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19 Photos Of Vegetables That Are Too Beautiful To Eat

The Huffington Post | Damon Dahlen | Posted 10.07.2015 | Taste

It's been said you should always eat your vegetables, but for these fine specimens we will make an exception. The United Kingdom's Royal Horticultural...

Raw or Cooked? How Best to Prep 11 Fruits and Vegetables

Marlynn Wei, MD, JD | Posted 10.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Marlynn Wei, MD, JD

It can be tricky to know how you should store and prepare fresh foods to get the most nutrients.

Your Future Career in the Invention Garden

Kevin Folta | Posted 10.01.2016 | Education
Kevin Folta

Where are the future jobs? What if I told you that a high-value, high-tech field is poised to explode, and talented experts are desperately needed for the wave of careers that might rival the computer explosion of the 90's? Would you be interested?

Get Your Kid To Eat Veggies, No Bribing Required

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living

Parents, you can stop positioning broccoli as little trees and arranging pepper slices into edible hearts. To get kids to eat more veggies, take a cue...

Karina Inkster's Vast World of Vegan Vitality

Gurdeep Pandher | Posted 09.23.2016 | Home
Gurdeep Pandher

While most people only adopt some parts of the philosophy or abandon the seemingly lofty goals after only a few short days, others have embraced veganism as a lifestyle. One person who belongs to the latter group is Karina Inkster.

Just Looking At This Giant Onion Will Make You Cry

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.24.2015 | Weird News

We'll get straight to the point: These vegetables are massive. Just think about the size of the salad you could make! Can you even fathom the soup tha...

Can Like a Pro With These 8 Dos + Don'ts

Rodale's Organic Life | Posted 09.23.2016 | Taste
Rodale's Organic Life

Though it may seem intimidating at first, canning excess garden produce is one of the simplest and easiest things to do -- and your future self will certainly appreciate being able to dig in to all those tasty garden goods long after the growing season is over.

Goats, Chickens and Compost: Volunteering With Earth Matter on Governors Island

Rebecca Louie | Posted 09.16.2016 | Green
Rebecca Louie

I started volunteering with Earth Matter several years ago because I was drawn to the chickens, rabbits and goats. Aggressive squirrels, threatening rats and dive-bombing pigeons made up most of my wildlife interactions in NYC, and I longed to be around creatures more friendly and fun.

Gardening for Dummies

Nina Griffin | Posted 09.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
Nina Griffin

Two weeks after we moved to Vermont I received a call from my friend, a native Vermonter who was as excited about our move north as we were. "You need to start your garden." she warned me. "Memorial Day is coming. You need to get your starters hardened off." Whoa.

Your Guide to Selecting the Best Fall Produce

Rodale Wellness | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Rodale Wellness

While we can't divert everyone away from their favorite grocer, we can give you the necessary tips to selecting the best seasonal fruits and veggies. And now that fall is rearing its head any day now (at least we hope so), now is as good of a time as any to get the lowdown on how to pick your purchases wisely.

5 Produce Secrets Supermarkets Don't Want You To Know

Oprah.com | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 09.14.2015 | OWN

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3 Healthy Alternatives to Potato Chips (With Easy Recipes Too)

The Doctors | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Before you grab a bag of potato chips to snack on – and then probably end up eating the entire bag – consider these healthier (and tasty!) alterna...

9 Healthy (and Tasty) Back-To-School Snack Recipes

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 08.31.2016 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

I know I'll be better at hitting the books (or pounding the keyboard) if I fuel my body with plenty of fiber, good fats, and vibrant veggies rather than packages of empty carbs.

Tips to Trim Your Waste

Melanie Young | Posted 08.25.2016 | Green
Melanie Young

Trimming your waste makes sense economizing at home and being more sensitive to the global issues of food waste, food insecurity and the environment. So don't trash your dinner. Reheat! Reuse! Repurpose!

Childhood Nutrition: 4 Strategies for Helping Your Kids Eat Better

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

As a father of three, the idea of children enduring any of this stuff is simply heartbreaking. But there is good news: As parents, we can prevent a lot of these problems simply by feeding our children whole, healthy foods.

The 8 Best Produce Picks For Late Summer

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Despite the fact that some kids are back in school and it's getting dark earlier, summer is not over. And while the sun's still shining, remember: Sum...

5 Tips for the Perfect Grilled Gazpacho

Steven Raichlen | Posted 08.18.2016 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Your gazpacho lives by the quality of the vegetables--garden or farm stand tomatoes, sweet onions (preferably with dirt still on the roots), local peppers--well, you get the idea. Do not, I repeat, do not refrigerate the tomatoes.

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

Food52 | Posted 08.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
Food52

Today, we're re-running one of our summertime Food52 references. A disclaimer: No fruit flies were harmed or killed in the writing of this post. (But ...

When the Glass Is Greener

Melanie Young | Posted 07.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I finally took the plunge. After months of reading up on the pros and cons of juicing and following enlightened advocates like Kris Carr and Joe Cr...

A Handy Chart For How Long Fresh Produce Will Last

Food52 | Posted 07.02.2016 | Taste
Food52

To maximize the shelf life of your produce, take the time to store everything properly before you put it away. This doesn't mean you need to wash everything--in fact, you shouldn't. Most items will last longer if you don't.

The Easiest, Tastiest, Summer Corn Recipes Ever

Posted 06.29.2015 | OWN

From chowder to cakes to straight off the cob (with some crazy-good ideas for toppings), these dishes remind us why we love this farm-stand classic. ...

The Ultimate Bacon-Wrapped, Veggie-Stuffed Beer Can Burger

Spoon University | Posted 06.18.2016 | Taste
Spoon University

Say goodbye to the days when you tossed a measly ball of ground beef on the grill, threw it on a bun and called it a burger. This summer, all you need is a beer can burger.

Are We Eating Our Veggies Yet?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

We're advised again and again to eat more veggies -- at least 2.5 cups of them each day, preferably much more. A new report from the U.S. Department ...

WATCH: These Healthy Foods Can Make You More Attractive

HooplaHa | Posted 06.18.2016 | Healthy Living
HooplaHa

Now that the summer season is in full swing, we are all doing our best to look as good as we can in our tank tops and shorts. Don't think that you hav...

These Simple Tricks Will Make Your Meals As Healthy As Possible

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.17.2015 | Taste

Did you know you that adding a little full-fat cheese to your vegetables is actually a nutritious thing to do? It's exciting and it's true. This is...