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Not-So-Safe Foods You Should Avoid

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Some foods have been promoted as "healthy" when they're exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples. Here's an expansion on his observations.

A Green Gazpacho: Chilled Cucumber Soup With Yogurt and Fresh Mint

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 09.18.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

The humble cucumber is transformed into a beautiful gazpacho.

An Ingredient List Both Poured and Plucked

Rachel Levine | Posted 07.17.2013 | Taste
Rachel Levine

End in the glass, but start in the garden: your guide to greening up the summer cocktail scene.

Cooking Off the Cuff: A Bright Summery Sauce/Accompaniment For Tuna Steaks

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.16.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Wine and lemon juice make this a sparkling, slightly tart dish; the vegetables add their own sweetness and aroma

The Healthiest and Unhealthiest Salad Dressings

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.28.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

What you should really be dressing your salad with.

an-Fried Zucchini Flowers With Ricotta and Garden Herbs

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 07.09.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

How could you not love zucchini flowers?

8 Perfect Picnic Foods That Don't Require Refrigeration

The Stir | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste
The Stir

Leave the ice cream at home and pack a basket with these delicious picnic bites everyone will love.

Recipes: Vegetarian Eats for Your Meatless Mondays

Michelle Won | Posted 08.31.2013 | Taste
Michelle Won

In effort to be civicly and culinarily responsible, here are four recipes that I love and use on days I want to cut the meat.

Give Your Veggies And Dip A Makeover (RECIPES)

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

Don't get me wrong, I love baby carrots and hummus, but it's time to give this advice a modern makeover. So my nutrition team and I were put to the test to come up with a healthy, fun and EASY way to update the usual veggies and dip.

Cooking Off the Cuff: Maybe the Best Way to Cook Peas

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.26.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

With young early-summer peas, I can think of nothing better than a dinner of plain crushed peas.

Veggie Crack

Jennifer Segal | Posted 08.25.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

This Mexican-inspired salad is referred to as "veggie crack" because it so addictive.

3 Elements Of A Happy, Healthy Kitchen

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 10.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Nutrition can be a political fight, but there is one area where everyone agrees -- vegan, Mediterranean, even Paleo -- is on the importance of the kitchen. Your relationship with your kitchen is as important as any other, and like all relationships it takes a little work.

Why I Hate the Word "Veggie"

Zester Daily | Posted 05.31.2013 | Taste
Zester Daily

The word "veggie" reduces vegetables to something fluffy and insubstantial, when they're anything but.

Grilled Vegetable Napoléons With Spicy Scallion Vinaigrette

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 07.30.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Smoky, deep, spicy, robust, crunchy, it's a carnival for the taste buds!

To Market, to Market: 11 Tips for Parents Joining the Food Revolution

Emma Jenner | Posted 07.16.2013 | Parents
Emma Jenner

If you have a picky eater who's well out of toddlerhood, do not despair! Whether you've gotten a bit off track with meals or are just starting to introduce solid foods, now is the perfect time to get going in the right direction.

The Secrets of Vegetable Stock

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 05.16.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Stop buying stock in a box! Here's the fastest way to build the most flavorful vegetable stock.

Constipation 101, Part II: You, Improved!

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Identifying a food you react to can be more challenging, since it's possible to have reactions that occur one to two days after eating something. In addition, when we eat a food frequently, we often cannot recognize the symptoms it causes, since we're too used to them to identify them.

10 Things to Do with a Can of Tomatoes

Food52 | Posted 05.13.2013 | Taste
Food52

With a can of tomatoes -- or a stack of them -- the pantry can be a place of exploration.

The Hudson Valley Seed Library: Seeds For the People, By the People!

Kerry Trueman | Posted 07.08.2013 | Green
Kerry Trueman

This unseasonably cool spring -- a by-product of global weirding -- is a perverse gift for those of us who didn't get around to planting our gardens yet. The soil's only just beginning to warm up, so now is actually a great time to get some seeds in the ground!

Come All Ye Lazy Eaters, Vegetable Haters

Nancy Deville | Posted 06.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

I can't say enough about the miraculous nature of nonstarchy vegetables. They contain micronutrients that work with macronutrients to rebuild and repair your body on a cellular level. The problem is cooking and then all the chewing involved in eating the ideal 12 servings a day.

Artichokes: Bake, Boil or Steam?

Amanda Greene | Posted 04.29.2013 | Taste
Amanda Greene

It's peak artichoke season from March to May, so don't let this intimidating vegetable scare you away!

Peek Into This Health Activist's Fridge

Kris Carr | Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Kris Carr

This week, I'm opening my doors in order to give you an in-depth look at my plant-happy haul. Whether you're reaching for one of your favorite cookbooks or just winging it, do your best to keep a well-stocked arsenal of healthy ingredients at your disposal.

I Dig the Ramps

Jennifer Maffett | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green
Jennifer Maffett

Unfortunately, harvesting puts the ramp's ability to multiply in jeopardy. In recent years, the enthusiasm for these wild plants has caused many patches of ramps to be completely decimated by over-zealous purveyors.

How to Make Any Puréed Vegetable Soup in 5 Steps

Food52 | Posted 04.16.2013 | Taste
Food52

When there is no time for grocery runs and no time for recipes, make soup!

How to Roast Any Vegetable in 4 Steps

Food52 | Posted 04.09.2013 | Taste
Food52

Roasting vegetables is a simple pleasure. Commit these easy steps to memory, and you'll be roasting everything in sight.