healthy eating

Washington, D.C. Nonprofit Healthy Corners Brings Life To Food-Desert Bodegas

What was once inaccessible, now right on the corner
Mar 4, 2015 3:00 pm

Delivering fruits and vegetables at below-market prices to 25 corner stores in some of D.C.'s poorest neighborhoods, DCCK's Healthy Corners initiative puts fresh ingredients and information on how to cook and eat them front and center, directly in reach of those who need them most. The response? Overwhelmingly positive. More peppers, please! Check out this video and see how the city's own residents are satisfying this urgent need. 

12 Great Paleo, Primal, Gluten-Free, Alternative Diet Web Resources To Bookmark

Hone your daily eating, drinking and living habits
Jan 19, 2015 10:30 am

January is Healthy Living Month at Food Republic. Do you feel healthy? We sure do. But lately, healthy living has often been summed up by a few popular diet — namely, gluten, grains and dairy free. We fully recognize that no one philosophy fits all, and that educating oneself is important in making these decisions. So we’ve done our research to offer you 12 online resources to help you hone your daily eating, drinking and living habits.

Chef's Salad With Kefir Ranch Recipe

Ready for the tangiest most awesome ranch, ever?
Jan 13, 2015 1:00 pm

Blogger-turned-cookbook author Cassie Johnston knows a thing or two about making healthy food choices without compromising flavor. Her trick: cooking uncomplicated, delicious food with emphasis on pumped-up nutrition. Her latest book stars the mighty trio of chia, quinoa and kale along with their superfood friends, like tangy, creamy kefir.

What Is Porridge? Porridge Is Everything.

Hot mush gets hip with amaranth, kimchi and more
Jan 13, 2015 10:00 am

It's the fairy tale food that almost got Goldilocks killed. But, what is porridge exactly? Is it just some fancy European word for common oatmeal? Or, is it something more? Chris Shott infiltrates the fashionably quaint Brooklyn Porridge Co. to find out.

Is The Temaki The Future Of Healthy Fast Food?

Chris Jaeckle's temakeria opens in NYC tomorrow
Sep 30, 2014 2:00 pm

A veteran of formal NYC dining, Michelin-starred chef Chris Jaeckle is opening a fast-casual sushi spot in Chelsea. But why? We take a look at the details, examine this ongoing trend of "healthy fast food" and speculate on if it's here to stay.

9 Tips To Eat Like You're At A Fitness Ranch

Get fit using only your kitchen. And vegetables.
Sep 10, 2014 12:00 pm

It's really effin' hard to eat like you're at a fitness ranch when you're not actually at a fitness ranch. That doesn't mean it's impossible, though. Here are nine tips I picked up during my weeklong stay at a renowned Mexican wellness spa to help you eat like you're living at a luxurious fat camp even when you're in a tiny studio apartment in the middle of Oklahoma.

There's Hope Yet: Study Shows Junk Food Cravings Are Reversible.

Quinoa salad, greens are the new hot dogs, burgers
Sep 2, 2014 1:00 pm

Do you find yourself constantly craving what can best be described as “junk food”? You know exactly what we mean: Cupcakes, French fries, bacon, bacon, more bacon. You’re not alone here. The good news is that there’s hope on the horizon for those hoping to cease having these common cravings and it comes from a new brain scan study. Read on.

From Paris To Your Kitchen: David Lebovitz's Lemon-Pistachio Israeli Couscous

Israeli couscous, flavored with preserved lemons
Jun 11, 2014 1:00 pm

Look no further than renowned culinary author David Lebovitz's My Paris Kitchen, the cookbook companion to his world-famous blog and a must-have for the dedicated home cook. Learn the classics right the first time or dive a little deeper to lesser-known French dishes influenced by countless ethnic cuisines that you'll make again and again. First up, a delicious and colorful Israeli couscous flavored with preserved lemons (find them at your Middle Eastern grocery). 

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