Jonathan Leblanc

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<i>Psst.</i> I know what everyone is really hoping you’ll cook this weekend, and I’m sorry, it is not that kale salad. Okay, maybe not if these people are …

A Cancer Survivor Shares How NOT to Comfort Someone Who’s Ill

And she’s selling the cards she'd have actually wanted to get in the mail.<p>There are certain things that happen in life that make it really, really hard to find the right words to say. Emily McDowell is hoping to change that.<p>Emily, who battled Stage 3 Hodgkin’s lymphoma when she was 24 and is now 38 …

Cancer

A Chili Paste Primer

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Sriracha is the only gateway to the wonderful world of chili pastes. Here’s a primer on the others you should be paying attention to.</i><p>Now that you know …

how to host brunch (and still sleep in)

I take brunch very, very seriously, so seriously that I don’t go out for it very often because, you see, few places do it right. The scones are …

10 Important Things You Should Know About Cooking Eggs

The incredible, edible egg. They're the savory breakfast go-to. Eggs can hold their own for a satisfying lunch. And, when you need dinner in a pinch, …

The Kitchen Cheat Sheet: A Comprehensive Guide Cooks Everywhere Would Love to Have

I have a treat for you today. It's a handy cheat sheet for cooks that I found a while back while surfing the web, made by Everest.co.uk, to help …

Magic Custard Pie Recipe

Magic Custard Cake<p>When I saw a magic custard cake recipe on Pinterest two weeks ago, I was floored. I mean, it left me in a state of delicious shock …

The 5-Minute Workout Finisher That Will Melt Stubborn Belly Fat

Accelerate your weight loss with this bodyweight afterburner<p>A fast-paced, explosive finisher at the end of your workout is a fantastic way to fire up your fat burners.<p>“But you don’t always need to jump around and do high-intensity exercises to rev your metabolism,” says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., …

Weight Loss

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

What’s The Big Deal With B Vitamins?

If there’s one thing we could all use a little more of, it’s some extra energy throughout the day – especially during the holidays! You’ve probably …

Eating To Break 100: Longevity Diet Tips From The Blue Zones

Want to live to be 100? It's tempting to think that with enough omega-3s, kale and blueberries, you could eat your way there.<p>But one of the key takeaways from a new book on how to eat and live like "the world's healthiest people" is that longevity is not just about food.<p>The people who live in the …

7 Reasons To Avoid Soy Like The Plague

In my last post I discussed the controversy about soy. Here are the 7 reasons to avoid soy products like the plague.<p>I was duly roped in in the …

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The Truth About Soy Foods: Can Soy Damage Your Health?

If you were to carefully review the thousands of studies published on soy, I strongly believe you would reach the same conclusion as I have—which is, …

16 Surprising Facts About Bananas

Bananas are one of America’s favorite fruits, with some 96 percent of consumers reporting buying bananas last year. In fact, on average, Americans …

Nutrition

7 Supplements That Melt Fat

Want to lose more weight without eating less? Add these fat-burning nutrients to your diet and accelerate your weight loss by up to 70 percent<p>Foods to Help You Lose<p>You can lose weight without starving yourself or drastically restricting your food choices. You can eat reasonable portions and put in …

Nutrition

Avocado health facts: 6 things you NEVER knew

from Huffington post<p><i>Nutritional perks aside, avocados can play a key role in your healthy hair and skin routine. The antioxidants, amino acids and</i> …

What Separates A Healthy And Unhealthy Diet? Just $1.50 Per Day

If you want to eat a more healthful diet, you're going to have to shell out more cash, right? (After all, Whole Foods didn't get the nickname "Whole Paycheck" for nothing.)<p>But until recently, that widely held bit of conventional wisdom hadn't really been assessed in a rigorous, systematic way, says …

Homemade Sriracha

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …

Here's What You Should Really Be Eating For Breakfast

While the benefits of eating breakfast are well-known — it can prevent weight gain, boost short-term memory, lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, and even make us happier— most of those health rewards depend on choosing the right foods.<p>"In general, a healthy breakfast contains protein, fruits, whole …

10 Superfoods Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you're James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell anything from phones to watches to perfume -- even if you're not necessarily famous for the your tech-savvy, your promptness, or the way you smell.<p>In the …

9 Tricks for Grilling Scallops

<i>This summer, Christine Burns Rudalevige of The Family Fish Project is on a mission to help us cook and eat more seafood at home.</i><p><i>Today: Nine tips for perfectly grilled scallops, plus the grapefruit and chile glaze you should put on them.</i><p>I recently saw a bumper sticker on a Subaru with Maine plates …

Seafood

How to Buy and Store Summer Fruits and Vegetables

How to buy and store 16 in-season summer fruits and vegetables, from cucumbers and basil to cherries and corn<p><b>With the sudden burst of produce hitting farmers' markets</b> and grocery store shelves, food shopping in the summer can feel like a very leafy, juicy Christmas. But it's also overwhelming to …

This One Little Change to Your Diet Will Make You Healthier

It’s so easy.<p>You've heard of veganism and vegetarianism. But what if you eat meat sometimes—and you also eat tofu dogs sometimes? That's where reducetarianism, a new movement centered on cutting down on meat consumption—but not cutting it out entirely—comes in. And if you're not minimizing your …

Holistic Medicine

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

Cooking

#Brinner, Eating Breakfast For Dinner, May Be A New Trend But How Healthy Is It?

It may be Breakfast Week but eating cereal, waffles, pancakes and a full English in the morning is so 2014.<p>Instead, everyone who's anyone seems to be …

The Food Lab: How to Grill or Broil Tofu That's Really Worth Eating

Raise your hand if tofu is your favorite food! Yeah, I thought so. Not all that many of you. Us tofu-lovers don't get a whole lot of understanding 'round these parts. In large part, it's because—at least in this country—tofu has the unfortunate reputation of being a meat substitute. Few Americans …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

Skin Care