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Bad Eggs: Why the Salmonella Outbreak Was Preventable

The worst thing about the current outbreak of salmonella in the United States is all the people who are getting sick. The second worst thing is that it was entirely preventable. The New York Times reports that federal regulators rejected the idea of mandating egg farmers to vaccinate their hens […]

The Truth About Egg Yolks and Your Health

There is so much taboo surrounding the consumption of egg yolks and your health. Eggs have a history of being shunned for fear of salmonella poisoning. Today, egg yolks are the poster child for cholesterol.  With one egg yolk containing 448 milligrams of cholesterol (well above the average recommendation of […]

Gluten-Free Herbed Egg Crepe Recipe

As soon as I saw the photo for thin omelets in Yotam Ottolenghi’s book, “Plenty”, I was certain they would make a great replacement for crepes. The ones I came up with here are so thin, they resemble crepes, but use no flour, and are wonderfully delicate. You can fill […]

Bad Eggs: Why the Salmonella Outbreak Was Preventable

The worst thing about the current outbreak of salmonella in the United States is all the people who are getting sick. The second worst thing is that it was entirely preventable. The New York Times reports that federal regulators rejected the idea of mandating egg farmers to vaccinate their hens […]

Ignite Your Brainpower with the 20 Smartest Foods on Earth

Simply put, your brain likes to eat. And it likes powerful fuel: quality fats, antioxidants, and small, steady amounts of the best carbs. On a deadline? Need to rally? Avoid the soda, vending machine snacks and tempting Starbucks pastries and go for these powerful brain boosters instead. The path to […]

Gluten-Free Herbed Egg Crepe Recipe

As soon as I saw the photo for thin omelets in Yotam Ottolenghi’s book, “Plenty”, I was certain they would make a great replacement for crepes. The ones I came up with here are so thin, they resemble crepes, but use no flour, and are wonderfully delicate. You can fill […]

Whole-Egg (The Way it Should Be) Broccoli Frittata Recipe

It’s a perfect breakfast, lunch or even dinner.This whole-egg broccoli frittata recipe is light, but filling, and just in time for spring. When it comes to eggs, I would never just eat the egg white. Unless your overdoing it – and trust yourself, you know when you are overdoing it […]

California: Good Eggs, After All

From 2015, all eggs in California will be sunny side up – at least for the chickens. State Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a new law that makes California a cage-free state for chickens by 2015. The bill, which was backed by the Humane Society of the United States, will […]

Whole-Egg (The Way it Should Be) Broccoli Frittata Recipe

It’s a perfect breakfast, lunch or even dinner.This whole-egg broccoli frittata recipe is light, but filling, and just in time for spring. When it comes to eggs, I would never just eat the egg white. Unless your overdoing it – and trust yourself, you know when you are overdoing it […]

Nutritional Breakdown: Pizza’s Healthier Half Takes Center Stage

Slice the calories, fat, and sodium with a cauliflower-based alternative Pizza very well may be the world’s favorite food, but it can really bust your diet. The more mainstream it has become, the further it has diverged from the use of authentic, high-quality ingredients as well as the larger the […]

Sunday Recipe: Egg Sandwich Pizza

Rethinking breakfast, one egg at a time. Pizza for breakfast. We’ve all been there, but this time it doesn’t involve you shamelessly munching on the cold leftovers from last night’s dinner. Instead, it’s a fried egg, cheese and tomatoes served over a whole-grain toasted bagel. The whole-grain bagel provides you […]

California: Good Eggs, After All

From 2015, all eggs in California will be sunny side up – at least for the chickens. State Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a new law that makes California a cage-free state for chickens by 2015. The bill, which was backed by the Humane Society of the United States, will […]

Video: Underground Chickens

VideoAre you hiding chickens at home? In many cities in the US and Canada, backyard chickens are illegal. The Perennial Plate takes a close up look at some of the outlaws hiding them.

Ignite Your Brainpower with the 20 Smartest Foods on Earth

Simply put, your brain likes to eat. And it likes powerful fuel: quality fats, antioxidants, and small, steady amounts of the best carbs. On a deadline? Need to rally? Avoid the soda, vending machine snacks and tempting Starbucks pastries and go for these powerful brain boosters instead. The path to […]

Gluten-Free Herbed Egg Crepe Recipe

As soon as I saw the photo for thin omelets in Yotam Ottolenghi’s book, “Plenty”, I was certain they would make a great replacement for crepes. The ones I came up with here are so thin, they resemble crepes, but use no flour, and are wonderfully delicate. You can fill […]

Bad Eggs: Why the Salmonella Outbreak Was Preventable

The worst thing about the current outbreak of salmonella in the United States is all the people who are getting sick. The second worst thing is that it was entirely preventable. The New York Times reports that federal regulators rejected the idea of mandating egg farmers to vaccinate their hens […]

The Truth About Egg Yolks and Your Health

There is so much taboo surrounding the consumption of egg yolks and your health. Eggs have a history of being shunned for fear of salmonella poisoning. Today, egg yolks are the poster child for cholesterol.  With one egg yolk containing 448 milligrams of cholesterol (well above the average recommendation of […]

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Whole-Egg (The Way it Should Be) Broccoli Frittata Recipe

It’s a perfect breakfast, lunch or even dinner.This whole-egg broccoli frittata recipe is light, but filling, and just in time for spring. When it comes to eggs, I would never just eat the egg white. Unless your overdoing it – and trust yourself, you know when you are overdoing it […]

Link Love: Edible Beauty Products + Plant-Based Eggs?!

A round-up of what we’re reading right now. Lululemon Athletica founder Chip Wilson raises women’s hackles by blaming women’s bodies for the shortcomings of his company’s yoga pants. [Via Christian Science Monitor] Nutrient-dense fruits and veggies aren’t only good for eating. Learn about nine foods that are powering your beauty products. […]

Eating Healthy: 7 Meat and Poultry Food Labels to Look for

When perusing the aisles of the grocery store, it’s easy to get confused. Labels scream out at you, claiming that the products they grace are the best of the best, the crème de la crème, listing a slew of guarantees such as “cage-free eggs”, “organic chicken”, “grass-fed beef”, and “pasture […]

The Truth About Egg Yolks and Your Health

There is so much taboo surrounding the consumption of egg yolks and your health. Eggs have a history of being shunned for fear of salmonella poisoning. Today, egg yolks are the poster child for cholesterol.  With one egg yolk containing 448 milligrams of cholesterol (well above the average recommendation of […]

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