Eat With for Hosts
Instead of looking for where the locals eat,
Snacks and Treats
this social dining service encourages you to
start eating with the locals—in their homes!
Eat With’s interactive website leaves restau-
rants behind and allows users to book a seat and enjoy a cul-
turally rich, local feast with your new-found hosts. The EatWith
app allows users to become hosts, plan a dinner, and commu-
nicate with your guests.
The Healthy Rebel
Looking to bid farewell to your daily snack
struggle? A variety of healthy, delicious whole
food snacks await you in this app’s reservoir
of more than 300 dessert and meal recipes by
holistic nutritionist Amy Layne, co-founder of DAMY Health.
Each recipe is made with all-natural ingredients and features
healthy yet decadent versions of your favorite treats. Search
for vegan, gluten-free, or raw recipes to find the perfect treat
to serve when entertaining. You can even customize your
recipe lists and save your favorites for the future.
Annabel Karmel Family Cooking
The only thing harder than coming up with
a daily snack for yourself is finding healthy and
delicious options for your kids. Well, struggle no
more with this family cooking app. It provides
access to over 120 simple recipes, which are split into helpful
categories such as Everyday Meals, Lunchboxes, Sweets, and
more! The app even has a Kids Rule the Kitchen section, offer-
ing 12 recipe challenges that aim to help teach your kids valu-
able cooking skills for the future. You can organize your meals,
customize recipes with notes, and use the app’s Interactive
Speaker feature to have recipes read aloud to you.
Find the best in fresh, locally sourced foods
no matter where you are. This app lets you
quickly find the closest farmers' market and
highlights activities happening there that day.
Details about market hours and vendor images and photos
from market regulars make sustainable travel food adventures
a snap. Use the app to share your experience and photos and
show your support for the local community. Stock your Airbnb
with fresh and local fare for a heatlhy and delicious holiday.
Ever wonder what the best time is to eat
your favorite fruits and veggies? Unsure about
the pesticide levels in your food or when to
buy organic? Harvest can help. Use this app to find out what
food is currently in season in your area, as well as learn tricks
for selecting the best produce and how to avoid foods with
high pesticide levels. Available even without an internet con-
nection, this app teaches you to knock on melons and find a
perfectly colored piece of fruit anywhere. Best of all, Harvest
tells shoppers how much pesticide residue is on specific fruits
and vegetables and includes a list of pesticide-heavy foods
from worst to best.
Environmentally conscious consumers
know that unsustainably sourced fish is
among the greatest threats to our ocean
ecosystems. This app helps seafood lovers
find and select products that are fished or farmed in ways
that have a lower impact on the environment. Use the app to
choose ocean-friendly dishes while dining out or to pick up
low-impact food at the grocery store. There’s even an educa-
tional section where you can learn more about ocean conser-
Kate is an Ottawa-based freelance writer and editor who specializes in reporting on the
health, lifestyle, and technology sectors. Her work has been featured in the Huffington
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