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Shrimp Finger Sushi

Shrimp finger sushi is a beloved sushi bar staple. The process for making shrimp finger sushi isn’t difficult, and the sushi looks (and tastes!) amazing. [more…]

Superfood Shopping Tips

If you have a game plan, adding superfoods to your diet isn’t difficult. Some superfoods may take more effort to find than others, but with some simple strategies, you can make fewer shopping trips, save [more…]

Spotlighting the Health Benefits of Superfoods

Superfoods have earned that distinction by having great nutritional value (they’re packed with vitamins and minerals) plus extra health benefits. If you find yourself reaching for a donut instead of items [more…]

Safely Supplementing Your Superfoods Diet

Because of busy lifestyles and personal food preferences, you may be unable to get enough superfoods in your diet. When this happens, superfood supplements may be a great help. You have tons of supplements [more…]

How to Incorporate Superfoods into Your Daily Diet

Getting superfoods into your diet may seem overwhelming but eating superfoods becomes a habit with a little practice. Choose some of these tips for getting superfoods into your day that work best for you [more…]

The Basic Principles of Eating Clean

Eating clean involves not only choosing the right foods to eat but also avoiding all of the junk foods and processed foods that are so readily available. The keys to good health and proper nutrition are [more…]

How Whole Foods and Eating Clean Help You Stay Healthy

What you eat really does have an effect on how you feel. Eating whole foods and avoiding junk food — a clean eating lifestyle — can keep you healthy or help you regain your health if you haven't been well [more…]

Spicing Up Your Meals When Eating Clean

Healthy food has an undeserved reputation for being boring or bland. Whole, fresh foods are actually delicious on their own, with no added seasoning. Unfortunately, many of us have been jaded by too much [more…]

Eating Clean For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Eating clean is simply the practice of avoiding processed and refined foods and basing your diet on whole foods. But there’s much more to this plan. You can structure your diet to get proper nutrition, [more…]

A Health-Promoting Grocery List

Put the following foods on your grocery list; they have properties that promote health and boost your immune system (which weakens as you age): [more…]

Soft Tacos with Chicken

Tacos are a fast-food favorite, but sodium levels can be very high. Instead, make your own soft tacos with chicken. While this recipe is made of good-for-you-ingredients, it’s also slightly higher in sodium [more…]

Quick and Easy Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp

This angel hair pasta dish features shrimp and colorful vegetables — appealing to the eye and to the palate! Angel hair pasta is an extra-thin type of spaghetti that cooks quickly, so this dish is easy [more…]

Favorite Chocolate Pudding Cake

Chocolate . . . yum. Homemade chocolate pudding cake is an indulgence, but don't feel guilty with this healthier version. This recipe for chocolate pudding cake uses nonfat milk, light cream cheese, and [more…]

Mama Mia Meatball Pizza

This meatball pizza will keep your finicky children satisfied without exacerbating your hypertension, because who doesn't like pizza? This quick and easy recipe also won't take up a lot of your time in [more…]

Savory Breakfast Strata

The most important meal of the day isn't just a choice between a bowl of cereal on one side and bacon and eggs on the other. This savory breakfast strata — which you prepare the night before — will start [more…]

Shopping for Cheese Online

You can purchase cheese in many places, especially if you live in a large city: specialty cheese shops, grocery stores with cheese shops or counters, and public and farmers’ markets. Online cheese retailers [more…]

Cutting Different Styles of Cheese

A right and a wrong way exists for cutting cheese. Using the right technique for each style and shape maximizes the flavor and number of portions you get. [more…]

Annual Cheese Consumption, by Country

You may think that the French, who produce more than 1,000 varieties of cheese, eat the most cheese per capita. Nope. The Greeks actually eat the most cheese, consuming an average of 68 pounds per person [more…]

How to Store Cheese

The best way to keep cheese fresh is to purchase it cut to order rather than pre-cut, wrapped, and ready to go. Freshly sliced cheese tastes better and lasts longer, and you can rewrap it in the paper [more…]

How Cheese Is Made

Thousands of different varieties of cheese are produced around the world from the milk of cows, goats, sheep, water buffalo, yaks, camels — even reindeer and horses. Depending upon the country, this ancient [more…]

Cheese For Dummies Cheat Sheet

It’s hard to believe that something as complex, delicious, and diverse as cheese is made from just a few key ingredients. Thousands of different varieties of cheese are produced around the world from the [more…]

Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Synbiotics: Defining the Terms

The emerging importance of probiotics and their role in human health brings with it some potentially confusing terminology. This article aims to differentiate and define the most basic terms. [more…]

Foods that Contain Probiotics and Prebiotics

Many foods contain probiotics (the good bacteria that help your body maintain health) and prebiotics (fiber that good bacteria eat but that isn’t digestible by humans). However, it’s difficult to get enough [more…]

Probiotics For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The idea that bacteria are not all bad — that good bacteria called probiotics live in your body and actually help you maintain health and even fight diseases — is one that’s just now going mainstream in [more…]

How to Make Healthy Desserts as a Student Cook

Don’t think that puddings are always a lorry-load of calories, chocolate and sugar. Even as a student, you can quickly cook a tasty and indulgent dessert that doesn’t leave its mark on your waistline or [more…]

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