With this creamy, rich sauce, you will not miss the dairy! The sauce can be used for any dish (think mac n’ cheese, pastas, and more) that usually calls for a dairy-based cream sauce.
Eating more plant-based foods is good for both people and planet.
Flexitarian, sometimes vegetarian, plant-forward, omnivore who likes plant-based meals — whatever you want to call such a diet (or not), eating some vegetarian or vegan meals benefits your health and the environment.
Just like professional athletes, fueling with the right foods can make a difference, but the approach may be a little more relaxed.
Fuel up for your next event with fiber and protein while enjoying these homemade blueberry pepita granola bars.
Nutrition is just as important for mental performance as it is for physical. See if you can gain a competitive edge by properly fueling for esports.
From beet “brats” to smoked carrot “lox,” picking up vegetable butchery can provide a new twist on getting your vegetables.
Start your morning (or have breakfast for dinner) with these unBEETable “red velvet pancakes.”
You don’t have to be a vegetarian or vegan to reap the benefits of plant-based eating. There are no rules when it comes to adding plant-based meals to your routine — choose what works for you.
Zucchini noodles are a lighter, fresher alternative to traditional pasta, while avocado-pistachio pesto is full of flavor and packed with nutrients. Personalize the way you eat plants by enjoying this meal warm or cold!
It can be hard to decipher between sound advice and a total time waster. (Not to mention, wallet buster.) There are a few simple ways to weed out the good advice.
Is choosing sugar-, gluten-, dairy-free, or other free-from foods a fast track to healthy eating?
Building and maintaining healthy habits in the face of life’s curveballs can be very challenging. Use this formula for tiny changes that add up.
Can the emerging nutrition science of nutrigenomics help guide health professionals to more personalized wellness recommendations?
Turns out, the secret to health and wellness may be a “choose-your-own adventure” story. Learn more about how you can personalize your plate for sustainable changes to dietary behavior.
Research shows that our gut microbiome — the community of bacteria that reside in our digestive tract, primarily the small intestine — is linked to everything from acne and eczema to diabetes and weight management.
Most of us have heard of pre- and probiotics, but there’s a new kid on the block, known as postbiotics, that’s showing a lot of promise in the scientific community.
Eat your way to better gut health by loading up on fiber-rich plant proteins and probiotic foods, both of which can help to increase beneficial gut bacteria.
Pulses have taken over the snack aisle with better-for-you options, and we are here for it.
Take action the night before to fuel a day of healthy choices. Overnight oats are a no-cook way to set yourself up for a nutrient-rich breakfast with minimal prep work. Make a large batch to fuel your week.
When New Year’s Resolutions have a (sad) history of failure, why do we keep attempting sweeping changes? Perhaps setting your sights on something smaller will lead to bigger results in the long run.
A non-diet approach to wellness using the mind-body connection to listen and respond to your body’s needs.
Nutrition can be “right” in many different ways — take time to learn what may work for your unique needs.
Protein, fiber, and healthy fats increase satiety and help you feel full longer. Try this nutrient-packed dip with fresh crudité or pita.
While COVID-19 may have changed our eating (out) patterns, quarantine weight gain has been a real thing for some. Thinking of starting a diet?
Are you cooking to meet a range of dietary needs in your household? Try this simple salad that includes plenty of leafy greens and lean protein with a punch of flavor from quick homemade chimichurri – all “approved” on many popular diets.
Kitchen Clutter – can you Marie Kondo your way to a better diet?
These adorable reindeer are fun for kids of all ages — and we’re using the term “kid” loosely — to make. Take a break from gingerbread making and cookie decorating to try this healthy holiday snack that’s almost too cute to eat!
Is nutritional yeast that secret ingredient you might be missing in your plant-based recipes?
Nutritional yeast is a unique protein-rich ingredient that lends the cheesy flavor to this modern take on macaroni and cheese. Adding sweet potatoes and kale boost the fiber and antioxidant content making this a hearty vegetarian entrée or side dish at your holiday table.
Consider giving your menus a healthier twist by putting plants first! You can still enjoy the comfort foods associated with the holidays while incorporating a more plant-forward approach.
Consumer searches on supplements to boost immunity have spiked in the past few months, but can herbal supplements really “boost” immunity?
Warm up and prevent the sniffles with this immune-supporting soup. Bright orange carrots provide a punch of Vitamin A, while the curcumin in turmeric fights inflammation. Enjoy this hearty soup in the middle of cold and flu season to give your immune system a little TLC.
While you can’t completely avoid germs, there are many ways to amp up your immune system so your body is ready to fight back.
Bring some cheer to your Thanksgiving with these fun, simple holiday snacks.
Sit down, relax, and enjoy a cup of tea.
Most of us experience a host of challenges to our wellness goals during the holidays. We’re crunched for time, (maybe) stressing over how to navigate gatherings, shopping, and other activities during COVID times. Consider these tips for navigating the holidays nutritiously.
Could magnesium be the magical new (natural) sleep aid that will give us more restful nights?
Like a warm apple crisp, but it takes only five minutes to prepare, making this recipe an easy pre-bed treat
Have you found yourself tossing and turning? What you eat (and drink) may affect sleep. Our wellness experts share tips to support healthy sleep.
Don’t be scared of healthy fun! Delight your inner child (or actual kids) with these three recipes for creative, colorful treats.
Does virtual work or school leave you desperate for a caffeinated drink and sugary snack? That could be doing more harm than good. Check out our pro tips for feeling alert all day.
The butternut squash and wild rice deliver complementary textures in this fiber-rich stew that is packed with long-lasting carbohydrates and plant-based protein (thank you hazelnuts) to keep you going until your next meal!
Looking to decrease stress and increase energy levels? Adaptogens to the rescue — or so they claim. Find out if these various substances can really help your body “adapt.”
Here are five ways to get a little #selfcare and feel good about doing it.
What does Fair Trade really mean? October is National Fair Trade Month, so there’s no better time to learn more.
If you’re intimidated by cooking seafood at home, it’s time to get hooked. Cooking seafood at home is now trending.
It’s National Seafood Month, and the best way to celebrate is to learn to spot sustainable seafood
We’re recommitting to our core values in a time of great change. This year, the Eat Local Challenge is more important than it has ever been.
We’re trying to help and you can too. Today’s Eat Local Challenge celebrates locally sourced food and the people that produce it, including our Farm to Fork partners.
Try these toast toppers inspired by regional ingredients, they’ll bring fresh new life to your next slice.
Bone broth ─ a miracle superfood to help keep you well ─ or just another crock of soup?
No time to cook? Making healthy, satisfying dinners can be as easy as filling a sheet pan and then sitting back and relaxing.
As some areas of the country start to open up, eating out (safely) may be back on the table. Here are a few things to look for when eating away from home.
Don’t let life get in the way of wellness. Our experts have gathered seven simple ways to prioritize health when change is on the horizon.
Wheat berries take more time to cook than many whole grains, but their hearty, nutty flavor is worth the effort. Try preparing the wheat berries and chipotle lime vinaigrette ahead of time for a quick and easy weeknight dinner!
Self-care isn’t just about bubble baths and massages — here are ways you can take care of yourself even during change.
Look for EFI-certified Responsibly Grown, Farmworker Assured produce
Even small changes can make a difference. Explore techniques and tips for integrating more plants into your daily diet.
Protein is an essential macronutrient that helps our bodies build and maintain muscles, keeps hair, skin, and nails healthy, and shuttles nutrients to our cells.
Flexitarian, sometimes vegetarian, plant-forward, omnivore who likes plant-based meals — whatever you want to call such a diet (or not), eating some vegetarian or vegan meals benefits your health and the environment.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month by making small changes that lead to big results! Start taking small steps to a healthier lifestyle today.
Add more plants to your meal with this quinoa cauliflower tabbouleh — a fun twist on a classic.
Puffed chickpeas, popped lentils, dried broad beans…pulse-based snacks are taking grocery store aisles by storm! Here’s how to evaluate their health benefits.
Put a healthier spin on classic comfort food with this sweet potato and spinach macaroni and cheese recipe.
It’s possible to take healthy eating too far. Learn about orthorexia and why a balanced diet is better for you than a limited one.
Fill your bowl with this warm quinoa, edamame, and walnut salad. Packed with plant protein, it’ll keep you satisfied and energized for the day.
Learn what it means to count your macros and what’s behind the popular If It Fits Your Macros diet.
Hearty soups are nutritious, filling, and perfect for a cold day. Try this vegetable soup with mustard greens and black lentils for your next meal.
Learn what you can and can’t eat on the Whole 30Ⓡ Program and things to consider before getting started.
Try this Whole 30®-friendly seasonal winter salad, packed with citrus, fennel, and olives.
Curious about the keto diet? Our nutritionists give the lowdown on the popular diet.
Top your vegetables or favorite protein with this toasted pepita pesto for a filling keto-friendly meal full of healthy fats.
Going paleo for the New Year? Here’s what you should know before getting started.
Try green beans with chopped eggs for a paleo-friendly side or light lunch.
One of the most popular diets among health professionals, the Mediterranean Diet is easy to follow. Learn all about its delicious dishes and flavors.
This olive-oil-poached salmon is filled with omega-3 and other healthy fats, giving your brain and heart a boost ー a great choice for those on the Mediterranean Diet.
Warm up — and fill up — with this cumin-scented wheat berry and lentil soup!
It’s possible to make healthy choices AND enjoy your favorite treats during the holidays. Check out these healthy holidays tips!
This colorful avocado, persimmon, and pomegranate salad will brighten any holiday table.
People are going nuts for nut butters. Are some better than others?
Filled with cabbage, kale, pomegranates, cashews, and cherries, this fall salad packs crunch, a bit of sweetness, and a ton of nutrients.
For a filling meal that keeps on giving, make a double batch of this sweet-potato black-bean chili and freeze the leftovers!
Some people substitute coconut aminos for soy sauce and claim it has nutritional benefits. Do the claims live up to the hype?
With its luscious, nutty crema-style sauce, roasted pepper flavor, and bright crunch, you won’t even realize these black bean tacos are actually vegan.
Gut health is about more than a strong digestive system — it’s a window into the rest of our body. Add these foods to your diet to give your gut a boost.
Cruciferous vegetables like cabbage have been linked to improving gut health. Try this charred cabbage salad with kefir dressing for a filling plate full of prebiotics and probiotics.
Not only do we celebrate Halloween in October, it’s also Fair Trade Month! As you purchase or treat yourself to sweets, take a moment to consider where your chocolate comes from.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch app turned 10 this year, and this smartphone stalwart is still helping users make ocean-friendly decisions about seafood every day.
Self-care is more than just a wellness trend — it’s about making your health a priority.
A balanced breakfast is the best way to start your day right — and keep productivity at its peak. Try this homemade muesli for a low-sugar high-fiber alternative to sugary cereal or granola.
See tips and resources for integrating local flavor into your daily life.
Give September’s peak produce a chance to shine with these easy combinations.
From beet “brats” to smoked carrot “lox,” vegetable butchery puts a new twist on plant-based entrées. Learn how this approach to cooking vegetables invites new stars to the center of your plate.
Hummus lovers, raise your hands! We’ve got a new dip for you. Roasted eggplant and garlic come together to create a smoky, savory dip that will have you craving more.
Nootropics are the latest in pills, powders, and potions claiming to increase mental focus. Learn what they are and what they can/can’t do.
Ditch the tortilla — you can use chard, kale, or mustard greens in this power-wrap recipe.
Many new food products claim to be free from sugar, gluten, dairy, and more. But does that mean they’re healthy?
Stone fruit season is upon us! Use apricots, peaches, or nectarines in this summery grilled stone fruit salad recipe.
Multivitamins often claim to be a ticket to better health. But could they be a waste of money?
In hot weather, a fresh salad can really hit the spot — like this seasonal fig and watercress salad!
A recent study found that eating “white meat” has the same effect on cholesterol as red meat. But what does the science say?
Smoothies pair perfectly with summertime. This recipe pairs blueberries with fresh mint, making it a great breakfast or snack to help cool you off.
Move over almond milk, there’s a new nondairy option in the spotlight. Our dietitians take a look at the latest craze: oat milk.
Can’t decide between sweet or salty? These homemade energy bites satisfy both cravings and travel well so bring them on your next trip or outing.
Are natural sweeteners such as honey, maple syrup, and agave any better for you than table sugar? Our dietitians clear up the confusion.
Grilling fruit brings out their natural sweetness and intensifies flavor. Try grilled apricots with Greek yogurt and berry mash for a healthy and satisfying dessert.
Many claim that celery is a magic bullet for weight loss, better health, and skincare. But what does the science say?
Creamy, made without major allergens, and oh so satisfying, this plant-forward brown rice risotto is infused with matcha for a spin on the classic.
Are nightshades really as shady as they sound? Get the story on these colorful vegetables with a dark reputation.
Fish like salmon and mackerel are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to carry anti-inflammatory properties.
A little bit of meat goes a long way, both in terms of flavor and the impact that plant-forward eating can have on your health and the planet. Learn about the big benefits of small changes.
Tomatoes. Shiitakes. Anchovies. Parmesan. Their savory deliciousness comes down to umami. With this fifth taste in mind, learn how umami helps plant-forward dishes sing.
It’s a common belief that caffeine dehydrates us, but there’s more to the story! The truth may surprise you.
An alternative to salmon, mackerel is packed with omega-3 fatty acids. Try this mackerel white bean salad with fresh herbs — your brain will thank you!
Some professional athletes are guzzling beet juice to boost their performance — should you do the same?
Skip the long ingredient lists of store-bought energy bars by making your own! These chocolate-date energy bars are perfect for when you’re working out or on the go.
Eggs: one minute they’re in, the next minute they’re out. Here’s the takeaway from the recent news.
Fennel and orange are a delicious duo. Try making this shaved radish and fennel salad with blood orange for a flavorful seasonal option!
Said to have anti-inflammatory properties, moringa is the latest craze in supplements. But does this superfood actually have nutritional powers?
Have you cooked with za’atar yet? Try the aromatic Middle Eastern spice blend in this sauteed tofu and vegetable recipe.
At the end of the day, nutrition is personal, so it’s best to know your body (and listen to it!) when deciding if a particular diet plan works for you.
According to some forecasters, 2019 will be the year black lentils reign supreme. Try them in this hearty vegetable soup with squash and antioxidant-rich mustard greens.
The clean-eating movement doesn’t have a single definition, but it’s certainly gaining traction. What does “clean” eating usually mean?
Pepitas, or pumpkin seeds, are an excellent source of heart-healthy fat. Add them to salads, enjoy as a snack, or incorporate into sauce like in this recipe for pepita pesto.
Did you know that coconut oil is 90% saturated fat? So is it a fad or in fact a healthy fat?
Mix up your morning breakfast bowl! To add some texture to your oatmeal, try this wheat berry porridge recipe with cinnamon and rolled oats.
The carnivore diet is just what it sounds like — eating only animal products and avoiding all other foods. Our dietitians weigh in on the latest low-carb, high-protein diet for meat lovers.
Here’s another way to enjoy the all-mighty cauliflower. Try this garbanzo cauliflower soup for a cozy and filling meal.
Because of its high concentration of the antioxidant cucurmin, turmeric has long been used for its anti-inflammatory properties. Are the purported healing powers all that they’re made out to be?
With hearty farro and fiber-rich vegetables, this winter salad will both “squash” your hunger and fill you up with immune-boosting nutrients like vitamins A and C.
The latest? Skim milk is out and full-fat is in. But what does the science say about whole milk and full-fat dairy?
Keep the leaves! This no-waste salad recipe utilizes celery and cauliflower leaves as well as carrot and radish tops in place of traditional salad greens.
Drinking vinegars are the latest trend in healthy mocktails. But what does the science say about their health benefits and purported powers?
High in fiber and protein, garbanzo beans are affordable and can be the star of any dish. Try this salad recipe for a feel-good lunch or dinner option.
It’s the hottest thing in vegan cooking! Jackfruit has neutral flavor and a fibrous texture similar to that of cooked poultry or pork. Have you tried it yet?
Packed with protein and fiber, this red lentil slaw is great for a light lunch or hearty side that will fill you up without weighing you down.
Kombucha is the probiotic-rich beverage that’s taking over taps and beverage aisles. But is it as good for as you think?
Full of prebiotics and probiotics, the ingredients in this charred cabbage salad recipe help support gut health. Try it as an entrée, side, or for a light lunch!
See tips and resources for integrating local flavor into your daily life.
Avocado toast is well and good, but try these regional, seasonal combos, too.
What is self care, actually? It can be different for everyone, but at its core self care is about making your health a priority.
Boost your brainpower and stay focused with omega-3 fatty acids from this olive oil poached salmon recipe
Carbs are often at the center of controversy when discussing diet trends. New studies look at the relationship between carbohydrate consumption and overall health and well-being.
This whole grain couscous salad is anything but boring! Bright citrus flavors paired with cinnamon and fiber-rich ingredients will keep you full and fueled for your day.
Powdered nut butters are lower in calories and fat than the spreadable original versions. Can they help you lose weight?
Swapping tortilla for fresh, raw greens gives you an extra boost of whole-food goodness in this power wrap recipe
We’re committed to being plastic straw–free by September 2019 or earlier. Bon Appétit Management Company is the first major restaurant company to make this commitment in the country.
For some, multivitamins are an essential part of a daily health routine. However, those pills may be doing more harm than good. Find out why.
Did you know that sea vegetables like wakame, in addition to providing deep umami flavor, are more nutrient-dense than land vegetables?
The gorgeous colors of this avocado, persimmon, and pomegranate salad will make any holiday table shine. Brighten up your plate with this simple and tasty recipe.
From aloe and artichoke to maple and watermelon, innovative flavored waters promise to both quench your thirst and provide nutrients and electrolytes. Find out if they’re worth it.
Smoothies are a great way to hydrate. Try this simple smoothie recipe that’ll cool you from the inside out, featuring antioxidant-rich blueberries and cooling mint leaves that help combat inflammation.
Sunshine? Check. Sunscreen? Check. Vitamin D? Check…out the latest buzz to learn about sunscreen and its role in your body’s intake of Vitamin D.
Cauliflower rice is a great low-carb, nutrient-rich swap for white or brown rice. This colorful Spanish-style dish is packed with flavor and perfect for a summer meal or get-together.
Cooking with fruit is the perfect way to satisfy a sweet tooth without adding sugar. Make use of delicious produce of the season like peaches and plums with this simple arugula and stone fruit salad recipe.
While calorie counts aren’t the last say, they do provide insight into a dish. Some of your go-to restaurants and cafés may soon add calorie information to their menus. Keep an eye out for this and more information to help make informed meal choices.
At-home test kits offer a way to find out if you have any food allergies or intolerances, but it’s still best to consult a trained health professional so you don’t unnecessarily limit your diet.
Creamy, made without major allergens, and oh-so-satisfying, this plant-forward version of mushroom risotto is infused with matcha for an interesting spin on the comforting classic.
What’s the secret to living past 100? It may be eating and living like people in the world’s “Blue ZonesⓇ.” Here’s what we can learn from healthy centenarians and the Blue Zones Diet.
Can’t stop the beet! Full of nutrients and fiber, beets may help increase blood and oxygen flow to your muscles. Pair with avocado, cucumber, and magic pistachio dust for a winning side dish.
Have you heard of carb cycling? Here’s what you should know about the latest go-to diet to boost athletic performance and burn fat.
Skip the processed bars with long ingredient lists and fuel up with these simple tahini, apricot, and sea salt energy bites.
Nutrients, fiber, antioxidants — there’s so much that makes peels and rinds appealing, so why throw them away? Check out this list of produce you don’t have to peel.
Composting is a lot easier than you think. To celebrate Earth Day, check out these resources that’ll have you composting at home or at work in no time.
The MIND diet could be your brain’s ticket to staying younger, longer. Our dietitians explain what’s behind this promising diet.
A sustainable and flavorful fish, mackerel has omega-3 fatty acids that are great for your brain. Try this high-protein salad that pairs mackerel with creamy white beans, arugula, and herbs.
Are low-fat or low-carb diets better for weight loss and overall health? A new study clears up some confusion over this controversial topic.
What’s za’atar? This spice mix is everything. Try it out with this sautéed tofu with spring vegetables recipe.
Founded in 1993 in Immokalee, FL, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers has pushed for fair labor practices by forging strategic alliances among farmworkers, produce growers, and retail buyers. Take a look at key moments in their impressive 25-year history.
Mooove over, dairy — there are new milks on the block. Find out if plant-based milks are right for you.
This flavorful recipe shows off the season’s best, starring bold blood oranges, peppery shaved radish, and savory black olives.
Is bee pollen really a natural allergy reliever and energy booster? Our dietitians clear up what’s backed by science and what’s just buzz (pun intended).
“Squash” your hunger with this perfect winter salad full of hearty farro and fiber-loaded vegetables
Should you be concerned about the carrageenan in plant-based milks, yogurts, and coffee drinks? Find out what the science says about the controversial food additive.
Have you tried sardines yet? Don’t knock ‘em til you’ve tried this heart healthy and sustainable fish — avocado-toast style.
Sugar-free, gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free… are you feeling overwhelmed yet? Get the real story on whether you should be avoiding all these ingredients.
Let spaghetti squash, a nutrient-rich, lower-calorie, pasta-like vegetable, be the star of your plate, alongside melted leeks and black peppercorn
Nutrigenomics is an emerging form of nutrition science creating major buzz — but is it worth seeking out? Here’s what to know about personalized nutrition plans based on your genome.
Salad for breakfast? We say yes! Start the New Year with a warm radicchio breakfast salad topped with a soft-boiled egg.
Is hot pink the new green? Learn if dragon fruit is worth the buzz.
Try the ultimate immunity-boosting dish that also promotes gut health
Based on the new blood-pressure guidelines, do you have high blood pressure? Here’s what you need to know, whether you’re 22 or over 50.
This avocado, persimmon, and pomegranate salad looks almost too pretty to eat. Make the most of persimmon season with this nutrient-dense recipe.
What’s the low-down on lower-fat avocados? Read up on the latest avo fad hitting the market.
People are catching on to the secret benefits of jackfruit — it tastes like meat but is way better for you
With luscious, nutty crema-style sauce, roasted pepper flavor, and bright crunch, this vegan dish is about the “haves” and not about the “have nots.”
Lots of people are experimenting with fermentation in their kitchens these days. Ever wonder what the benefits are and is it safe?
Sauerkraut is not just for topping hot dogs. Use it to top a grain bowl, tacos, a bean burger, or try one of many other suggestions.
We’re proud partners of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Program and serve only Best Choices and Good Alternatives. Join us in supporting healthy oceans by downloading the free Seafood Watch app to find recommendations for sustainable seafood today.
Learn how Fair Trade benefits producers and farmers and what you should look for the next time you’re shopping for Fair Trade items.
New to the tofu game? This mouthwatering coconut-peanut sauce will change the way you do lunch.
Let’s talk adaptogens. Here’s what the science says about these medicinal tonics now going mainstream.
Is eating “clean” the golden ticket to health and happiness? Find out what our dietitians say.
Not your typical “slaw,” but we don’t aim for predictable. The ginger and coriander add a brightness to lentils you didn’t know could exist. Packed with protein and fiber, it can be enjoyed as a hearty side or as a main for a light lunch or dinner.
Nightshades have a shady reputation, but before opting to avoid these vegetables, get the facts — you might end up going for seconds.
Toasting quinoa (or any whole grain) brings a subtle nutty flavor to any dish. Paired with cauliflower, you have a vegetable- and protein-packed twist on a dish traditionally made with bulgur.
Insect products are popping up at supermarkets. Learn more about how they’re produced and their nutritional value.
End of summer flavors don’t get much better than this eggplant topped with coconut, mint, and pistachio
Are the trendy (and often spendy) acai bowls worth all the health buzz? Click to find out.
If you never thought about grilling your fruit it’s time to start. When fruit is placed on the grill it caramelizes and its flavor intensifies. The recipe calls for apricots but they can easily be swapped out for another seasonal fruit such as peaches.
Drinking kombucha? Take a moment to understand the science behind pasteurized vs unpasteurized.
Forget boring salads. Fresh figs, bright mint, spicy watercress, and walnuts come together to form a gorgeous salad that takes under 10 minutes to make.
Read what the science says about monk fruit sugar, the newest zero-calorie sweetener getting buzz.
Have you met muesli? It’s similar to granola but rather than mixing in oil and honey prior to baking, you toast the grains plain and add your own honey upon serving (yes, you control the sugar!).
Forget what you know about soup. This watermelon gazpacho is a little sweet, a little savory, served cold — and is extremely refreshing.
What’s the buzz? Activated charcoal drinks: Black is the new green (juice). But take a look at what the science says.
For a quick and easy lunch or side dish, fresh green beans are blanched to retain their beautiful vibrant color and are paired with chopped hard-boiled eggs and briny olives.
The protein and fiber-packed chickpeas in this gluten-free salad will keep you energized all day.
Beautifully flavored with garlic, spicy red pepper flakes, and a splash of vinegar, these greens prove you don’t need to add more salt in order to create more flavor.
Many energy bars come with a long list of ingredients and high dose of sugar. Skip the uncertainty and make your own.
Recovered food and upcycled food scraps have been the stars of sold-out dinners across the nation in the past few years. Check out these tips for how you can be crafty in the kitchen.
Much is being made about fighting food waste these days, and we’re glad to see it! No one wants to waste food, but even if you’re well aware of the environmental impacts of food waste, it’s easy to backslide in your day-to-day waste reduction practice.
We admit it, there’s no glory in fighting food waste. It’s a battle of minutiae, a day-to-day grind. Planning, paying attention, getting creative with carrot tops and potato peels…Even so, the truth is, we love it!
Poaching can feel intimidating, but it’s actually a quite simple cooking technique. Make this beautifully poached wild salmon in minutes.
What’s the buzz? From weight loss bloggers to health foodies and celebrities, everyone’s a nutrition “expert.” But what does the science say?
Did you know that broccoli has leaves and that carrots have feathery tops? Learn to cook with these surprisingly edible plant parts for National Nutrition Month.
What’s the buzz? Seaweed is being hailed as the “new kale” — a nutritional powerhouse that we should all be eating. What does the science say?
It’s well established that plant-forward diets offer both health and environmental benefits, but that doesn’t mean all vegan foods are healthy. Learn how to maximize nutrients and avoid rookie mistakes when going plant-based.
From your morning caffeine fix to your afternoon snack, what you put on your plate (or in your mug) can affect your risk for cancer. Learn more about the protective power of plant foods.
What do garlic, salmon, and chocolate have in common? Learn about these heart-healthy foods and more for American Heart Month.
Beat the cold and bust some stress with a steaming cup of tea. Learn more about the benefits of tea and celebrate national hot tea month!
What’s the buzz? Spirulina is a health-giving superfood and powerful source of protein. But what does the science say?
A new year and a fresh start, right? As you set your goals for 2017, make them S.M.A.R.T. and consider trying fiber-loaded recipes such as Wheat Berry and Lentil Soup
What’s the buzz? Bulletproof Coffee™ claims to offer more than just a morning caffeine jolt. But what does the science say?
Instead of reaching into your medicine cabinet, stock up on foods that will help you avoid those “achoos” this season. Read about 7 foods that help boost your immunity, and try our recipe for winter chopped salad.
Healthy cooking doesn’t have to be bland, nor does it have to be complicated. Learn techniques to boost flavor, while retaining the most nutrition in your kitchen.
Cozy up in your favorite chair and enjoy this hearty nutrient-loaded soup. Before taking your first spoonful, take a mindful moment to smell the deep aromas and hint of paprika as the steam warms your face.
This salad is made extra special with juicy pomegranate seeds and a dressing whisked with sweet pomegranate molasses.
Meat and dairy are two of the biggest dietary contributors to the environmental impact of an omnivore’s diet. Even small changes to your diet can make a big difference.
Dark leafy greens are an antioxidant-loaded nutrient powerhouse. Combine them with hearty lentils and buttery delicata squash for a soup that is bright, healthful, and pleasing to the taste buds.
Emerging research shows that the bacteria in your gut (the good kind) matters beyond your digestive system. Read more about how your gut can be a window into your health and wellness.
Better your gut with a daily dose of probiotics. This chocolate yogurt combines plain yogurt with rich cocoa powder and sprinkle of sugar for a touch of sweetness.
Plant forward meals offer health benefits for all eaters. Swapping animal proteins for plant-based meals even just one day per week can boost your immune system and reduce your risk for many health conditions.
Upgrade your morning eggs by serving them in an antioxidant-loaded grilled portobello mushroom cap. Top with fresh herbs and a drizzle of truffle oil and your breakfast game just entered a whole new level.
In the world of whole grains, wheat berries are a nutritional powerhouse. Sweet and nutty in flavor, this grain is packed with fiber, protein, and a healthy dose of B-vitamins.
Happy Eat Local Challenge Day! As you enjoy our chefs’ 100% local meals that incorporate a regional bumper crop, check out these basic recipes that’ll teach you how to wrangle abundant produce in creative ways.
As part of our Eat Local Challenge celebration and companywide commitment to fighting food waste, we’re giving away a copy of “Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook” to 10 lucky guests
Eat whatever you want five days a week but starve yourself for two. Don’t eat after 5:30pm. And so on. Do these calorie yo-yo diets work?
Prestigious environmental award honors Bay Area pioneer for leadership in multiple areas
A report card on the successes and challenges of our 2012 commitment — and a road map for the future
Thanks to your support, Bon Appétit hit $1 billion in revenue last year. Our CEO and cofounder Fedele Bauccio tells how great chefs, responsibly sourced ingredients, and delicious yet nutritious menus will keep us growing.