Cooking 101

From tips for cooking through chemotherapy to busting healthy food myths to easy, pantry-friendly meal ideas — our team of experts covers it here.
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Cooking 101

Substitution Guide

Cooking is a creative endeavor that doesn’t always go as smoothly as planned, even for the most accomplished cook. Being able to adapt in the kitchen is one of the greatest strengths you can exercise – and our handy guide of ingredient substitutions helps you...

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Eggs

Eggs are a welcome part of a healthy diet. One of the most cost-effective ways to boost protein intake is a dependable and delicious egg. Adding extra egg whites to whole eggs, or just...


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Cooking for Comfort

These are strange times. Everything looks normal – the sun still rises, the kids still need three squares a day, you still need to take out the garbage...


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The Who’s Who of Starchy and Non-Starchy Veggies

The classification of vegetables can be tricky when it comes to foods that are part of a cancer-preventative diet. Some of this is due to the fact that...


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Collard Greens

Collard greens are one of the true glories of soul food. Down South, a chicken dinner without them is almost unimaginable. Collards have earned their place on the...


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Kale

A member of the brassica family of veggies which includes cabbage and broccoli, kale has enjoyed its fair share of fame in the anticancer spotlight. Like all members...


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Lentils

As one Hindu proverb goes, “Rice is good, but lentils are my life.” Arguably one of the oldest domesticated crops in the human diet, lentils are a staple...


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Curry Powder

Curry powders are an ancient and traditional part of Indian cuisine, used almost universally to flavor meat, vegetables, and fish.  The curry powder familiar to Western cuisine, available...


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A Quick Guide to Setting up Your Pantry

If you’re just starting out on your cooking adventure, it can be daunting shopping for pantry basics. There are so many herbs, spices, and other grocery items, it...


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Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds By Alyssa Adler Chia seeds can be considered a super food because they are extremely versatile and nutritious! Originally from Central America, and derived from a plant in...


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Whole Wheat

We are continually told to pick whole-wheat products over their refined, white counterparts, but what does the term “whole-wheat” actually mean? The whole-wheat label denotes foods made with the...


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Cabbage

Cabbage has long been recognized for its many medicinal properties, including anti-inflammatory and soothing agents largely accredited to its glutamine content, an essential amino acid. Cabbage leaves are...


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Apples

By Chelsea Fisher Eating an apple a day won’t keep the doctor away, but it’s not a bad place to start. The combination of antioxidants and phytochemicals within apples—including quercetin, epicatechin,...