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Training Toddlers' Taste Buds: Juice vs. Froot Loops

Dina R. Rose | Posted 03.27.2012 | Parents
Dina R. Rose

A study published by the Center for Disease Control just made a radical recommendation: after-school programs should stop serving 100 percent apple ju...

Sneak More Vegetables Into Your Diet -- Painlessly | Posted 03.27.2012 | Healthy Living

I dream of greens, but when I'm running out the door, it's so much easier to grab a granola bar. A pot of pasta is quicker than roasting a mess of tur...

Lentils: Inexpensive Protein Powerhouse and International Recipe Darling

Organic | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home

While I'm all for protein at as many meals as possible -- I get hungry after about an hour if there isn't any -- a good ol' fashioned steak-and-potatoes is far from the only way to get protein on your plate.

Build Me Up, Butternut

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Butternut squash: winter's darling belle, cold weather's saving grace, a vegetable delicious enough to make us toss our heads back and burst into song (really).

The Wonders of Leeks

Nena Niessen | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
Nena Niessen

Leeks, also known as poor man's asparagus, have enjoyed a long and rich history, one that can be traced back through centuries. Leeks were well regarded by the ancient Greeks.

New Year's Detox

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

A new year: a fresh start. Gone are the roasts, the cookies, the cocktails, those glorious hallmarks of the holiday season; we're going healthy, and we're loving it.

Onions in a Starring Role

Lisa Turner | Posted 02.27.2012 | Home
Lisa Turner

Of all the vegetables in the produce aisle, the onion is certainly the most patient but least understood. Months after more delicate offerings have perished on the vines, weeks after even the hardiest greens succumb to frosty weather, onions lie in wait.

Worth the Drive!

Liz Neumark | Posted 02.19.2012 | Home
Liz Neumark

I have visited this farmers' market on several occasions, but this was my first time indoors. It is a vibrant community of vegetable, dairy, meat and honey producers, with a smattering of baked goods and crafts.

Potatoes With Pizzazz: 12 Recipes To Last The Winter

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

With the exception of kale and squash, once winter comes, potatoes are it. Not that you'll hear us complaining. Potatoes are brilliant, infinitely adaptable and even gluten-free.

How Shooting X-Rays At Asparagus Keeps It Fresh

Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

The traditional wisdom on asparagus says that the springtime delight, like high summer sweet corn, is best consumed immaculately fresh. Cookbooks reco...

We're Not Laughing

Elaine Weiss | Posted 02.05.2012 | Education
Elaine Weiss

If they weren't so damaging to children, congressional leaders' explanations for their policy decisions that cater to big money interests at those children's expense would be downright funny.

7 Ways To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain (Hint: Eat Your Veggies)

Anna Watson Carl | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home
Anna Watson Carl

2011-12-01-Screenshot20111201at11.11.30AM.jpg Looking to avoid holiday weight gain -- and feel better at the same time -- this December? It's easier than you think.

Pizza As A Vegetable? Thanks, But No Thanks!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.28.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Good health is perennially on the list of reasons any family has to be thankful, and food is among the most potent of influences on health. The differential effects of pizza and a mixed green salad on health don't change just because politicians play around with the lexicon.

Problem-Solving Veggie Side Dish Recipes for Thanksgiving

Susie Middleton | Posted 01.23.2012 | Home
Susie Middleton

Problem: The oven is full. The turkey's in there, maybe a pan of stuffing, too. So, um, where will the vegetables go?

The 5 Best Foods to Take to Class

Small Kitchen College | Posted 01.18.2012 | College
Small Kitchen College

For the best foods to bring into the classroom, just take a nostalgic look into your childhood lunchbox for some inspiration. The results are delicious, scholastic and timeless.

New Vegetables

Ted McCagg | Posted 01.17.2012 | Comedy
Ted McCagg


Simple Ways To Have A Healthier Thanksgiving

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 01.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

While the holidays are a time to get together with family and friends, every party and gathering is also an excuse to take a holiday from your healthy heating habits... before you know it your pants are too tight.

50 Ways To Eat Brussels Sprouts

HuffPost Taste | Posted 09.21.2016 | Taste

Just think of them as cute little Cabbage Patch Kids.

Roasted Cauliflower: Simple & Elegant

Laura Kumin | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC
Laura Kumin

Whether you have never eaten cauliflower or have tasted it and hated the stuff -- give me (and cauliflower) a chance. This super easy recipe will change your mind about a rather plain looking vegetable with a bad reputation.

My Healthy, Weekly Shopping List

David H. Murdock | Posted 12.21.2011 | Healthy Living
David H. Murdock

Even though I am Chairman of Dole Food Company, I do most of my own grocery shopping. Below I provide an example of a partial grocery list of what I might buy in any given week.

2 Ways to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables (That Actually Work!)

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 12.19.2011 | Parents
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

New research by psychologist Lucy Cooke and her colleagues at University College London shows that with rewards, children not only eat their vegetables, but learn to like them, too.

GOMBBS: Your Healthy Food Acronym

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. | Posted 12.09.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

GOMBBS is an acronym you can use to remember the most nutrient-dense, health-promoting foods on the planet.

How To Preserve Herbs For Winter

The Splendid Table | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home
The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table's® How to Eat Supper, By Lynne Rossetto Kasper Dear Lynne, How should I keep fresh herbs for a week, then preserve them for wi...

The Portion Control Dilemma: How to Stay Fit at College

Small Kitchen College | Posted 12.04.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

2011-10-04-Screenshot20111004at1.15.08PM.jpg Whether in the dining hall or in your own kitchen, remember these rules about portion control.

Don't Let the French Fries Win - How To Get Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 11.26.2011 | Parents
Linda Novick O'Keefe

While it won't happen overnight, by engaging your children in a nightly ritual of introducing a new wholesome, tasty food, you are setting the stage for your child's eating habits for a lifetime.