.2015 | Taste

We owe a lot to many of our ancestors, but whoever discovered how to cut a watermelon and bag it in thirty seconds was a real pioneer. We don't k...