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The insect that painted Europe red

Truly vibrant red was elusive for many years: until a mysterious dye was discovered in Mexico. Devon Van Houten Maldonado reveals how a crushed bug became a sign of wealth and status.<p>Although scarlet is the colour of sin in the Old Testament, the ancient world’s elite was thirsty for red, a symbol …


How to Make A High-Protein Veggie Grain Bowl

We could go on and on about how amazing grain bowls are—they’re easy-to-transport meals, hearty, majorly-satisfying, and packed with good-for-you …

Healthy Eating

Why You Should Pound Chicken Breasts Before Cooking Them

Chicken breasts are not very exciting, but they are a versatile protein with a pretty healthy image, and for that reason people tend to buy and cook …


The 3-Day, Anti-Bloat Summer Reset

Whether your motivation is something as major as your wedding/honeymoon, or as simple as an upcoming beach weekend, a little reinvigorating, …

Healthy Eating

How Cold Brew Changed the Coffee Business

Summer officially starts this year on June 21, but that’s only the solstice, the day when the sun reaches its highest position in the sky. Down on street level, summer really begins on the first humid, sun-streaked day, when even the thought of sipping a hot cup of coffee is too much to bear. It’s …