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12 Complete Proteins Vegetarians Need to Know About

12 Complete Proteins Vegetarians Need to Know About 04/29/2014 – 6:30am by Nick English There are plenty of reasons to eat more meat-free meals: They’re nearly always cheaper, lower in calories, and better for the environment. It’s easy to get enough protein without eating animals, but the doubters often have another concern: Are these meat-free protein…

9 DIY Ramen Recipes That’ll Make You Kick Instant Noodles to the Curb

If thinking about ramen summons images of styrofoam cups and seasoning packets with enough salt to make you dry up like a prune, you haven’t lived—when it comes to noodle soup consumption, anyway. Ranging in flavors from bacon and egg to spicy sriracha to vegetarian miso, these ramen recipes outdo any packaged variety, and are…

59 Healthy One-Pot Meals

There are fast meals, and then there are one-dish meals. Most people love eating, quite a few enjoy cooking, but almost nobody gets their kicks from washing a tower of dirty dishes. To make prioritizing healthy eating at home that much easier easier, here are a whole slew of healthy recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner,…

How McDonald’s Markets To Kids Through Moms & Teachers

McDonald’s has long been a target of critics of toy-filled Happy Meals who believe that these menu offerings are used to entice kids to eat fast food. The same goes with people who call for the retirement of Ronald McDonald(though one could argue that having a terrifyingperma-grin clown as the face of your company isn’t…

44 Surprisingly Healthy Mexican Recipes

Mexican cuisine doesn’t exactly have a great reputation nutrition-wise (especially when it comes in an overstuffed burrito). But it doesn’t have to be super heavy and greasy. And it can still include all the cheese, avocado, and margaritas you love. These healthy versions of south-of-the-border favorites use whole-food ingredients and cut back on the grease…

9 High-Protein Smoothies That Taste Like a Milkshake

Every week, the Greatist Team scours the Web for tasty, trendy, and (mostly) healthy recipes to help open both minds and palates to the wonders of food. Tune in next Wednesday to see what else we have in store! When given the choice between a decadent milkshake or healthy smoothie, what would you choose? If…

Five Simple Ways to Lose Fat Fast

Many of us were brought up to believe the mantra ‘a second on your hips, a lifetime on your hips’ but this really is just an old wives tale, and, more than that, it has led many of us to have a distorted view of food and the unhealthy attitude that food is the enemy…

The Open Hands of the Gospel

He may have been a wee little man, but he was the kingpin of the Jericho tax cartel. He was a filthy rich little guy, this Zacchaeus. But when he met Jesus, everything changed — not only his heart, but his hands. The same fingers that once reached to extort filthy lucre, now extended with…

How to Scare a Woman Away in Five Easy Steps

Like most women, I have spent the majority of my dating life in a cycle that looks something like this-meet a man I’m interested in, go on a few more dates, get completely turned off by something he does, find myself alone again, eat a lot of ice cream. That pretty much sums it up….