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Food Day 2011: It’s Time to Eat Real, America!

Food Day 2011

In the recent weeks, we have gone on about food that might not exactly constitute a healthy diet. From pizza to chocolate to candy – my mom just might raise her eyebrows if she thought these are the only things I eat on a regular basis! While we do love our sweets and greasy food, Read more…

Chinese Food for the Home Cook

Chinese Food

Chinese food is one of those things that is difficult to resist. While you may not eat Chinese food on a daily – even weekly – basis, you probably have those irresistible cravings every now and then. I know I do! (The mere act of organizing this post in my head is already making me Read more…

Using Herbs for Healthier and Tastier Meals

Herb Garden

Technically, the word herb is used to refer to a plant that is used due its flavor, scent, or medicinal properties. There is a group of herbs, termed culinary herbs, which have been used for eons in the kitchen. There is no denying the oomph factor that culinary herbs bring to our cooking, but just Read more…

The Great Gluten Debate

The Great Gluten Debate

One of the raging diet battlefields is on the subject of gluten. Gluten is something that we tend to eat everyday. It is found in baked products, bread and pasta. Gluten byproducts are used by vegetarians as a meat alternative and a source of protein. But on the other side of the fence are people Read more…

Cooking Using Local Food

Cooking Using Local Food

Local food. We hear and read about this all the time, but what exactly does it mean to buy local? It really does not mean more than what the name implies, which is buying food that is grown and/or raised in or around the area where one lives. The term local refers to geographical distance Read more…

American National Chocolate Week – Main Dish Recipes

American National Chocolate Week – Main Dish Recipes

It’s National Chocolate Week! Let me repeat. It’s National Chocolate Week! Throughout this week we will share recipes that involve all the chocolate you can handle and a few chocolate trivia and fun facts. Did you know chocolate is good for you?┬áIt’s true! Chocolate is rich in antioxidants and is more powerful than blueberries according Read more…

What Is Lent? [Infographic]

What is Lent

Lent officially starts today, and the whole of Christendom is gearing up to celebrate this 40-day season. The origins of Lent go back to the time of Jesus Christ, when he was crucified for the sin of mankind and rose again after the third day. The period of commemoration is based on the 40 days Read more…

The Best Food Infographics, Topic Health

Processed Food, A Silent Assassin by Next Generation Food US

Infographics have been the rage in the last months and more and more have we seen masterpieces dealing with the topic of food. This entry is the first of a series of posts, every Friday evening, highlighting the best food infographics we found on the internet. In today’s post we look at the best food Read more…