Angela Webster

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What You Need to Know About Nutritional Yeast

Nutritional yeast has long been a favorite of vegans, who use it as a cheese substitute.<p>Nutritional yeast has long been a favorite of vegans, who use …

A Ranking Of How Much Fat Is In Your Favorite Nut Butter

What's better, peanut butter or almond butter?<p>Nut butters are everywhere these days. They're added to smoothies, smeared on toast and even used in delicious sauces and dressings. But are all nut butters created equal? We realize there are always several nutritional factors to consider -- sugar, …

Flourless Chocolate-Almond Cakes

Josiah Citrin adds a twist to traditional molten chocolate cakes by stirring in sliced toasted almonds. <b>Beautiful Desserts</b>

What Is Nutritional Yeast, And More Importantly, What's IN It?

Here's why you should be eating it.<p>We suspect that nutritional yeast is one of the reasons many folks are scared off from vegan recipes. It doesn't sound like the most mouth-watering ingredient around. But don't let the wholly unappetizing name of "nutritional yeast" keep you from this surprisingly …

Food

Wheels, Pyramids And Plates: USDA's Struggles To Illustrate Good Diet

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's first stab at offering nutrition advice came in 1894, when W. O. Atwater, a chemist and pioneering nutrition investigator for the agency, published this warning in a <i>Farmer's Bulletin</i>:<p>"Unless care is exercised in selecting food, a diet may result which is …

Saturated Fats

How To Make A Vanilla Latte In A Slow Cooker, Because Yes, You Can

YUM.<p>Ordering a latte at a coffee shop usually means you get to enjoy just one latte, which is fine and all, but always disappears way too quickly. Whipping up a big batch in your slow cooker, however, <i>guarantees</i> as many lattes as your caffeinated body can handle. And not just any kind of latte, but …

Mom’s weight during pregnancy shapes baby’s health

When Elinor Sullivan was a postdoctoral fellow at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, she set out to explore the influence of food and …

How to Brew DIY Hard Cider in Time for December Dinner Parties

You can make hard cider at home in as little as four weeks. Here's how.<p>If you want to impress your friends this fall with DIY booze, there’s a good …

Chai Recipes For Desserts That Go Way Beyond The Latte

Cookies, cupcakes and so much more.<p>Chai, the Indian tea drink that so many of us enjoy as lattes from Starbucks, is just begging to be used in baked goods. While it's great as a beverage, the medley of spices that make chai what it is -- ranging from a little bit to a lot of green cardamom, ginger, …

Dessert

James Bond Movie Theme Songs, Ranked Worst to Best

22<p>‘The Man with the Golden Gun’ (Lulu)<p>A fitting theme song for a Bond movie in which the villain is largely defined by the fact that he has a third …

The Ethics of Exercise Pills

Medications designed to mimic the health benefits of exercise could help the disabled or immobile—but they might also keep the rest of us on the couch.<p>In his 1932 novel <i>Brave New World</i>, Aldous Huxley described a fictional drug called Soma. In the novel, a soma was something akin to an opiate, which …

University of British Columbia

How to Make Jalapeño-Bacon Mac and Cheese (Even When You're Drunk)

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I can count the number of times I've been involved in physical violence over food with two fingers on one hand. When I was 10 years old, I threw one of the metal legs of a mini trampoline at my older sister's door …

These 7 Butter Hacks Will Make Your Life Infinitely Better

YAS.<p>Butter is one of the greatest ingredients found in the kitchen. It makes toast into something we'd happily eat for breakfast. It gives cookies their delicious flavor. It does wonders to chicken. All around, it's amazing -- which is why you need butter hacks.<p>Because a life without butter -- for …

Recipes

How I ate unprocessed food for a year on a budget — and how you can too

In January of 2012, I set myself a challenge. I would go an entire year without eating processed food. All foods are processed, of course, at least to some degree—cooking is a kind of process, as is dicing, heat, fermenting, and preserving. But for reasons related to the environment, economics, and …

Nutrition

Lomo al Trapo: The Colombian Technique That Will Change the Way You Grill Beef

Remember that scene at the end of <i>Ghostbusters</i> when the boys in gray crack Sigourney Weaver out of the petrified remains of the ghost dog Zuul? Picture that scene at your next dinner party, but instead of a whip-smart and attractive actress emerging from the carbonized crust, it's a perfectly cooked …

'That Sugar Film' reveals what's hiding in some 'health' foods

Taking a page out of the Morgan Spurlock filmmaker-as-lab-rat playbook, Damon Gameau's revealing "That Sugar Film" documents one man's not-so-sweet discovery about the insidious nature of sugar in so-called "healthier" processed foods.<p>Rather than opting for the more obvious junk-food choices, …

10 Takeaways From the Dietary Guidelines Summit

Get a room of food scientists, dieticians, and politicians together to discuss 571-page eating rules for a few hours, and you can be sure there will be a lot of opinions.<p>Today’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans Summit was held at National Geographic’s Washington, D.C. headquarters in conjunction …

How To Grow Every Single Herb You've Ever Wanted, Indoors

Great news, everyone. The days of throwing down $4 for a sprig of thyme are behind you. Never again will you have to fork over your last bills for some wilting basil to make a pesto, because you can grow those herbs <i>at home</i> -- yes, even if you don't have one square foot of yard to call your own. …

Gardening

Mark Ruffalo: five best moments

We pick our favourite scenes starring the twice-Oscar-nominated actor, who is reprising his role as the tortured and irritable Bruce Banner in Avengers: Age of Ultron. But which would you choose?<p>When Mark Ruffalo initially broke on to the scene, his nervy awkwardness didn’t scream out, “Please cast …

You've Been Making Your Hard-Boiled Eggs All Wrong

Despite its name, the hard-boiled egg should not be boiled. It should be steamed.<p>The technique is beneficial for several reasons. Since the eggs are placed in a shallow basket rather than a deep pot of simmering water, they're less likely to crack. The steam will evenly cook the eggs and won't …

Eggs

Maple syrup could help fight bacterial infections, Canadian scientists find

Maple syrup is once again making headlines for being the rockstar condiment that every Canadian knows it is, but it's not the culinary world that's …

What is the best way to cook vegetables to maximize their nutritional value?

<b>The question</b><p>It's almost salad season, and this year I have vowed to improve my diet by eating far more vegetables in a variety of salads. But I'd like a variety of raw and roasted or otherwise cooked vegetables for a mix of textures and flavours. Are raw vegetables always healthier? Do all cooking …

Beyond the Paleo: new trendy diets from science | Dean Burnett

Photograph: ACE STOCK LIMITED / Alamy/Alamy<p>Mmm, delicious.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/17/1426593308006/4fb52083-3b9e-4612-8f5c-4733a8eb27c8-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: ACE STOCK LIMITED / Alamy/Alamy<p>Mmm, …

Meet LuxePineapple: The "Un-Subscription" Beauty Box Service That's Breaking All The Rules

The subscription box phenomenon has really changed the way men and women get their hands on new products to sample before they buy.<p>Beauty industry vet <b>Liz Ranney</b> and her team at Austin-based <b>LuxePineapple</b>, are blazing a new trail with their customer curated "un-subscription" box.<p>Enjoy my interview …

Beauty

For Thanksgiving Dessert, Make an Apple Galette

You don’t need a pumpkin pie on the table. What you do need is an apple galette<p>You don’t need a pumpkin pie on the table. What you do need is plenty of other (more decadent, more delicious) desserts. Like this galette, for instance. Here's how to make it:<p><b>Cut apples off the core</b> into three lobes. …

Baking

How To Make Coffee Syrup At Home And Save Money On Starbucks

Coffee shops offer a lot of special drinks that give us little reason to brew our own coffee at home. They serve our lattes with fancy art. They pour chocolate syrup on top of our mochas. They even add fun flavors to our regular cup of joe. It's great, but there's something you should know: you can …

6 Simple and Satisfying Puréed Soups

Get out your blender! Puréed soups are simple, silky and satisfying -- and a great way to enjoy your vegetables.<p><b>1. Easy Butternut Squash Soup</b><p>This has got to be the easiest butternut squash soup recipe ever. You start with pre-cut squash from the supermarket, then you basically throw everything in a …

8 Great YouTube Clips of Jack White—and a Few of Meg, Too

<b>Jack White</b> is set to play a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden this evening—proof that he is one of the biggest rock stars around. And maybe one of the last: In a sea of heavyweight rappers and blockbuster pop stars, White is one of the few artists of his generation who can hold a venue so big …

Grain-Free Baking? Yes, You Can!

There are lots of good reasons to go grain-free. For instance, cutting wheat and other grains out of your diet can help you normalize your blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels.<p>But I won't lie: Giving up grains is a big lifestyle change. And at first, it can be hard -- especially if …

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