9 School Lunches From Around the World

9 School Lunches From Around the World

What do schoolchildren in other countries eat for lunch? To raise awareness about the importance of school lunch menus, US restaurant chain Sweetgreen released a series of photographs that compare what children around the world are eating for lunch. Did you know that on a typical day, 32 million children in the U.S. eat cafeteria food? Or that most of these students consume over half […]

39 Healthy and Delicious Avocado Recipes

39 Healthy and Delicious Avocado Recipes

Why do we love these magical green fruits so much? First off, they’re clearly delicious. But they’re healthy, too! Avocados are a great source of monounsaturated fat (which can improve cholesterol levels, decrease risk of heart disease, and benefit brain activity), vitamin E (a powerful antioxidant), and vitamin B6 (promotes healthy skin and serves as a back-up fuel). Plus, they’re just darn delicious. And while […]

The 8 Fattiest Foods in American Chain Restaurants

The 8 Fattiest Foods in American Chain Restaurants

The Center for Science in the Public Interest conducted their annual “XTreme Eating Awards,” crowning the most calorie-laden, artery-clogging foods from all around the US. Dishonorees include a butter-soaked grilled cheese stuffed with deep fried mozzarella sticks and burgers topped with fattened pork bellies and a fried egg.       8) IHOP’s Monster Bacon n’ Beef Burger 1250 cal., 42g sat fat, 1590 mg […]

Pizza a la Provenzal {Inspired Lunch}

Pizza a la Provenzal {Inspired Lunch}

Pizza with Cheese, Portobello Mushrooms, Garlic and Parsley “I’m craving for pizza” I told J. on Saturday. I had just finished talking with my Mother on the phone ‘mostly’ about my Grandmother’s cooking and her passion for garlic and parsley! Yes, it was time for something “a la provenzal” {something with garlic and lots of fresh parsley}–I’m anxious already, he said.  {me too} After picking […]