Your M&M’s Are About to Get a Color Makeover

Today, Mars Incorporated joined the lineup of other food brands in pledging its commitment to phase out all artificial colors over the next five years. Yep, your M&M’s will now be cleverly coated in a rainbow of natural colors. The domino effect started last year when Kraft Foods Group Inc.’s promised to take the artificial colors out of everyone’s beloved blue […]

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The Day the Bubbles Died: An Ode to Sparkling Water

I should have known that when I discovered the beauty and wonder of La Croix that it was too good to be true. A bubbly water sensation that had hints of fruits without any calories? It has become my morning, noon, and night pick-me up. From the 1980’s-esque packaging and seemingly-endless flavors, I can’t keep enough cases of La Croix […]

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Low-Calorie Super Bowl Appetizers for the Win

Whether you’re cheering on the Broncos or the Panthers (or just watching for the halftime show) this Sunday, we all know our one true focus is the food. And, if you’re watching those calories like you said you would back on January 1, we’re here to help you enjoy every decadent bite this Super Bowl Sunday without a single ounce […]

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Cuckoo for Chia: Banana-Berry Chocolate Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

The chia seed has stolen the limelight lately on the nutrition red carpet. Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, dietary fiber, antioxidants, and calcium, these tiny black and white seeds provide a boost of energy and regulate blood sugar to help you feel full longer. Reap the benefits of this nutritional powerhouse by discovering new ways to add its mild, nutty flavor to […]

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Good Food: Ames Farm Raw Basswood Honey

By Kate Malin When the Basswood trees in Minnesota bloom in early July, Brian Fredericksen’s bees are there, their hives nestled in the forest, industriously collecting pollen and making honey. When the weather conditions are right, hot and sunny but not too wet, the bees can make enough honey from the Basswood blossoms to make up a third of his […]

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We Tasted It: Tribe Ranch Hummus

In what might be considered a move to shake up the entire chip-and-dip world as we know it, Tribe introduced Ranch Hummus. Fans of Tribe’s original hummus will be happy to know it still retains its über creamy texture, but now ranch fans (and possibly the hummus averse folks amongst us) will have something to cheer. This isn’t super-duper fake ranch. It’s […]

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Three Ways to Get the Most From Your Cauliflower (If You Can Even Find Any)

Carb-conscious dieters, take heed: A cauliflower shortage is upon us. (Gasp!) According to a Wall Street Journal story, colder-than-average temps in cauliflower’s hottest growing regions (California and Arizona) have created a shortage of the beloved cruciferous in some places across the country. What heads of cauliflower you do find might boast a price tag far beyond anything you’ve paid in the recent past. So […]

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Wings Don’t Mean a Thing! Eat Lobster Nachos at Your Super Bowl Party Instead

It’s the weekend you’ve all been waiting for—the SUPER BOWL! Millions of people the world over will be glued to their television sets hoping for tantalizing commercials, mind-blowing halftime musical performances, nonstop smash-mouth action, and this guy: Katy Perry backup dancers aside, Super Bowl 50 is a great occasion to gather friends and family for a big blowout party. Don’t make it just […]

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The Strangest (and Tastiest) Foodie Odd Couples We Love

Admit it: We all have a fascination with one (or more) food couples that baffles even the people who know and love us most. I’m owning up to mine here and now. Attention, everyone! I love mustard so much I just it on saltine crackers. I really love mustard. It’s basically the only condiment I use on sandwiches, hot dogs, […]

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Forget Keeping the Doctor Away: Slice Up the Ultimate Apple Nachos

Sweet, crunchy apples make for a delicious plate of party “nachos.” Just slice some apples, arrange on a plate, and get creative. While I chose to make a slightly sweet peanut butter glaze, you could easily drizzle with honey or melted chocolate, or sprinkle cinnamon, nuts of your choice, or anything—the options really are endless. Slice some apples and have fun! Apple Nachos  […]

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