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We could all use a little encouragement to keep more produce in the house. But if your knowledge on what to do with it is limited, you’ll end up buying pricier, pre-made dishes with your favorite veggies. Save your money, and do it yourself with these 14 different ways to cook almost any vegetable.
Have you ever peeked over at your kid’s menu, or the children’s section of the buffet and felt a little ashamed when you realized you wanted that food instead? Well if you can put that shame aside (and if the server will let you) you might actually benefit from ordering off the 12 and under menu.
The scariest thing about switching to a healthier lifestyle is thinking you have to kiss your favorite foods goodbye, forever. But there are actually healthy varieties of almost every “junk food” that still maintain all the aspects of your favorite fatty foods, minus the guilt.
Consuming less meat is both good for your health and good for the planet. Research has shown that reducing your meat intake and increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables in your diet can reduce you risk for diseases like cancer, heart disease and help fight obesity. Feeling fit and looking fly are not the only reasons to reduce your meat consumption. Eating less meat also minimizes your carbon footprint. Livestock emit a tremendous amount of harmful greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. But if you’re not ready to give up that hamburger completely, try forgoing a meaty meal such as that once a week. “Meatless Monday” is an international campaign that encourages giving up meat on Mondays for better health and a better environment. Interested? Here are seven meatless recipes to get you started.