How to Make a Tofu Scramble Without a Recipe

My Body 9.2.2015

Here at Food52, we love recipes — but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don’t always need a recipe, you’ll make your favorite dishes a lot more often. Today: A simpler way to cook tofu, for vegans and non-vegans alike.   For all of the progress we’ve made demystifying tofu, there’s … Read More

Eat All Your Vegetables: How to Use Stems and Roots

My Body 4.2.2015

Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we’re sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. Today: One person’s discarded vegetable parts; another’s dinner. That’s why we’re revisiting these tips for getting the most out of your market haul. “It’s easy to forget, leaves and stalks are parts of a … Read More

5 Easy Steps To Get Happy Through Food

My Body 1.7.2015

As you’re planning your 4th of July picnic and hoping for a happy event, know this: a new study says high fat foods are linked to depression by changing the chemicals in your brain and shifting your behavior.  If you flip that thought, a healthier diet can send your body and mind in a more … Read More

Eat Fat and Get Thin – Mark Hyman, MD Tells Us How

My Body 26.2.2016

There are so many myths about fat floating around. I’m sure you’ve heard all of them: Fat makes us fat, contributes to heart disease, leads to  diabesity; saturated fat is bad; vegetable oils are good … We could go on. None of these beliefs about fat are true. In his latest book,  Eat Fat, Get Thin (eatfatgetthin.com), Mark Hyman, … Read More

Can Bacon Flavored Seaweed Be the New Kale?

My Body 12.2.2016

You probably know someone who swears that everything is better with bacon (maybe it’s you). Even the Food Network has a dedicated page to all things bacon. If you like the taste of bacon (there are scientific reasons it tastes so good), but shun the potential negative health implications, a new kind of snack might … Read More

How to Create Healthy Happiness Around Comfort Foods

My Body 8.7.2015

If your mom or dad lovingly made you a grilled cheese sandwich and tomato soup when you came home from soccer practice as a kid, you probably still feel wonderful when you have that combo today. Comfort foods are often attached to loving memories, according to a recent study, and each time we eat them, … Read More

The Best and Worst Add-Ins at the Salad Bar

My Body 4.3.2016

  Want a healthier meal and more veggies? Go for salad. Seems simple enough, but salad bars are so elaborate these days, there are more hidden health dangers than you might think when you’re creating your own plate of goodness. Here’s a go-to guide to make sure your healthy salad is really the healthiest it … Read More

The One Way To Keep Your Weight in Check and Be Well

My Body 18.1.2016

  Every year, fitness, health, and eating well are at the top of the resolution list. Meantime, a recent report said the top factor in contributing to obesity, a risk factor for health problems like heart disease, diabetes, snoring, and back pain, is portion control. Doctors say if you can control your meal portions, you … Read More

6 Surprising Foods That Help You Fall In Love

My Body 5.2.2016

To help love bloom, skip the bar and the movie. Women like to be taken to dinner. A recent study found being fed before romance shifted the brain into a space that’s more attentive and responsive to romantic cues. Feeling satiated by food might mean women seek satiation in “other ways,” post-meal, suggested researchers. That … Read More

5 Apps to Improve Your Relationship With Food

My Body 15.7.2015

Food is tricky.  We need food to live, but how and why we eat is often complicated by a variety of factors. Awareness may be the answer, and it starts with paying more attention to what goes in your mouth.  Guess what, there’s an app for that!  The following five picks for apps that can … Read More

Thomas Keller’s Butternut Squash Soup with Brown Butter

My Body 10.12.2014

You might not always be sure where Thomas Keller is leading you — and you probably won’t be able to make out all four types of allium in the end — but you can count on everything working together to surprise you. It’s why his restaurants are worth the price, his books points for reference and inspiration, … Read More

Stop Counting Calories To Live Longer

My Body 30.11.2015

If you’ve been counting calories, now is the time to stop. There’s a healthier way to lose weight, and it doesn’t require any math at all. According to a new study, if you want to maintain a healthy weight and live longer, the trick isn’t to count your calories. Instead, focus on eating nutritious food. … Read More