Stock or Broth – What’s the Difference?

Stock or Broth – What’s the Difference?

Every great soup starts with a stock, or a broth. While colloquially we might use the terms stock and broth interchangeability, there’s a technical difference between the two. Stock is made using bones. Broth is usually not. Therefore, the term “bone broth” … Continue reading

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The Many Virtues of Winter Squash

The Many Virtues of Winter Squash

Winter Squash is the name given to a family of vegetables from the genus Cucurbita that are grown in the summer, harvested in the fall and are sturdy enough to last the whole winter in a chilly cellar. Summer squash … Continue reading

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3 Problems with Store-Bought Soup

3 Problems with Store-Bought Soup

Soup season has officially begun, which is great news for soup-lovers. Soups are easy to prepare, require very little work and can provide nourishment for a whole week. Unfortunately, many people are tempted to buy canned or otherwise prepared soups … Continue reading

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3 Simple Steps to Kale Heaven

3 Simple Steps to Kale Heaven

Kale, in its raw form, just isn’t pleasing to many people’s palate. There, we said it. That’s a shame, because it’s one of the healthiest foods known to man. One cup of kale contains just 36 calories, but is packed … Continue reading

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Six Hidden Sources of Excess Sodium

Six Hidden Sources of Excess Sodium

Some foods contain copious amounts of sodium, and we don’t even notice. Due to the use of additional flavors, our taste buds don’t necessarily discern the saltiness. For example, a single sandwich may contain half or more of the daily … Continue reading

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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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Campbell’s Surprises with New Lineup of Organic Soups

Campbell’s Surprises with New Lineup of Organic Soups

Identifying the growing organic food trend, Campbell’s soup company is introducing a line of organic soups to its stable of products. According to the company, they have  “combined high-quality ingredients with the delicious flavor people expect from our products to … Continue reading

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7 Days of Clean Eating: Recipes from Culinary Nutritionists (Day 4)

7 Days of Clean Eating: Recipes from Culinary Nutritionists (Day 4)

Black Bean “Mud” Soup, because, well…it does look like mud, but mud never tasted so good in a bowl! To get your 2015 off to the right start, we’ve teamed up with prominent culinary dietitians to create a 7-day Clean … Continue reading

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3 Easy Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

3 Easy Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

Hope everyone had a great holiday. If you are stuck with tons of leftovers, here are some ideas for you. Give your leftovers away! Share your bountiful meal with your guests or drive to a nearby homeless shelter and treat … Continue reading

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Is America Finally Starting to Eat Healthier?

Is America Finally Starting to Eat Healthier?

There are three interesting data points from the past few days that paint a cautiously optimistic picture for America’s health, as it relates to food. 1. Obesity rates in most states seem to be leveling off. After years of steadily … Continue reading

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