Category Archives: HEALTHY EATING

8 Vegetables That Are Healthier Than Kale


It’s no stretch to say that the past few years have been all about kale. This once humble vegetable, more used as a plate garnish than anything else, has turned into the ultimate mainstream health food. But other veggies are … read more

Carrot Salad with Nut Butter-Ginger Dressing


  • 1/4 cup nut butter, homemade or store-bought
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon roughly chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 scallions, whites coarsley chopped and greens thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 1 small clove garlic
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punjabi-style black lentils

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Because I have strange habits, I spent a lot of time one night last week watching videos on YouTube of grandmothers and other home cooks making dal makhani, a rich black lentil dish from

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Shells With Bibb Lettuce and Spring Peas

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  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley stalks
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large sprigs of thyme
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 7 ounces of whole grains to unhook a small shell pasta
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen peas
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8 Foods That Are Surprisingly Non-Vegan

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Living a vegan lifestyle can be super-simple and full of only limited hiccups along the way. Sometimes, however, a curveball is tossed our way and we discover that a product we thought was (literally) harmless is actually non-vegan. The horror!… read more

5 Reasons This Nutritionist Buys Frozen Fruits and Veggies


Frozen foods get a bad rap for being processed junk, but the truth is, some of the healthiest foods in the market are in the freezer section. Here are five important reasons to stock up today, and all year … read more