SWEET & SPICY HOISIN TOFU LETTUCE WRAPS

Calling all lettuce wrap lovers! I feel like there are a lot of you out there, including myself! These crisp lettuce wraps are filled with a savoury hoisin tofu and shiitake mushroom filling. As well as ramen noodles, a colourful hit of shredded purple cabbage and chopped cashews, cilantro and sesame seeds. They’re sweet, spicy, vegan and of course, delicious!

Nutritional psychiatry: Your brain on food

Your brain is always “on.” It takes care of your thoughts and movements, your breathing and heartbeat, your senses — it works hard 24/7, even while you’re asleep. This means your brain requires a constant supply of fuel. That “fuel” comes from the foods you eat — and what’s in that fuel makes all the difference.

Forget 98.6°F. Humans Are Cooling off — Here’s Why

The “normal” body temperature of 98.6°F (37°C) is actually not so normal. New research finds the average human body temperature of Americans has dropped. “What everybody grew up learning, which is that our normal temperature is 98.6, is wrong,” said Dr. Julie Parsonnet, a professor of medicine as well as health research and policy at Stanford […]

7 Emotional Benefits Of Cooking That’ll Make You Want To Actually Use Your Kitchen

When you’re having a bad day, science says you shouldn’t automatically collapse on the couch; it might be a better idea to break out the recipe books. The emotional benefits of cooking are myriad; many programs around the world help people with mood disorders and other issues get into the kitchen as part of their treatment, a practice known as “therapeutic cooking.” And it’s something you can replicate in your own home, with a bit of effort and an ingredient or two.