A Meal for (Almost) Every Day of the Week: Foods Eaten on Certain Days

Originally published on Delish.com 

Ever thought that daily cooking would be so much easier if you just didn’t have to think about what to make? (Hello, Friday frozen pizza night.) You aren’t the only one: Folks around the world traditionally eat certain meals on specific days, whether for cultural or religious reasons or simply as a matter of convenience. Read on to learn what people eat when and why. Who knows, you may never have to decide what to make again. (We hope you like beans!)

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Making Healthy Eating a Lifelong Habit: Tips for Staying Motivated

Originally published on Whole Foods Market's Whole Story blog

You’ve committed to a healthy lifestyle. You’ve made small, sustainable changes and you’re well on your way to establishing better habits. But what about those times when it all starts to seem like a chore? We asked our Healthy Eating Specialists to share their favorite strategies for staying committed when motivation begins to flag. Ladies and gentlemen, we present their 5 R’s for keeping on track.

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WTF? What's That Food? It's Okra! (and How to Cook It So It's Slime-Free)

Originally published on Martha Stewart's Everyday Food blog

Okra's flavor is so unique -- sort of like a more herby version of an eggplant -- and when cooked correctly, okra actually has no stickiness or sliminess to it. It's true! Here's the easiest way to cook fresh okra that's not only faster, but truly slime free.

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