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Filed Under:Lifestyle / Food & Drink
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Archived Since:December 2, 2009

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Meatless Monday: 10 No-Cook Kale Recipes

We really, really, really love kale around here. But in the summer, the last thing we want to do is slave over a hot stove braising greens. Still, along with all the delicious fruit and berries in season right now, we all still needShow More Summary

Pimp My Health: 5 Healthy (And Simple!) Makeovers For Potato Salad

What's more traditional at a summertime barbecue than potato salad? It's creamy texture and fresh flavors are perfect for this season. But, as delish as this salad is, it can be really unhealthy (mayonnaise, hello?). So this week on Pimp My Health, we're going to make over your potato salad--with some unexpected, yet healthy ingredients. Show More Summary

Afternoon Links: The Perfect DIY Iced Coffee

• We give you: Instructions for the perfect DIY iced coffee. (Greatist) 20 ways to set yourself up for fitness success. (Zen Habits) • How a food diary helped one woman lose nearly 140 pounds. (HuffPost Healthy Living) • Fighting childhood obesity with hip hop and graffiti = awesome. Show More Summary

12 Healthy Ways To Eat Bacon (That Don’t Involve A Burger King Sundae)

The Bacon Sundae was officially added to all Burger King menus yesterday, and needless to say, we think the 510-calorie, 18-grams-of-fat-packing dessert is pretty much a nutritional disaster. But we get it: People love bacon. Some of us here at Blisstree even like bacon (actually, I might be the only one, but I know there are more like me out there). Show More Summary

Morning Links: Why Your Diet Isn’t Working

• Ever wanted to try Core Fusion DVDs? Check this review. (FitSugar) • 3 reasons your diet may not be working. (HuffPost Healthy Living) • Hot celebrity dads. Because it's Friday. (The Stir) • Susie Lopez teaches yoga for kids...and has a rockin' fridge. Show More Summary

Careful…Study Ranks 5 Most Dangerous Veggies

You may think you're doing a good thing by eating your vegetables (and you are), but according to a new study, some of them are downright dangerous to your body. Damn you, veggies...we always knew some of you were out to get us! Find out which ones made the cut, so to speak. More » Post from: Blisstree

Nutrition Guidelines For Pregnant Women Could Be Tacked Onto The Farm Bill

Two senators are proposing a new level of nanny-state nonsense with a measure requiring the federal government to create special nutrition guidelines for pregnant women and children under two. As if there aren't already enough people...Show More Summary

Bittman-Approved Vegan Chicken Substitute Might Be The Best Fake Meat Ever

A new vegan chicken substitute called Beyond Meat  is selling out of grocery stores in California. Backed by Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone and vetted by flexitarian hero Mark Bittman, this fake meat supposedly looks and tastes just like the real thing. Show More Summary

Subway’s New Vegan Sandwiches: Healthy Or Hype?

Subway is the world's largest restaurant chain, even beating out McDonald's for number of locations. So it's quite a nod to the mainstreaming of veganism that the chain is rolling out a new line of vegan sandwiches. It will test theShow More Summary

4 Reasons to Eat More Berries Now

Free radicals in the body cause cellular damage, accelerate aging and contribute to the development of diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s. But don’t panic; berries are here! High in antioxidants and fiber, berries have a multitude of benefits that can help you feel smarter, younger...and yes, even slimmer. More » Post from: Blisstree

What The #$&! Do I Do With This? 3 Ways To Use Dandelion Greens

It's farmer's market season, which, for many of us, means a bounty of fresh, local produce is available just around the corner. But for me, it means that, as I stroll past the booths bursting with color, I'm once again confronted with the embarrassing realization that I don't know what to do with half of the stuff that's available. Show More Summary

Fish Oil Isn’t Suddenly Useless–Here’s Why You Should Still Take It

A UK study released today has Web news headlines blaring that omega-3s may not protect your brain after all. Oh really? We say don't chuck your fish oil supplements just yet. There are plenty of good reasons to take omega-3 supplements, even if they don't wind up helping with memory and brain health. Show More Summary

What Your Bad Mood Says About Your Diet

On the Today show this morning, they ran a segment about the importance of certain nutrients in our diets, including why we need them for our mental health. It was interesting to learn that a deficiency in protein, of all things, could be responsible for that bad mood. Quick, grab some chicken and then listen up! More » Post from: Blisstree

Burger King Launches Bacon Sundae…Because Damn, Fresh Fruit Is So Hard To Find In Summer

Burger King is launching "The Bacon Sundae" for their summer...and it's covered in caramel, chocolate and bacon! Because, you know, 'tis the season known for its complete dearth of fresh produce, so why not make dessert out of meat instead of fresh berries and fruit? More » Post from: Blisstree

Spring Table: Purslane, Heirloom Cherry Tomato and Castelluccio Lentil Salad

Purslane it a little-known but mega-nutritious green, with more omega-3 fatty acids than any other leafy vegetable. Here's a (vegan) purslane salad recipe (you can substitute arugula) from chef Sara Jenkins, of NYC's Porsena and Porchetta restaurants. More » Post from: Blisstree

True Story: The Single Diet Concept That Changed My Life (And My Body)

Like a lot of women (myself included), Kate Northrup's struggles with her weight starting from a young age--despite being raised on a diet that, for all intents and purposes, was about as healthy as it gets. But  it was one book (and one single diet concept) that finally turned it all around. Show More Summary

Nutrition Reminder: Whole Grains Aren’t Always What They Seem

A recent trip to the grocery store reminded me: Whole grains aren't always what they seem. At least not in the supermarket aisle, where a ridiculous amount of "whole grain" products contain as little as 40% whole grain. More » Post from: Blisstree

We Don’t Need To Track Food Stamp Buys To Say Subsidizing Soda Isn’t Good

California advocacy/consulting group Eat Drink Politics is making headlines with a new report saying the federal food stamp program—aka SNAP—should support farmers, not junk food companies. Fair enough. But the group's proposed solution...Show More Summary

Meatless Monday: 3 Vegetarian BBQ Recipes From ‘The Gardener and the Grill’

Last week, Judith Fertig and Karen Adler gave us some of their best BBQ tips; this week, they're sharing some of the delicious recipes from their new book, The Gardener and the Grill, for Meatless Monday. All three are completely vegetarian, but don't worry: They're not just instructions for slapping zucchini on the grill. Show More Summary

In Addition To Large Sodas, 8 Other Sugary Foods Mayor Bloomberg Should Ban

New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, is certainly stirring up a lot of controversy over his proposal to ban large sugary drinks. It's something that makes a lot of sense in order to start fighting this war on obesity. But sodas are...Show More Summary

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