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7 Unusual Uses for Avocado

I’m just going to come out and say it: I can’t stand it when people call it ‘guac’. I’m not really sure why… but then again I’m also one of those people who feels like they’re trapped in a medieval torture chamber when someone chews with their mouth open. I digress.… Read more »

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DIY Energy Gel Recipe

Being a registered dietitian, I always knew nutrition was important for exercise performance. But last year, when I ran two half marathons after starting the year barely able to run a mile, I learned from experience how our body needs high quality fuel to function at it’s best.… Read more »

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Lesser Known Cheeses and How to Enjoy Them

Cheese is a winter food, in my opinion. It’s creamy, responds deliciously to heat, and has a bit of fat content to help fill you up when the weather is cool. While the most common types of cheese on our tables and at the grocery store—mozzarella, cheddar, parmesan—are all tasty and very useful in a number of settings, sometimes you want to … Read more »

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What is Your Actual Spirit Vegetable? (QUIZ)

Many of us know our spirit animal, that wild creature that best represents our personality and unconscious essence. But did you know that each of us also has a spirit vegetable? It’s true. Your spirit vegetable is the veggie that best reflects your personality if you were a vegetable. Read on to … Read more »

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What’s In My Poke Bowl?

For the past couple years, Hawaiian food has been one of the top food trends. Fusion cuisine was practically created in Hawaii, when traditional Pacific Islander dishes were influenced by immigration from different Asian countries, Portugal, and from mainland United States to create a cuisine unlike any other. Think poi (fermented mashed taro), saimin (a noodle soup similar … Read more »

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Our Favorite Food Trend Predictions for 2017

The start of a new year always brings talk of trends. While there are plenty of worthy food trend lists, one that caught my eye is the National Restaurant Association list, which is created by polling 1,300 chefs. Who better to tell us what’s going to be “in” this year than the people who spend their lives dedicated to cooking? On the other hand, it’s people like you who make foods trendy by sharing recipes and pictures with your… Read more »