The Journal of the Association for Consumer Research is a new quarterly publication, and in its inaugural issue it's tackling the behavioral science of eating. In this issue are a few deliciously surprising and counterintuitive findings from studies.
If we're going to start anywhere when it comes to a gaming/health connection, we need to look no further than the popular '80s video game, Pac-Man (interestingly, a game based -- for the most part -- on the concept of food).
For our take on a vegan Shepherd's pie, we substituted protein-rich French green lentils for meat, added lots of vegetables, and topped our pie with roasted, smashed, potatoes. The result is a hearty, delicious and exceptionally healthy meal.
More and more I'm seeing that vegetables are becoming the center of the plate. I call veggies the hero dish. And one of the heroes that we can look forward to as a standout rock star this coming year is Bok choy.
Chocolate has been irresistible for ages: the Aztecs used it as currency, the Spaniards kept it a secret from neighboring countries for about a century, and the average American eats 9.5lbs of it in one year. It's safe to say we're all obsessed with chocolate... and we may even be addicted to it.
So what's the secret solution to avoiding another food infatuation faux pas, but managing to fix your diet and lifestyle forever? Prepare yourself because it isn't popular, chic or currently in vogue... but the simple answer is healthy eating.
Hunger and food insecurity in the United States cost us all a great deal more than we may realize. Maybe you think I'm talking about school lunches and other food-assistance programs, but those aren't the real costs.
Japanese food, called washoku, is recognized as one of the healthiest cuisines around. So what is considered comfort food for the Japanese? We'll introduce you to 10 distinctive Japanese comfort foods that will warm your tummy this winter!
It's meatless Monday along with Monday Night Football and I'm ready for the perfect tailgate! I love to host friends and family at our house and food is always at the center of our gatherings. This time is no different.