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Bell Peppers: Benefits and Tips for Cooking

By Melissa Biggs-Chavez, MS, RDN, LDN Bell peppers belong to the Capsicum family, and while a botanist would classify them as a fruit because they are...

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Debunking Food Labels: Organic

By Rebecca Leaf In a country where food packages make healthy sounding claims like “all natural” and “light,” it’s hard to know what information is ju...

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Mandolin 101

A mandolin’s design may seem cumbersome, but ultimately they are easy to use once you know the basics. Mandolins create more consistent cuts than trad...

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How to Store & Use Fresh Herbs

Fresh herbs provide unique flavor profiles that enhance the taste and liveliness of dishes. Herbs fall into general categories: tender or hard stem. T...

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How to Grill Like a Professional

As the summer heat sets in and the days get longer, it’s an opportune time to fire up the grill and take your cooking outdoors. If you are new to gril...

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Five Simple Meal Prepping Tips

By Maddy Davis, RD Meal prepping can seem like a chore and the idea of only eating the same things over and over again can make some people feel limit...

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Three Ways to Cook an Egg

Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, or dinner, eggs make a great addition to your favorite dishes. Not only are they an excellent source of protein, but th...

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How to Season and Clean a Cast Iron Skillet

Cast iron skillets are commonly mistaken as an outdated cooking tool. But don’t let their old fashion appearance fool you; a well-seasoned cast iron s...

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Dietitian-Approved Tips for a Healthy New Year

By Maddy Davis, RD The new year is when many of us take time to set resolutions and vow to have a fresh and clean start. It is the perfect time to say...

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Coffee Shop Quality Joe at Home

Coffee—whether it powers your mornings, gets you through the mid-afternoon slump, or is your evening time pick-me-up, a good cup of joe can go a long ...