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Window-to-Table: How to Grow Your Own Microgreens

Want to be a modern homesteader but have no garden in which to grow your greens? Or simply too frugal (or locally minded) to buy microgreens in …

Gardening

Introducing Microgreens: Younger, And Maybe More Nutritious, Vegetables

We've come to accept the baby-fication of our vegetables – baby spinach, baby lettuce, and baby squash prized for their tenderness and cute size have staked out territory in the produce section of many a grocery store.<p>Now, growers (and a few inventive chefs) have decided we need vegetables that are …

Coconut Quinoa and Warm Broccoli Bowl with Ginger

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> I crave fresh and zesty salads with lots of color, green especially, and this bowl …

Recipes

The Food Lab: How to Pan-Fry Salmon Fillets

I hate salmon. With a passion. Chalky, dry, smelly, slimy-skinned, the worst of the worst when it comes to fish.<p>At least, that's what I <i>would've</i> said about a decade ago, when the only salmon I had tasted was over-poached at buffets or overcooked at restaurants that frankly didn't quite know what …

Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

What are the makings of a great salad? You need fresh greens, of course, and then a layer of colorful vegetables like tomatoes and carrots.<p>That's a good start. But to help the body absorb more of the nutrients packed into this medley, you may want to add something else: a cooked egg.<p>A small study …

Nutrition

You Can ( and Should) Grill Avocados

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Let your avocado flag fly free.</i><p>We're all a little bit obsessed with avocados. I jump at any opportunity to add avocado to a salad; I swoon over kale that has been …

Recipes

From Meat to Muscle

How steak makes you grow—from the first bite to bulging biceps<p><b>1. Breaking Down the Meat</b><br>The process starts in your mouth with the mechanical digestion of food: Your teeth cut, tear, and mash the steak into smaller particles, mixing it with saliva to form a semisolid lump.<p><b>2. Digesting the Protein</b><br>Once …

Costa Rican Breakfast

There’s something people don’t tell you about Costa Rica: time slows (almost) all the way dooowwwnn. It’s magic. Like time gets stripped away leaving …

Costa Rica

Chicken Avocado Burgers - Whole30 and Paleo

<b>Chicken Avocado Burgers !</b> Avocado mixed right into your burger! Brilliant!<p>These were heaven! #Paleo #Whole30 #cleaneating #deliciousness<p>I have made …

Recipes

Tropical Chicken Burgers

4.8 from 5 votes<p>Tropical Chicken Burger<p>A Easy and Healthy Burger with big flavor!<p>Dinner, grilling, Main Course<p>American<p>Prep Time 10 minutes<p>Cook Time …

Prescribing Fruits and Vegetables, Not Pills

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>From 2010 to 2014, more than 5,600 low-income families have taken part in The Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program (FVRx). This …

A Dose Of Culinary Medicine Sends Med Students To The Kitchen

When it comes to premature death and disease, what we eat ranks as the single most important factor, according to a study in <i>JAMA</i>, the Journal of the American Medical Association. Yet few doctors say they feel properly trained to dispense dietary advice. One group, at least, is trying to fill that …

Medical Journals

How to Have a Not-Lame Vegetarian Cookout (With Recipes!)

Grilled vegetables shouldn't be stuck as steak's summertime sidekick. These 4 tips will change your 'tude about vegetarian cookouts forever.<p>You don't have to tell us twice to eat our vegetables: We love salads, root veggies, and all of the greens. But we'll admit: The term "vegetarian barbecue" …

Cooking

Must-have craft beers for July 4th celebrations

The odds are pretty good you’re going to have a beer this weekend.<p>The Fourth of July is the biggest beer holiday of the year, according to Nielsen. …

Brazil’s guidelines for healthy eating are startlingly frank and nutritionally sound

Following up on the 152-pages of dietary guidelines it released in November 2014, the Brazilian government has created a four-and-a-half minute video on YouTube with helpful advice for anyone trying to stick to a healthy diet, in Brazil or anywhere else.<p>Among the 10 steps it advocates: Eat more …

Nutrition

Naturally Lower Blood Sugar: Eat Fewer Processed Foods

Your body breaks down white grain and sugar products very fast. You need foods that digest slower and are full of nutritious components your body …

Diabetes