Month: August 2016

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Summertime Staple: 5 Fresh Ways to Enjoy Corn

Can’t keep your hands off corn? We get it. It’s even harder to pick a favorite way to eat it — grilled, popped, baked or boiled. How is it possible we’ve discovered so many amazing ways to enjoy this bright yellow veggie? We’ve had 10,000 years to tinker with new corn dishes since the indigenous people of Mexico first domesticated maize, more commonly known as corn.

fermented foods list

Fermented Foods: What They Are & How to Enjoy Them

Ever wonder, “What are fermented foods?” You’re not alone. Some of our favorite parts of everyday meals — like yogurt, pickles, kimchi or kombucha — just so happen to be fermented. Touted as being among the world’s healthiest things to eat and drink, fermented foods are great for digestion and filled with “good” gut bacteria. They’ve become a popular additions to many restaurant menus, as well as the latest diet trends, including Paleo and Whole30, because of all the positive health (not to mention flavor) boosts.

spicy food

23 Dishes That Are So Hot Right Now

Ever since Sriracha exploded a few years ago, the amount of spicy food on any given restaurant menu has reached new heights. Changing consumer tastes and changing demographics have called for more fiery foods and restaurants are spicing up their offerings. Think about it — when was the last time you were in a restaurant that didn’t have hot sauce on hand?

egg styles

5 Dishes to Get Egg-cited About in LA

We’re used to waking up to all kinds of eggs — scrambled, fried or sunny side — to jumpstart our mornings. It’s time our lunches and mid-afternoon breaks were filled with them, too! From deviled eggs to decadent pasta sauces, these perfect little proteins are delighting us from dawn to dusk.