Lentils: An Alternative to Soy

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A good source of plant-based protein, lentils make for a healthy alternative to soy. In addition to being rich in nutrients, lentils are also budget-friendly. From nutritional benefits to tips for cooking and storing, read more now to find out all you need to know to start adding these legumes to your diet today.

How to Prep a Pomegranate

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Do you always make a huge mess when prepping pomegranate? Leave behind all those red stains, and learn how to cleanly remove the seeds in just a few easy steps. We’ll also teach you how to select the best pomegranates when shopping, and how to properly store them. Read more now to get the step-by-step tutorial.

How to Cook and Use Rhubarb in the Kitchen

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You know it’s spring when rhubarb shows up on shelf and table – and the talk (maybe even the aroma!) of pie is in the air. Wondering what else to do with this unique seasonal veggie – also considered a fruit – besides packing it in pies with some strawberries? Check out our suggestions, hints, and even health tips, along with suggestions for choosing, storing and preserving the stalks to keep them at their freshest this spring and beyond.

25 of the Best Pumpkin Recipes for Autumn Flavor

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Love pumpkin? Set your tired pie recipe aside, because it’s time to mix things up this fall. Both sweet and savory, our roundup includes pumpkin-based dishes that are sure to satisfy at breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, plus snack time and the cocktail hour. Read more now on Foodal.

Real Food: Ways to Improve Your Diet

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Need some tips on how to improve your diet for your health? Read our comprehensive article that explains how to cut all the processed “stuff” in your diet.

Jam, Jelly, or Preserves? A Quick Guide to Spreadable Fruit

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Is your go-to breakfast a crisp slice of toast slathered with jam? Maybe jelly? Or could it be preserves? What’s the difference? Read on for a quick guide to spreadable fruit, and in no time, you’ll know your curd from your conserve, and how each delicious variety is made. We’ve got what you need, right here on Foodal.

Sweet, Sweet Sugar: 5 Myths & the Real Facts Explored

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Do you know the truth about added sugar and artificial sweeteners? Or have the food manufacturers fooled you into believing these 5 myths? Learn about the disguises sugar may take in your foods, and discover ways to change your diet today that just may help to improve your health tomorrow. Read more now.

15 of the Most Tempting Thai Recipes to Make at Home

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With its luscious layering of flavors, fresh ingredients, and tasty sauces, Thai food is hard to resist. For your cooking enjoyment, we’ve gathered 15 of the best recipes from cooking sites around the web and present them all right here in one place. Jump in and join the fun!

Amaranth: A Splendid Gluten-Free Alternative to Wheat

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Are you looking for a gluten-free and nutritious addition to your menu? Its versatility and nutty flavor make amaranth a “must have” in your kitchen. Read on to learn how to include this healthy cereal in your diet now!

What Types of Whole Grain Can You Grind at Home?

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Freshly milled flour has a lively taste and superior nutrition compared to refined flour. Check out our whole grain purchasing guide now for all the details and links you’ll need to enjoy bulk savings on dried grains, seeds, and legumes! And those with gluten intolerance can find suitable wheat replacements with alternative cereal and legume crops. Read more now!

A Sweet Syrup Redeemed: Why You Need to Try Molasses

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The dark history behind molasses is no reason to eschew this versatile and flavorful sweetener. Keep reading to learn more on Foodal about how to add this sticky syrup to sweet desserts, beverages, and savory dishes.