Food Trends

These Are the Healthiest Nuts to Eat

Spoiler alert: There really aren't any unhealthy nuts. They're all good for you. Actually, they're great for you, as they can provide you with much-needed fiber, healthy fats, and key vitamins and minerals. There's also notable research that shows eating a handful of nuts a day could help you live a longer, healthier life. But […]

Everyday Meals

Our Favorite Knife Brands Are on Deep Discount for Black Friday

‘Tis the season for cooking. And whether you’re prepping a showstopping main, setting up snacks for a holiday potluck, or simply getting a headstart on tonight’s dinner, chances are that you’re grabbing a knife. From do-it-all chef’s cutlery to scalpel-sharp paring blades, a knife is the essential kitchen tool for transforming raw ingredients into memorable […]

Everyday Meals

Sour Punch Trees Are Coming to Stuff Your Stocking

Christmas may still be more than a month away, but don’t let anyone selling snacks and candy know. Treats like mystery candy canes and Elf on the Shelf snack cakes are already available to purchase, and they’re gonna keep snowballing until December, which is truthfully the opposite of a problem.  But if you’d prefer a […]

Everyday Meals

'Beercations' Are On the Rise

Anyone who’s ever had a job knows that there’s nothing like a post-work beer or happy hour to unwind after a long day. And when our jobs really get to be too much, a vacation is often the only recourse available for maintaining one’s sanity. So it shouldn’t come as a shock that many smart […]

Food Trends

What are Ground Cherries?

You may have never encountered a ground cherry before. You may think "ground cherry" is what happens when you drop your bag of groceries on your way to the door. Or you might think, "Ground cherry? I think you mean husk cherry, or cape goosberry, or strawberry tomato." But no matter what you think when […]

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Yes, Ultra-Processed Foods Are Probably Killing You, Study Says

Ultra-processed foods have been under a health microscope for a while—especially after a recent study linked eating them to an increased risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease. What’s sneaky is that ultra-processed foods don’t just include unhealthy things like fast food, soda, chips, and hot dogs. Seemingly healthy—or at least harmless—foods like flavored yogurt, energy […]

Food Trends

Are Brown Eggs Healthier Than White?

On a Whole Foods run last week, I was on a mission to buy a carton of eggs. Much to my dismay, there wasn’t a white egg to be found in the entire cooler—yet I had at least a dozen brands of brown eggs to choose from, all of them organic and from free-range hens. […]