Is Collagen Really an Anti-Aging Cure-All?

Move over, protein bars. Hello, collagen bars? Collagen—which is sourced from the bones, cartilage, and skin of animals (including cows, chickens, and fish)—has been gaining popularity. This is in part thanks to the Paleo diet craze, which has sparked interest … read more

Chilled Avocado Soup

1. Cut the avocados in half, and remove the pits.

2. Spoon avocado into a blender, add the remaining ingredients (except garnish), and puree until creamy. Chill the soup for up to 2 hours before serving, or serve immediately. Cover … read more

Rough Puff Pastry

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Every time I make rough puff pastry I am surprised of the flaky and crispy pastries I get using this method. This quick recipe incorporate the butter into the flour and involves just some repeated

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No Fat, No Sugar Labels Say Nothing About Nutritional Quality

Take a walk down the center aisles of almost any grocery store and you’ll see them — packaged food and beverage products with “low-fat,” “no sugar” and “low salt/sodium” labels designed to draw health-conscious consumers’ attention to them. But are … read more

12 Top Vegan Iron Sources


If you are a vegan, what is the first argument you hear from meat-eating advocates? Well the sarcastic ones might say something about plants having feelings too, but the most popular rebuttal usually has something to do with iron. And … read more

Chocolate Strawberry Cream Puffs

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