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Apr

How to make delicious homemade PeepsMaking these classic Easter treats yourself opens them to a wide range of yummy interpretations. What will yours taste like?

How to make delicious homemade Peeps
Making these classic Easter treats yourself opens them to a wide range of yummy interpretations. What will yours taste like?

01

Nov

Halloween detox in 5 easy stepsAfter a night of gathering candy, there are ways to rebuild your body once the sugar rush is over.

Halloween detox in 5 easy steps
After a night of gathering candy, there are ways to rebuild your body once the sugar rush is over.

31

Oct

Fargo woman will hand out ‘Your Child is Fat’ letters on HalloweenA North Dakota radio station interviews a woman named Cheryl who thinks it’s irresponsible for parents to let overweight kids trick-or-treat.

Fargo woman will hand out ‘Your Child is Fat’ letters on Halloween
A North Dakota radio station interviews a woman named Cheryl who thinks it’s irresponsible for parents to let overweight kids trick-or-treat.

29

Oct

How to keep Halloween candy consumption under controlTrick-or-treating is a Halloween staple — but there are still ways to keep your kids from pigging out on sweet stuff for more than a day or two.

How to keep Halloween candy consumption under control
Trick-or-treating is a Halloween staple — but there are still ways to keep your kids from pigging out on sweet stuff for more than a day or two.

14

Oct

The science behind some of your favorite candyWhy are Atomic Fireballs so hot? And why do Wint-O-Green Life Savers spark when you bite into them?

The science behind some of your favorite candy
Why are Atomic Fireballs so hot? And why do Wint-O-Green Life Savers spark when you bite into them?

02

Sep

12 healthy homemade candy recipesMaking homemade candy is fun, delicious and easy. These 12 recipes will get you started.

12 healthy homemade candy recipes
Making homemade candy is fun, delicious and easy. These 12 recipes will get you started.

06

May


 Why banning candy is a road to nowhere  



Keeping your child’s sweet tooth satisfied may be the road to a healthier diet. Confused? It’s time to put aside the dietary rules you’ve been clinging to for too long.
Keeping your child’s sweet tooth satisfied may be the road to a healthier diet. Confused? It’s time to put aside the dietary rules you’ve been clinging to for too long.

21

Feb


 7 nutrition bars that are worse than candy 



Despite their unhealthy ingredients and piles of sugar, a candy bar could actually be a better choice than these energy and protein bars.
7 nutrition bars that are worse than candy
Despite their unhealthy ingredients and piles of sugar, a candy bar could actually be a better choice than these energy and protein bars.

31

Jan

jerryjamesstone:

Candied Grapefruit Peels
I love fresh squeezed juice. It’s one of Sunday’s little pleasures. Sure, I could make it anytime I want to but I never do. I always feel too rushed during the week. But Sunday is perfect. It’s a day of fresh squeezed juice, pancakes made from scratch and, if it’s warm enough, an afternoon spent in Dolores Park.
But every time I make it, I am a bit annoyed by all the left over peels. In fact, I feel this way anytime I eat or use citrus fruit in a recipe. And one can only add so much citrus to their worm composting bin, ya know? Sure, the city composts too but it still feels wasteful. Especially since it takes quite a few grapefruits to fill up a glass. Even more so if you are making orange juice!
This country wastes too much food so I am always looking for ways to eat what is usually discarded. And while I haven’t gone full-on freegan (or even tried it), candying citrus peels seems like a reasonable compromise. Right?

jerryjamesstone:

Candied Grapefruit Peels

I love fresh squeezed juice. It’s one of Sunday’s little pleasures. Sure, I could make it anytime I want to but I never do. I always feel too rushed during the week. But Sunday is perfect. It’s a day of fresh squeezed juice, pancakes made from scratch and, if it’s warm enough, an afternoon spent in Dolores Park.

But every time I make it, I am a bit annoyed by all the left over peels. In fact, I feel this way anytime I eat or use citrus fruit in a recipe. And one can only add so much citrus to their worm composting bin, ya know? Sure, the city composts too but it still feels wasteful. Especially since it takes quite a few grapefruits to fill up a glass. Even more so if you are making orange juice!

This country wastes too much food so I am always looking for ways to eat what is usually discarded. And while I haven’t gone full-on freegan (or even tried it), candying citrus peels seems like a reasonable compromise. Right?