What are the Benefits of Red Meat?

Red meat has a bad reputation for being unhealthy and fatty. Eating large amounts of red meat daily is linked to heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular issues. But red meat isn’t all bad. In moderation, it provides your body with essential nutrients that are difficult to get from plant sources. So, while you don’t […]

What Foods are Safe to Consume Straight from Nature

There’s something so satisfying about eating fruit straight from the tree or the vine. Maybe it’s because it resonates with 200,000 years of human evolution. Or perhaps, our brains are still wired for life in the wild. Unfortunately, many fruits and vegetables today are contaminated with pesticides, harmful bacteria, and other unhealthy chemicals. So, if […]

What is MSG and Why is it Not Bad for Me?

At some point, you were probably scared out of eating any food that contains MSG. To this day, it is one of the most infamous boogeymen of the culinary world. But what even is MSG? MSG stands for monosodium glutamate, a combination of sodium (salt) and glutamate (an amino acid). It occurs in nature and […]

Best Things to Consume After a Workout

After a workout, your body may be craving fuel and nutrients. You need to give your muscles sugar, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants so they can recover faster. While you might be craving a candy bar or a soda, grab these healthier options instead. Protein Smoothie The best time to enjoy a protein smoothie is on […]

Top 5 Indian Street Foods

Delicious and affordable are two words that describe India’s street foods. Which ones are our favorites? Keep reading to find out! Aloo Tikki Aloo tikki is the Indian equivalent of a croquette. The ingredients are potatoes, coriander, and onions. The potatoes look like deep-fried hockey-puck disks. A good aloo tikki should be crispy on the […]

5 Best Shellfish to Enjoy this Summer

Nothing tops off a day at the beach like a plate of fresh shellfish. And summer is the best time to enjoy these gems of the sea. Keep reading for the 5 most popular types of shellfish, and the most summer-friendly ways to eat them. Shrimp Shrimp is by far the most popular shellfish in […]

The 5 Best Fruity Desserts for Summertime

Summer is the best time to indulge in all kinds of fruit. If you’re lucky enough to have a garden in your backyard, you know how delicious fruit-off-the-vine is compared to the grocery store variety. This summer, try your hand at perfecting these fruity desserts. Grilled Angel Food Cake with Strawberries Have you ever taken […]

What Type of Tea Should I Be Drinking?

Tea is not a one-size-fits-all matter. True enthusiasts know there’s a different type of tea for each meal, snack, and mood. Let’s take a look at five beloved varieties, and the best ways to enjoy them. Green tea Green tea is a great choice for a go-to cuppa. Whether you’re looking to sip on something […]

Top 5 Best Selling Chocolate Bars of All-Time

America is still number one when it comes to delicious sweets. A recent look at the best-selling chocolate bars of all time showed that American brands beat out all the rest–even the Swiss! When it comes to chocolate, that’s no easy feat. Keep reading for the top five best-selling chocolates in candy history. Snickers – […]

5 Very Different Ways of Preparing Potatoes

The potato originated in South America, but European explorers found the root so delicious and versatile that they just had to bring some back to the Old World. The easy-to-grow root vegetable became an instant staple in the diets of many peasants (sometimes to their detriment, see: The Irish Potato Famine). In any event, you […]