Eating on the Go: Helpful or Harmful to Weight Loss?

Munching while moving could lead to higher calorie consumption. This article originally appeared on MIMI.com. By Kelly Bryant With so many places to be and so many things to do, eating on the go has become the norm. There are days when it feels nearly impossible to sit down and enjoy our three square meals, which is why travel-friendly foods […]

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What’s the Difference Between Gelato, Ice Cream, and Sorbet?

  Gelato, ice cream, and sorbet are all delicious, especially in these still steamy waning days of summer, but these three cool treats are different branches of the frozen dessert tree. Here are the creamy details: Gelato: made with milk, cream, sugar, and possibly a flavoring (mint, espresso, fruit, etc…), gelato is made in the Italian style, which means slowly stirred by […]

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We Tried It: Nud Banana Crisps

Healthy snacking is more popular than ever, but it’s still not always easy to find a snack that crunches without having poor quality ingredients. That’s why I was excited to discover these crunchy crisps. These crisps are raw, organic, gluten-free, and vegan. The minimal and simple ingredients (It’s always a good sign when you can pronounce and define what you’re consuming.) are […]

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Why Every Baker Really Needs an Offset Spatula

Whether you call it an offset spatula or a pallet knife, no baker should be caught in the kitchen without one. An offset spatula has a long narrow flexible metal blade with a rounded end and either a plastic or wooden handle to hold on to. The long blade makes it easy to smooth cake batter into the corners of […]

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Decoding ‘Authentic’ Mexican Restaurant Menus

When visiting a new city, the first thing I do is compile a list of where to eat. I typically ask around social media, or people I know who’ve been there (foodie friends have more pull) and do too much research online. When I visited Charleston, South Carolina, my list included Sean Brock’s newest brick and mortar, Minero. I brought my friends […]

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Inspired by Wife’s Success, Husband Broadens Food Horizons

  There’s a saying, “If mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” Well, that phrase works the opposite way too—when Mama is happy, it trickles down to (and inspires) the rest of the family. We’re back to hear the second round of good news from Pilar Schaefer in regards to her Diet experience. Not only has she found success with the […]

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A Final Tribute to Summer: My Favorite Cherry Recipes

Summer, I will miss you (but not the frizzy hair your humidity brings, to be quite honest, but that’s another blog post)! One of the fresh treats of summer that I will miss most: cherries. Here, five ways to keep summer’s tart star going just a wee bit longer. Double-Cherry Upside-Down Cake: We’ll get to the classic pie in just […]

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5 on Friday: Cool Down with Frozen Treats from Our Bloggers’ Connection

Join us each month as we round up our favorite seasonal posts from the Cooking Light Bloggers’ Connection. Ice, ice baby! This month’s theme is frozen treats, and it’s time for you to chill out with these cooling desserts. 1. Sweet Appeal Frozen Drink: Loaded with fruity deliciousness, this smoothie from The Way To His Heart blends strawberries, bananas, and oranges for a classic, creamy […]

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Good Food: Little Belgians Original Speculoos Cookies

By Kate Malin Like so many good things, it takes time and care for Little Belgians founder Evy Ballegeer to make her traditional Belgian speculoos cookies, but it’s worth it. The buttery dough is made 48 hours in advance, then shaped using a custom designed wooden mold and finally baked until crisp and brown. The result is a thin, crunchy […]

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A Final Tribute to Summer: My Favorite Corn Recipes

When sweet corn arrives at my local farmers’ market, it heralds the beginning of a beautiful season. But, when ears become as scarce as an Alabama snowflake in December, I know summer is coming to an end once again. We still have a few ears around, so before they’re gone for good, I’m taking one last moment to celebrate corn. Here, […]

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