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Awesome Avocados

By Kathy K. Downie, RDN, April 26, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Kathy K. Downie, RDN


They were once banished from the healthy eating equation, but avocados have made a serious comeback as nutritious fruit that has uses well beyond guacamole. Their green and gold flesh make for some amazing breakfast and dinner photos, but we love them for their delicious flavor, creamy texture and filling, satiating quality. Here is our take on making the most of these fruits in time for your Cinco de Mayo celebrations — and how to enjoy them in a host of ways outside of the Mexican food comfort zone. 

Avocado Nutrition Notes...

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Daily Dish: Monday

By Whole Story Editors, April 25, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

A Sandwich

Photo Credit: @projectsunny

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

Plant Power

The Huffington Post reports that plants can do more than add curb appeal to your home (though that can boost a property’s value by 2 percent), they can actually enhance your life. Researchers believe...

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Favorite New Recipe: Homemade Honey Marshmallows

By Molly Siegler, April 25, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Molly Siegler

We asked Molly Siegler, our food editor, to share one of her favorite new recipes coming out of our test kitchen. 

Homemade Honey Marshmallows

Get the Recipe: Homemade Honey Marshmallows

I am a total sucker for marshmallows as an occasional treat. It’s the fluffy/chewy texture that hooks me, so I will often look past their sometimes overwhelming sweetness. That’s why I love this Homemade Honey...

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, April 24, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Spring has sprung and with it all the fresh, vibrant produce of the season. Make the most of it by cooking at home! Plan ahead to make the task of putting dinner on the table stress-free.

Choose from family favorites, or pick a spin on a classic recipe to introduce new flavors and textures. It’s a great opportunity to find your new go-to recipe, which will make meal planning in weeks ahead that much easier!

To help you get started, we’ve collected seven recipes to get dinner on the table every night of the week.

Confetti Spring Pasta Salad


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New Ways to Cook with Bananas

By Alice K. Thompson, April 23, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

Grilled Bananas with Sweet Toppings

Get the Recipe: Grilled Bananas with Sweet Toppings

Sure, they make a great snack and terrific banana bread, but bananas can transform the way you cook. In the last few years I’ve discovered that they can stand in for more ingredients with tastier results then I ever imagined....

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