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The healthiest ways to cook veggies and boost nutrition

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether you love vegetables or not, there's one thing you know for sure: Veggies are really good for you. And you can make them even more nutritious if you prepare them in ways that maximize their benefits.<p>Oddly enough, that's not likely to be raw. Studies show the process of cooking …

Nutrition

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

10 Multipurpose Ingredients to Keep in the Office for Better Lunches

Sometimes life—and lunch—doesn't go as planned: You made a tray of broccoli in hopes of saving half for lunch tomorrow, then couldn't resist the fresh-out-of-the-oven florets; you left your salad on the countertop; your sandwich took a leap out of your bag and onto the subway platform; your soup …

Healthy Eating

An Instagram Account Of Daily Bento Lunches Perfect For The Vegetarian On The Go

Image via Yukiyo<p><b>Japanese Instagram user</b> Yukiyo makes the preparation of a healthy and delicious meals look effortless with her daily bento sets, …

Healthy Eating

Were You Meant to Be a Vegetarian?

Whether you have concerns about animal cruelty or simply just don't like the taste of meat, the decision to become a vegetarian (or even a …

11 Macro Bowl Recipes That’ll Make You Want to Eat Healthy

Macro bowls are the “choose your own adventure” of healthy and delicious eating. Similar to a rice bowl and a simplified form of balanced eating, they’re typically comprised of a grain base, raw or cooked veggies, a protein of your choice and a healthy fat like avocado, hummus or a tasty homemade …

Healthy Eating

5 health foods that aren't worth the money

There's a special kind of pain you feel when you turn over a bag of kale chips at the health food store and realize that they cost <i>ten dollars</i>. I mean, we all want to eat better, but ten bucks for a 2-oz bag of dehydrated cabbage? It's enough to make you choke on your veganic carrots.<p>I had a feeling …

Shopping

17 Charts To Help You Eat Healthy

Everything you need to know from cutting out sugar to building a salad that doesn't suck.

What Nutritionists Eat for Every Kind of Ailment

Got a cold? Runner’s knee? Killer cramps? There's a food for that.<p>Whether your head is pounding, the cold has caught you, or you have a nagging feeling that your stomach is auditioning for Cirque du Soleil, your first move is probably for the medicine cabinet. But the refrigerator and pantry also …

When Do Your Leftovers REALLY Need to Be Tossed?

Back away from the tupperware.<p>We’ve all been there: You’re standing at the fridge holding a container of leftovers in your hand, squinting at it and wondering <i>how long has this been in here? Is it still good?</i><p>Then, you’re faced with a decision: to chuck the questionable cold noodles or to wing it and …

5 Healthy Food Trends That Will Rule 2016

Kale is so last year.<p><i>This article was written by the editors of Well+Good and repurposed with the site's permission.</i><p>Our wellness predictions are in, and these are the top healthy food trends we'll all be talking about in the year ahead.<p><b>1. Everyone Will Be Eating Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Out of</b> …

7 Unfresh (but Tasty!) Foods That Are Actually Good for Your Health

Good news for pickle-lovers.<p><i>This article was written by Jennifer Kass and repurposed with the permission of our partners at Well+Good.</i><p>Every food expert on the planet will tell you that the healthiest foods are usually the freshest. But the latest beneficial food group isn’t a bit farm to table—it’s …

Vegetarian Country Captain

How to Make It<p>Heat a large, heavy nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add oil to pan, and swirl to coat. Add chopped onion, and cook for 7 minutes or …

11 Make-Ahead Snacks for Planes, Trains, and Really Long Car Rides

Travel snacks are not known for their elegance. They are sturdy, stoic, and dependable foods that rarely surpass anything more than sheer sustenance. But we all know a miniature bag of peanuts is not enough to get you through that 6-hour flight to your parents' place. Nor should gas station pork …

23 Healthier Versions Of Your Favorite Holiday Treats

'Tis the season to get a little creative.

10 Perfect Answers To Non-Vegetarians Who Think Vegetarian Food Is Boring

source: appybistro<p>Roasted eggplant seasoned in ghee of your choice, preferably mustard oil, with red chillies, chopped onion and tomatoes, this dish …

Vegetarian Food

Spicy Thai Coconut Quinoa - Vegetarian Main Dishes for Thanksgiving - Pictures - Chowhound

Instead of traditional Thanksgiving fare, try this Thai-inspired vegan dish of quinoa cooked in coconut milk and mixed with tofu, broccoli, carrots, …

Recipes

Quinoa+black rice topped with sesame seeds, dragonfruit, boiled edamame, steamed carrots and broccoli, all without added salt, sugar and MSG. My all time favourite homemade dish. #cleaneating #vegan #vegetarian

Here's How Much Mouse Poop, Maggots, and Cigarette Butts the FDA Allows in Your Food

The secret ingredients that might be hiding in your lunch.

7 Ways to Stay Healthy When You Spend Your Life at the Office

No standing desk required.

47 Food Hacks to Help You Eat Healthier

Pro tip: Eat ice cream instead of sorbet.<p>The best ways to "eat healthy" depend on your goals. Once you know what you're working toward — like eating fewer calories or more protein — use the tips below from New-York-based registered dietitian Isabel Smith and Ilyse Schapiro, registered dietitian and …

Healthy Eating

6 Healthy Living Techniques for Even the Busiest People

Our society thrives on busyness. A collective obsession with the time and stress of every task we undertake has become the ongoing cultural norm. Between working one (or maybe two or three) jobs, commuting, paying bills, running errands and social obligations, where could we possibly squeeze in …

Fitness

Studies Show Impact of Menu Calorie Counts Sometimes Is Small

Tracking calories at chain restaurants is supposed to become easier next year, but new studies raise questions about whether the counts actually make a difference for diners or eateries.<p>Some restaurants already post calorie counts. New York City was first in the country to require it, and six years …

Nutrition

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Return of the Tomato-Corn Salad for Amanda's Kids' Lunch

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p><i>Today: Amanda makes Merrill's corn salad for her kids' lunch—and it looks so good, she packs it for her own lunch.</i><p>This week, the summer stars …

Healthy Eating

15 Healthy, One-Pot Meals

There are fast meals, and then there are one-dish meals. Most people love eating, quite a few enjoy cooking, but almost nobody gets their kicks from washing a tower of dirty dishes.<p>To make prioritizing healthy eating at home that much easier, here are a whole slew of healthy recipes for breakfast, …

Want to look younger? This is the food you should eat

We all know that eating healthily can have major benefits, but Elizabeth Peyton-Jones's new book Cook Yourself Young claims that changing what you eat could even help slow down the signs of ageing<p>When first confronted with <b>Elizabeth Peyton-Jones,</b> your initial feeling might be guilt followed by a …

Nutrition

10 One-Pot Recipes to Make Before Summer Ends

As we’re counting down the precious days of summer, the last thing we want to be doing is washing dishes. Now’s the time to maximize our time with friends, summer projects and yes, even our Netflix queue. But we also take dinnertime very seriously, so even those simple recipes better be delicious …

Cooking

Hair and Makeup Pros Reveal the Worst Beauty Disasters They've Had to Fix

Plus, how to prevent them from happening to you<p>Juicy beach read: Hair and makeup pros share the outrageous situations they've been rushed in to fix—and exactly how they MacGyvered their way out. Use this smart advice to ensure these beauty bummers don't happen to you.<p>Lisa Henderling<p><b>Streak of Bad</b> …