Move Over, Coconuts: Watermelon Water Is The Way To Hydrate

Watermelons consist of naturally purified water, electrolytes and other essential nutrients: In other words, they’re just itching for a run through a cold press. Hydrating has never been more…well, logical! The fact of the matter is that watermelons are hardy as all get-out. They grow best [Read more…]

Bunch of grapes sells for record $8,200 in Japan

A bunch of Japanese grapes has sold for a record one million yen ($8,200), or $315 per berry — no trifling matter even in a country where fruit can cost a small fortune. [Read more…]

All About Dried Goji Berries, the Superfood Raisin

On first glance, dried goji berries look like nothing more remarkable than slightly oversized red raisins. But these nutrient-dense berries, which taste like a cross between cranberry, cherry, and tomato [Read more…]

Know These 12 Citrus Varieties And When They Are In Season

When we think about the transition from winter to spring, a time when the chafing March winds start to concede their fury and sunshine begins to stick around, we think about citrus. [Read more…]

The Fruit That Makes Sour Taste Sweet

We take a closer look at synsepalum dulcificum – aka Miracle Fruit – a special berry that, once eaten, makes all sour flavours taste sweeter. [Read more…]

Drink to Your Health: The Best Detox is This Black Magic

Suddenly there’s a wait for a treadmill at the gym, and the Whole Foods is out of kale. In recent years, it has also meant that everyone is on a juice cleanse, subsisting solely on the cold-pressed nectars of fruits and vegetables. [Read more…]

What’s the Difference Between Sweet Potatoes and Yams?

There is some confusion in the kitchen about yams and sweet potatoes. What you have likely been calling a yam isn’t a yam at all! Grocery store labels for the two tubers aren’t always correct either. There is a big difference between the two veggies. [Read more…]

Watermelon From A to Z: 26 Interesting Things to Know

From Aspirin to Zentsuji, here are 26 facts and figures you’ve probably never heard about watermelon nutrition facts, recipes and history: enjoy all of them. [Read more…]

How To Cut an Avocado – Tips and Tricks

Creamy, nutritious and delicious, avocados make a great addition to any meal.  If you are new to avocados you may find that cutting them can be a bit challenging. No worries, with these simple tips and tricks you’ll learn how to cut an avocado [Read more…]

How To Cook Kale Chips – It’s Easier Than You Think!

I never thought kale chips would ever be as tasty as potato chips. There, I said it. Kale chips? I just wasn’t buying the hype. How could a leafy green ever taste like junk food? How could kale chips ever satisfy my craving for something crunchy, salty and delicious? Well, my friends, I’ve never been happier about being wrong. [Read more…]