Eileen Gordon

166 Flips | 3 Magazines | 106 Likes | 11 Following | 235 Followers | @eileengordon1 | Lover of great food, inspired stories, and a healthier world. Founder of Barnraiser, a community for us to power good food and sustainability to the tipping point.

Umeboshi Paste Is the Vegan Flavor Bomb You Didn’t Know You Needed

What's super flavorful, surprisingly versatile, and can provide a myriad of health benefits?<p>I first learned about umeboshi paste—the Japanese condiment made of pureed, fermented ume fruit—from my all-time favorite cookbook, <i>The Cranks Bible</i> by <b>Nadine Abensur</b>. She includes the paste in several recipes …

Food

These 11 Easy Keto Desserts Are the Weekend Treat We All Need Right Now

It's not uncommon to be doing well on a diet but also think from time to time, "I would do <i>anything</i> for a giant slice of cake." Cravings for sugary, …

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23 Foods the World's Healthiest People Eat Every Day

Defy your age by filling up on these longevity-boosting foods.<p>We’ve all marveled at those ridiculously amazing people who can still do back flips at age 90. Well, physician Steve Bowers, DO, and his wife Elizabeth Shimer Bowers went a step farther. They wanted to know what incredibly healthy people …

Nutrition

The Doctor-Approved Detoxifying Smoothie You'll Want To Drink Every Day This Summer

If you're looking to shake up your smoothie game this summer, Vincent Pedre, M.D., has you covered. The leading functional medicine doctor is one of …

Coconut

9 Seafood Salads to Serve for Dinner Tonight

1 of 9<p>Southern Waldorf Salad<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>Greek Bulgur Salad with Shrimp<p>3 of 9<p>Clam Salad<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>Citrusy Seafood Salad<p>Advertisement<p>5 …

Healthy Eating

10 Smoothies With More Protein Than Two Eggs

1 of 11<p>mama mia/shutterstock<p>When you think high-protein breakfasts, you inevitably think eggs. But two eggs pack only about 13 grams of protein, and there are plenty of simpler morning meals delivering way more of this hunger-quashing nutrient. Each of the following 10 delicious smoothies contains …

Healthy Eating

The Working Girl Detox

Illustrations by Annalena Aron<p>We’re total health nuts at goop, true, but we’re also pragmatists—and many of us (like you) are really busy. While an …

Food

Summer Glow Bowls Are Trending, and Here Are 20 Recipes We Love

Corn on the cob and grilled veggies are great on their own, but this year we’re fired up about incorporating them into summer glow bowls. What’s a …

Healthy Eating

Why women are adopting Tom Brady's antiinflammatory diet

You may remember the scene from the 1976 movie Rocky, when the boxing hero Rocky Balboa, played by Sylvester Stallone, dragged himself out of bed and …

Antiinflammatory

Cauliflower Salad With Roasted Almonds and Brazil Nut Parmesan [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Recipes

Meet the Newest Stop on Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail

Old Forester lays claim to being our country’s first bottled bourbon. Today, the label begins tours at its just opened distillery and visitor’s …

Frying pans and frescoes: a culinary education in Puglia | Financial Times

At the grocer’s shop in Ugento, a small town in the southern stretch of Puglia, Odette Fada eyes up big boxes of fennel, lemons, runner beans and …

Test Dad's Daring with This Fiery Red Pepper and Tequila Cocktail

Every Father's Day should come with a challenge.<p>For some dads, a drink is an ice cube dropped in a rocks glass with two fingers of good scotch. For other dads, its an ever-classic cocktail—a Manhattan in the winter, a Negroni in the summer, and an Old Fashioned always. And then there are the …

Mexicano Cocktail Recipe

Made with tepache (a fermented pineapple drink) this simple cocktail is a refreshing twist on an Americano.<p>Servings: 1<p>Prep: 10 minutes<p>Total: 20 minutes (plus 4 days fermenting)<p>Ingredients<p><b>for the tepache:</b>skin from 2 pineapples<p>5 grams canella<p>4 grams allspice<p>1 passionfruit skin<p>3/4 cup|100 grams …

Introducing Moon Milk: the Pretty Drink Taking Over Pinterest That Will Help You Sleep

For those who spend most nights tossing and turning, the latest wellness trend taking over our Pinterest boards might be just the thing to help you …

Recipes for a perfect day of clean eating, from breakfast to dessert

You might have the healthiest of intentions to eat acai bowls every morning and kale salads every night, but when you’re just rolling home from a …

Cauliflower BBQ Chips [Vegan]

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Recipes

Yotam Ottolenghi’s lamb recipes

It’s hard to beat a leg or shoulder of lamb, roasted for many hours in the oven with a bunch of your favourite vegetables and herbs. But the same qualities that make lamb so ideal for long and slow cooking – the rich meat, high in fat and flavour – also work their magic when you cook it for a much …

Recipes

This brownie recipe is rich, chocolatey, *and* ketogenic-friendly

<i>Well+Good’s recipe writer Tatiana Boncompagni is a wellness reporter, group fitness instructor, and mom of three based in New York. She’s also the</i> …

Matcha-Dipped Strawberries Are the Dessert We're Bringing to Every Summer Hang

Edible Arrangements who?<p>Chocolate-covered strawberries are cheesy. Not that I haven't impulse-bought a few during the post-Valentine’s Day clearance sales, but the designated dessert of romance has long been ripe for a revamp. And it deserves one! Because chocolate-covered strawberries are a pretty …

Recipes

Ancient Sicilians Were Eating the Same Italian Ice We Know Today

The basic recipe and method hasn't changed much in a thousand years.<p>On tonight’s episode of <i>THE ICE CREAM SHOW</i>, our host Isaac Lappert explores some of the most iconic Italian frozen treat makers from across New York, among them a beloved neighborhood mainstay of Central Queens—Benfaremo’s, The …

Botanical Cocktails Straight from the Farmers’ Market

In partnership with our friends at<p>The secret to making effortless yet impressive cocktails at home is waiting for you at the farmers’ market (or …

Brittany Snow uses an all-star veggie to make vegan, gluten-free taco shells *and* pizza crust

Brittany Snow is first to admit that she hasn’t always been a whiz when it comes to healthy cooking. The <i>Pitch Perfect</i> star says it’s taken her a …

The 10 Foods You Should Buy to Build Your Keto Pantry

Keto is far more than bacon and cheese. If you’re committed to the diet, you need to stock up on these keto pantry essentials.<p>The ketogenic (keto) …

Blue Cheese

Life Changing Green Rice Porridge (Instant Pot, Vegan)

I don’t use the term <i>life changing</i> lightly, but this rice porridge recipe fits the bill. It’s a one pot, effortless, green, nutrient-packed twist on …

Recipes

Peanut Butter and Jelly Chia Pudding

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — May 26, 2018<p>This <b>peanut butter and jelly chia pudding</b> tastes just like a PB&J sandwich. But I’ve made a few …

A Frozen Negroni with Celtic Botanicals

Earlier this week, a bold young essayist named Sam Eichner ignited a worldwide firestorm, threatening the very fabric of society by daring to suggest …

A Spicy Pork Tenderloin Bowl That's So Easy You Hardly Need This Recipe

Finally, a weeknight pork tenderloin recipe we can get behind.<p>Most weeknights, recipes are banned in my kitchen. My dinner game plan is blessedly bare-bones: Take whatever vegetables are currently hanging out in my fridge, add some spicy tofu or smoked salmon, and lay the whole thing over cooked …

Is Cockroach Milk Really a New Superfood? Here's What We Know

The Internet is going crazy over a dairy-free, insect-based milk product. But would you—and should you—drink it?<p>Two years after a scientific study on …

Broccoli, Chickpea, and Goat Cheese Toast

In a small pot with a lid, bring 1/2 inch of water to a boil, uncovered. Add broccoli florets, cover, and cook 5 minutes, until broccoli is bright …