Spaghetti squash is commonly used as a pasta substitute but it's much more versatile than that, and it's very easy to bake or microwave.
I embarked on a 4-week challenge and ate vegetables with most of my meals. Here's how this change made me feel and what my new go-to dishes are.
Meat often takes center stage on the grill, but veggies grill up amazingly well too. These are the best grilled veggies and how to grill them.
The Environmental Working Group released its list of foods with the highest levels of pesticide residue, including bell peppers and mustard greens.
I made plant-based corn "ribs" using the unique, popular air-fryer recipe from TikTok, and they were a delicious side dish I'd tweak slightly.
Leafy greens and berries yield more health benefits than peas and potatoes. Experts said to eat more fruits and vegetables in general.
The healthiest fruits include blueberries, bananas, avocados, and citrus fruits. The healthiest vegetables include kale, spinach, carrots, and sweet potatoes. Fruits and vegetables are healthy because they’re rich in vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice. Fruits and vegetables are typically low in calories and […]
My air fryer changed my cooking for the better, but there are some things I wish I knew before buying it. The air fryer is small, so you can’t cook for many people, and you can’t cook multiple foods at the same time. I find that you will need a […]
Jessica Biel shared a super easy and quick hack for making hearty, vegetable soup. The recipe only calls for roasted veggies and spices, and it’s supposed to be ready in 20 minutes. I would tweak the recipe, and I prefer my normal roasted veggies over this pureed version. Visit Insider’s […]
All over the world, there are interesting fruits and vegetables that you might not know about. Rambutan, Buddha’s hand, and durian are fruits that originated in Asia. In Central and South America, pitaya, cucamelon, and cassava are popular. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. When you’re walking through the produce […]
A new study found that picky eating may be more than a temporary phase children go through. The study found that controlling parents made for picky children, while parents who created a more open eating environment had children more willing to try new foods. Making dinner time a lower-stakes environment […]
Insider asked chefs to explain the proper way to cut, peel, and slice a number of fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, and cheeses. They advised avoiding dull knives, especially when slicing eggplant and bread. Hard cheeses should be cut into shards not cubes, and soft cheese should never have its “nose” […]
I tracked my food for a week to see if there were any foods hiding surprising amounts of sugar. While I expected some snacks like processed protein bars to be high in added sugar, I had no idea just how much was hiding in my home-cooked meals. I ended the […]
People with a specific gene may be more sensitive to the bitter taste of heart-healthy vegetables like broccoli, kale, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts. A new study found that these so-called “supertasters” are 2.5 times more likely to eat fewer veggies than people without the gene. Many of these bitter greens […]
Salad greens, like lettuce and kale, can easily go bad if you don’t properly care for them. You should avoid buying any bunches or packages that contain leaves that are turning yellow or beginning to wilt, as they won’t taste as fresh. It’s important to wash and completely dry your […]
In a shocking twist, New York City has the best regional grocery store: Fairway Market. Whether you prioritise prices, selection, or customer service, Fairway Market is the best choice. I visited the Red Hook, Brooklyn, location on Wednesday afternoon for a look at why Fairway is the best regional grocery […]
Apple cofounder Steve Jobs had some peculiar eating habits. From an early age, Jobs would only eat fruits and vegetables, and fasted for several days at a time. When Jobs discovered he had pancreatic cancer, he went against doctors’ wishes and tried healing himself by pursuing an extreme vegetarian diet. […]