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Why You Should Eat Like a Wild Gorilla

Tana Amen | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Tana Amen

Aping a wild gorilla's eating habits could dramatically improve your health -- or may even add years to your life, by reducing your risk for killer diseases like diabetes, heart attack, stroke and dementia.

The Art of Overdoing It With an Unpretentious Peasant Dish

The Foodcommander | Posted 03.25.2013 | Taste
The Foodcommander

The eternal lightness of being, in the kitchen, is a delightful invention of the 20th century. Every now and then, however, comes a time to overdo it.

Is There a Better Way to 5-a-Day?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Competition is usually healthy, but when it comes to salad competing against a hamburger with French fries, the competition makes the healthy choice ever so difficult.

littlefork, Hollywood's Best New Restaurant

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

As a native New Englander who lives in Los Angeles, I was excited to dine on a recent evening with a female friend. Every single item was outstandingly fresh, delicious and a menu I want to revisit again.

Conquering The Standard American Diet, Vegan Style

Anjali Sareen | Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Anjali Sareen

This is what my diet started to look like after I had been vegan for about a year. Instead of trying to replace foods I remembered, like meat tacos or bologna sandwiches, I discovered a whole new array of foods that were just as delicious (if not more) and better for me in every way.

Balsamic-Glazed Roasted Beets

Jennifer Segal | Posted 05.05.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

Beets are a nutritional powerhouse -- they cleanse the body, are chock-full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, and are a great source of energy.

4 Of The Most Underrated Veggies

Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kerri Gains for U.S. News These days, the fact that so many fruits and veggies are dubbed "superfoods" makes you wonder if a food that isn't con...

What To Do With Expired Food

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 04.30.2013 | Taste
Jeanette Pavini

Bananas are not the only food that can be used past their prime.

10 Ways to Get Your Kids Off Junk Food and Demanding Vegetables

Maia James | Posted 04.27.2013 | Parents
Maia James

The snack aisle at the health food store is full of products loaded with sugar, salt and white flour -- really not health food at all!

Eat Your Veggies

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Everyone who talks, writes, or preaches about nutrition puts fruits and vegetables at the pinnacle of goodness. Most people have heard the message. But we're still not eating enough.

Get Down & Dirty With Kohlrabi

Food52 | Posted 04.16.2013 | Taste
Food52

We might as well just say it: kohlrabi is a little weird.

50 Shades of Vegetables: Are You Having the Most Important Relationship in Your Life?

Lorraine Giordano | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Giordano

Are you resisting the rewarding relationship that vegetables can stimulate in your life and ignoring the attractive -- and possibly life-saving -- health benefits they offer? Here are some ideas to help you engage with vegetables and create a more intoxicating bond.

10 Ways To Glam Up Onions

Food52 | Posted 04.09.2013 | Taste
Food52

Any time we're in the kitchen, we're usually chopping onions for something: as the base for a soup, to perk up a salad, to darken for a braise, to melt into a stew.

Get Down & Dirty With Brussels Sprouts

Food52 | Posted 04.09.2013 | Taste
Food52

There's a lingering stereotype about brussels sprouts that says they're mushy, funky, and to be avoided. Not so!

Dear Rutabagas, WTF Are You?

Posted 02.01.2013 | Taste

You've definitely seen a rutabaga before, but you might have mistaken it for a turnip.

Taco Bell Pulls Controversial Ad

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Taco Bell is pulling a TV ad after receiving complaints that it discouraged people from eating vegetables. The ad by the fast-food chain ...

Get Down & Dirty With Sweet Potatoes And Yams

Food52 | Posted 03.26.2013 | Taste
Food52

Native to Central and South America, sweet potatoes are one of the oldest cultivated crops in the world -- going as far back as 8000 BC!

Get Down & Dirty With Dark Leafy Greens

Food52 | Posted 03.19.2013 | Taste
Food52

We're taking a nose dive into the salad bowl with a half-dozen varieties of dark leafy greens.

Honey Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Amie Valpone | Posted 03.17.2013 | Taste
Amie Valpone

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; gently toss to combine. Transfer to a large baking sheet; bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown and tender. Remove from oven; set aside to cool before serving.

Get Down And Dirty With Celeriac

Food52 | Posted 03.16.2013 | Taste
Food52

Covered in hairy roots and clods of dirt, it's like the hobbit of the vegetable world. Give it some time, though, and it'll pay you back: celeriac has all the mellow, vegetal flavor of celery and none of the stringy wateriness.

Easy Winter Ratatouille

Laura Kumin | Posted 03.12.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

I love ratatouille, a French vegetable stew typically made with garlic, yellow summer squash and/or zucchini, onions, peppers, eggplant and tomatoes.

Looking for Admiration? Serve Some Veggies!

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab has a new argument that can certainly appeal to moms, dads and any other food provider who wants to be a hero: Putting veggies on the plate gives the perception of a loving, capable cook.

7 Stunning Cabbage Recipes

Food52 | Posted 03.12.2013 | Taste
Food52

This winter, cabbage is shrugging off that sheepskin coat and stepping out of those muddy boots: it's peasant food no more. It's sexy. It's seductive.

16 Ways To Shake Up Your Broccoli Routine

Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

Go forth into this brave, grown-up world of broccoli and enjoy.

Get Down & Dirty With Parsnips

Food52 | Posted 03.04.2013 | Taste
Food52

In the kitchen, you can certainly replace parsnips for carrots in many recipes for a milder, more subtle result. For roasting and mashing, however, parsnips are interchangeable with root vegetables from the Brassica family like turnips and rutabagas. But enough about substitution -- it's the parsnip's turn to shine.