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Does an Air Fryer Deserve a Spot Next to Your Instant Pot?

It's a cruel fact of life: fried food is so good for your tastebuds (and nucleus accumbens), and so not-great for pretty much all the rest of you. Sure, you can bake things instead of frying them, but...

Your Hummus Habit Could Be Good For The Earth

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

" . . . Some American farmers were already well on their way to embracing pulses, seeing the role they could play in improving soil health and setting the stage for better harvests of cash crops li...

Interview: Kids Around the World Photographed Surrounded by Their Weekly Diet

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 14 days ago

" . . . I focused on kids because eating habits start young and if you don’t get it right when you’re 9 or 10, it’s going to be a lot harder when you’re older! Globalization has had a huge impac...

Plates Com Tam | Seaside - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 26 days ago

Opened a year ago by the owners of the established Chopstix restaurant, Plates Com Tom offers a more authentic look at Vietnamese homestyle cooking. When I first saw the menu, I was dubious that th...

'Bowl Wars' coming to Westchester...

by gutreactions 1 month ago

Bango Bowls, an acai bowl chain out of Long Island, is coming to Larchmont at the former Watercolor Café space on Rt. 1, between Chatsworth & Larchmont Aves. There is already one operating in Scars...

Kraft's #LieLikeAParent contest to promote Salad "Frosting"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

When I first heard about this contest and the product, I thought it was a piece of satire. Nope, seems to be real.

Healthy Meals in Minutes Recipe Cards (circa 90s ?)

by leesa4518 4 years ago

Hello all, I recently found a set of recipe cards at a resale shop and upon inspection I noted that it did not have all of the cards. I was wondering if someone might have the full set and if you ...

American School Lunch Is Becoming More Diverse, Like It Was in the 1910s

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . There’s a phrase for Dao’s experience: the lunchbox moment. While the food in these stories is diverse, from Filipino lumpia Shanghai to Cameroon peanut sauce, the emotional experience is s...

Lucky Lee's framing of an entire cuisine as “unhealthy.”

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . I am not without sympathy for Ms. Haspel. She’s just a normal mompreneur who is trying to balance parenting and work while avoiding gluten, dairy, sugar, GMO oils, brown sauces, and anyone ...

Cooking sprouted almonds and lentils - safety

by borisabrams 3 months ago

Hey there! I recently started trying to cut the levels of phytic acid in my diet down (maybe I am over reacting?). I brought some TrueRoots sprouted lentils. I then discovered that sprouts can ...

Gravity Bar clones?

by Leanne_D 6 years ago

Does anyone remember the fabulous Gravity Bar? I realize I'm dating myself here. I am looking for suggestions for similar eateries. Healthy, natural, not necessarily vegetarian. In the greater S...

Salmon woes....

by traceyck 6 months ago

First of all, I am committed to liking salmon no matter what. I don't care for the taste, but with my family history of heart disease, I must eat it. I had it one time and I liked it. I've had it a...

Healthy in Waikiki

by royalmilktea 1 year ago

Hi, could anyone recommend some healthy options in Waikiki, or Honolulu, close enough that I can get there by bike? Organic, local, farm-to-table, low carb options... Last time I went to Banan, Who...

29 Palms, Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree Options...

by DavyLeo 5 months ago

Hey All.. Moving to the area for awhile to help family member out... Im in LA, I'm a healthy eater. Grass fed meats, wild fish, organic veggies and fruits, I know the options are limited, Can driv...

Turpinado versus Sugar

by Bschaden1228 7 months ago

Hello! I have a question. I am trying to heavily cut sugar out of my diet. A recipe I am making for dinner calls for dark brown sugar. I bought turpinado instead and used less than what was bei...

Christmas day-off

by Foxeyblue 7 months ago

We have a Christmas day just the two of us sandwiched in between two days of family Christmas chaos with travel and lots of rich food. I want to make us a meal which contrasts this by being light a...

Old Tinned-Copper Danger?

by HungryHobbit 10 months ago

Is there any danger in cooking in old, tinned copper? The tin is in decent shape, but clearly old and has a heavy patina. Doesn't appear to be flaking off or anything. Just bumpy and slightly roug...

Recipes from "Always Hungry" by Dr David Ludwig

jen kalb
by jen kalb 3 years ago

Im going to start a recipe thread here for folks that are following the new Always Hungry diet program. http://drdavidludwig.com/ This diet calls for a specific mix of nutrients and provides a set ...

Beef Bone Broth

by saxie 9 months ago

Hello all. I got a bag of great bones from the amish farmer and cooked a great bone broth but it smelled up the apartment and everybody said don't do it again. so i'm wondering: is there any way to...

'I am vegan, so my dog will be vegan, too'...

by gutreactions 9 months ago

I say: if you want to live a certain nutritional lifestyle, go right ahead. But why impose it on your pet? Disturbing report on the news this morning about pet owners who are vegan feeding their pe...