Geraldine Walker

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Quick And Easy: 6 Ways To Make Tea Taste Better Than Soda

How tea can give you that extra kick you need in the hectic mornings or busy afternoons, make your body healthy and your taste buds happy.

Are These 7 Superfoods Actually Super?

Kale, chia seeds, seaweed: these trendy superfoods have garnered a lot of buzz for their health benefits. But are any of them actually a “magic bullet” nutrition solution? We get to the bottom of it.<p><b>Tyler MacNiven</b>, <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s grub guru and food explorer, just debunked the myths surrounding the …

Nutrition

8 Impossible-to-Resist Veggie Dishes

Every now and again, I come across a vegetable dish that makes me think I could be a very happy vegetarian. From a hearty summer white bean ragout to balsamic-glazed roasted beets, here are a few of my favorites.<p><b>1. Summer White Bean Ragout</b><p>This quick ragout of white beans and sweet summer tomatoes …

6 Surprising Foods Vegetarians Cannot Eat

<i>By: Lee Breslouer</i><p><i>Credit: Jennifer Bui/Kristin Hunt/Thrillist</i><p>Before a vegetarian can eat anything, it's critical that they look at the ingredients to make sure it doesn't contain any meat or fish. Equally critical is letting everyone around them know that they're vegetarian and that, unlike most …

11 Reasons Avocado Lovers Are Winning At Life

There's more to this fruit than guacamole, though that's enough.<p>Avocado lovers are a special kind of person. They might start their day with this green fruit in a smoothie or on toast; they might add some sliced on top of their lunchtime salad; they might even work one into their dessert. Any way …

Healthy Eating

23 Fig Recipes To Make the Most While They're Fresh & Ripe

Never enough figs—that's what we always say. Here are 23 fig-tastic recipes to make the most of fig season.<p><b>Never enough figs—that's what we always say.</b> Biting into a fresh, ripe fig is one of summer's greatest joys, and when they're in season, we try to integrate them into whatever we're cooking …

Breakfast

6 Easy Weeknight Dinners the Whole Family Will Love

Is your dinner rotation getting a little <i>too</i> routine? These easy weeknight meals will become fast family favorites.<p><b>1. Easy Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>With just a few essentials in your pantry -- like Thai green curry paste and coconut milk -- you're never more than 25 minutes away from this delicious meal, …

2 Awesome Homemade Vegetarian Burgers Even a Carnivore Will Crave

Vegans and vegetarians often get the short end of the stick when it comes to backyard grilling season. Sure, there are a couple of decent frozen veggie burger brands, but let's face it: Frozen pre-packaged food is <i>never</i> going to be as good as fresh, homemade food prepared with quality ingredients. …

Boston Terror Suspect's Family Claims Muslim Bias Sparked Shooting

A knife-wielding Boston man shot to death by police who confronted him about a plot to behead an officer was not a terrorist and was only under suspicion because he was Muslim, his aunt said.<p>But Usaama Rahim, who was killed Tuesday after police say he threatened them with a knife, had phoned his …

9 Things You're Doing Wrong With Chopsticks

<i>By Patty Lee</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com/Doan Buu/Thrillist</i><p>As if just using chopsticks -- the utensils, not the song from <i>Big</i> -- weren't hard enough, it turns out there's a whole code of conduct that comes along with them. Use them incorrectly and you've performed the Eastern equivalent of putting your …

7 DIY Vodka Infusions That'll Seriously Upgrade Your Homemade Cocktails

(Photo Credit: Foodie with Family)<p>Flavor-infused cocktails are <i>always</i> in order on a sweet summer night, and there's no better way to up your amateur bartending skills than with homemade vodka infusions.<p>Not only are the DIY versions healthier than their liquor-store counterparts -- see ya never, …

Cocktails

8 Slimming Soups for Swimsuit Season

Juicing is out. Souping is in. But food trends aside, these soups are so delicious and satisfying that you won't even realize how healthy you're eating.<p><b>1. Golden Gazpacho</b><p>Adapted from Oleana chef Ana Sortun's cookbook, <i>Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean</i>, this soup's silky texture and pure …

Clean & green! 5 healthy juice recipes you can make in a blender

To start (or finish) your day with a healthy juice, you might think you need to invest in an expensive juice extractor.<p>But a much more common kitchen appliance — the blender — is all you need to make these five juices from "The Ultimate Book of Modern Juicing," by Mimi Kirk, a raw food expert who, …