Posts tagged food tip


10 Great Ways To Make a Healthy Smoothie

Is there a more delicious way to beat the summer heat than blending up a bunch of fresh fruit to make a healthy smoothie? That’s as good as it gets in our book, and not just because it’s the perfect way to chill out. A milkshake will cool you down just as effectively as a …

10 Edible Plants You Totally Ignore

What would you say if someone told you that your backyard is teeming with edible plants, even though you don’t have a garden? Would it shock you to learn that we often needlessly throw away the stems, leaves and roots of some of our favorite fruits and vegetables? Even sustainable food experts might be surprised …

Why Are We Eating Pink Slime?

That ground beef you purchased at your favorite grocery store might have contained it. If you’ve picked up a hamburger from a fast food joint in the past decade, you’ve almost definitely eaten some. Your kids might have even had it mixed in with their school lunches. The company that makes the stuff has a …

Are These 10 Fake Food Items On Your Shopping List?

Early in 2013, when horse DNA was discovered in beef samples throughout the European Union, people all over the world began to talk about food fraud. They were shocked and disgusted to learn that that 47 French beef products contained horse and that almost 2% of British samples showed traces of an animal painkiller banned …

50 Great Vegetarian Sources of Protein

If you think about it, vegetarian sources of protein have a bit of a public relations problem. That’s because when most people think of protein, they automatically think of meat. Vegetarians are pretty used to being asked where they get their protein whenever they start talking about