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Planning Potlucks with Special Diets in Mind

By Lindsay Robison, May 20, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Lindsay Robison

Those who have nutritional restrictions or follow a specific diet often find eating out or with friends to be almost too much trouble to bother. And potlucks might be the trickiest situation of all with delicious food that may not be labeled or contain surprise ingredients (who put chicken stock in the vegetable soup?!). But now, potlucks don’t need to be off-limits. Hosts and guests alike will enjoy these recipes and tips for a positively perfect potluck experience.

Farro, Apple and Pecan Salad

Farro, Apple and Pecan Salad Recipe

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Daily Dish: Friday

By Whole Story Editors, May 20, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Ahi Tuna Stacks with Ginger-Soy Dressing

Photo Credit: @justataste

Every day our plates get filled with news from the world of food. Here’s what our editors found most interesting today. ​​

Health Yeah!

There’s ...

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DIY Ice Cream Sandwiches

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, May 20, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Homemade ice cream sandwiches

It’s getting hot here in Texas, and in my household that means we’re eating more ice cream. Making our own ice cream sandwiches are a foolproof way to please my whole household — the kids get to have fun in the kitchen, and everyone can make theirs just the way they like it.  

Builder’s Tips

Ice cream + cookies. How hard can it be, right? Here are a few tips to make your tastiest ice cream sandwiches yet.

  • Ice cream. Whether you’re choosing on-trend matcha or tried-and-true vanilla, ice cream (or gelato!) is easier to work with when frozen hard, so don’t take it out of the freezer too early. If...
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Daily Dish: Thursday

By Whole Story Editors, May 19, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Chocolate, Date, Blueberry and Cashew Cupcakes

Photo Credit: @george.eats

Every day our plates get filled with news from the world of food. Here’s what our editors found most interesting today.

Fuel for a Better Tomorrow

Hawaii, the land of epic waves and scenic vacations, can now add...

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16 Questions with Carli Lloyd

By Whole Story Editors, May 19, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

In the first of a series, we spoke with 2015 FIFA World Player of the Year and Women’s World Cup Golden Ball (MVP) winner Carli Lloyd (of the U.S. Women’s National Team and the NWSL’s Houston Dash) about her day-to-day eating and shopping routines, her favorite foods, and who she’d invite over for dinner if she could.

What do you eat for breakfast? Fried eggs or egg whites, with avocado, fruit and yogurt.

What’s your favorite thing to eat as a midnight snack? Fruit — I love eating fruits, usually with granola and yogurt.

What foods are most important for your training? Fruits are important. They do have sugars, but it’s healthy. I love mangoes,...

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