Healthy Eating

Is Gluten Freedom Free, or, How to Survive a Gluten Allergy on a Budget

The gluten-free lifestyle is expensive. Nothing fills us up quite like breads and pastas do, and wheat-food substitutes that get the coveted "gluten-free" stamp of approval also enjoy a rise in price-tag, too, to say nothing of the sacrifice in flavor. With these three food tips, we'll show you how to avoid making yourself sick with ... Read more


Happy National Kitchen Klutzes of America Day!

We all make mistakes in the kitchen. Here's how to turn them into happy accidents. Read more

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Sweet Eats without the Sweets: Three Fun Ways to Curb Sugar Cravings

There is, perhaps, no harder addiction to break than that of our unhealthy relationship with unhealthy sweets. Read more

Strip Steak

Sirloin Steak Vs. Strip Steak: Everything You Need To Know

Steak can be the perfect meal to slap on the grill when entertaining company, but standing in the food store looking at your options can get a little stressful. To drop the stress and bring on the success for your fabulous steak dinner, we've come up with a list to help you decide between choosing a Sirloin steak or Strip steak as your next main course. Read more

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Road-Trip To Bonnaroo Survival Guide: 5 Snacks You Need For Your Car Ride

The 2012 Bonnaroo Music Festival is held in Manchester, Tenn., and the event has people flocking from all over the world to attend. While some may fly in for the June 7 - 10 festival, eventually everyone makes it into a car. Whether you have a couple hour drive from Nashville or are driving down from New York and beyond, snacks for the car are a must. Read more

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5 Veggie Burgers To Try This Summer

Summer is all about the joys of grilling, but if you're a vegetarian, slapping those beef patties and barbecue chicken in the fire doesn't bring a rousing desire to devour. Don't throw yourself into the burning pit of charcoal just yet. Here are five mouthwatering veggie burgers that are bound to have your taunting carnivore friends begging for a cruelty-free bite. Read more


4 Foods That Protect Your Body From UV Rays

This past Memorial Weekend many spent hours soaking in the sun. Some may have used sunscreen to protect their skin from harmful UV rays, others might have not, but did you know that certain foods can help protect your body from the sun? Read more

Salt Made From Tears

Weird Food Of The Day: ‘Salt Made From Tears’

Ever think that your stew would taste better if you added salt made from tears shed while chopping onions? Or how about spicing up your homemade salsa with salt made from tears of anger? If any of those thoughts ever crossed through your mind you are in luck. Hoxton Street Monster Supplies in London is the proud supplier of "Salt Made From Tears. Read more

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Bobble Creators Add Bobble 24/7 To Their Reusable Water Bottle Line Up

Reusable water bottles have been making the rounds, changing the way that we stay hydrated, along with helping the environment. Keeping an eye out for new 'green' products, FoodNRecipe stumbled upon a new take on reusable water bottles - Bobble 24/7. Read more


The Best Fruit For The Month Of June: Apricots

Like any fruit, apricots are best when in season, and the month of June is the best time to hit the store for these sweet, tangy and healthy treats. Whether cooked or raw, check out some mouth watering recipes, and why you should be eating apricots this June. Read more

'American Grown'

First Lady Michelle Obama Is ‘American Grown’, Releases Cookbook

First lady Michelle Obama has always been one to speak up about healthy eating, now you can take some tips from the White House in her new 271-page book, “American Grown.” Read more


3 Meat Free Protein Sources Every Vegetarian Should Be Eating

Protein is a must in everyone's daily diet due to its nutrients. Commonly found in meat, fish, poultry, milk and eggs, when a vegan or vegetarian cuts these products from their daily intake, they are also cutting their protein. Read more

Ice Tea

5 Beverages You Should Be Drinking This Summer

Summer is almost upon us, and so is the need to stay constantly hydrated. We all know that water is a necessity, but take a look at four other beverages you should be drinking this season. Read more

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Michelle Obama Shows South Side Of Chicago To First Ladies

(Reuters) - Michelle Obama showed off her neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago to some NATO visitors on Sunday, taking five other first ladies to a youth center for lunch and for a musical performance by the children. Read more

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California teens eat fewer calories in school

High school kids in California, a state that limits the junk food sold in vending machines, eat fewer calories in school than kids in states without such regulations, according to a new study. "We were definitely pleased by the size of the differences, particularly for calories and sugar," said Daniel Taber, the study's lead autho... Read more

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Pre-diabetes, diabetes rising among U.S. teens

The percentage of U.S. teenagers with "pre-diabetes" or full-blown type 2 diabetes has more than doubled in recent years -- though obesity and other heart risk factors have held steady, government researchers reported Monday. Read more


Avocados, The Ultimate Summer Ingredient: Why And How To Eat Them

Summer is almost upon us, making way for cooking burgers on the grill, sipping ice tea on the deck and eating ice pops while baking in the hot sun. Read more

Kids' TV time tied to unhealthy food choices

Kids' TV time Tied To Unhealthy Food Choices

(Reuters Health) -Kids and teens who watch a lot of television are less likely to gettheir fruits and veggies and more likely to snack on candy or drink sodaevery day, according to a new survey of close to 13,000 U. Read more


Fruit, Veggies Tied To Lower Diabetes Risk

People who get a range of fruits and vegetables in their diets may have a somewhat decreased risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. Read more

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Lime Can Help Improve Quality Of Drinking Water

An easy and effective way to improve the quality of drinking water has been found. Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine found that adding lime juice to water that is treated with a solar disinfection method removed harmful bacteria faster than solar disinfection alone. Read more