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Healthy

Healthy and delicious are not mutually exclusive, and Chowhound's tips, tricks, and recipes are out to prove it. Explore creative ingredients swaps and healthy takes on classic meals.

How to Make a Healthy Easter Basket Your Kid Will Actually Like

Do healthy Easter baskets sound like an oxymoron—or just plain impossible? You want to see your children's eyes light up when they see their Easter baskets, but you don't want them to gorge on artificial...
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Butter, Lard & Tallow...Yum, Yum!

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by kelvin_of_ranard 2 hours ago

How many Hounders have switched from margarine/veggie oil to animal-fat cooking, and found substantial taste improvement in your food? Are you following a ketogenic or LCHF diet and thriving, or n...

Freezer Meals for Someone Who Can’t Have Overly Spiced Meals

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by katie_75975 10 days ago

My boyfriend’s father has been extremely ill (not with COVID-19) and I’m looking for some recipes that are still tasty without being heavy on spices. All of my favorite things to make are heavily s...

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

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by leesa4518 5 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 ...

A Guide: How To Prepare Your Home For Coronavirus

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by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Some practical advice: "... The reason to stock up on certain products now isn't so much to avoid potential shortages in the event of an outbreak but to practice what experts call social distanc...

Food & Dining Resolutions 2020!

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by gutreactions 3 months ago

We all start off strong. I will do this, or I will not do that. But we do try, don't we? What New Year's resolutions: food, dining out, eating, dieting, are you thinking for 2020? For myself, wheth...

Table Talk with Hetty McKinnon, the Queen of Salad

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by The Chowhound Team 2 months ago

There are few food phrases that get tossed around more these days than "plant-based." With more of us trying to eat more greens and vegetables it's only natural we'd look for interesting ways to do...

Plates Com Tam | Seaside - Monterey Peninsula

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by Melanie Wong 10 months 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...

Pharmacy to Farm

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by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

" . . . Pharmacy to Farm started as a New York City Health Department pilot program in the spring of 2017, funded by the USDA’s Farm Bill. When patients pick up their blood pressure medication at p...

Some frozen sockeye salmons taste fishier than usual?

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by borisabrams 4 months ago

Hey I have been buying wild Sockeye salmom from the local Whole Foods. The fish comes in packets of about 6 fillets. Often, the taste and smell is mild and lovely. Othertimes, the fish smells s...

Food as medicine: Massachusetts bill would give Medicaid recipients fresh food and grocery money

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by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" . . . The proposed pilot program in Massachusetts would include all of the following: pre-made meals, pre-selected groceries, and money for nutritious foods. The range speaks to the various and s...

BPA - canned fish

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by borisabrams 5 months ago

Hi! I was wondering if anyone knew any stores/brands selling BPA-canned fish. I can only see Wild Planet, which seems to only be tuna. What i really want is sardines and salmon! Thanks!

Best vegan protein bars in Canada?

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by TreyY01 5 months ago

Will be travelling around Canada in the coming months and wants to know what are some healthy vegan snacks to buy? I am a picky eater and is a health addict! Did some research online and here are s...

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

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by DavyLeo 1 year 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...

Am I the only one who doesn't eat fruit or a lot of vegetables?

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by pariscatlia 6 months ago

So please tell me I'm not the only one. Now I'm not joking, but the only fruit I eat is raisins and olives. Yes olives are a fruit surprisingly (I've done my research). And pretty much the only veg...

How America Lost Dinner

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by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

“... It isn’t just buying groceries and figuring out meals that apparently have become more untenable in the past several decades. The very act of feeding yourself in America has changed in fundame...

Cooking Sprouted Brown Rice

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by borisabrams 6 months ago

Hey! I just got a packet of sprouted brown rice and on the package, it says it takes 25 mins to cook but in my experience, brown rice never cooks to the package directions. How long would y...

Helping low-income women afford healthier food may have reversed a rise in childhood obesity

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by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

" . . . In other words, the policy changes have resulted in physically and mentally healthier children—an outcome that, after all, is central to WIC’s mission. Established as part of the Child Nutr...

What’s wrong with these greens?!

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by borisabrams 7 months ago

Hey! So I have been buying salads which have been triple washed just lunches lately. I have been storing it in the fridge at the bottom and the fridge is cold! Lately these greens have been ...