4 Mouthwatering Watermelon Recipes for Summer

4 Mouthwatering Watermelon Recipes for Summer

In a previous post, we confessed our love for watermelon. To recap: watermelons are 92% water by weight and have only 85 calories per 8 ounce serving. Today we’d like to share some of our favorite summer recipes that include … Continue reading

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About Ginger

About Ginger

Ginger is an amazing spice that has been used in China, India, and the entirety of southeast Asia for millennia. Ginger root is actually a rhizome (subterranean stem), not a root. As you can see in the picture, it can … Continue reading

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10 Spices for Weight Loss & Improved Health

10 Spices for Weight Loss & Improved Health

This blog post is sponsored by McCormick. For great recipes incorporating spices, tap here. It’s hard to imagine food without spices. They upgrade a boring weeknight dinner to a little party in your mouth. With a bit of experimentation, you … 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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What’s the Difference Between Herbs and Spices?

What’s the Difference Between Herbs and Spices?

We often hear the term “herbs and spices”. As any amateur chef knows, herbs and spices are vital ingredients in many dishes. They add flavor, aroma, color, texture and even nutrients. But have you ever stopped for a moment to … Continue reading

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Caveman Cookies? Paleo Hits the Snack Aisle

Caveman Cookies? Paleo Hits the Snack Aisle

Are you familiar with the Paleo diet? It’s a relatively new phenomenon that embraces the presumed diet of the Paleolithic era which lasted over 2.5 million years and ended about 10,000 years ago as humanity switched from hunter-gatherer foods to … Continue reading

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Superfood Sunday: Ginger

Superfood Sunday: Ginger

If you eat sushi, you’ve probably had some yellow/pink pickled ginger slices to freshen your breath in between bits of nigiri and a rainbow roll. Or you may have had some ginger in your Thai stir fry; or (jingle bells) … Continue reading

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