Who Knew Black Lentils Could Taste This Good?

Who Knew Black Lentils Could Taste This Good?

One of the coolest things that people discover when they begin to take a more plant-based approach to eating is the startling variety of legumes and lentils available. Black lentils are a recent discovery at Fooducate HQ, but have since … Continue reading

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10 Healthy Superbowl Snack Ideas We Crowdsourced from You!

10 Healthy Superbowl Snack Ideas We Crowdsourced from You!

Earlier this week we asked you to pitch in with some ideas for healthy Superbowl Snacks. The response on the blog and facebook has been great! Here are some of your suggestions: 1. Katie Morford, RD, of Mom’s Kitchen Handbook, … Continue reading

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Needed: Suggestions for Healthy Superbowl Snacking

Needed: Suggestions for Healthy Superbowl Snacking

The Superbowl is coming up, and with it, an opportunity to spend 3-5 hours with friends, in front of TV, with a more than ample supply of food and drink. It’s a fun and exhilarating afternoon…with the potential to derail … Continue reading

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Spinach, Lentil & Wild Rice Casserole

Spinach, Lentil & Wild Rice Casserole

This is a guest blog post by Carrie Forrest, MPH. This casserole is a wonderful meal that is chock full of healthy ingredients like spinach, wild rice, lentils, and peas. The cashew cream sauce provides creaminess and flavor, with very … Continue reading

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This Insanely Easy Recipe for Butternut Squash Will Blow. Your. Mind

This Insanely Easy Recipe for Butternut Squash Will Blow. Your. Mind

What’s not to love about butternut squash? It’s cheap, healthy, and tasty. Butternut squash, a winter squash and cousin of the pumpkin, is abundant now. Its sweet and nutty flavor reaches a peak when ripe and is accentuated by roasting. … Continue reading

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Your First Recipe with Nutritional Yeast – Easy Pesto Casserole

Your First Recipe with Nutritional Yeast – Easy Pesto Casserole

This is a guest blog post by By Ginger Hultin, MS, RD, LDN. Nutritional yeast does not have the most appealing name and some people may confuse it with the type of yeast you use to make bread (baker’s yeast) … Continue reading

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Yummy & Nutritious Dessert Idea: Chia Seed Pudding

Yummy & Nutritious Dessert Idea: Chia Seed Pudding

This is a guest post by Elizabeth Lee, MS RD. Since preparing this pudding for the first time last year, it has become a staple in my fridge. This simple dessert has won many praises at an office potluck, wowed … Continue reading

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Sriracha Shortage? No Worries, Make Your Own Hot Sauce!

Sriracha Shortage? No Worries, Make Your Own Hot Sauce!

Sriracha hot sauce has reached cult status over the last few years. Now that the news of a potential shutdown of its manufacturing plant in Irwindale California has reached the public, there seems to be a mild panic in the … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Sprouted Mung Bean Salad

Meatless Monday: Sprouted Mung Bean Salad

This is a recipe we got from Registered Dietitian Vandana Sheth, who has a private practice in Southern California. Mung beans are one of the cheapest bean varieties to buy in bulk. Originally domesticated in Mongolia, they made their way … Continue reading

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Top 10 Must Have Spices and Herbs for Every Pantry

Top 10 Must Have Spices and Herbs for Every Pantry

Let’s admit it: one of the hardest things for people switching from fast food to home cooking is the bland flavor of home made dishes. After years of sugar, salt, and fat, loaded with a dollop of “natural and artificial … Continue reading

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