Food & Cooking

There’s More to Health Than Nutrition Labels

By Lauren Myers--Over the past decade, our society has become increasingly aware of what we put in our bodies.

3 Smoothies to Satisfy Your Appetite

By Birdie--Whether you’re enjoying a mindful breakfast at home or eating on the run, smoothies can be a delicious way to fuel your body.

Proud2Cook Sautéed Greens with Caramelized Onions and Raisins

By Birdie--Sweet and savory, an under-appreciated pairing. While it may seem weird to cook raisins with your greens, trust me—it’s a match that won’t disappoint!

5 Reasons to Cook in Recovery

By Birdie--Whether the kitchen is familiar territory or unmarked terrain, this space may be a minefield for someone in recovery from an eating disorder.

Proud2Cook Fettuccine Alfredo

This sauce, famous in the United States, was created in the restaurant Alfredo in Rome and known as linguine with triple butter.


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This site was developed in partnership with Riverduinen and made possible by generous contributions from JPMorgan Chase, Globant, the University of Delaware, and The Hilda & Preston Davis Foundation.

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