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How to Reduce Food Waste in 5 Easy Steps

Food waste is an embarrassingly large problem in most developed countries. About 40% of food produced in the U.S. is wasted, while 48 million Americans don’t have enough to eat. About 84% of Americans throw away perfectly good food. It’s bad for the environment, your…

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Healthy Takes on Fast Food: All the Flavor, Half the Calories

People who love cooking, first and foremost love eating, which is why they enjoy trying out all new recipes, improving old ones, adapting them to their own taste, adding a little something-something on the side and creating a whole plethora of extraordinary things. Eating meals you…

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Healthy Mac and Cheese Makeovers

Mac and cheese, with its rich flavor and creamy texture, is perhaps the ultimate comfort food, especially for those cold winter nights. But there’s no denying that it’s a heavy and calorific choice, as well as lacking in nutritional value. Mac and cheese is a…

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Quick and Easy Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

Have you looked at the ingredient label of a store-bought salad dressing lately? Chances are strong that you can’t even pronounce some of the ingredients, much less know what they taste like or what their purpose is. Why ruin a perfectly healthy fresh salad with…

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10 Food Apps for Your Foodie Needs

Food apps are no longer designed with just the diet-conscious health nuts in mind.  Now they’re for everyone for every purpose, be it recipe organizers, diet planners, calorie counters, restaurant locators, restaurant recommendations—the list can go on and on.  There are thousands of these apps…

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How to Replace Unhealthy Fats With Greek Yogurt

It seems as if everyone is into clean eating these days, and for good reason. The health benefits of eating clean are numerous and can include a reduction in cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar. Clean eating isn’t about being on a restrictive diet that…

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10 Ways to Avoid an Afternoon Slump

The afternoon slump is something that occurs daily for many office workers. Our mornings are full of energy, focus and productivity but, by late in the afternoon, we can easily lose our momentum and become too tired to remain on task. For the majority of…

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Know Your Cheese: A Guide for Pairing and Sharing

Cheese has become a staple in American cuisine – as well as foods around the world. It can be shredded and put on salads, melted on sandwiches or used to craft the perfect plate of nachos. There are about a million different varieties, too; from…

Master Meal Prepping In 5 Easy Steps

Master Meal Prepping In 5 Easy Steps

“I thought I’d have more time to grocery shop, but I didn’t. I guess I’ll just grab a pizza on the way home, okay?” Sound familiar? Our lives are busy and unpredictable. Without proper planning and preparation, you are bound to make poor food choices throughout…

Supercharge Your Sandwich for a Healthy Work Lunch

Supercharge Your Sandwich for a Healthy Work Lunch

You put your sandwich in the company refrigerator or desk all set to eat it. And by the time noon comes around, that lunch bag looks about as exciting as a dying light bulb. Sometimes it’s just more fun to go to the nearest restaurant…