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Encouraging Your Child to Appreciate Food

Katie Cavuto MS RD | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Cavuto MS RD

But, there is more to what we choose to eat than how it tastes. Having a connection with food is relative to the food choices we make. Appreciating the food we eat is the first step in bridging the gap between "tastes good" and "does a body good.

5 Reasons Your Great-Grandmother Was Healthier Than You

Krista Butler | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Krista Butler

We have a lot to learn from our wise great-grandmothers. Start thinking about how you can mimic parts her lifestyle (but perhaps don't bring back the big poofy dresses- let's leave that in the past) and you (and your children and grandchildren) will be all the healthier for it.

Anna Almendrala

Why Kids Don't Need To Take Their Vitamins

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living

Contrary to popular belief, when it comes to vitamins and minerals, less is more. A new report published by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) ...

How To Make Rainbow Trout With Spring Alliums

Nina Planck | Posted 08.16.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

It's a true trout raised in clean, cold-water pools by many farmers in my region.

The Real Food Cookbook: Traditional Dishes For Modern Cooks

Nina Planck | Posted 08.09.2014 | Green
Nina Planck

It was time for me to eat these traditional foods and (more intimidating) to learn to cook them.

How To Make Asparagus With Eggs

Nina Planck | Posted 07.09.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

The work is in the whisking, and the dressing tastes good on everything from chicken sandwiches to egg salad.

An Open Letter to Turkey Bacon

Tony Posnanski | Posted 07.07.2014 | Comedy
Tony Posnanski

You cannot put an Apple sticker on a cordless phone and call it an iPhone. You cannot put Mercedes decals on a Ford and call it a Mercedes. So why do you think you can call yourself bacon?

How To Make Braised Red Cabbage And Apples

Nina Planck | Posted 06.29.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

I believe in starting with good-tasting varieties picked at peak maturity, and I rarely use recipes.

How To Make Flourless Chocolate Cake For Your Seder

Nina Planck | Posted 06.08.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

This chocolate treat became a family tradition on the very first taste.

Family Seder Recipe: Leg of Lamb With Rosemary and Garlic from The Real Food Cookbook

Nina Planck | Posted 06.01.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

The Seder plate is all about spring greens, so why not eat some?

10 Essential Rules To Healthy Eating

Posted 05.14.2014 | OWN

You know an apple is a healthier snack than a candy bar, but how do you make the big changes and eat real food all the time? Start here with these...

From One Student To Another -- Tips For Eating Well

Food Revolution | Posted 03.26.2014 | College
Food Revolution

If you're like me and want some good quality food and control over what you're eating, but also don't want to spend a whole lot, then you may be in a bit of a conundrum. But don't worry. You just have to be strategic!

The Farmers' Market Cookbook: Rutabaga, Turnips, & Kohlrabi

Nina Planck | Posted 03.18.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

These brassica family vegetables aren't fashionable. Many Europeans survived on swede during the Second World War, so its association with privation is strong.

The Farmers' Market Cookbook: Pears

Nina Planck | Posted 02.04.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

The main clue to pear ripeness is color. Most pears show a faint yellow background when ready. Anjou and other green ones should give slightly under pressure. Once ripe, the pear's flavor deteriorates quickly.

7 Ways to Eat Good on a Hood Budget

Khnum 'Stic' Ibomu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Khnum 'Stic' Ibomu

When we only eat for taste we become slaves to taste alone. And as we learn from seeing far to many of our relatives sick and miserable and overweight and diseased, eating for taste without regard to health leads to self destruction. We can eat healthy on a hood budget.

You Can't Have a Proustian Fruit Moment With a Grape Gummy

Heritage Radio Network | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Heritage Radio Network

Our communal fear of real, actual fruit and gravitation towards safe, sanitized, foodiness "fruit" is really just an expression of our general obsession with safety across the board.

9 Foods That Aren't Food

Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living

By Mandy Oaklander for Prevention.com "Everything in moderation" is usually pretty sound advice, but let's face it: Some things you should just not...

Thank You for Blueberries (VIDEO)

Lillian Medville | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Lillian Medville

Do you know how much work goes into getting our food to us? Farm to table? So much more work than I realized and still more than I know. That's how much.

It's About to Get Surreal

Schuyler Brown | Posted 03.22.2013 | Business
Schuyler Brown

The gift of Surrealism is its power to suggest alternate realities, realities that defy explanation, that are intensely personal and communal at the same time, realities that are as porous and fluid as our reality actually is.

99 Problems: Don't Let a 'B' Be One (Diet)

Jeff Halevy | Posted 01.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

Having the honor of speaking all over the world about health gives me an awesome opportunity to see what sticks with my audience and what doesn't. If there's one tip that seems to have the greatest stickiness and impact, it's "avoid the three B's."

What Happened When I Stopped Eating 'Fat-Free' And 'Low-Cal' Foods For A Month

Posted 11.06.2012 | OWN

By Jancee Dunn To keep her weight down, Jancee Dunn lived on a round-the-clock snackfest of chiplike things, frozen "treats," and other foods n...

The 7-Eleven Challenge: Cooking up a Healthy Plan

Jennifer Tyler Lee | Posted 11.17.2012 | Home
Jennifer Tyler Lee

Send every celebrity chef in America to a local convenience store to create a healthy meal for less than five dollars. Maybe that's the recipe we need to get Americans eating healthy.

You Don't Like To Cook? I Don't Want To Hear About It.

Will Levitt | Posted 09.30.2013 | Taste
Will Levitt

I love spending long days in the kitchen, taking my time to make a batch of cookies or chopping up the vegetables for dinner. But while I feel that way, I know not everyone does.

Can Fast Food Be 'Real' Food? An Interview With Burger King

Anna Brones | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home
Anna Brones

Being someone who, for the most part, strictly abstains from fast food, I was interested to see what someone who plans the menu of a nationwide chain had to say about the process behind what they serve.

Cooking With Kids: Homemade Pop Tarts

Monica Strawbridge | Posted 04.28.2012 | Miami
Monica Strawbridge

When my kids are wanting "food" like, say, Pop Tarts, I can get them in the kitchen with me and try to show them what a Pop Tart was meant to be in the first place.