Delicious Living Blog Get natural lifestyle news and views straight from the Delicious Living editors. en A brief—and interesting—history of MSG <div class="node-body blog-body">Does MSG deserve the villain status it has received? Let's explore the history of MSG to help understand why it was recently named a banned ingredient at the natural products expo hosted by Delicious Living's parent company, New Hope Network. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Delicious Living Blog Sat, 01 Oct 2016 01:21:00 +0000 297751 at Celebrate Fall with this healthy pumpkin chili <div class="node-body blog-body">A savory, warming pumpkin stew for Autumnal feasts. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soups Nutrient density Delicious Living Blog Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:13:00 +0000 297711 at Kombucha cocktail, anyone? <div class="node-body blog-body">Contemplate the end of a summer well-spent with this fizzy, probiotic-packed kombucha cocktail.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Drinks Organics Delicious Living Blog Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:55:00 +0000 297331 at How a bike ride through Iowa is saving monarch butterflies <div class="node-body blog-body">Monarch populations have declined by as much as 85 percent in recent years. Learn what an innovative organization in Iowa is doing to help bring back the butterflies. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green living Hero Delicious Living Blog Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:15:00 +0000 297141 at Why you should be eating sweet potato toast <div class="node-body blog-body">The hot new way to eat avocado toast? Ditch the bread and replace with a slice of nutrient-dense sweet potato.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Delicious Living on Social Media Nutrient density Delicious Living Blog Mon, 15 Aug 2016 21:42:00 +0000 297111 at What's the big deal with smoothie bowls? <div class="node-body blog-body">Ready to give the latest smoothie trend a whirl? Get your bowls and toppings ready. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Functional Delicious Living Blog Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:15:00 +0000 296601 at I tried a meal delivery kit. Should you? <div class="node-body blog-body">The pros and cons of meal kits. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green living Delicious Living Blog Mon, 20 Jun 2016 22:08:00 +0000 296401 at Which veggie should this top BBQ joint serve? <div class="node-body blog-body">Help this award-winning restaurant add some color to their menu. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Recipes Delicious Living Blog Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:56:00 +0000 296361 at Easy, healthy ways to enjoy Mediterranean cuisine <div class="node-body blog-body">Zoës Kitchen inspires us to reconnect with the beloved lupini bean. Get simple, healthy ideas for salmon kabobs, farro-veggie salad and more.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Heart-Healthy Delicious Living Blog Tue, 17 May 2016 17:14:00 +0000 295951 at In defense of the Engelharts, founders of Café Gratitude <div class="node-body blog-body">What does it mean when the co-founders of a beloved vegan restaurant start eating meat?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hero Advocates & influencers Delicious Living Blog Fri, 13 May 2016 20:59:00 +0000 295921 at Are fertilizers just junk food for plants? <div class="node-body blog-body">The fertilizers that fuel plant growth on today's farms also weaken their natural ability to stave off disease, heal from injuries, and fend off pests and pathogens.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green living Delicious Living Blog Fri, 06 May 2016 14:20:00 +0000 295821 at Can you trust 'farm to table' claims from restaurants? <div class="node-body blog-body">How local is your restaurant's 'local' food? A recent investigation digs up some dirt on 'farm-to-table' restaurant claims that spurs national attention. Get tips on how you can tell if your favorite restaurants' claims are true. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green living Delicious Living Blog Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:55:00 +0000 295781 at 3 forgotten superfoods <div class="node-body blog-body">In our quest to uncover the newest, most nutrient-dense superfoods from the far reaches of Mother Earth, we often overlook the basic, easy-to-find options that are already right in front of us.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Delicious Living Blog Thu, 14 Apr 2016 20:56:00 +0000 295481 at How 4th graders think about healthy food <div class="node-body blog-body">A foray into an elementary school classroom sheds light on how children think about healthy (and unhealthy) food.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Advocates & influencers Delicious Living Blog Mon, 11 Apr 2016 19:22:00 +0000 295391 at Do acquired brands still deserve accolades? <div class="node-body blog-body">When Burt's Bees won our Delicious Living Beauty & Body Award for Outstanding Classic Product or Company, some readers spoke out. With so many mission-driven, independent brands in the marketplace, are acquired companies still worthy of accolades? </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Natural beauty Delicious Living Blog Fri, 01 Apr 2016 21:04:00 +0000 295251 at