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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 »


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 »


6 New Year’s Resolutions You Should Actually Be Making

A new year brings a fresh start, which is why over 40% of Americans will make New Year’s resolutions. But despite all their good intentions, only 8% will keep their resolutions. Here’s why those resolutions fail, and how to make better goals that you can actually achieve.… Read more »


Canned vs Dried Beans: Which Should You Be Eating?

The health benefits of beans have been widely described. Beans are full of plant-based protein, fiber, and a variety of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Even if you aren’t a vegetarian, adding a serving beans to your meal a few days a week can have a big impact on your health. But when it comes to cooking with beans, are canned beans or dried beans a better option? The answer … Read more »


What Type of Buffet Enthusiast Are You?

Happy National Buffet Day! Yes, today is a “holiday” dedicated to eating as much as you feel like from a huge table of options. Where did the day come from? Who’s behind it? All those questions and more are swirling around my head. And if you were to declare a day National Buffet Day, would you put it so … Read more »


How to See the Light if you Suffer from SAD

During the winter months dwindling daylight and cold temperatures can make you want to curl up into a ball and sleep for extended periods of time. These feelings, however, can signal something more than just longing for warmer weather. According to Mental Health America Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects half a million… Read more »


How to Regift Graciously

Regifting is a touchy subject. Some frown upon it, some embrace it. I say if you can do it gracefully and you’re not hurting anyone’s feelings, there’s nothing wrong with passing something along to be enjoyed more wholeheartedly by another person. Here are some tips to follow if you want to regift like a pro:… Read more »