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How to Make Dunkaroos at Home

Food52 | Posted 02.01.2015 | Taste
Food52

Who are all of these characters on the gummy snack boxes? Is that a cake-flavored pop tart? Where are the Dunkaroos?! News flash: Dunkaroos in the U.S. were discontinued in 2012. Here is a recipe to make homemade Dunkaroos.

Efforts to End Deforestation Brings Together Strange Bedfellows

Richard Schiffman | Posted 01.21.2015 | Green
Richard Schiffman

Palm oil is now used in nearly half of all foods on supermarket shelves, added to everything from breakfast cereals to margarine to potato chips. It is also an ingredient in shampoo, soaps, cosmetics, toothpaste, and laundry detergents, and is used as a feedstock for biofuels.

These Chemicals Are Keeping Your Food Fresh

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.04.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Many of these chemicals are synthesized in a lab, and basically look like white powders before they're added to your food.

Why Scotch Eggs Are The Perfect Drunk Food

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.30.2014 | Taste

Thank you, England.

It's Gonna Be a Piece of Cake?

Lori Ferraro | Posted 05.20.2014 | Women
Lori Ferraro

I have had issues with food all my life, dating back to when I was a little girl. For me, it always has been and unfortunately still is "the binge" part of binging and purging that I have perfected.

Convenience Stores: C Is for Conundrum

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Is it possible to save our teens from the adverse health impacts of sugary drink consumption without destroying the livelihood of the C-store shopkeeper? What kind of transformation of the C-store would be needed for this to happen?

Stay Away From Pork Rinds (Or: the Sociology of Snacks)

Galanty Miller | Posted 02.18.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

Some people don't enjoy snacks. They don't eat chips or candy or doughnuts because they don't like the taste. My theory is that those people don't have tongues. Snacks are yummy.

4 Healthy Snacks For A Midday Boost

Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Naomi Freundlich We asked four nutrition experts what they eat when an afternoon energy crash takes hold. These light bites will put the bounc...

She Turned A Snack Stand Into A $50 Million Business

Posted 09.25.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Taste Test: The Best And Worst Sour Cream & Onion Chips

Kristen Aiken | Posted 10.31.2013 | Taste

There's a formula for perfection, and we think we may have found it.

You're Doing It RIGHT

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.10.2013 | Comedy

This is how it's done. Just. Like. This. Via Vine...

25 Better Reasons To Eat Snacks

Posted 09.09.2013 | Taste

All of them delicious.

Applesauce Walnut Muffins

Laura Kumin | Posted 02.01.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

When I saw leftover applesauce in my refrigerator, my thoughts turned to applesauce muffins. It seemed like a good idea, but within a few minutes I realized that this was not a well-trod path. I got it right on the second try.

Mini Treats And Hand-Held Sweets

Jamie Schler | Posted 03.01.2013 | Taste
Jamie Schler

My goal is always to offer up recipes -- both sweet and savory -- that home cooks and bakers will be delighted with when they make them in their kitchens for years to come.

Catherine New

Health Experts Wish Twinkie Would Die Already

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.20.2012 | Business

The prospect of a Twinkie-free future has provoked longing for a mythologized American past, as if artificially sweetened cream and dyed yellow cake w...

Report: Healthy Snacks Offered In Small Minority Of U.S. High Schools Despite Lunch Overhaul

Posted 11.02.2012 | Education

While the new nutritional guidelines imposed by the USDA this fall require a wider selection of fruits and vegetables in school meals, the same cannot...

Citing Health Concerns, Messiness, N.M. Teacher Moves To Ban Flamin' Hot Cheetos

Posted 10.15.2012 | Education

A health teacher at Lyndon B. Johnson Middle School in New Mexico is moving to ban Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, claiming the trendy snack food represents a ...

Caramel Corn Showdown: Cracker Jack, Poppycock & More

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Summer means it's baseball season, and whether or not you're a fan of the national pastime you've probably been sung the somewhat rude demand to "buy ...

The 14 Healthiest Junk Foods (For When You Simply Have No Choice)

Organic Authority.com | Posted 09.15.2012 | Home
Organic Authority.com

Hopefully we always have choices when it comes to eating, but you know how it goes -- extra innings, delayed flight, a friend's barbecue. Whether we consider ourselves healthy eaters or not, we've all likely found ourselves somewhat stranded with few appealing nibbles.

Eat As I Say, Not As I Eat

Lisa Belkin | Posted 07.01.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Nutrition is one of the many examples of how parents want children to do as we say and not what we do (particularly when what we are doing is scarfing the leftover bits of chicken nuggets as we carry the plates to the dishwasher.)

Can These Help You Lose Weight?

Jonathan Galland | Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Galland

One great hurdle is denying yourself the freedom to indulge in snacks whenever you want, especially those that taste great and are really bad for you. With protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, almonds could be just the solution for keeping your appetite in check until mealtime.

10 Super Bowl Classics

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

If you're going to be parked on the couch for several hours heavily invested (or not) in a sporting event, might as well have some great food to keep you company.

Let them eat cake.

Vicki B. Escarra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Vicki B. Escarra

This argument against SNAP recipients using their benefits to purchase snack and other "unhealthy" foods is one I find disappointing. Food insecurity...

How To Avoid Mindless Eating (VIDEO)

Prevention Magazine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Bet you can't have just one. Check out this video to find out how economy-sized snacks can cause you to eat more -- plus tips on how to eat more mindf...

A Very Simple Fast Food Recipe: Rice Balls (video)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kirsten Dirksen

"Keep it simple" is my culinary mantra. Originally, it was because I have no cooking skills, but in the past few years I've been learning that simplicity often tastes better.