Healthy Holiday Menu from Chef Lindsey Becker of ABC’s The Taste

As Lindsey Becker learned on ABC’s The Taste, everything is about balance. She may be the contestant most recently voted off the reality show, but this graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education — who currently owns her own personal health chef business and works as a private chef and menu planner …

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A Picture of Health

What does “healthy” look like to you? There’s a thousand answers to that question depending on who you ask, for example someone who has always battled their weight might picture “healthy” as being thinner. Someone with a health complication might think that “healthy” looks like not having to take any …

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7 Tricks for a Healthier Halloween

For a holiday that is entirely centered around candy, you might be wondering how to escape Halloween without doing some damage to your health. Well, lucky for you, here’s 7 tricks (see what we did there) for having a healthier Halloween:  1.) Don’t Get Stuck on Candy Duty Why should …

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5 Things to Do Before Throwing Away Your Halloween Pumpkins

Now if you’ve already carved your pumpkin and it’s starting to look sad and wilted outdoors, don’t try these things or you could get some nasty stuff mixed in with these recipes. However, if you’re the kind of person that likes to pick out a pumpkin because, well, it’s fun, …

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Turmeric: What is it, and why is everyone putting it in their tea?

If you’re tuned in to the online world of wellness or culinary publications you’ve probably seen turmeric pop up as a main ingredient more frequently. As someone who loves to cook, I’ve only used turmeric in recipes that aim to pack a spicy punch or in Indian dishes, but I’ve …

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4 Fall Treats That Will Wreck Your Diet

Halloween time is that magical prelude to the holidays where you can really start getting in the spirit of the season. However, with all those fuzzy fall feelings also comes a pretty evil menace to society and your waistline: Halloween and fall-themed treats. They can be found in the bowls …

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Fall Harvest is Here! See What’s in Season

It is officially fall! And while it seems like pumpkins are the only seasonal veggie in the spotlight, we wanted to share some of the other goods you’ll definitely want to throw in your basket this season along with some delicious recipes to incorporate them in. All of these produce …

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Indoor Gardening for Herbs and Health

We’re getting in to the first feelings of fall, which means that much cooler weather is right around the corner. Part of us is jumping for joy and the other part is cringing. Can’t we just have alternating weeks of not-too-hot, but not-too-cold weather mixed with sunny days and snowy …

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How to Become a Meal Planner

“Fail to plan, or plan to fail.” Personally, this quote embodies what meal planning is for my lifestyle. Whenever I don’t plan out my meals it’s inevitable that I don’t eat as healthy throughout the week, and like clockwork a pint of Ben and Jerry’s and container of Pringles always …

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Prepping for Long Weekend Success

Who’s ready for Labor Day weekend? We are! Maybe it’s because Labor Day is the last fleeting moment of summer that you can capture before you blink your eyes and it’s Christmas. Or maybe because it’s another excuse to get out of town for a couple days. However, as much …

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