12 Asparagus Recipes to Get You Amped for Spring

Spring has sprung, and you know what that means, right? More rain, plants sprouting and slightly warmer weather, to name a few. And of course, the inevitable influx of high-quality local asparagus. “But asparagus is stringy,” you say, “And it doesn’t even taste all that…

Build Your Own Buddha Bowl: A Hearty, Healthy Work Lunch Idea

Unless you’ve had one before, you probably don’t know what a Buddha Bowl is off of the top of your head. If you guess it’s some sort of harmonious gathering off foods, you’d be on the right track. You might also think that it’s some…

How to Host a Pinterest-Worthy Holiday Cookie Swap

Whoever came up with the idea for a cookie swap at the holidays is just plain brilliant. The concept of going to a party with one kind of cookie and leaving with eight or 10 different kinds? This had to have been the brainchild of…

10 Ways to Get Dinner on the Table ASAP

Cooking dinner is sometimes a nice, relaxing way to spend the evening, but almost no one enjoys it all the time. Luckily, there are ways to speed the process up. Check out this list for 10 ideas to hurry up and eat! 1. Be Your…

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…

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…

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…