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Chicken Doesn't Come From a Box??

Little Global Chefs | Posted 06.21.2016 | Taste
Little Global Chefs

At Little Global Chefs, we have always held the belief that "if they make it, they will eat it." "They" being your kids. We've talked about the impo...

How To Create The Perfect Power Bowl

Brian Sullivan | Posted 05.02.2016 | Taste
Brian Sullivan

What if I told you that it was easy - yes, easy! - to make a perfectly balanced, delicious meal at home? Not only that, but what if I said it would be Instagram-worthy beautiful? Enter the Power Bowl, a fool-proof way to pack in nutrients, use a variety of leftovers, and create a wonderful blend of flavors and textures all in one bowl.

Our global food challenges: the decade to act

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Alessandro Demaio

If we can move beyond traditional silos and focus efforts on shared drivers, solutions and treatments to all forms of malnutrition, we will be truly kicking goals.

The Fountain of Youth Is On Your Plate

Anthony Youn, M.D., FACS | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Anthony Youn, M.D., FACS

So why does it seem that actors and actresses in Hollywood are defying their ages and looking younger and younger? It's not necessarily plastic surgery. Far from it. In fact, it's the opposite of surgery. They're eating better and taking better care of their skin. And this is something everyone can do.

Stuck in a Salad Rut? Try These 3 Fresh Recipes!

Laura Fuentes | Posted 02.17.2017 | Taste
Laura Fuentes

Many of us are 6 weeks into our New Year's resolution of eating more healthfully this year. And, if you are anything like me, you might be starting to feel in a bit of a rut, which makes sticking to your plan harder.

This Is What Happens When You Stop Dieting and Start Eating Real Food

Anne Ricci | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Anne Ricci

Maybe you're on a diet, and you're tired of restricting yourself and going hungry. You'd love to stop dieting and start eating real food because you k...

Dispatch: 'Growing a New America: Detox Diet, the Future of Food, and How to Be Happy and Healthy'

Miriam Ava | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

I'm Miriam Ava, the ambassador of good taste. I share messages that matter, one Dispatch at a time. The launch of Dr. Mark Hyman's latest book The Bl...

Blueberries -- Powerful Medicine for Lowering Your BP

Kellyann Petrucci | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Kellyann Petrucci

Stock up on blueberries -- fresh, frozen, and dried. Add them to smoothies and toss them in your salads. Stir them into Paleo pancake and muffin recipes, or sprinkle them on salmon. And if you have kids, make sure you load them up with blueberries, too. But shhh... don't tell them that blueberries are powerful medicine. We'll keep that secret between us.

4 Reasons to Ditch Your New Year's Resolution Diet

Jessica Donovan | Posted 03.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Donovan

Start doing the things that make you happy now. Don't wait for that magical day when you fit into a certain dress size or are satisfied with the number on the scales to book your holiday to the beach or buy that little black dress. Live like you have already reached your goal, you will be happy and it will be much easier to achieve.

Food! Fabulous Food!

Jessica Donovan | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Donovan

To develop a healthy relationship with food is to feel great, both inside and out. It is your choice what you fuel your body with! It is entirely up to you!

Say Yes to Sweet but No to HFCS

Emily Luchetti | Posted 10.21.2014 | Taste
Emily Luchetti

Isn't it okay to have a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup every now and again? Why is Emily Luchetti against fun? These are all questions that I'm sure you're asking yourself.

Encouraging Your Child to Appreciate Food

Katie Cavuto MS RD | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Cavuto MS RD

But, there is more to what we choose to eat than how it tastes. Having a connection with food is relative to the food choices we make. Appreciating the food we eat is the first step in bridging the gap between "tastes good" and "does a body good.

5 Reasons Your Great-Grandmother Was Healthier Than You

Krista Butler | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Krista Butler

We have a lot to learn from our wise great-grandmothers. Start thinking about how you can mimic parts her lifestyle (but perhaps don't bring back the big poofy dresses- let's leave that in the past) and you (and your children and grandchildren) will be all the healthier for it.

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Why Kids Don't Need To Take Their Vitamins | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living

Contrary to popular belief, when it comes to vitamins and minerals, less is more. A new report published by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) ...

How To Make Rainbow Trout With Spring Alliums

Nina Planck | Posted 08.16.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

It's a true trout raised in clean, cold-water pools by many farmers in my region.

The Real Food Cookbook: Traditional Dishes For Modern Cooks

Nina Planck | Posted 08.09.2014 | Green
Nina Planck

It was time for me to eat these traditional foods and (more intimidating) to learn to cook them.

How To Make Asparagus With Eggs

Nina Planck | Posted 07.09.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

The work is in the whisking, and the dressing tastes good on everything from chicken sandwiches to egg salad.

An Open Letter to Turkey Bacon

Tony Posnanski | Posted 07.07.2014 | Comedy
Tony Posnanski

You cannot put an Apple sticker on a cordless phone and call it an iPhone. You cannot put Mercedes decals on a Ford and call it a Mercedes. So why do you think you can call yourself bacon?

How To Make Braised Red Cabbage And Apples

Nina Planck | Posted 06.29.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

I believe in starting with good-tasting varieties picked at peak maturity, and I rarely use recipes.

How To Make Flourless Chocolate Cake For Your Seder

Nina Planck | Posted 06.08.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

This chocolate treat became a family tradition on the very first taste.

Family Seder Recipe: Leg of Lamb With Rosemary and Garlic from The Real Food Cookbook

Nina Planck | Posted 06.01.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

The Seder plate is all about spring greens, so why not eat some?

10 Essential Rules To Healthy Eating

Posted 05.14.2014 | OWN

You know an apple is a healthier snack than a candy bar, but how do you make the big changes and eat real food all the time? Start here with these ten...

From One Student To Another -- Tips For Eating Well

Food Revolution | Posted 03.26.2014 | College
Food Revolution

If you're like me and want some good quality food and control over what you're eating, but also don't want to spend a whole lot, then you may be in a bit of a conundrum. But don't worry. You just have to be strategic!

The Farmers' Market Cookbook: Rutabaga, Turnips, & Kohlrabi

Nina Planck | Posted 03.18.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

These brassica family vegetables aren't fashionable. Many Europeans survived on swede during the Second World War, so its association with privation is strong.

The Farmers' Market Cookbook: Pears

Nina Planck | Posted 02.04.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

The main clue to pear ripeness is color. Most pears show a faint yellow background when ready. Anjou and other green ones should give slightly under pressure. Once ripe, the pear's flavor deteriorates quickly.