Nikki Lehman

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7 Things to Do with Quinoa That Aren't Salad

In case you haven't heard, quinoa is in. Not only does it have a superfood nutrition profile, it's also completely protein-packed -- hearty enough to satisfy even the hungriest vegetarian or meat eater. There are a million quinoa salad recipes all over the web, but it's time to try quinoa as a …

Making "Sense" of Flavor: How Taste, Smell and Touch Are Involved

<b>Papillae</b><p>Have you taken a close look at your taste buds lately? Go ahead -- take a look! When you stick out your tongue, you see that it's covered in lots of little bumps. We like to think of these bumps as our taste buds, but actually, these bumps are known as <i>papillae</i>. Your actual taste buds are …

Green Juice Recipes To Mix Up Your Juicing Routine (PHOTOS)

With the juicing trend in full force, juicers are becoming some of the most desirable kitchen appliances. Though you can buy bottled juices everywhere from specialty juice bars to the local grocery store, their high price tags are making home juicing an increasingly popular option.<p>When it comes to …

17 Reasons Avocados Are The Best Food In The Entire World

Avocados. Are. The. Best. Fruit. In. The. Whole. World. Fruit, you say? Why yes... it may be hard to believe, but that tasty green thing is not a vegetable, but a fruit -- a berry, to be exact.<p>Honestly, there might be something slightly wrong with you if you don't like avocado. We could happily eat …

Breakfast Smoothie Recipes That'll Rev Up Your Morning

Photo credit: Half Baked Harvest, Foodie Crush<p>Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but that doesn't make preparing and eating it any easier. The struggle of getting ready for work in the morning (or just out of the bed at all) usually means this critical meal is …

Baby Kale Salad With Purple Carrot Ribbons, Kumquats and Sesame Vinaigrette

This salad, with all its exotic nuances, is entirely refreshing to the palate. The baby kale has a wonderful texture that stands up to the bold cayenne-spiked vinaigrette. The carrots have a bit of crunch too -- but also a lovely sweetness to them. The kumquats, on the other hand, are deliciously …

10 Leafy Green Alternatives That'll Get You Through The Global Kale Shortage

Terrible news, green juice drinkers and kale fanatics everywhere -- a global kale shortage might be upon us. We dodged a bullet earlier in the year with the pest that attacked the U.S. kale crop and threatened to wipe it out entirely -- it didn't -- and now Bejo Seeds, a seed company that provides …