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A New Electric Spoon Could Make Vegetables Taste 'Like Chocolate'

Grub Street | Posted 10.17.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

(Photo: Leisa Tyler/LightRocket via Getty Images) By Chris Crowley In the near future, humans will laugh about their poor ancestors who had no choic...

Target: It's Time To Get Ugly

Jordan Figueiredo | Posted 08.22.2016 | Impact
Jordan Figueiredo

The power of our collective action has convinced Whole Foods Market and Walmart to start selling ugly produce. #UglyReallyIsBeautiful is now more than a mo-ment, it is officially a move-ment to get all grocers in the U.S. selling (not rejecting) ugly produce.

Shepherd's Salad, Fresh from the Garden

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.17.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

The other night, I went to a Turkish restaurant for dinner and ordered Shepherd's Salad, which is a perfect and refreshing salad for summer. But as I ...

7 Veggie-Packed Casseroles To Make Before Summer Ends | Lynn Andriani | Posted 08.11.2016 | OWN


Watermelon May Not Actually Be A Fruit After All

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 08.10.2016 | Taste

Unofficially speaking, the watermelon is everyone’s favorite summer fruit. Because it’s made up of over 90 percent water, it’s guaranteed to ref...

How to Navigate The Farmer's Market Like A Chef

Brando de Oliveira | Posted 08.05.2016 | Taste
Brando de Oliveira

Each week, I stroll through the market scavenging for the best produce for our menu. I covet these summer months when the market is brimming with rows of golden cherry tomatoes, giant squashes, and ripe peaches. These open-air markets bring me back to Tuscany--especially when I see rows of bright sunflowers, or girasoli. To capitalize on these last summer days, I'm using this post to point out some of my favorite seasonal produce, and a few tips on how to navigate the market like a chef.

Bricks, Sand, and a Wet Sack Save Vegetables

Maureen Mecozzi | Posted 08.26.2016 | Green
Maureen Mecozzi

What the heck is a ZECC? Just bricks, sand, and a wet sack. Put them together and you have a simple but effective device to protect vegetables from de...

From Kale To Cauliflower: 13 Standout Superfood Recipes

Jennifer Segal | Posted 07.30.2016 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

What makes a food super? It has to be packed with nutrients and good for your health. It also has to be delicious! From Asian Kale Slaw with Ginger Peanut Dressing to Tart & Tangy Fro-Yo, these recipes prove that eating healthy doesn't have to be boring.

Vegans Have Healthier Gut Bacteria, Study Suggests

Amanda Brocket | Posted 07.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Brocket

Recently, more and more research is showing that having a healthy gut bacteria is key to overall health. A well-balanced microbiome can help with dige...

The Upside Of Marketing: Tricking Kids Into Eating Vegetables

Modern Farmer | Posted 07.21.2016 | Taste
Modern Farmer

Marketing food to kids is usually seen as unambiguously problematic; a majority of this advertising is for foods high in fat, sugar, or sodium.

4 Ways To Spike Up The Grill With Superfoods

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

We are halfway through the summer and at the peak of the grilling season. I am sure that we are all enjoying a great time, hitting the grill and havin...

8 Potato-Free Ways to Satisfy Your French Fry Cravings

Tasting Table | Posted 07.19.2016 | Taste
Tasting Table

A day devoted to french fries is ridiculous only in that every day is a fine day for eating fries. So use National French Fry Day as an opportunity to take the fry path less traveled, like strips of summery zucchini or polenta-like chickpea flour fries. Here are eight ways to fuel your french fry addiction without eating your weight in spuds.

Summer Challenge: Add 1 More Vegetable to Each Meal!

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

My breakfast: an egg over kale, zucchini, and a slice of ham Without being specific, it's safe to say that eating more vegetables is a good thing. An...

The Fruits And Vegetables You Should Never Store Together

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 07.15.2016 | Taste

As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own...

This Activist Wants You To Rethink Ugly Produce

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.11.2016 | Good News

Anti-food waste activist Jordan Figueiredo is putting a lighthearted spin on the otherwise serious issue of food waste. As part of his Ugly Fruit And ...

How To Turn Juicer Pulp Waste Into A Delicious Snack

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 07.06.2016 | Taste

As part of HuffPost's “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own h...

The Psychological Reason Why We Hate Ugly Fruits

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 07.18.2016 | Science

We look for attractive people to mate with, cute animals to bring home and nice clothes to wear. So is it any wonder we judge good-looking food to be ...

9 Recipes That Celebrate Fresh Summer Produce

Jackie Ourman | Posted 06.24.2016 | Taste
Jackie Ourman

Summer is finally here and with it comes the produce we've been waiting for all year long! Whether you are shopping your local farmers market or part...

Feeding Peace: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.18.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven grantees whose projects are bringing peace to their communities. Volunteers in Maryland engag...

Here's An Easy And Delicious Healthy Picnic Spread You Can Make For National Picnic Week!

Mira Manek | Posted 06.15.2016 | Taste
Mira Manek

When I'm invited to a picnic, I'm almost certain there won't be many options for me -- I don't eat sandwiches or crisps, I try to avoid chocolate and cakes, and so might nibble on some fruit and maybe the odd piece of chocolate if I desperately want it. Putting together a small tray of healthy options, however, need not be complex and mind-boggling.

Spaghetti Squash with Skinny Garlic Butter

Nancy Fox | Posted 06.01.2016 | Taste
Nancy Fox

A wonderfully flavorful, super rich tasting and healthy, side dish. I made it the other night and had to stop myself from eating all of it. It's that good!! You'll love how easy spaghetti squash is to cook.

Grab a Bowl of Mama Mandola's Chicken Soup!

Food Fanatic | Posted 05.24.2016 | Taste
Food Fanatic

This Sicilian chicken soup tastes JUST like Mama Mandola's soup from Carrabba's Italian Grill. Even better, you can make it in your slow cooker! W...

6 Favorite Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

The warmer weather also means the opening of farmers markets, which offer fresh, flavorful and nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables. What should you be looking out for this summer? Here are a few of my favorites that I've been waiting for all winter.

Lance Bass Sows Veggie Love

Jenifer Joy Madden | Posted 05.20.2016 | Impact
Jenifer Joy Madden

EMA plans to sponsor a total of twenty gardens across the country over the next five years in the home towns of other celebrity Board members--which include Amy Smart, Carter Oosterhouse, Daryl Hannah, and Malin Akerman.

Physical and Mental Benefits of Gardening

Jill L. Ferguson | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jill L. Ferguson

So at the end of this week on Earth Day, help celebrate the earth and your health by digging in the dirt and planting something -- whether it be an herb in a pot for your kitchen windowsill, a vegetable in a community garden, or a flower to add more color and beauty to your space.