Add Edible Flowers to Your Cooking

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Edible plants usually conjure up images of fruits, vegetables and herbs. A salad is made up of greens, lettuces, veggies and perhaps a sprinkling of nuts or seeds. If you want to make that salad really pop, try adding some blossoms. Edible flowers are gaining popularity in the culinary world, but adding these brightly colored …

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Making Healthy Homemade Pizza

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For many watching their diets, pizza has become a taboo item that they can’t enjoy. Homemade pizza is lower in salt and fat. Read more now.

Use the Whole Loaf of Bread

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Don’t Throw Out the Heels. You Can Use Them in Tasty Ways. I’ve always wondered why many people seem to discard the heels of a bread loaf. They taste the same as the other pieces, and you paid for them too, so why not use them? I have found several ways to use to the …

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How to Get a Picky Child to Eat Healthy

Grouchy young boy with plate of broccoli.

The daily battle usually begins with my little “angel” around 7 a.m. Droopy-eyed and half asleep, my 6-year-old wanders to the family table, and scoots into his chair. When his head finally lifts from the table and his yawning subsides, the screeches of discontent ring out as inevitably as the deafening chirp of my alarm …

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Spice Up Your BBQs With a Variety of Kabobs

Meat and vegetable kabobs on the grill

Had your fill of barbeque sauce this summer? Need a change? Try Kabobs – these quick and easy meat and veggie sticks will put smiles on your family’s faces while providing them with a very nutritional meal that is low in fat and high in vitamins, minerals, and micronutrients. Even better, they won’t have to know that these kabobs are healthy as they taste yummy! Try all of different recipe suggestions and get a different taste every time.

Grill-less Grilled Sambal Chicken Skewers over Greens

Top down view of three Grill-less Grilled Sambal Chicken Skewers on a white marble surface.

You would think, after nearly five years of regular blogging, a person would become immune to the kindness in the blog community. At least that’s what I keep thinking this week, after publishing Tuesday’s post, and hearing such kind, thoughtful responses from so many of you. You would think I would be used to this …

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Writer Chats, Part VII: Live, Learn, Write

Today’s entry in the Writer Chats series comes from a girl I first met when we were editorial interns together, working for a small publishing house in suburban Chicago. Jacqui and I didn’t become friends until two years later, after we found out on LinkedIn that we’d started food blogs on the same day and …

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Sweet Potato, Mushroom + Radish Slaw Tacos

Sweet Potato, Mushroom + Radish Slaw Tacos

A vegan taco recipe made with healthy sweet potatoes, mushrooms, and radish slaw and flavored with cashew cream. A great alternative even for carnivores looking to clean up their diet during a meatless Monday or taco Tuesday.

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad with Toasted Walnuts & Dates

Close up of a bowl of shredded Brussels spouts topped with a lemony oil dressing and toasted walnuts and pitted dates.

Raw Brussels sprouts are shredded into a nice soft mixture that has a lemony oil dressing applied which lightly softens them and then the mixture is topped with walnuts and dates. This salad is incredible and words cannot adequately describe the taste. Get the details now!!

3 Days in North Carolina: Sights, Eats, & More

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Want to learn how to have the best experience in North Carolina for your next visit? We will let you have a look on ow we did it in 3 days in NC: where we stayed, what we ate, the stuff we saw. Read more on Foodal.

Baked Tilapia and White Asparagus

A plate of baked tilapia with white asparagus and baby potatoes.

We all see things differently, from food magazine writing styles to personality types. Change is always happening, in our lives, in our ovens, in us. Take for example, baked tilapia and asparagus. This simple recipe is truly satisfying. Check it out now on Foodal.