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Spicy Sugared Pecans to Make Christmas Tex-ified

Food Fanatic | Posted 02.05.2015 | Taste
Food Fanatic

What I love most about these sugared pecans is how quick and easy they are. You can package them up in sweet little sacks with ribbon for homemade Christmas gifts, or simply put them out in strategically placed bowls for your Christmas party.

23 Savory Ways With Hazelnuts

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.28.2014 | Taste

Hazelnuts aren't just for dessert.

Feeding Birds and Nourishing Thoughts

Steve Zack | Posted 12.15.2014 | Green
Steve Zack

Bird watching, via bird feeding, is clearly the most frequent human-wildlife interaction. In our increasingly urbanized world, feeding birds is, for millions of people, our most significant direct connection to nature.

Pine Nuts: Mongol Style

Nomin Dari | Posted 12.09.2014 | Travel
Nomin Dari

As I am walking through the forest, my Mongolian friend, Baagi, throws up a bulky stick up into the branches of a pine tree. I stand cautiously back and look up to see two pinecones fall to the ground.

5 Health Foods That Can Tax Your Digestive System

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasneem Bhatia, M.D.

I know what you're thinking. Please, not another list of things I can't eat! No, that's not what this post is all about. Think of it more as a troubleshooting session -- finding hidden culprits that could be behind some of your digestive woes and exploring how to make these foods easier to digest.

Super Hacks: How to Make Healthy Food Even Healthier

Willow Jarosh, MS, RD | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Willow Jarosh, MS, RD

Not that healthy foods need to be any better, but we couldn't resist sharing these hacks that increase their nutritional value. Hey, go big or go home, right? Actually, whether you use these nutrition-boosting hacks or not, these foods are all super nutritious, tasty choices.

The Fabulous Dish You Can Whip Up With Ripe Peaches

Laura Zinn Fromm | Posted 09.29.2014 | Fifty
Laura Zinn Fromm

It was raining and we had ripe peaches. That was why I started broiling peaches and mixing up a brown sugar pecan crumble at 9 on a Sunday morning. The other reason was that we'd run out of cereal, had no bread and were low on eggs.

How To Make A Crunchy Peanut Butter Pavlova

Food52 | Posted 08.27.2014 | Taste
Food52

Every bite is a riot of flavors, textures, temperatures.

How To Skin Nuts

Food52 | Posted 07.29.2014 | Taste
Food52

Nuts are pretty comfortable in their own skin, but we can help you to do a bit of cajoling to get them out.

A Vegan Quickbread With Dates And Walnuts

Food52 | Posted 07.26.2014 | Taste
Food52

Forget what you think you know about vegan baked goods -- this quickbread is a game-changer.

7 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Nuts

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Nuts are one of the most amazing foods on the planet. They are loaded with fiber, nutrients and heart healthy fats. They're void of sugar and contain minimal carbohydrates, and best of all, they taste heavenly.

14 Foods That Aren't What They Seem

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.09.2014 | Taste

You think you know, but you have no idea.

The Only Grain-Free Granola Recipe You'll Ever Need

Food52 | Posted 04.07.2014 | Taste
Food52

A breakfast recipe for many whose dietary restrictions make it tough to find one.

How To Make Your Own Nutella

Food52 | Posted 03.26.2014 | Taste
Food52

This chocolate-hazelnut spread is a slightly grown-up version of the one you may be familiar with.

Eat Fat for a Healthier and Slimmer You: Weight Loss Tip for 2014

Tania Hayek Mercer | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Tania Hayek Mercer

In this day and age, where processed and convenience food is the go-to for many busy people and families, critical nutrition is being kicked to the curb. One of these nutrients, a macronutrient, is fat.

Raw Vegan Pizza With Sprouted Nut Cheese

Juhea Kim | Posted 03.24.2014 | Taste
Juhea Kim

This is the dish that will win over anyone -- even my red-blooded, manly-man boyfriend was floored after taking just one bite.

The #1 Snack That Can Help You Live Longer

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Kristyn Pomranz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Want to add years to your life? Go nuts! The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a study that showed p...

So What if Processed Foods Have Slightly Fewer Calories?

Lindsay Hill | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Hill

Weight loss and health improvements will only occur when people eliminate junk food and replace it with whole, satisfying and nutrient-dense foods, some of which may (gasp!) have slightly more calories than processed foods.

14 Ways To Be A Better Baker In 2014

Food52 | Posted 03.16.2014 | Taste
Food52

You're going to save time, save money, and eat more chocolate, too.

With Fewer Cancer Deaths, What Should You Do Now?

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Still the most feared of all diseases, cancer now has some good news. But the responsibility is yours to make sure you are one of the good statistics, not one of the bad ones.

6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Almonds

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

They're a waistline-friendly snack known to boost heart health, and loaded with enough other health benefits to land them a coveted spot on our list o...

Chocolate Coconut Pecan Bars

Laura Kumin | Posted 02.09.2014 | Taste
Laura Kumin

The ingredients that adorn the top -- dark chocolate, coconut, and pecans -- provide satisfying zip as you bite into a serving.

Is Nut Milk The New Kombucha?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

It has a silky texture and a serenely rich flavor that would be good in "cream" pies, puddings, shakes and soups.

The National Denier Service: Ted Cruz

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

It's important to know what you don't know about just how crazy Ted Cruz really is.

If Walnuts Are So Good for Us, Why Is Eating Them a Crime Against Nature?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

The hard brown shells of walnuts aren't what you'd see hanging from walnut trees. In real life, on the branch, walnut shells are sheathed in leathery green hulls, as if trying to disguise themselves as avocados.