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My January Detox: A Chef’s Food Cleanse, Week 2

In the second of our month-long series, we follow along as a chef stops eating sugar, dairy and wheat

What happens when a chef gives up many of the things she craves, like rice and pasta…


Cook More And Waste Less? There’s An App For That

Former White House assistant chef Sam Kass demonstrates cool technology to connect your kitchen and streamline shopping and cooking

Sam Kass, former White House chef and now Chief Consumer Experience Officer for Innit, talks the connected…


10 Common Foods That Help You Detox

Foods you have on hand can help you cleanse gently

We asked some wellness gurus for a list of foods with naturally cleansing, detoxifying properties to incorporate…


My January Detox: A Chef’s Food Cleanse

What happens when a chef gives up dairy, sugar and wheat for an entire month?

Giving up dairy, wheat, sugar and alcohol are hard, but chef Carolina Santos-Neves is finding this…


11 Healthy Eating Swaps to Effortlessly Improve Your Diet

Love bacon, ice cream and sugar? These simple substitutes stave off those cravings

Crave bacon, sugar, or potato chips? Make a few healthy swaps for a healthier diet, with less…


Kale Protein Smoothie

Kale with cinnamon, turmeric and almond milk blend up to make a power-packed drink…


Last-Second Holiday Solutions To The Rescue

Super-speedy holiday recipes, homemade gifts and the season's best cookbooks

Need a last-minute gift? Grab your spatula and make something delicious, healthy and fast or pick…


Sound Bites: Caffeinated Gum, A “Freaking Healthy” Diet, Food Allergies and More

The latest nutrition and healthy eating news

In this week’s health news, food allergies might not be on the rise, a new caffeinated…


Pears: Your Sweetest Secret Weapon

Got some turning soft in your fruit basket? You'll never ignore them again once you learn how pears keep you at peak perfection

The trick to keeping pounds off? Eat more pears. This high-fiber superfruit can help control your…


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Vitamin C, zinc, gingerol and allicin are all immune-boosting, cold and flu-fighting properties contained in…


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Four Ingredients Never Tasted So Good

Who says the perfect holiday treat demands a grocery list as long as Santa’s scroll of names? Let these simple four-ingredient recipes steal the scene at at your next fête

There’s a myth that good food—especially food that’s good for you—costs a fortune…


Video: The Ultimate Healthy Holiday Treat

How to whip up no-bake dark chocolate-pumpkin goodies in less than a minute

Make this modern take on a holiday cookie: Mix dark chocolate, organic nut butter, oats, pumpkin puree…


Cream Cheese Medjool Dates With Rosemary and Jalapeño

Cream cheese and dates are a near-perfect pairing but they’re even better with the addition…


Pomegranate Kombucha Cocktail

This is adapted from a GT Kombucha recipe…


Ginger-Beet Mocktail

This recipe is an adaption of the Left Hand Wonder, developed by Julia Momose of GreenRiver in…


Why You Should Add Cinnamon To Everything You Eat

This prized spice is a powerful antioxidant that balances your energy, blood sugar, and safeguards your health

Cinnamon is a superfood hiding in plain sight. This spice-rack staple is a powerful antioxidant that…


How Whole30 Can Reset Your Health

A real-food cleanse that fixes your gut, tames mood swings, boosts energy and makes you feel like a champ

Melissa Hartwig’s Whole30 cookbook details how to do a fast nutritional reset to help heal your…


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Cream Cheese Marriages Made In Heaven

Five of our favorite healthy food bloggers spread some magic with Arla Cream Cheese

Cream cheese is feeling a little confined. Yes, it’s the perfect companion to a morning bagel…


The Truth About Protein

We clear up the confusion on this uber-trendy nutrient

What You Need To Know: If you’re even just a moderately active adult, you need about…


The Top 8 Ingredients Trending Now

From amaranth to turmeric, we look at the cool-weather foods that are downright hot

What makes these ingredients particularly relevant now? New studies have shown their rock-star health promoting benefits…


Sound Bites: Lack of Sleep Can Cause Overeating, Healthiest Fruits And A Quiz

The latest nutrition and healthy eating news

How many calories will you eat after a poor night’s sleep? The answer to that, plus…


The Clean Plates Interview: Dave Asprey

The Bulletproof Coffee founder talks biohacking, energy and forgiveness

Bulletproof Coffee’s founder on biohacking, Brain Octane, living to 180 years old, and, oh yeah, buttery…


What You Should Be Eating Right Now: Fall’s Healthiest Ingredients

The season's best produce is packed with flavor and bursting with nutrients

The best Fall colors aren’t in the leaf pile—they’re on the plate like pears…


Sweet Potatoes with Maple Syrup and Cayenne

Recipe by Amy Kayne of 2GetherWeCook.com…


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Like That? Love This! Week 4

4 comfort food snacks and appetizers get a healthy makeover

With the holidays just weeks away, we’re busier than ever, likely feeling a bit stressed and…


How Many Calories Are in That Halloween Trick-or-Treat Bag?

The answer will astound you! Here's what to do to counterbalance the sugariest day of the year

During Halloween, most adults consume about 3 pounds of candy, and kids scarf up 3 cups of…


Weekend Menu Hacks: A Ghoulishly Good Halloween Dinner

A juicy tagine in roast mini pumpkins with chia-coconut brownies makes for a spirited dinner

All ghouls and goblins, both big and small, need a healthy dinner before heading off for some…


6 Easy Recipes with Canned Pumpkin

Simple, satisfying ways to add healthy, delicious pumpkin to your diet

Fresh pumpkin requires roasting, puréeing, and draining, so if it’s convenience you’re looking for…


Weekend Menu Hacks: Burger and Fries

A beloved comfort food meal gets a delicious makeover

The classic combo of burger and fries: We can’t get enough of them, consuming 50 billion…


Weekend Menu Hacks: Spicy Cauliflower Soup & Broccoli Salad

A 20-minute feast packed with as much flavor as nutrients

Cauliflower and broccoli are having a moment. Packed with nutrients and flavor, they are versatile, affordable and…


Shredded Root Vegetable Pancakes

These root vegetable pancakes are a gift to eggs everywhere for brunch, served under a little cr…


Roasted Baby Pumpkins

By Tracey Seaman Fill these festive edible vessels while warm from the oven with stew or chili…


Weekend Menu Hacks: The Great Pumpkin

Packed with flavor, fiber and creamy flavor, pumpkin stars in this fall menu

Long the hallowed harbinger of Halloween, the noble pumpkin has broken out into a social media star…


Lamb Tagine with Dried Apricots

By Tracey Seaman “Tagine” refers to a Moroccan braise and the dish traditionally used for cooking the…


Chocolate, Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Energy Balls

By Lauren Salkeld If the mixture gets too soft to roll into balls, pop it in the…


Pumpkin and Coconut Spiced Smoothie

By Lauren Salkeld Freezing the bananas and coconut milk gives this smoothie its frothy consistency, so there…


One-Pot Pumpkin Pasta with Parmesan and Kale

By Lauren Salkeld Spinach or almost any hearty green can be used in place of the kale…


Pumpkin and Sage Soup

By Lauren Salkeld Freshly grated Parmesan makes another great topping for this simple soup…


Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

By Lauren Salkeld Use milk—cow’s, almond, cashew, coconut—for a creamier oatmeal experience, and adjust…


Whole-Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes

By Lauren Salkeld If you are gluten sensitive, feel free to make these pancakes with a mix…


Weekend Menu Hacks: Braised Brisket and Apple Crumble

A fall menu so comforting, it's like wearing a Snuggie

For this fall menu we’ve braised tender brisket with pomegranate juice. We’ve paired it with…


How to Meditate Your Weight Away

In her new book, Tiffany Cruikshank explains how meditating can lead to weight loss

Meditation helps improve our awareness of internal hunger, can reduce unhealthy cravings, and reduces high levels of…


Weekend Menu Hacks: Pork with Mushrooms with Fruity Brown Rice

A light fall menu that showcases the best of the season

Looking for an effortless healthy menu to make this weekend or before the first Presidential Debates Monday…


Apple-Raspberry Oat Crumble

If you want to adorn your crumble while still keeping dairy-free, consider raspberry sorbet or vanilla…


Pomegranate Braised Brisket

When cooking any roast, use a heavy pot, such as a 4-quart oval or 5-quart…


Weekend Menu Hacks: Poached Halibut & Zucchini with Pistachios

Poached fish and sautéed zucchini are deliciously satisfying and satisfyingly healthy

This weekend whip up a deliciously simple and healthy Halibut with Leeks and Tomatoes and Sautéed…


5 Ways to Rev Up Your Metabolism

Eating less and exercising more aren't the only steps you can take to lose weight and stay fit

By Sarah Sarway There are few things in this world as misunderstood as the human metabolism (other…


Weekend Menu Hacks: Grilled Eggplant Parmesan with Fresh Tomato Sauce

This isn't your grandmother's eggplant parmesan—it's better!

Cheesy goodness smothered in garlicky tomato sauce. That is the stuff our eggplant dreams are made of…


Elysian Fields Farm

A Farmside Chat with North Carolina organic vegetable farmer Elise Bortz

Meet Elise of Elysian Fields Farm, a CSA. Her North Carolina organic vegetable story is a true…


Weekend Menu Hacks: Grilled Salmon with Avocado & Crostini

A delicious and healthy no labor menu for Labor Day weekend

By Tracey Seaman The unofficial end of summer is here and with it the dreams, the parties…


Weekend Menu Hacks: Quick Pickled Veggies & Grilled Raspberry Chicken

Cool down and chill out with this late summer menu

Here are some quick menu hacks with chicken and veggies to get lunch or dinner on the…


Quick Pickled Veggies

Fermented veggies add color and crunch to summer meals. You can prepare pickled vegetables up to a…


Sound Bites: Starbucks Adds Almond Milk, Super Grain News and Beer Has How Many Calories?

Our weekly column on the latest nutrition and healthy eating news

By Megan O. Steintrager Starbucks Adds an Almond Milk Blend. Soon Starbucks customers will be able to…


Grilled Raspberry Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs are the unheralded part of the chicken. Inexpensive, packed with flavor, they stand up to…


Weekend Menu Hacks: Swiss Chard Frittata & Purple Spuds

While the heat is on, do-ahead dishes are the answer to your prayers

Swiss Chard Frittata with Turmeric and Purple Potatoes with Avocado Oil & Fresh Herbs are healthy, delicious and…


Sound Bites: Fruits With Benefits, What’s Up Butter Cow and More

Our weekly column on the latest nutrition and healthy eating news

The evidence in favor of fruit just keeps mounting. The August issue of Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter…


Weekend Menu Hacks: Quinoa Tabbouleh With Chia & Chicken with Turmeric

A cool no-fuss feast for late summer

We know what you’re thinking: It’s hot. You’re sick of watching what you eat…


Poached Chicken with Creamy Turmeric Sauce

This basic preparation for chicken is perfect for salads, soups and more. Serve the chicken warm or…


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Eat Like An Olympian With Luvo

Delicious frozen meals that combine nutrition and speed

Getting dinner on the table can sometimes feel like competing in an Olympic race: You want to…


Sound Bites: Avocados, Xtreme Eating and More Health News

Our weekly column on the latest nutrition and healthy eating news

Bring on the Avocado Toast! Good news for lovers of fish, olive oil, nuts, seeds, and avocados…


Quinoa Tabbouleh with Corn and Chia

Tabbouleh, a Middle Eastern dish that gained popularity in the 1990s, is back with a vengeance. We…


Weekend Menu Hacks: A Feast Fit for An Olympian

Get a gold medal from family and friends with this decadent Brazilian meal

Yes, Zika, terrorism, doping scandals and presidential impeachment have dominated the conversation around the Olympics in Rio…


The Healthiest Way To Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

Get your cookie on with this raw, gluten-free version from Rachel Mansfield

Today we gather to appreciate the chocolate chip cookie. When we first learned the dessert staple has…


Cauliflower Ceviche

This recipe is from Decolonize Your Diet: Plant-Based Mexican-American Recipes for Health and Healing ($18…


Super-Charged Guacamole

This recipe is from Decolonize Your Diet: Plant-Based Mexican-American Recipes for Health and Healing ($18…


10 Best Bang-for-Your-Bite Veggies

These nutrient-dense vegetables are the plant-world's multi-taskers

Eating nutrient-dense foods is an efficient way to fill up on your daily As and Cs…


Weekend Menu Hacks: Grilled Brunch

Why heat up the kitchen when you can make brunch all on the grill?

This week you likely laughed and cried and were bored and angry, all while watching the Republican…


Olympic Swimmer Cammile Adams’ 5 Healthy Eating Tips

Peak Performance: Attain it with her easy-to-follow rules

Unless you spend three and a half hours a day doing hardcore athletic training, you probably think…


Philadelphia City Guide

The Clean Plates guide to clean eating in the city of cheesesteaks and brotherly love

Not to be outdone by the Republican National Convention last week, the Democratic National Convention convening today…


Weekend Supper Menu Hacks: Tuna Ceviche with Avocado and Serrano Chiles & Nightshade Napoleans

It's hot, hot, hot outside so chill out with this chilled ceviche and grilled gluten-free "lasagna"

While you’re busy pondering the next moves between the Kimye vs. Taylor Swift Snapchat/Twitter feud…


Grilled Asparagus and Broccolini

This recipe is easy and versatile: You can bump up the flavor of the veggies by adding…


Grilled Peaches Kissed with Cinnamon and Chocolate

This recipe is from The Clean Plates Cookbook ($17; Running Press) by Jared Koch with Jill Silverman…


Tuna Ceviche with Avocado and Serrano Chiles

Ceviche recipes vary from all over South and Central America. Tuna is often used for ceviche in…


Nightshade Napoleons

This gluten-free, all-veggie “lasagna” uses thin slices of marinated raw zucchini instead of pasta to…


Weekend Supper Menu Hacks: Ruby Plum Chicken & Tomato Salad

Our mid July low-cook feast includes grilled chicken, tomato-bean salad and chocolate-avocado pudding

It’s mid July and the only heat in your kitchen should come from you capturing PokeBalls…


Free Verse Farm

A Farmside Chat with organic Vermont herb farmers Taylor Katz and Misha Johnson

What do you get when you combine young love, artistic inclination, and good old-fashioned hard work…


5 New Healthy Products We Love: Volume 2

Our weekly picks of the best new healthy items out there

Want to know what’s just hit the markets? These five better-for-you snacks and ingredients…


Grilled Chicken with Ruby Plum Compote

Warmed, antioxidant-rich pomegranate-blueberry juice added to gorgeous wedges of ruby plums makes a quick compote…


Jersey Tomato and Wax Bean Salad

This simple vegetarian dish began with the idea of a deconstructed pesto: Sliced tomatoes, crisp-tender wax…


Grilled Poached Eggs

Not everyone has the luxury of a gas grill with a side burner, but did you know…


The Clean Plates Q & A: Greg and Gabrielle Denton

Ox restaurant's chefs on the thrill of the grill, their new cookbook, and two of their favorite recipes

Portland is known for many things, from an average of 154 days of rain to its stellar…


The Top 10 Healthy Food Trends in 2016

At the Summer Fancy Food Show, coconut, chia, and pumpkin take over the aisles

Pickled cauliflower, ginger hemp granola, local maple kefir—these were just a few of the new products…


5 New Healthy Food Products We Love: Volume 1

Each week we find the best new products out there—here are our picks

All of these wholesome items are addictive, delicious and sure to stay on your shopping list forever…


Balsamic Grilled Radicchio Salad

This recipe is from Jeanine Donofrio’s The Love & Lemons Cookbook…


Black Rice, Tempeh, Broccoli and Kale

This recipe is from The Clean Plates Cookbook ($20; Running Press) by Jared Koch and Jill Silverman…


Tart Cherry Mocktail

A tart cherry cocktail with no alcohol but all of the flavor!


Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Ceviche

A flavorful vegan twist on ceviche from L.A. chef Rachel Carr of Chavela…


Perfect Detox Salad

Avocado, sunflower seeds, and fresh mint combine in a bright, flavorful salad designed by a nutritionist as…


Sushi Bowl with Glazed Sweet Potatoes, Daikon and Avocado

This recipe is from Bowl: Vegetarian Recipes for Ramen, Pho, Bibimbap, Dumplings, and Other One-Dish Meals…