Food and Drink

Our Best Grilled Meals for Memorial Day

Grilling season is officially upon us! The weather is warming up and grill masters everywhere are itching to set their coals alight to make some delicious grub. Branch out from the regular burgers and hotdogs this weekend and try some of our favorite grilling recipes. Everything is more fun when eaten on a stick. Or at least that holds true […]

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5 Genius Ways to Use Avocado

Forget the guacamole and branch out of your avocado cooking repertoire this summer. Avocados, especially in their current peak season, can be used in just about everything from pasta sauce to irresistible snacks. The bonus is they’re jam-packed with healthy good-for-you fats. Here are five easy suggestions to help kickstart your avocado obsession: Using another summer time favorite, this Strawberry-Avocado Salsa […]

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The Worst Things to Feed Your Kids on a Road Trip

If you’ve ever found yourself huddled in the backseat of a car with bags of Goldfish crackers, Cheerios, and a squirmy toddler strapped in a carseat, you know the mess kids can make on road trips. And boy, do I mean mess! Now I don’t have any kids of my own, but I do have my friends’ kids, so I’ve seen the […]

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What’s the Deal with Manuka Honey?

Manuka honey has been touted as a cure for everything from acne to stomach ulcers. But what is it exactly, and does it really have health benefits? What it is: Manuka honey is honey made by bees that pollinate the manuka bush in New Zealand. (All honey is classified by what plant(s) the bees pollinate—wildflower honey, clover honey, etc.) This […]

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This Summer, Your Beer Should Be Sour!

Sour ales—the lemonade of beers some might say—are the ultimate summer sippers. They’re refreshing and generally low in alcohol (great for poolside imbibing), but offer enough flavor intrigue to keep serious beer drinkers happy. Once the norm in leading beer nations like Germany and Belgium, sour brews have a rich and lengthy history dating back to 15th century and culminating […]

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10 Surprising Foods Vegetarians and Vegans Can’t Eat

While it’s much easier (AKA mainstream) these days to be vegetarian or vegan, there are still a few foods that aren’t suitable for these diets that get accidentally slipped into dishes. From candy to sauces to sushi, veggie-centric folks can consume animal products by accident in several ways. Here, a few of these trickiest foods: Worcestershire Sauce: Sprinkled into everything from Caesar dressing to […]

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Cook One Batch of Chorizo, Make These Three Meals

Each month, we provide one special Sunday recipe that yields a bit extra, then two quick and easy recipes to transform those leftovers during the week. This is get ahead cooking at it’s most inventive: instead of repeats night after night, our strategic recipe trio gives you three completely different dinners and zero food waste. Cook a little extra now, […]

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Fast Casual Entrees Might Have More Calories Than Fast Food

Pretty much everyone eats out at some point. Whether frequently or occasionally, something will eventually come up that involves eating away from home. While more health-conscious consumers might choose to skip traditional fast-food establishments in favor of fast casual restaurants (think Chipotle or Panera Bread), a new study shows that they might end up consuming more calories than if they […]

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Easy Cauliflower Fried Rice

Although I adore rice, especially nutty whole-grain brown rice, there are times when I need something faster and want something less caloric. (A cup of cooked brown rice contains about 215 calories; an equal amount of cauliflower “rice” has about 25.) Cauli “rice” cooks lightning fast, too—you only need to sauté it for about three minutes—so it’s a great option […]

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Happy Hour Just Got a Lot Healthier with These Three Cocktails

This article originally appeared on Health. By Beth Lipton  If “cocktail time” conjures up sugary sips and hot wings, good news: We created three delicious recipes to sneak some veggies into happy hour. As you’ve probably heard, experts believe alcohol may carry some health perks, including reduced risk of heart disease and stroke—but only if you drink in moderation. That […]

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