Karen Maffucci

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8 Vegetarian Stews We Love

Gallery8 Vegetarian Stews We Love<p>Bad news, everyone: the polar vortex is coming back. With much of the country preparing for another round of frigid weather, now is as good a time as ever to stock up on recipes for hot, hearty stews. We've already rounded up some of our favorites, but we want our …

6 Fast, Healthy Fish Recipes You Can Make on a Weeknight

Make mackerel, salmon, halibut, and cod your weeknight standbys, with these 4 fast, healthy recipes<p>Meltingly tender salmon. buttery halibut. delicate, saffron-flecked cod. Before you reach for another boneless chicken breast (again), consider that all these fish dishes can be on your dinner table …

Cooking

10 Reasons Why We Should All Be Eating More Hummus

Hummus, the simple dip of chickpeas, olive oil, lemon juice and salt, has America under a spell. The New York Times reported that the hummus industry has grown from just a $5 million dollar business 15 years ago, to one that totaled $530 million at U.S. food retailers in 2012.<p>If you're not really …

A 10-Minute Lunch That Still Feels Fancy: Cauliflower Rice

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: When you want a light lunch that feels a little fancy, try</i> …

Cauliflower

Here's a Magical App That Turns Online Recipes Into Digital Grocery Lists

How many times has this happened to you? You read an amazing sounding recipe for cherry glazed ribs in one of your favorite blogs but then the act of …

The Scam Of Olive Oil, And Its Antidote

Here’s the hard truth: the olive oil in your pantry, the one you bought for its health benefits and for some sliver of the seductive Mediterranean lifestyle, is most likely a scam.<p>A scam, meaning it probably contains less actual olive oil than you’d ever imagine. A scam, meaning it’s likely been …

9 Fish Recipes for Fridays

Tomorrow is the first Friday of Lent. Categorized by self-denial and sacrifice, Lent begins each year the day after Fat Tuesday and subsequently imparts millions of Christians with symptoms of gustatory whiplash. A literal feast turned famine, modern-day participants traditionally choose one vice …

Mardi Gras

Lose weight & improve your health with a real food diet

I was never able to lose weight before. Thanks to Fooducate, I've lost 20 lbs in 6 months. An incredible, life changing app. Janice<p>I love how this …

How to Use 1 Jar of Capers in 5 Dinners

For me, capers used to contain a certain mystery; they felt sophisticated and foreign.<p>Maybe it was because capers are exotic—they are the pickled, unripened flower buds harvested from a prickly shrub in the Mediterranean. Or maybe it's because of their legacy: There are tales of lore which mention …

Spices

Does Juicing Have Any Real Health Benefits?

I typically don't like to get involved in religious debates, but I find the current green juice frenzy way too amusing to resist throwing in my own …

10 Recipes You Can Whip Out To Impress Unexpected Guests

Ever been in the position where you have an unexpected, hungry guest at your door? No need to worry! Incorporating frozen food into a fresh recipe can be just as delicious as a recipe made from scratch. And, not to mention, much less stressful.<p>We've partnered with the National Frozen and …

We Hated These 10 Foods as Kids—Now We Love Them

As kids, we here at Bon Appétit HATED these 10 foods our families fed us. Today, however, we've seen the light—they're awesome!<p>So many vegetables, but <b>green beans</b> are the ones I remember specifically. My family still teases me about my mom saying, "One more bite, baby." Now I say I never met a …

Food

6 delicious ways to turn chicken broth into dinner: http://thekitc.hn/1fDBTLO What are your favorite ways to use chicken broth?

Why Dark Chocolate Is So Damn Good For You

From improving heart health to alleviating the effects of depression, dark chocolate is renowned for its remarkable health benefits. A recent study …

Wellness

One-Pot Wonders: Curried Coconut Noodles With Shrimp

I've never defined myself as someone who cooks out of a can and I generally take great efforts to avoid doing so. This recipe is the closest I've come, and I have no regrets. Mainly because the two key ingredients—yellow curry paste and coconut milk—just happen to be pre-packaged flavor bombs that …

What Do I Do With … Tahini?

0<p>SHARES<p>I determined a long time ago that I cannot keep peanut butter in the house. Allergies? Quite the opposite. In fact, I love the stuff so much …

Guacamole

If pressed, I could tell you how to make good guacamole in one sentence. Something like this - mash ripe avocados with finely chopped white onions, a …

5 Habits of the Healthiest Vegans

Veganism doesn’t always equal a healthy lifestyle. Some people get by eating processed plant-based foods, but the healthiest vegans practice habits …

Noodles (and Pasta)

Around the world, "pasta" is synonymous with comfort. Whether you're eating really good spaghetti bolognese in Bologna, ramen in Tokyo, or macaroni and cheese in New York, you probably feel all warm and fuzzy inside.<p>We're turning to noodles to fend off the nasty March winds, and we're turning to …

Food

Chicken & Veggie Stir Fry Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 733

13 Wondrous Things to Do with Canned Beans

Yes, there's something beautiful in a pot of beans, simmering away: of spooning up its garlicky, brothy goodness, of stretching it all week, of feeling whole and useful and efficient. That's all wonderful. But when dinner needs to have happened five minutes ago, and you're looking for something to …

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The Trick to Making Perfect Poached Eggs

Using a sieve will help you get smooth, compact poached eggs.<p>Ever crack an egg into simmering water only to watch the white spread out and form wispy tentacles? It happened to me until I came across this game-changing fix: Break the egg into a sieve set over a bowl. The watery outer edge of the …

Breakfast

Green Lemonade | Juicing for Health

<b>So let’s talk juice.</b><p>Not the kinds you buy in the grocery store, but freshly pressed homemade vegetable and fruit juices.<p>Juicing is one of the best …

Black Bean Veggie Burgers

<b>These Easy Black Bean Veggie Burgers are the perfect meatless recipe you can prep ahead and eat today!</b><br>You’ve got to love an easy-to-make veggie …

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How to make high doses of chemo less toxic - Futurity

Removing a key enzyme might offer a way to use higher doses of chemotherapy and radiation without killing healthy cells.

Cancer

Flawless Skin Special: Turn Back The Clock

Whatever your age, when it comes to maintaining a youthful and healthy complexion, these are high-tech treatments and dermatologist-approved tips to have amazing skin, every day.<p>Whatever your age, when it comes to maintaining a youthful and healthy complexion, these are high-tech treatments and …

What They Didn't Tell You About Surviving Cancer

Finishing treatment, survivors find, is just the beginning of lifestyle adjustments and reevaluated priorities that fall into place in the post-chemo year.<p>It was a hungover morning in Las Vegas when Kathryn McPeake noticed a lump in her chest—again. "I had just gotten my hair back and was feeling …