Fresh vegetables are the star of summertime meals | Food/Recipes

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When the mercury rises, savvy cooks know lighter fare is the name of the game. Light recipes can be made even better by incorporating fresh produce that’s full of vitamins and minerals. It’s even possible to grow many of these foods right in your own backyard garden.

“Baked Peppers With Rice Stuffing (Bajoques Farcides)” is a delicate stuffed peppers recipe that originated in Alcoy, Spain. Rich flavors from pork and chicken pair with sweet peppers, tomatoes and corn for a filling, yet not overly dense dish that’s perfect for warm a weather lunch or a light dinner. This recipe comes

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The Surprising Heart-Healthy Food

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What does your heart-healthy diet look like? Is it filled with leafy greens, tomatoes, and other low-fat foods?

If it is, that’s great. Well, except for the low-fat part. Fats can contribute to heart health, provided you’re getting the right ones.

Healthy fats found in nuts, fish, avocado, olive oil, and other natural sources are all linked to improved heart health and a lower risk for heart disease.

Meat, however, can get a bit of a bad rep. But if it’s unprocessed meat, the rep is underserved.

Meat has saturated fat, but that doesn’t mean it has to harm the

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Does a plant-based diet really help beat COVID-19?

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Since the beginning of the pandemic, it’s been suggested that certain foods or diets may offer protection against COVID-19. But are these sorts of claims reliable?

A recent study published in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health sought to test this hypothesis. It found that health professionals who reported following diets that are vegetarian, vegan or pescatarian (those that exclude meat but include fish) had a lower risk of developing moderate-to-severe COVID-19.

Additionally, the study found that those who said they eat a low-carbohydrate or high-protein diet seemed to have an increased risk of contracting moderate-to-severe COVID-19.

This may make it

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Trending food: Six virtual food brands for delivery and takeaway, Food News & Top Stories

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SINGAPORE – As dining in remains off-limits for now, some food and beverage owners have forged ahead with new virtual brands that are available only for delivery and/or takeaway.

They include Dishoom, which offers contemporary Indian cuisine, and Ciao Chow, which serves pasta.

Both brands are by Mr Shaun Leong, 35, and Ms Joanne Toh, 28 – the couple behind Wildfire Burgers in Bencoolen Street, which made a comeback in June last year after closing in 2019.

Seafood restaurant Nude Seafood has launched Nudo Nihon (Nude Japan in English), featuring set menus for home dining.

Chef-owner Bjorn Shen of Middle

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Toddy Hosting ‘Better Cold Brew’ Online Trade Show July 29Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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A Toddy cold brew kit. Image courtesy of Toddy.

Colorado-based home and commercial cold brewing systems maker Toddy is hosting an online trade show next month for businesses looking to dig into cold brew operations.

The “Better Cold Brew with Toddy: Exploring the Art & Science of Cold Brew” event is free, taking place Thursday, July 29, targeting United States and European audiences.

“We’ve really missed connecting with customers and others who love coffee as much as we do,” Toddy President Julia Leach said in an announcement from Toddy. “Ultimately, the Better Cold Brew digital event allows us to still

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