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5 Hearty Fall Salads

By Robin Asbell
These recipes build on seasonal produce to create meal-worthy salads you’ll look forward to eating.
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18 Healthy and Creative Apple Recipes

By Experience Life Staff
It's apple season! Whether you're blessed with an overly abundant apple tree or simply want to get creative with the last apple in your kitchen, you'll discover new ways to enjoy this fall favorite.
gluten free bread

5 of Our Favorite Gluten-Free Breads and Wraps

By Experience Life Staff
Making a sandwich? Sub in these gluten-free breads and wraps — they truly satisfy.
Turkey Pumpkin Chili

11 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

By Experience Life Staff
From a vegan pumpkin-spice latte to a cozy Moroccan-inspired pumpkin soup, these gluten-free recipes are perfect for the fall.
bowls of yogurt topped with spices and fruit

How to Buy and Use Yogurt

By Michael Dregni
Whether enjoyed as a quick snack or used as a building block for other recipes, this fermented milk product is an all-star in the kitchen.
plant foods that are high in protein

How to Get Enough Protein From a Plant-Based Diet

By Catherine Guthrie
Plant-based foods can easily meet your protein needs. The key is diversity.
a variety of adaptogenic recipes to try

4 Adaptogenic Recipes to Try

By Maddie Augustin
Adaptogens can help relieve stress, support your immune system, and even aid your workouts. Try these recipes to get more of these healing herbs in your diet.
recipes to upgrade your sandwich. a chickpea salad wrap.

Plant-Forward Sandwich Recipes

By Robin Asbell
Put a healthy spin on your favorite lunchtime classics with these vegetarian sandwiches.
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Are the Alkaloids in Nightshades Bad for You?

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
Most people tolerate the alkaloids just fine, but these toxin-containing compounds may trigger health issues in others.
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How to Make Nightshades More Digestible

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
Nightshade vegetables and fruits are nutrient-dense foods, delivering important antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. Learn why these foods can be great for you — and how you can mitigate their effects if they bother you.
a variety of nightshades

How to Navigate Nightshade Foods

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
Are nightshades bad for you? For most people, these foods are a healthy part of a varied diet. But for others, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, and potatoes can be problematic.
recipes for grilled fruit and vegetables

Vegan Grill Recipes

By Robin Asbell
Backyard barbecues are for more than just burgers and dogs! Celebrate fresh summer produce with these plant-based BBQ recipes.
a plate of salmon on salad

17 Types of Seafood to Avoid

By Heidi Wachter
Some fish are high in mercury, overfished, or caught in a way that is harmful for the environment. Here are some seafood to avoid.
an assortment of easy grain bowls

4 Summer Veggie Grain Bowls

By Maddie Augustin
These grain-based salads are perfect for hot summer days.
heads of red and green cabbage

How to Buy, Store, and Use Cabbage

By Kaelyn Riley
This cruciferous veggie is endlessly versatile and a storage superstar. These tips can help you feel more confident using it in your kitchen.
a glass of cucumber mint infusion

5 Refreshing Drinks Perfect for Summer Sipping

By Molly Schelper
Add flavor and fun to your beverage rotation this season with these make-at-home options.
a woman shops at an open air fish market

How to Find Sustainable Seafood

By Heidi Wachter
Fish offers a host of health benefits, but pollution, overfishing, and human-rights abuses have muddied the waters. Learn how to make more sustainable choices.
glass dishes with various spices and liquids

13 Global Condiments to Use

By Camille Berry
Explore an array of international condiments and sauces — and get ideas for experimenting with them in your next meal.
a person washing apples

8 Food Safety Myths

By Stephanie Soucheray
How cautious do we need to be in the kitchen? Our experts share tips for safe food handling, prep, and storage.
kids wearing chefs hats while cooking

How to Get Your Kids in the Kitchen

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
It’s never too early — or too late — to introduce your kids to the life skills learned in the kitchen.
a father and daughter bake in the kitchen

5 Kid-Friendly Cooking Tools

By Experience Life Staff
Welcome kiddos into the kitchen with these tools, including scaled-down baking sheets and serrated safety knives.
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