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Seven Foods to Keep in Your Kitchen at All Times

Seven Foods to Keep in Your Kitchen at All Times

I have a rule about unprocessed food: Whatever I buy gets eaten twice. The ripe figs dazzle me in my yogurt this morning, topped with toasted walnuts and honey. The rest will appear as tomorrow’s appetizer, broiled with goat cheese. My roasted chicken makes an elegant dinner, and then I shred the remains for salad the next day. It sounds rather gourmet, doesn’t it? But I haven’t planned it that way.

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The Official Guide to October Unprocessed 2014

Get The Official Guide to October Unprocessed!

Get the Official Guide to October Unprocessed! It’s a free PDF download that answers many of the most common questions about the challenge. But more than that, it’s got lots of great information on how to help you get the most from the challenge, ways to avoid common “speed bumps,” advice for specific dietary restrictions, and tons of other unprocessed goodness.

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Porcelain Mortar & Pestle

Fifteen Gift Ideas for Healthy Foodies

I know, I know: Holiday gift guides are lurking in just about everywhere corner of the internet these days. I’m adding my own list because, well, I just can’t resist! I really enjoy seeking out new/interesting/useful/pretty kitchen and cooking items, so I hope you’ll find something worthy in this list for your loved ones (or for yourself!).

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The Habit Cycle: Cue, Routine, Reward, Craving

Thirty Days for Kicking Bad Habits

Before you can change your habits, it helps tremendously to understand how habits work. Charles Duhigg, in his terrific book, The Power of Habit, describes it as a cycle with three distinct steps: the Cue, the Routine, and the Reward.

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Four Healthwashing PItfalls to Watch Out For

Four “Healthwashing” Unprocessed Pitfalls

It is no secret that the food industry is a master of deceptive marketing. Its liberty with the term “natural” (largely due to the Food and Drug Administration’s refusal to come up with a strict definition) has been covered extensively, as have countless examples of “healthwashing” that try to pass off highly processed and minimally nutritious offerings as wholesome. This time, I want to bring your attention to the many ways in which Big Food likes to concoct a false […]

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