by Silvana Nardone in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, December 20, 2014
by Silvana Nardone in Gluten-Free, Healthy Recipes, December 10, 2014
Holiday cookies are everywhere this time of year, and no doubt you want to have a few — or an entire tin. The good news is that cookies don’t have to be all bad. Instead, you can add health-focused ingredients, like antioxidant powerhouses matcha green tea and cocoa powder, fiber-rich chestnut and almond flour, and inflammation tamers like ginger and cinnamon.
by Abigail Libers in Healthy Recipes, December 4, 2014
If you’re loathe to try your hand at yet another “great” fruitcake recipe this holiday season, you’re in luck. We’ve created four festive quickbread recipes that are perfect for the holidays. Wrap them up with a ribbon for the road, or keep them out on the counter for all-day snacking. The best part? You won’t be slaving away in the kitchen all day. When it comes to prep time, these quickbread recipes stay true to their name. Just pulse the ingredients in your food processor or stir them straight up in a bowl — no creaming butter necessary. Then, just let your oven do all the heavy lifting and enjoy these gluten-free quick breads that make the most of the season’s feel-good flavors.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, November 3, 2014
Meatloaf need not be boring. These innovative recipes take an old classic to new heights. The best part: You’ll get all the comfort without all the calories.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, November 1, 2014
Pretzels are everywhere: the grocery aisle, the sandwich counter, the mall, the airplane, and just about every vending machine on the planet. Now they’re even on restaurant menus in the form of soft baked breads. While the idea of snacking on a bag of pretzels, or opting for a sandwich on a pretzel roll may sound “healthy,” it’s just not.
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, Kid-Friendly, October 31, 2014
Cold and flu season is right around the corner and while there’s no magical food to protect you from illness, eating more of these five foods can help keep you going strong through those chilly winter months.
by Abigail Libers in Healthy Recipes, October 25, 2014
Although tossing healthy ingredients into a blender can make a fabulous go-to breakfast, there are common mistakes folks make that can sabotage their morning shake. Read more
by Silvana Nardone in Healthy Recipes, October 19, 2014
When the weather turns chilly, nothing beats a comforting plate of pasta. Indulge the healthy way with these tasty dishes that are low in fat, but high in flavor. Read more
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, October 16, 2014
When the air starts to turn chilly, there’s nothing quite like a stew simmering on the stove. These recipes not only ladle up comfort, they’ll boost your immune system too. Warm up with this quick veggie noodle soup. Lemon energizes and wakes up the flavors while garlic and parsley deliver an immune boost (pictured above).
by Alia Akkam in Healthy Recipes, October 12, 2014
It’s fall, peak season for sweet, plump, juicy grapes. If you thought grapes were just for snacking, you’re missing out. They’re loaded with fiber, rich in vitamins, and great for sipping, roasting, and baking. Read more
Sure, we love digging into brown rice bowls and plumping up our vegetable soups with barley, but there’s an array of other (sometimes obscure) good-for-us whole grains — from spelt to farro — we should be eating on the regular. Don’t overlook these nutritious alternatives hiding in grocery store bulk bins.