A longing for authenticity. An urge to protect the planet and embrace nature. An itch to spice things up. These are the modern sentiments shaping what will show up on our plates and in our glasses in 2024, according to experts who forecast food trends. We asked nearly a dozen industry insiders—from chefs to a food futurologist—what to expect in the year ahead for food and drink. Here’s what they said. An emphasis on global flavors Even if you don’t […]

Comfort food isn’t just delicious, it’s important. A significant dish can remind us of family, friends, or fond childhood memories, and a shared meal can help foster community and new human connections. Comfort food even lives up to its name by helping to soothe feelings of sadness and anxiety. (Really. The science backs it up.) It also does what all good food should and leaves us feeling full, satisfied, and nourished. Vegan comfort food is no different, and these 21 […]

You likely know the basic principle of Slimming World – the popular weight loss program which was founded in 1969 by Margaret Miles-Bramwell. In its simplest format, it’s a structured nutrition plan that supports members through fat loss by encouraging members to make healthier food choices, with weekly meetings and weigh-ins. In the last 50 years, they’ve held thousands of weekly groups across the UK and supported tens of millions of people in eating more healthily by tracking their ‘Slimming […]

You know what they say: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But while it’s obvious that eating a healthy breakfast is a crucial part of losing weight and keeping your overall wellness in check, it’s not always obvious what, exactly, a healthy breakfast entails. In fact, many popular options that may seem good for you could actually be taking a toll on your body, leading to inflammation, and potentially even slowing your metabolism. To shed some light […]

Get ready for our January Community Calls! This month, discover the secrets of exponential growth in CPG, learn how to navigate Whole Foods as a brand, dive into data-driven trends for building your beverage business, explore updates and best practices from the New Hope team for Expo West 2024, and hear from NielsenIQ on navigating today’s shopping trends. All of our January 2024 calls are free and open to the public – just register in advance and mark your calendar. […]

Meringue is typically slotted into dessert category, but it doesn’t have to be. Considering the short list of ingredients—egg whites and a touch of acid—it’s clear there’s nothing innately sweet, aat least until you add a pile of sugar. So don’t. Meringue can form the basis of a light and crunchy snack or serve as a meal component that’s full-on savory. As meringue is primarily composed of egg whites, you can easily omit the sugar, which isn’t necessary for whipping […]

These flavorful breakfasts are seriously worth waking up for. Whether you’re in the mood for overnight oats, omelet muffins or freezer burritos, these dishes take minimal time to reheat or put together in the morning. Plus, they each offer at least 15 grams of protein per serving to help you stay energized and satisfied until your next meal. Recipes like our Greens-&-Gruyère Mini Quiches and Breakfast Blueberry-Oatmeal Cakes are easy ways to keep breakfast simple, nourishing and delicious. Carrot Cake […]

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy. A free 7-day, flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner ideas and a shopping list. All recipes include macros and Weight Watchers points. Free 7 Day Healthy Meal Plan (Jan 22-28) I hope everyone stayed warm this week! I have great news, I am doing a book tour for Skinnytaste Simple with Williams Sonoma and I will be traveling to Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Washington DC, and King of Prussia, PA February 6 to February 11. Get […]

This is Day 5 of Well’s Mediterranean Diet Week. Start at the beginning here. The Mediterranean diet isn’t like other diets. To begin with, it’s more of a style of eating than a strict regimen. And adopting it doesn’t involve many of the sacrifices people associate with healthy eating. Compared with other wholesome diets, for example, the Mediterranean diet is relatively high in fat. Federal health officials recommend that 20 to 35 percent of your daily calories come from fat […]

The food and beverage industry is evolving, but what trends will shape the sector in the next 12 months? Find out New Food’s trend predictions here… It’s the start of a new year which, for New Food, means looking ahead to the next twelve months and predicting what trends will dominate the food and beverage industry in 2024. This year, New Food’s Grace Galler has called on various members of the New Food Advisory Board who have been keeping their […]