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What the Heck Is a Good Fat?

Straight talk from a nutritionist on the health benefits of fat and how it fits into a healthy diet, plus tips and recipes that emphasize the good fats

How to Cut a Mango

With its giant, mysterious pit, this tropical fruit can seem daunting to cut up. Follow these easy steps for mango-cutting perfection and you’ll be snacking on juicy mango flesh, or cooking with it, in no time.

The Secret to Perfectly Grilled Chicken Breasts

Read our must-know tips for grilling chicken breasts to perfection and then check out the Yummly original recipe for Perfect No-Fail Grilled Chicken Breasts and four more all-star recipes

Meet the Meat Substitutes

Want more plant-powered protein on your plate? From flavor and nutrition to the best ways to use them, here’s how top veggie meat alternatives stack up.

How to Pick the Perfect Avocado

Bravo, avo! Here's the lowdown on how to select, ripen, store, and — most important of all — EAT your avocados like a boss.

Non-Dairy Milks, Explained

Wondering about non-dairy milk alternatives? Explore the cream of the crop, including types of non-dairy milks, nutrition, and how to use plant-based milks in cooking.

The Complete Guide to Buying and Storing Chicken

When it comes to handling raw or leftover cooked chicken, food safety knowledge is a must. Read our tips for proper storage, defrosting and reheating best practices, and how to buy the freshest chicken at the market.

The Complete Guide to Salmon: Buying & Storing Salmon

Part two of our comprehensive guide on salmon focusing on how to buy salmon, how to store salmon, and everything in between

Easy Comfort Food Dinners to Put the Wow in Weeknights

Did someone say ravioli lasagna? Smart short-cut ingredients and recipes solve the dinnertime dilemma.

Easy Ways to Boost Fiber

Most Americans don’t eat enough of this crucial nutrient. See why fiber is so important, and how to make sure you’re getting what you need.

Shrimply Irresistible: How to Buy, Store, and Cook Shrimp

This nutrient-rich crustacean is the star ingredient in many wonderful dishes, from shrimp scampi to shrimp and grits. Put on your a-prawn and check out this handy guide to cooking shrimp.

How to Melt Chocolate in the Microwave

Skip the double boiler and learn the time-saving method of melting chocolate in the microwave. With a few tips, you can enjoy perfectly smooth chocolate on strawberries, truffles, biscotti, and more.

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