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Crystal Schlegelmilch
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From yoga to weight lifting, from organic soy milk to grass-fed steak, I am a content writer digging into diet trends, exercise routines, natural remedies, and the latest research about achieving and maintaining good health. I believe there is more than one healthy lifestyle, and I hope to help others navigate all the information out there to find the lifestyle that works for them.
  • Indiana University
    English (Public and Professional Writing), 2007 - 2011
  • Indiana University
    Germanic Studies, 2007 - 2011
  • Indiana University
    Theatre and Drama, 2007 - 2011
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writing, editing, marketing
  • spoonacular
    2013 - present
    spoonacular is a recipe search engine that understands natural language, so you get the results you really want. No more meat in your "vegetarian chili" or wheat flour in your "gluten-free brownies." Not only does spoonacular understand your query better than conventional recipe search engines, the results are much more customizable. spoonacular calculates scores for healthiness, price, and popularity that lets you rank recipes according to what really matters to you. Plus, you won't find ugly nutrition labels and boring ingredient lists on spoonacular-- we believe recipe searching and browsing should be visually appealing. After all, you eat with your eyes first! spoonacular's search bar provides instant visual feedback and our widget converts standard ingredient lists into attractive picture lists
  • aivolve
    Content Writer, 2012 - 2013
    Covered topics ranging from eco-friendly fashion to renewable energy developments for the "green" lifestyle portal Tell It's Green (, based in Berlin, Germany.
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The Best Hot Chocolate Mix for Cooler Weather

Hot chocolate is a perfect cold weather drink, but it is hard to find a mix without too much sugar or too many additives. Good thing we foun

The Healthiest Frozen Pizza: Gluten Free, Vegan, and Low Calorie Options

Frozen pizzas are quick and easy, but many of us feel guilty when we resort to eating them for dinner. End the regret and try one of the hea

Our Favorite Organic Snacks: Healthy Treats For On the Go and Between Meals

Put down that dollar bill. Step away from the vending machine. We've found the best organic snacks for both sweet and salty cravings. Stock

Fish Recipes: Healthy Ways to Get Your Omega-3s

Fish recipes make healthy meals rich in protein and good fats. We've got some recommendations for recipes using many types of healthy fish t

Looking for a good replacement for Evernote Food? Try spoonacular!

Now that Evernote Food is gone, you're probably looking for a new app to manage your recipes and meals. Learn why spoonacular is a good repl

The Best and Healthiest Milk Alternatives For When You're Going Dairy Free

If you don't eat dairy, you probably want to find the best and healthiest milk alternatives for your diet. Here we discuss soy, almond, coco

The Healthiest Noodles: The Best Pasta Brands for Your Diet Goals

You don't have to give up pasta because you're trying to eat better, at least not if you know the best and healthiest noodles for your dieta

The Healthiest Tortilla Chips for your Salsa, Guacamole, and Nachos

Tortilla chips, like any chip, can be high in sodium and contain tons of unnecessary additives. We've found the healthiest tortilla chips wi

The Healthiest Dark Chocolate: 55% to 100% Cacao

Research suggests dark chocolate could be good for your health. But to reap the most benefits, you should know the answer to this: what is t

The Best Store Bought Pie Crust: Traditional, Graham Cracker, and Cookie...

No time to make pie crust from scratch? We've evaluated traditional, graham cracker, and cookie crusts to find the best store bought pie cru

Food Blog vs. Real Attempt

We've all been there. You found the most delicious looking recipe on Pinterest or on a food blog with the promise that you too can create th

If Food Labels Were Honest

spoonacular is important to us because food is important to us. Not just because we enjoy cooking (and eating, of course), but because we un

How to Start a Food Blog: The Ultimate Guide

So you are interested in becoming a food blogger? Then you are at the right place; this article will give you step by step instructions on h

How Much and What to Eat to Gain Muscle (Brand New Protein eBook!)

Our first eBook Lift, Eat, Repeat: Your Guide to Eating Well while Gaining Muscle is now available on Amazon. Lift, Eat, Repeat answers many

Infographic: How Animals Search for Food

We all have to eat. But we don't all eat the same things, and we don't all find our food the same ways. The infographic below explains how s

Cheap Protein Sources for All Diets

This guide to cheap protein sources is designed to help everyone from budget-conscious bodybuilders to Meatless Monday fans to recovering

What is the Best Recipe Search Engine in the World?

Have you ever tried searching for something simple like

The Step-by-Step Guide to the spoonacular Toolkit

The spoonacular recipe toolkit has three free widgets for food bloggers to help them improve their blogs— 1) the ingredient visualizer, 2) t

4 Reasons You Need the spoonacular App

The spoonacular app makes it possible to search for new recipes, save recipes you want to cook later, and upload your own recipes to an onli

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