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With Culinary Medicine, Doctors Are Finally Learning About Food

It picks up where basic (and brief) med school nutrition education leaves off, and it's making doctors better at their jobs.<p>Imagine visiting a doctor for the first time. If you’re suffering from weight issues and seeking help with your exercise and eating habits, it’s only natural to fear you’ll …

5 health benefiting reasons you could use a spoonful of baking soda

You may have never finished a container of baking soda—like, ever—so why does it need to take up sacred pantry #shelfie real estate?<p>According to …

6 Mushrooms That Act as Turbo-Shots for Your Immune System

Does the thought of medicinal mushrooms scare you off? Take a deep breath and stay with us. Yes, we’re going to tell you to put mushrooms in your …

Sticky Spicy Cauliflower [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Recipes

Foods with the Most Probiotics and How to Make Them - Chowhound

I have a terrible digestive system. I’ve been cursed with an inability to digest lactose and I have problems digesting wheat. Anything too fatty or …

15 Vegan Meal Prep Combinations So Good You Won't Miss Meat

Making a conscious effort to eat a plant-based diet requires research and planning. If you're short on inspiration and feel like you've got a …

December 2015

Addressing Why We Eat: It’s More Than Just Hunger

Whilst many of us know what we need to do to make positive changes to our health and well-being, it can often be much more difficult to put this …

Soy Maple Tofu - Sautéed & So Tasty

<i>This sautéed soy maple tofu recipe is easy and tasty. It used to be a staple in my life when I was a vegetarian and we still eat it regularly!</i><p>Do you …

How A Common Nutrient Is Improving Gut Health

A recent study released from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has shown a strong correlation between tryptophan and gut health. …

Wellness

These 13 Marinades Will Make Weeknight Dinners a Breeze

It may be hard to believe that a blend of oil, vinegar, herbs, and spices could change your weeknight meals, but it’s so true. Taking the (very little) time to marinate your proteins means that you’ll have a flavorful and tender product every time. Freezer-friendly dinner recipes are like gold, and …

Cooking

The Very Real Psychological Benefits Of Cooking For Other People

A little altruism can go a long way.<p>In this fast-paced life, it’s hard to find the time to cook, especially if you’re feeding a family. Sure, baking for other people can be fun (and beneficial, it turns out), but cooking meals can feel more like a chore. People are always looking for ways to make …

Spiritual Nutrition: How the Foods You Eat Affect Your Mind, Body and Spirit

BY CYNDI DALE<p><i>every food we eat has a spiritual and energetic effect on the body, mind and spirit. becoming aware of this fact and working with it</i> …

Ask the Expert: 9 Tips to Grow Edible Microgreens

Sprouting on a countertop, microgreens are a sign of life when you’re desperate for something green. Elegant as garnishes, full of delicate flavors …

14 Protein-Packed Lunches for Plant-Based Eating

They say breakfast is the most important part of the day. Well, sorry chia pudding, but we want to argue that by highlighting the fact that lunch is pretty dang important too. Once our morning coffee wears off and we’re headed into the afternoon, we *need* a healthy dose of protein to help us motor …

Healthy Eating

This 750-Year-Old Secret Reveals How Soy Sauce Is Still Made Today

Sure, soy sauce is one of the most common condiments used when eating asian cuisine, but just because it is frequently consumed, this doesn’t mean …

Meat Free Mondays - 7 Recipes for the Week Ahead (1 May 2017)

Happy Meat Free Monday!<b><br>How are you?</b><br>I had a fine long weekend in London. Well, it started out that way. I was heading down for a conference and set …

7 Salads Perfect for Meatless Monday - Chowhound

While I enjoy steaks and burgers as much as any meat lover, I do like to keep meals veggie-focused at least once a week. It helps to find salads with …

3 "Power Sauces" That Will Make You Want to Eat Your Vegetables

If your cooking skills are on par with mine, there's definitely something to be desired when it comes to flavor (outside of salt and pepper, of …

18 Vegan Snack Recipes to Satisfy Every Craving

It's easy enough to find vegan snacks; after all, things like store-bought hummus, fruit, and some crackers come that way naturally. But when a real craving hits, we tend to want something packed with tons of flavor—like a sweet-and-sour eggplant caponata for dipping, a batch of hearty homemade …

(Video) Most people don’t know what you’re supposed to do with each type of onion. Do you?

Onions are edible bulbs that have specific pungent taste and smell and most commonly are used for preparation of various dishes. But, except in …

5 Salad Bases That Last All Week in the Refrigerator

<i>This article originally appeared on TheKitchn.com.</i><p>If you’ve ever bought a big bag of mesclun greens with the hope that it will last all week in your …

Cooking for Beginners: Pantry - Chowhound

Cooking is intimidating. Especially for those that haven't had much experience, exposure, and call themselves "beginners." Just like any other task, …

How To Cook With Black Garlic, Which Isn't What You Think It Is

Trust us, you want this.<p>If you’re a sucker for the flavor of roasted garlic, black garlic is for you. This special garlic preparation, which is all the rage among chefs, is basically just roasted garlic times 1,000,000 in terms of flavor ― and roasted-ness.<p><b>So, what is it?</b><p>Black garlic starts off as …

7 Vegetarian Recipes That Are Better in a Bowl

What is it about bowls that just makes food taste better? Is it because they're easier to hold when you're curled up under a blanket on the sofa? Or …

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

Grilled Tempeh Salad with Sesame-Ginger Dressing Recipe

By: EatingWell User<p>Fantastic Dressing! I used the Sesame Ginger dressing from this recipe over a salad of spinach, blackberries, raspberries, and …

Vegetarian Hot-and-Sour Soup

Although the chewy lily buds and tree ear mushrooms add layers of texture to this soup, they can be omitted. <b>Slideshow:</b> Warming Soup Recipes