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Most Requested: Get Started Guide to Vegetable Gardening

This Old House | Posted 05.27.2015 | HuffPost Home
This Old House

To grow well, vegetables need good soil, the right amount of water, and sunshine. You can amend poor soil and deal with too much or too little moisture by building raised beds (bottomless frames that hold soil above the grade line) to keep vegetables above muck, or by irrigating in dry weather.

Here's How Long All Of Your Produce Lasts

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.12.2015 | Taste

Late spring is the time of year when it's really hard to pass by the farmers market without scooping up far more produce than you can actually fit in ...

5 Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat More Vegetables

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living

If your son or daughter isn't all that interested in spinach, you're not alone. Trying and failing to get kids to eat their veggies is a never-ending ...

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Is It Shaped Like a Baby or a Carrot?

Erica Wides | Posted 05.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

Across the hall from me live two cute and chatty little girls. Because we live in a former factory with very long hallways, all the kids love to play ...

Does Paying for Organic Food Delivery Make Cents?

Steve Rhode | Posted 04.27.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

Aaron Crowe sent me the article below on buying organic food and having it delivered. It completely resonated with me because for the past couple of m...

How To Use Every Part Of Your Vegetables

Ali Rosen | Posted 04.25.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

With most vegetables there is always a part we throw away -- from the tops of fennel to the stems of beets. And while sometimes we make use of them in stock, chef Steven Satterfield of Atlanta's Miller Union believes there's more to these throwaways than meets the eye.

Meat as a Seasoning

Karl Wilder | Posted 04.21.2015 | Taste
Karl Wilder

The South has a long tradition of using cheap cuts of meat often cured and smoked to season dishes. A couple of ham hocks will flavor a big pot of bea...

4 Amazing Ways To Eat Way More Fruits And Vegetables Right Now

Plated | Posted 04.17.2015 | Taste
Plated

Here are four suggestions for what to do with all that produce you picked up at the farmers' market but aren't sure what to do with.

So Am I a Vegan, Vegetarian, Ovo-Lacto, or Pecetarian?!

Quora | Posted 04.16.2015 | Taste
Quora

It's important to understand that there is a fundamental difference between [Vegans and Vegetarians] when looking at it from the broadest of strokes.

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Let's Go Back to the Prairie, Yet Again, and Discuss It With Laura

Erica Wides | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

Who do I love to talk about the most, other than myself? Just take a guess. Correct. Laura. As in, Laura Ingalls Wilder! Only my imaginary best friend...

Palatetraining: How to Raise a Vegetable Lover

Dr. Laura Lefkowitz | Posted 04.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Laura Lefkowitz

Over the past year I have been documenting my 1-year-old son's "Palatetraining" on social media as he gobbles down fresh veggies. It is possible to raise a vegetable lover, you just have to start earlier and "Palatetrain" your child from their first bite of solids.

Why One Man Has Devoted His Life To Harvesting Rainbow-Colored Vegetables

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.07.2015 | Taste

Rainbow Swiss chard, lollipop kale and so much more.

Eat Spinach Every Day, Make Your Brain 11 Years Younger

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living

While Popeye ate spinach everyday to maintain strong muscles, he was also bettering his memory, maybe without even knowing it. Consuming just a dai...

Here's Why You May Not Be Losing Weight On The Paleo Diet

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living

If you've paid attention to weight loss trends or even just the Internet over the past few years, you've probably heard of the Paleo diet. Heavy on me...

Upgrade Your Snack With These Fresh Picks

Julie Upton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

One of my nutrition "rules" I live by is to always have a serving of fruit or veggies as their snacks. My gym bag always has an apple, banana or clementines in it as I find those fruits travel well and are easy to eat when I'm time-pressed and on-the-go.

Warm Bacon-Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Nancy Fox | Posted 05.19.2015 | Taste
Nancy Fox

The fabulous flavors come from the sprouts being sautéed with bacon, dried cranberries and sliced almonds. Once sautéed, balsamic vinegar is added. They are so dreamy good!

If You Can Teach Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth, You Can Teach Them to Eat Vegetables

Caron Gremont | Posted 05.18.2015 | Parents
Caron Gremont

But the truth is, we need to stop thinking that feeding our kids well is about food, because it's not. Feeding our kids well is about raising our kids well, and we do that by teaching them good habits.

Here's Another Huge Reason To Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.13.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're a vegetarian, we have some good news for you: Munching on all those plants may cut your risk for colorectal cancer -- the second leading cau...

Turns Out You Can Grow Your Vegetables In A Solo Cup, No Garden Required

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.12.2015 | Taste

Feeling turnt about this awesome gardening trick.

What Nutrition Experts Eat On Vacation

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're a healthy eater who practices portion control, you know a vacation can put a dent in your healthy lifestyle. Whether you're kicking back and...

Digesting the New Veganomic Guidelines

Melanie Young | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

As with any major proceeding there's a debate period. In this case, it's a 45-day open forum that started Feb. 19, where nutrition and health experts, food producers, commodity groups and just about anyone else with an opinion can weigh in.

We're Fat And Sick And The Broccoli Did It!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

It's no big surprise that someone untrained in research methods would tell us all what the research really means and why the scientists on this committee -- all trained to do research and interpret it -- are just a bunch of hacks. But that the New York Times would allocate its imprimatur and rarefied real estate to an infomercial masquerading as an Op-Ed is a lamentably disappointing surprise.

6 Winter Vegetable Recipes To Make Tonight

PureWow | Posted 04.25.2015 | Taste
PureWow

Any fool can make a delicious vegetable dish when the farmers' market is overflowing with bounty.

The 'Ugly' Side Of Leafy Greens You Really Should Be Eating

OWN | Posted 02.19.2015 | OWN

Crisp veggies, bold colors and fresh, leafy greens. A beautiful salad presentation is important -- after all, we eat with our eyes first, right? So it...

Food for Thought

Jerry Zezima | Posted 04.20.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

According to an old saying, you are what you eat. Since I am full of baloney, I eat what I am. Unfortunately, I don't know what to eat these days -- especially bologna, which means I am out to lunch -- because I am on three different diets.