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Clean Eating Meal Prep Ideas: Your Week Just Got Easier

Forget stocking up on granola bars. These clean eating meal prep ideas will have you excited to get up in the morning and eat delicious, fresh meals all day.
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14 Quick Dinner Ideas: Cook a Full Meal in 20 Minutes

Scrambling for dinner inspiration? Bored by your same chicken and veggies? These recipes are easy and quick dinner ideas that break the mold.
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Healthy Meals for One You Can Make Any Night of the Week

Need a healthy meal for one without the complicated process of scaling down a family-sized recipe? From pesto risotto to stuffed sweet potatoes and single-serving chicken noodle soup, these recipes fill your body with nutrients without filling your refrigerator with leftovers.
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Goodbye, Takeout: Try These Incredible 15-Minute Meals Tonight

Here are the most delicious dinner recipes that are healthy without the effort. You can whip up these 15-minute meals in the midst of your busy evening — no mess, no fuss.
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The Ultimate Guide to Steam Oven Cooking

If you lead a hectic lifestyle, you might be missing one time-saving appliance in your kitchen: the steam oven. Learn how steam oven cooking could provide you with nutritious meals free of prep and cleanup in 20 minutes or less.
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12 Healthy, Easy Dinner Recipes You Have to Try This Week

Here are 12 quick, easy weeknight dinners that can be prepared in as little as 20 minutes. Keep these easy dinner ideas on the back burner for the next time you need dinner ready in a flash.
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Recipe: Miso Stir-Fry Sauce & 3 Ways to Use It With Your Tovala

Consider this post the antidote to your weeknight, “Man, I want takeout!” blues. Step one? Make a sauce that brings...
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An Interview With Tovala's Chief Culinary Officer, Alexander Plotkin

Chef Plotkin is truly passionate about helping as many people as possible enjoy healthy, delicious meals. And his culinary coming-of-age...
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The Anatomy of a Tovala Meal

Every time our chefs step into our test kitchen, they follow what's essentially a culinary checklist. When a Tovala Meal...
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Chef Q&A: The Best & Fastest Way to Cook a Whole Bird

When it comes to all things food, our Chief Culinary Officer, Alexander Plotkin, is a fountain of knowledge. He concerns...
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It's Dinnertime: Check Out How Much Time Tovala Saves You

Tovala Meals save you a lot of time and energy on a busy weeknight. To show you how, let’s walk...
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Imagine a World With Better Leftovers: The Heat Button

Imagine a world where leftovers are piping hot AND as good as they were when they were first cooked. Imagine...
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Why is the Tovala a WiFi-Connected Appliance?

When we came up with the idea for Tovala, we knew we wanted to create a device that would make...
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How We Cook With Fall Fruits and Vegetables

At Tovala, we’re all about fall because it means there are as many chances for delicious dishes as there are...
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Steam-Baking: What It Is & Why It's a Game Changer

We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again: steam is magical. But steam has many more interesting applications than...
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Tackling Chicken Wings for Game Day

It’s football season. Whether you’re a casual fan, a fantasy football nerd, or a diehard trying to will your team...
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How the Tovala Makes Stellar Toast with Steam

Toasting, a.k.a. the act of taking bread from good to REALLY GREAT, is one of the simplest ways to enhance...
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Baking vs. Roasting: What's the Difference?

What's the difference between baking and roasting? That's a question you probably haven't pondered too often (if at all). But...
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100% Delicious, 100% Recyclable

We believe Tovala Meals should make it easier to eat better without creating a lot of waste in the process....
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From Concept to Plate: How Tovala Meals are Made

Tovala Meals are the end result of a long and careful process. Our goal? To make sure any meal of...
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Too busy to cook? 3 quick hacks to eat well, really easily

At Tovala, we’re all about making it easier to eat better. Here are a few tips to help you eat...
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Baking vs. Broiling: Breaking Down How Ovens Cook Your Food

To be a better cook, it’s important to understand the science behind what you’re doing. That’s why we wanted to...
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Steam and All Its Friends: Why Multi-Step Cooking is Awesome

Cooking with steam is trendy—and with good reason. But cooking with steam is also nothing new. Aztecs used to take...
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Quick Tips for New Tovala Owners

Welcome to the Tovala family, we’re really excited for you to get cooking! Here are a few tips we’ve put...
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Some Overdue Compliments…

They’re the craftsman who can create dishes that we lack the imagination, skill, and time to create ourselves. They feed us, they satiate us, and they cater (pun intended) to our every culinary wish.
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Tovala announces $1.6M seed round of funding

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably felt the pain of an uncertain dinner. You know what it’s like to get...
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The Cooking Phenomena You Didn’t Know You Loved

There’s a phrase you’ll find in just about any cookbook, cooking show, or family recipe: Remove from the oven once the top is browned. Or Wait until it is golden brown and delicious.
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10 Global Dishes Made Delicious With Steam

Steam has been the key to making really delicious food for centuries, and we couldn't be more grateful. Here are some of our favorite steamed dishes from around the world!
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Kitchen Appliances Can Be Cool, Too

If a 1950s housewife were to walk into a kitchen today, she’d feel right at home. Many of the brands (GE, Whirlpool), the appliances (KitchenAid, etc.), and the behaviors are exactly the same...
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