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Cereal continues to be the breakfast of champions – if you make the right choice. Avoid excess fat, sugar and salt. Here’s our round-up of 30 whole-grain options  that are low in sugar, high in fiber, and full of protein. Start your day off right. 

Cereal continues to be the breakfast of champions – if you make the right choice. Avoid excess fat, sugar and salt. Here’s our round-up of 30 whole-grain options  that are low in sugar, high in fiber, and full of protein. Start your day off right. 

The distinctly American dish, chili con carne, is currently having a bit of an identity crisis. Thanks to endless celebrity-chef game-day chili recipes and some 500 annual cook-offs on the international competitive chili circuit, many bowls of meat, peppers, and spices have taken on strange new ingredients. Let’s keep it simple.

The distinctly American dish, chili con carne, is currently having a bit of an identity crisis. Thanks to endless celebrity-chef game-day chili recipes and some 500 annual cook-offs on the international competitive chili circuit, many bowls of meat, peppers, and spices have taken on strange new ingredients. Let’s keep it simple.

Recent studies may have confirmed the health risks of skipping breakfast, but it’s still hard to get fired up about eating a typically healthful hot cereal breakfast in uncomfortably steamy weather. You might be surprised that on a hot summer morning, a cold, refreshing bowl of oatmeal is a perfect way to get your daily dose of the cholesterol-fighting, fiber-rich cereal without the heat.
Samantha Stephens, chef and owner of OatMeals, a New York cafe that specializes in cereal-based dishes, shares three cold oatmeal recipes that will keep you cool - and full - on a hot summer’s day.

Recent studies may have confirmed the health risks of skipping breakfast, but it’s still hard to get fired up about eating a typically healthful hot cereal breakfast in uncomfortably steamy weather. You might be surprised that on a hot summer morning, a cold, refreshing bowl of oatmeal is a perfect way to get your daily dose of the cholesterol-fighting, fiber-rich cereal without the heat.

Samantha Stephens, chef and owner of OatMeals, a New York cafe that specializes in cereal-based dishes, shares three cold oatmeal recipes that will keep you cool - and full - on a hot summer’s day.

"It doesn’t actually taste like much of anything," Eric Young says of octopus heads, which he bites to kill the animals. "It kind of tastes like salt and rubber. It feels like a little macadamia nut. You bite down, they go white, and that’s that.”

"It doesn’t actually taste like much of anything," Eric Young says of octopus heads, which he bites to kill the animals. "It kind of tastes like salt and rubber. It feels like a little macadamia nut. You bite down, they go white, and that’s that.”

For your next party, forget that pot of chili and try cooking paella, the world’s most sophisticated comfort food.

For your next party, forget that pot of chili and try cooking paella, the world’s most sophisticated comfort food.

April Bloomfield’s Oysters Rockefeller are topped with garlic, lemon, butter, and finely chopped spinach, then sprinkled with bread crumbs that toast up in a fleeting moment under the broiler. Photograph by Joao Canziani

April Bloomfield’s Oysters Rockefeller are topped with garlic, lemon, butter, and finely chopped spinach, then sprinkled with bread crumbs that toast up in a fleeting moment under the broiler. Photograph by Joao Canziani