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    Thanksgiving recipes that are easy to make : Life Kit : NPR

    Food writer Eric Kim is kind of a Thanksgiving expert — he’s been making the holiday dinner for his family since he was 13 years old. “My parents didn’t know how to cook American food when they immigrated here,” he says. Kim and his cousins really wanted to partake in this very-American holiday so they took over the kitchen and fashioned a menu straight from the imagination of a 13-year-old: “Those early Thanksgivings had like five different pies and a banana pudding.” He says the holiday evolved over the years (though the banana pudding remains a staple). Eric Kim eats  

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    Recipes using faux meat that will convert the carnivore in your life

    In my life, I’ve conducted two “vegan journeys,” as I like to call them. I wanted to test the waters of my own willpower and see if I could commit to a meat-free life. When cooking for myself at home, I found the task easy: roasted vegetables, umami-rich sauces, lots of nuts and seeds and toast … lots of toast. But it was when I would try to have dinner out that I understood why most people find it hard to commit to a vegan diet. Just try being the one person who orders a group of sides when everyone  

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    Essential cooking methods everyone should know | Life

    Mastering an assortment of cooking techniques is a key to becoming a great chef, whether you’re an amateur cooking at home or a professional aspiring to earn a Michelin star. By understanding the various ways to prepare and cook food, cooks can work with a variety of ingredients and kitchen equipment en route to creating delicious meals. Cooking comes down to three basic methods: dry heat, moist heat and combination cooking. Here’s a look at some popular ways to cook a meal. • Broiling: Broiling involves cooking food directly below dry heat. It produces a crispy, crunchy outer layer on  

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    10 Simple Dinner Ideas for Healthy Eating in Real Life

    You may think that preparing healthy, delicious dinners at home is a complicated process, but I’m here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be. Even though I love food and enjoy cooking, I like to keep it simple when it comes to mealtime. This means choosing recipes that are easy to follow and don’t involve complicated cooking techniques or seemingly never-ending steps. Here are 10 of my go-to simple dinner recipes that can help you get a healthy meal on the table quickly. Sweet potatoes are loaded with beneficial nutrients like beta carotene, vitamin C, potassium, and fiber  

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    These foods will help you live a long healthy life

    These foods will help you live a long healthy life You are what you eat The right diet can help you on your way to living a long and healthy life. loveFOOD’s nutritionist Angela Dowden explains which foods you should be eating more of – and those to cut down on – to increase your chances of  

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    The One Food That Will Shorten Your Life, Say Experts

    A little sweet treat once in a blue moon really won’t hurt your health. In fact, if you follow these healthy dessert habits and even try pairing one of these dessert recipes with a side of fruit, your dessert can actually turn into a nutritious eating experience. Nevertheless, the reason dessert gets a bad rep is due to the high amount of sugar that is usually found in most desserts–especially desserts that are highly processed and sitting on grocery shelves. These products usually do not have much nutritional value to offer your body, and if you’re not careful, they can  

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    Why so many Black Americans are embracing the plant-based life

    Prioritizing health, while rooted in culture After watching documentaries “What The Health” and “Food Choices” on Netflix four years ago, Desiree Daniels, who runs food blog I Can You Can Vegan, lost her appetite for animal-based food and decided to go completely vegan. “The part that struck me the most was that a lot of the common diseases that you see in America are also linked to food choices,” Daniels recalled, saying that it made her wonder whether a plant-based diet could have helped her mother, who died from cancer. “When one family member is sick, the whole family  

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    Why a plant-based diet could be your answer to a healthier, happier life

    As rates of obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes continue to soar, “What should I eat?” has become one of the most important questions of the 21st century. As a doctor whose speciality is gastroenterology – the diagnosis and treatment of digestive health problems – I find that, faced with a new illness, every patient soon asks me about food: “Is there anything that I should or shouldn’t eat?” We each know intuitively that food can play a vital role in helping us to improve our health, optimise our quality of life and even help us to heal and  

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    My Wake-Up Call for Healthier Habits — I Changed My Life With Type 2 Diabetes

    My Journey Toward Self-Acceptance With Type 2 Diabetes WebMD Feature By Eric Adams, as told to Kara Mayer Robinson My journey started in 2016, when I had severe discomfort in my stomach that I later learned was an ulcer. I also had vision loss and nerve damage in my hand. The real discovery was when I was told the cause was advanced type 2 diabetes. Recommended Related to Diabetes Your Diabetes Menu Plan How do you get all the nutrition you need in a day while still being mindful of calories and carbs? The secret  

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    10 Studio Ghibli Foods You Can Actually Try In Real Life

    Studio Ghibli has created some of the most beautiful animated films the medium has ever known. The works of Hayo Miyazaki are ripe with endearing characters, emotional plots, and breathtaking designs. But, if there’s one thing the films are surprisingly known for, it’s the food. RELATED: Earwig & The Witch Trailer: Studio Ghibli’s First CGI Movie The foods of Ghibli movies look positively decadent. Everything from steaming bowls of noodles and inviting cups of tea to sizzling meats and delectable desserts can be found across many of Miyazaki’s tables. For those looking to sample these delicious dishes, many of them  

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