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  • Raw chocolate peanut butter cups. (Courtesy of CHOC Chick)

    CHOCtastic Raw Chocolate Recipe

    We love peanut butter cups, but don’t love the unhealthy ingredients used. So why buy them when you can make much healthier versions yourself in... Read more

  • Equinox Kombucha drinks are made in the U.K. and are packed with health-boosting properties. (Courtesy of Equinox Kombucha)

    Join the Kombucha Revolution!

    Elixir of long life, immortality tea, miracle drink … kombucha, the ancient fizzy fermented drink revived for the 21st century, has become the go-to health... Read more

  • Taco Bell's nachos platter, taken on Feb. 20, 2008. (Flickr.com/Steven Depolo)

    Taco Bell Is the Latest to Shed Its Unnatural, Neon Yellow Cheese

    Taco Bell is the latest restaurant chain to swear off artificial coloring and flavors from its menu. The company announced on Tuesday that it will... Read more

  • A field technician shows a few samples of heirloom corn. (Courtesy of Masienda)

    Mexican Corn Comes to New York

    You may only have a few fresh ears per year, but chances are you still eat a ton of corn. It’s in almost everything. Corn... Read more

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    15 Quick and Healthy Mason Jar Recipes

    Ah the power of convenience and preparation. The chief reason people have a hard time eating healthy is because they get to a place where they... Read more

  • The three-book series of “The Yummy Adventures of Celia and Cedric” was launched May 1, with more books to come. (Courtesy Laara Exsnar)

    Making Healthy Food Fun for Kids: ‘The Yummy Adventures of Celia and Cedric’

    As far as Laara Exsnar is concerned, educating kids about food in a fun and engaging way is an important factor in family bonding, resulting... Read more

  • A man cooks vegetables during an event to raise awareness of the food waste on October 13, 2012 at the Place de l'Hotel de Ville in Paris.  (Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/GettyImages)

    France and America Have Two Very Different Views on Dealing With Food Waste

    In an effort to reduce food waste, the French government passed a bill last week that will require all supermarkets to donate their unsold—but still... Read more

  • Executive pastry chef Torben Bang ladles dark chocolate into a mold February 4, 2011 at Knipschildt Chocolatier in Norwalk, Connecticut.(Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

    Eating Chocolate: Little Hope for the Lactose-Intolerant

    For those with lactose intolerance or with allergies to milk, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just discovered some bad news: Many dark chocolate products on... Read more

  • (StephanieFrey/iStock)

    Chia Delight: 20 Easy Chia Seed Recipes

    Chia seeds may be small but don’t judge these beauties on their size–they pack an almighty nutritional punch! They contain vital antioxidants, Omegas 3 and 6, fibre, essential amino... Read more

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    Prickly Pear or Elk Anyone? That’s What You’d Be Eating if Foursquare Users Have Anything to Do With It

    When it comes to food, each state has something they crave more than anything else. New York City is considered by many as the food... Read more

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    The Emperor’s Banquet

    There is a buzz backstage, models donning hair pieces and taking turns with the make up artist. On the other side of a folded barricade,... Read more

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    Strawberry Spinach Salad Recipe

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body  As summer approaches ours minds turn to cooler and lighter foods that don’t require a... Read more

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    The Western Diet Is So Unhealthy, It’s Affecting Our Eyes

    Today, scientific research has shown that our eating habits are strongly linked to the risk of chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. But... Read more

  • (Stokkete/iStock)

    If You Don’t Want to Gain Weight, Keep Your Food in the Kitchen

    Researchers at Ohio State University have uncovered how we store food at home can affect our behavior. Their study involved observing the home environment, food-buying... Read more

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    Recipe: Fluffy Banana Pancakes

    With six grams of the highest quality of protein and many crucial ingredients needed for growth and development, eggs provide the energy  we all need,... Read more

  • John Kolton stocks a display of Hostess snacks at a Jewel-Osco grocery store on December 11, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Americans Love to Snack on Chocolate and Chips: What Are The Most Innovative Brands?

    Out of all the candies and snacks that were launched in 2014, which were the most innovative? At the National Confectioners Association’s annual Sweets and... Read more

  • Taco Bell's nachos platter, taken on Feb. 20, 2008. (Flickr.com/Steven Depolo)

    Taco Bell Is the Latest to Shed Its Unnatural, Neon Yellow Cheese

    Taco Bell is the latest restaurant chain to swear off artificial coloring and flavors from its menu. The company announced on Tuesday that it will... Read more

  • A field technician shows a few samples of heirloom corn. (Courtesy of Masienda)

    Mexican Corn Comes to New York

    You may only have a few fresh ears per year, but chances are you still eat a ton of corn. It’s in almost everything. Corn... Read more

  • A man cooks vegetables during an event to raise awareness of the food waste on October 13, 2012 at the Place de l'Hotel de Ville in Paris.  (Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/GettyImages)

    France and America Have Two Very Different Views on Dealing With Food Waste

    In an effort to reduce food waste, the French government passed a bill last week that will require all supermarkets to donate their unsold—but still... Read more

  • Executive pastry chef Torben Bang ladles dark chocolate into a mold February 4, 2011 at Knipschildt Chocolatier in Norwalk, Connecticut.(Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

    Eating Chocolate: Little Hope for the Lactose-Intolerant

    For those with lactose intolerance or with allergies to milk, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just discovered some bad news: Many dark chocolate products on... Read more

  • (iStock with Epoch Times via Foursquare.com)

    Prickly Pear or Elk Anyone? That’s What You’d Be Eating if Foursquare Users Have Anything to Do With It

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  • (pushlama/iStock and Nastco/iStock with Epoch Times)

    The Western Diet Is So Unhealthy, It’s Affecting Our Eyes

    Today, scientific research has shown that our eating habits are strongly linked to the risk of chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. But... Read more

  • (Stokkete/iStock)

    If You Don’t Want to Gain Weight, Keep Your Food in the Kitchen

    Researchers at Ohio State University have uncovered how we store food at home can affect our behavior. Their study involved observing the home environment, food-buying... Read more

  • John Kolton stocks a display of Hostess snacks at a Jewel-Osco grocery store on December 11, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Americans Love to Snack on Chocolate and Chips: What Are The Most Innovative Brands?

    Out of all the candies and snacks that were launched in 2014, which were the most innovative? At the National Confectioners Association’s annual Sweets and... Read more

  • In this file photo, Adrian Mesa, from Hollywood, Florida, wears a cow custom during a demonstration outside a Burger King restaurant June 12, 2003 in Coral Gables, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    We Have No Idea How Much Antibiotics Are in Our Meat, but the FDA Wants to Find Out

    Under a newly proposed rule by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the public may finally have a better idea of how much antibiotics... Read more

  • Meat labels at a grocery store in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Should Consumers Have the Right to Know Where Their Meat Comes From?

    Recent developments in an ongoing trade dispute between the United States, Mexico, and Canada may have lasting consequences for grocery shoppers: the disappearance of food... Read more

  • 3D-printed chicken nuggets, by Natural Machines' Foodini 3D food printer. (Courtesy of Natural Machines)

    No Need to Cook, Now You Can 3D-Print Your Food

    The Italian food company Barilla has developed the world’s first 3-D-pasta printer. Using water and semolina flour milled from durum wheat—just like the company’s traditional... Read more

  • The Union Square farmer's market in Manhattan, New York, on Sept. 22, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    American Consumers Cynical About ‘Organic’ Food Label

    More than half (51 percent) of American consumers believe that an organic food label is an excuse to charge more for the product, according to... Read more

  • In this Oct. 23, 2014 file photo, a grocery store employee wipes down a soup bar with a display informing customers of organic, GMO-free oils in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

    The USDA Just Approved a New Non-GMO Label, but That Doesn’t Mean Much

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  • Cattle roam the dirt-brown fields of Nathan Carver's ranch on the outskirts of Delano, in California's Central Valley, on February 3, 2014. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

    Nestle Plants in California Will Extract Water from Milk to Clean Factories

    The food and beverage company Nestlé is investing $7 million on water-conservation projects in an effort to reduce water usage at its California factories. The... Read more

  • Hershey's chocolate bars are shown on July 16, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Hershey’s Just Paid for a Study to Convince You Chocolate Is Healthy

    A team of researchers at Northern Arizona University has found that dark chocolate can lower blood pressure and act as a stimulant for the brain... Read more

  • Patrice Achard, a wine producer, poses with a glass of wine in his wine cellar on December 16, 2014 in Saint-Aubin-de-Luigne, near Angers, western France. (Jean-Sebastien Evrard/AFP/Getty Images)

    Why the French Are Drinking Less Wine

    Think the French are the world’s greatest wine lovers? It turns out that isn’t the case anymore. In a new study on global alcohol consumption... Read more

  • CHOC Chick starter kits come with everything you need to make your own healthy raw chocolates.

    Love Chocolate? Make Chocolate!

    I really do love chocolate! Chocolate has always been a big part of my life and some of my earliest childhood memories are of making... Read more

  • Farm manager Andrew Casner, at an urban farm on Wards Island, New York City, June 11, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Forget Tech Jobs, the Future Is in Agriculture

    If you want a guaranteed job opening after graduating college, major in an agricultural program. There’s a shortage of graduates with agriculture-related degrees in the... Read more

  • A tamper is used to prepare coffee grounds. (Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images, file)

    The Next Health Food Craze: Coffee Grounds?

    Researchers in Spain have discovered a way to make use of coffee grounds—adding them into our food. Worldwide, more than 2 billion tons of coffee byproducts are... Read more

  • A Big Mac hamburger and french fries are pictured in a McDonald's fast food restaurant in Central London on August 6, 2008.  (Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images)

    UK McDonald’s Refused to Serve Customer Who Looked Homeless

    A McDonald’s manager in England refused to serve a customer when he assumed the man was homeless, according to local press. Daniel Jackson, a 27-year-old... Read more

  • This Tuesday, May 26, 2015 photo shows Olive Garden's new chicken parmigiana, foreground, and meatball breadstick sandwiches, in New York. The sandwiches don't arrive until June 1, but Olive Garden already has a follow-up act planned with "breadstick crostini" in August. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Olive Garden: At Least 1 More Breadstick Creation on the Way

    NEW YORK—Olive Garden isn’t finished dreaming up new ways to use its breadsticks. The Italian restaurant chain said earlier this month it would introduce “breadstick... Read more

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    Nutrition Trends 2015

    We have been scouring the headlines to bring you some of the top nutrition trends for 2015. Some of them are new, while some are... Read more

  • Users will be able to order food delivery from the existing Uber app. (Uber)

    Uber Delivers Food in NYC, Chicago in 10 Minutes, but With a Few Hitches

    This week Uber’s food delivery service, UberEATS, is expanding to Chicago and New York City, after pilot programs in Los Angeles and Barcelona were hailed... Read more

  • Bacon and Beer Classic at Safeco Field. (Joshua Lewis)

    Around Town: WHIN & DINE, Bacon Beer, Taste of the Nation

    WHIN & DINE Join “#WHIN & DINE” in celebrating Washington Heights and Inwood’s dining week–Upper Manhattan’s very own take on Restaurant Week. More than two dozen restaurants... Read more

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    Food Bar by Otarian Offers First Burger and Wrap Bar in NYC

    Food Bar by Otarian will be bringing New Yorkers vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free food options, including a customized burger and wrap bar, the first of its... Read more

  • A Season for Sushi

    As it turns out, there is a season for everything under the sun, and that includes fish. But unlike farm-raised animals, wild fish are constantly... Read more

  • Young diners in Taiwan. (Recipes and photography from THE FOOD OF TAIWAN by Cathy Erway. Copyright © 2015 by Cathy Erway. Photographs by Pete Lee, 2015. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.)

    Review: ‘The Food of Taiwan’ by Cathy Erway (+ Recipes)

     Books about the cuisine of Taiwan, in English, rarely come by. That alone would make Cathy Erway’s new book, “The Food of Taiwan,” worth exploring... Read more

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    Weighing In on Vegetables

    Back in the day when cookbook author and New York Times columnist Martha Rose Shulman was looking for a publisher for her vegetarian cookbook, she... Read more

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    CiCi’s Food Paradise: Shirataki Fried Rice—Full Flavor With Half the Calories? 

    While browsing chef Mie Okuda’s cookbook “Thinking of You,” I found an interesting recipe for Shirataki Fried Rice. It is supposed to taste like fried... Read more

  • Anthony Bourdain, in a file photo, is set to open a much-anticipated food market in New York City in 2016. (Aaron Davidson/Getty Images for Food Network SoBe Wine & Food Festival)

    Anthony Bourdain’s NYC Market to Open in 2016, Location Announcement Coming

    Bourdain Market, a project fronted by food celebrity Anthony Bourdain, will open in New York City in early 2016. Bourdain’s business partner Stephen Werther said... Read more

  • Grazin Diner Hudson NY

    Grazin’ on Delectable Burgers, Straight From the Farm

    The Hudson Valley has become the New York region’s epicenter of the farm-to-table notion, at the forefront of the craft food movement. In Hudson township,... Read more

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    Recipe: El Pote’s Carrillera de Cerdo

    If you don’t already, it’s time to get to know Carrillera de Cerdo, or pork cheeks. This cut, which has been mostly flying under the... Read more

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    Marcus Samuelsson Brings Streetbird Rotisserie to Harlem

    Chef Marcus Samuelsson has recently opened Streetbird Rotisserie, with dishes reflecting influences from his life, from Ethiopia to Sweden. The signature dish is, of course,... Read more

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    Around Town: Lao New Year, Smorgasburg, and Sake

    Smorgasburg Returns Coachella is to music as Smorgasburg is to food. The food extravaganza came out of hibernation from its winter Crown Heights hideout with an impressive lineup... Read more

  • Cajun Fish Tacos. (Alex Stein)

    Tacos and Tequila: Mexicue Kitchen & Bar Opening April 16 in NoMad

    Food truck turned brick-and-mortar Mexicue Kitchen & Bar will debut its third location just north of Madison Square Park on April 16. Combining two of America’s favorite comfort foods, Mexicue... Read more

  • LOLO's menu. (Courtesy of LOLO)

    LOLO Will Make Your Wildest Juice Dreams a Reality at New Chelsea Market Location

    New York-based gourmet food and juice brand LOLO opened earlier this month at Chelsea Market, offering an apothecary-style mixology bar. Let’s be real, you can’t... Read more

  • Neapolitan Express opening April 8. (Rowena Tsai)

    First Pizzeria Opens on Wall Street: Neapolitan Express

    Neapolitan Express outgrew its food truck roots and opened its second fast-casual brick-and-mortar location on Wall Street this Tuesday. The pizzeria will be open around the clock... Read more

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    El Original Tex-Mex

    Joining the flanks of the slowly but surely growing Tex-Mex pioneers in the city, seventh-generation Texan and blogger of Homesick Texan, Lisa Fain opened El Original last... Read more

  • Journeyman Black Walnut Manhattan. (Courtesy of Billet & Bellows)

    Cocktail Recipe: Journeyman Black Walnut Manhattan

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  • Around Town: Food Book Fair, Cookie Love, and a Bloody Mary Festival

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  • Anna Madden, pastry chef and co-owner of Something Sweet cafe in Minddletown on May 6, 2015. (KatiVereshaka/Epoch Times)

    Middletown’s Something Sweet Cafe Is All That and More

    Downtown Middletown is the place where pastry chef Anna Madden and her husband Dave Madden have been steadily growing their business baby—the aptly named Something... Read more

  • Grazin Diner Hudson NY

    Grazin’ on Delectable Burgers, Straight From the Farm

    The Hudson Valley has become the New York region’s epicenter of the farm-to-table notion, at the forefront of the craft food movement. In Hudson township,... Read more

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    Chef Ted Pryor Shows Mastery of Seafood at The Sea Fire Grill

    Just a few blocks from Benjamin’s Steakhouse, its little sister, The Sea Fire Grill, was established two years ago in Midtown East. It serves modern... Read more

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    Whimsy and Fun Bites at Amused

    Whimsy and fun are in the spotlight at Amused, a new restaurant featuring modern American small plates on the Upper West Side.  There’s Pig in... Read more

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    Village Prime Drops Anchor in West Village

    Steakhouses have been popping up all over the city in the past few months. But a new ship has pulled into port in the West... Read more

  • Ma Po tofu. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Sichuan Dishes That Will Make Your Mouth Go Numb

    Welcome to the land of “flower pepper” and “facing-heaven” chilies.  The two make up Sichuan’s spice signature, with the Sichuan “flower pepper” adding a mouth-... Read more

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    Presstea: Tea With Oomph, Served With a Side of Fun

    If you thought tea was exclusively a delicate beverage, you haven’t been to Presstea. At this airy, inviting West Village spot, it’s bold, full-bodied, and... Read more

  • Biryani. (Courtesy of Bhatti Indian Grill)

    Bhatti Indian Grill: Pure Decadence From Northern India

    Ever since trying Moti Mahal Delux, I have been itching to try another spot where Gaurav Anand presides over the kitchen fires. 
At Murray Hill’s... Read more

  • Chef Maria Loi at Loi Estiatorio in Midtown Manhattan, New York, on Feb. 6, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Loi Estiatorio: Divine Secrets of the Ancient Greeks

    Chef Maria Loi wants you to look and feel like a Greek god or goddess. Who could resist that proposition? Especially when it comes with... Read more

  • Eataly’s Cuoricino, a dessert white chocolate Bavarian cream with a raspberry gelee. (Courtesy of Eataly)

    What Romance Looks Like When Chefs Do the Wooing

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  • Jhal Muri, a street food from Kolkata. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Chef Hemant Mathur Makes Haldi a Hit

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    Jongro BBQ: A Korean Favorite Arrives in NYC

    When Jongro BBQ opened at the end of last summer in Koreantown, it filled up immediately. Its asset: name recognition—by Koreans, that is. A franchise... Read more

  • Chilean Sea Bass. (Chris Manis)

    Village Prime Opens on Bleecker Street

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  • Striped bass with celery root puree. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Bright and Hearty Fare at Trattoria Bianca

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  • Drumsticks in Hell's sauce. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    At Hell’s Chicken, Korean Fried Chicken Goes Gluten-Free

    First came the calls. Sung Jin Min hadn’t expected them. And they kept coming: Was it true he was offering gluten-free Korean fried chicken? It... Read more

  • Octopus with smoked potatoes, watercress pesto, Meyer lemon, and avocado. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Cooklyn Grows in Brooklyn

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  • Limani's dramatic setting. (Benjamin Johnson/Shawmut Design and Construction)

    Limani: A Feast Under the Sea

    Greek restaurants often go with a cozy maritime aesthetic. Blues and whites, nautical details give diners a feeling of being on an island, or on... Read more

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    Noodies: A Thai Restaurant That Marches to Its Own Beat

    Amy Kawpunna has an unaccountable love for noodles. Hand her a green curry chicken dish, for example, and she’ll take it with noodles over rice... Read more

  • Gambas al Ajillo, or shrimp in garlic sauce. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    In Pursuit of Perfection

    Recently I went to Alcala hoping to get some recipes and tips from the chef and owner, Jesus Martinez. He let me into the kitchen... Read more

  • The signature butter chicken, Murgh Makhani Chicken. (Courtesy of Moti Mahal Delux)

    Moti Mahal Delux: Delicacies From the Imperial Mughlai Kitchens

    A small and unpretentious spot on the Upper East Side, Moti Mahal Delux serves Indian dishes with dazzling colors that showcase the Mughlai culinary heritage... Read more

  • Raw chocolate peanut butter cups. (Courtesy of CHOC Chick)

    CHOCtastic Raw Chocolate Recipe

    We love peanut butter cups, but don’t love the unhealthy ingredients used. So why buy them when you can make much healthier versions yourself in... Read more

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    15 Quick and Healthy Mason Jar Recipes

    Ah the power of convenience and preparation. The chief reason people have a hard time eating healthy is because they get to a place where they... Read more

  • The three-book series of “The Yummy Adventures of Celia and Cedric” was launched May 1, with more books to come. (Courtesy Laara Exsnar)

    Making Healthy Food Fun for Kids: ‘The Yummy Adventures of Celia and Cedric’

    As far as Laara Exsnar is concerned, educating kids about food in a fun and engaging way is an important factor in family bonding, resulting... Read more

  • (StephanieFrey/iStock)

    Chia Delight: 20 Easy Chia Seed Recipes

    Chia seeds may be small but don’t judge these beauties on their size–they pack an almighty nutritional punch! They contain vital antioxidants, Omegas 3 and 6, fibre, essential amino... Read more

  • (Lesyy.iStock)

    Strawberry Spinach Salad Recipe

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body  As summer approaches ours minds turn to cooler and lighter foods that don’t require a... Read more

  • (Elenathewise/iStock)

    Recipe: Fluffy Banana Pancakes

    With six grams of the highest quality of protein and many crucial ingredients needed for growth and development, eggs provide the energy  we all need,... Read more

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    Recipe: Vegetable Frittata

    Now that spring has finally arrived, we’ve been frequenting our local farms. I love stocking up on fresh eggs and local produce directly from the... Read more

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    Very Cherry Vanilla Smoothie Recipe

    Cherries are sweet, juicy, just a little tart, and full of health promoting goodness. Combined with the anti-inflammatory, mood-boosting omega-3s found in flax oil, this sweet smoothie... Read more

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    Coconut-Infused Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

    Coconut oil has been in the limelight because of the misconception that it’s not good for your health. For over 60 years, health care officials and... Read more

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    From the Be Well Kitchen: Turmeric Tea

    Also known as Golden Milk, turmeric tea is a warm and nourishing drink that helps the body fight inflammation while boosting the immune system.  This... Read more

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    East Indian Cooking

    The interest in India and its cuisine is growing all the time. Because many Indians are strict vegetarians, a delicious panoply of spiced vegetable dishes... Read more

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    5 Non-Addictive Delicious Desserts

    Why postpone true happiness and radiant health? You can have your cake and eat it too. Eating delicious desserts without feeding your sugar addiction is... Read more

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    Happy Hormone Smoothie Recipe

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body Everyone just wants to be happy, full of energy, and get a great sleep every... Read more

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    Recipe: Warm Cheesy Chickpea Pesto Salad

    This quick warming dish tastes like a comfort food, but its highly nutritional, filling, and can be made in less than 20 minutes (if pesto... Read more

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    Wellness Wednesday: Bake Up Some Kale Chips

    Looking to load up on one of nature’s best superfoods? Bake up a batch of kale chips!  They are simple to make, delicious, and oh... Read more

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    Be Well Kitchen: Simple Roasted Chicken With Veggies

    This hearty dish is delicious and simple, making it one of my favorites to make on a regular basis.  With everything being cooked on the... Read more

  • Baked Steelhead Trout with Asparagus, Potatoes and Herbs (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    One-Pan Approach to Getting Dinner Done Fast

    As kitchen wisdom goes, I often think the best tricks are the simplest. One-pan cooking, for example. The ability to cook an entire meal on... Read more

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    Recipe: Raw Vegan Strawberry Shortcake (Video)

    Learn to make a fully raw vegan strawberry shortcake in minutes! This video was originally published on www.greenmedinfo.com. Join their free GreenMedInfo.com newsletter.…... Read more

  • Plan ahead and whip up this super nutritious salsa recipe for your next dinner party. (Olgna/iStock)

    Fermented Healthy Salsa Recipe

    Quite often the very thing that is needed to make our food interesting is just a bit (or a lot) of spice. Spices make an otherwise... Read more

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    5 Healthy Snacks for Your Child

    It’s so easy to break open a bag of Goldfish, pretzels, or fruit snacks for your children. The companies producing these products make it simple... Read more

  • Equinox Kombucha drinks are made in the U.K. and are packed with health-boosting properties. (Courtesy of Equinox Kombucha)

    Join the Kombucha Revolution!

    Elixir of long life, immortality tea, miracle drink … kombucha, the ancient fizzy fermented drink revived for the 21st century, has become the go-to health... Read more

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    Prickly Pear or Elk Anyone? That’s What You’d Be Eating if Foursquare Users Have Anything to Do With It

    When it comes to food, each state has something they crave more than anything else. New York City is considered by many as the food... Read more

  • Cool drinks for summer. (Wiktory/iStock )

    Cooling Summery Drinks

    As summer nears and friends gather in the garden or on the patio, it’s nice to have a selection of interesting drinks to try. Of... Read more

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    Goshen’s Orange County Distillery—Old School, Really New

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