The Multiple Personalities of Coffee

Do you like your coffee with a shot of Kahlua? Do you take it extra large, put it on the tab? Are you a coffee snob who’ll only drink coffee that’s been French pressed? Coffee lovers come in all shapes and sizes, and with good reason. It can be decadent, it can be straightforward, it can get the job done or provide a lovely afternoon respite. However you take it, let’s agree that coffee is awesome and you should love every […]

10 Easy Homemade Soup Recipes

When you get home, the last thing you want to do is worry about cooking a hearty meal. Of course, you want a delicious, hearty meal, but cooking it? No way, who’s got time for that? Lucky for you, making a filling, piping hot soup can happen with very little effort and excellent results. Try one of these 10 easy homemade soup recipes and have your dinner ready in no time. Who knew life could be so simple?

How to Cook Grains

Grains are relatively easy to cook, but with so many grain options and cooking times, knowing how to make the perfect pot of brown rice, quinoa or oats can actually be quite difficult. Never fear! We’ve got this helpful chart from PopSugar.com that will help you in a pinch. Keep a copy in your kitchen for easy reference.

12 Vegetarian Proteins to Add to Your Meals

It’s no secret, meat is full of protein and humans need a certain amount of protein in their daily diet. Does that mean we have to eat meat? NO! There are tons of plant-based, vegetarian-friendly protein options that are not only chock-full of the nutrients we need to function optimally, but they’re actually really tasty! No, we’re not kidding! Give one of these a try next time you’re looking to beef up your protein options without the beef.

So Let’s Make Ice Cream!

Did you know how easy it is to make ice cream? Yes, we’re serious. Freeze a banana. Blend it in your Magic Bullet. Presto. Add chocolate chips, a tablespoon of peanut butter, even fresh mint leaves for all the classic ice cream flavors. Plus it’s healthy. What could be better?

Thanksgiving By the Numbers

Do you bake your Thanksgiving pie or do you buy it from the store? How big was your Thanksgiving bird? Is cranberry sauce a must at your dinner table? These little details are what make the Thanksgiving holiday so special – the traditions, the meal. Imagine a Thanksgiving without Aunt Patty’s stuffing, or that classic end-of-meal pumpkin nog. Around the world and around the nation, these traditions differ, but one thing is certain: we should all be grateful for what […]

How Many Calories are You Drinking?

It’s insane how many calories Americans drink on a daily basis. From OJ and milk in the morning, to heavy sodas for lunch and a happy hour drink with dinner, you could be consuming up to 400 calories a day in drinks alone. That number is just the average, so chances are, you could be sipping on even more than that. This infographic outlines the number of calories in some of our most popular beverages. Which do you think you […]

Lunches from Around the World

From bento boxes to roasted chicken, lunches around the world vary as much as entire cuisines do. And why shouldn’t they?? Whether you’re at your desk working away, or out celebrating the midday break with friends and colleagues, lunch is a huge deal. A huge delicious deal. Learn a little more about the history of our modern day lunch time and how different cultures eat come midday.

New Year’s Resolutions

With 2013 just out the door, we see go with it things like the Paleo diet, twerking and many other regretful trends. Here’s hoping 2014 brings greater, tastier, healthier trends for us all! Let us know, what are your resolutions for the new year?

Halloween Candy Consumption

It’s the day after Halloween. Whether you went out trick or treating yourself, or you have a pail-ful of your kids’ candy to go through, chances are you’ll be eating candy for many days (and possibly weeks) to come. But how many kids actually go trick or treating each year? How many adults eat this stuff compared to kids? What’s your favorite Halloween treat? See how your answers compare to those of the rest of the nation in the infographic […]