Pumpkin is a really popular ingredient to have around the house this time of year, especially since many of us bake or enjoy pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving. So if you’ve got a few extra cans stashed in your pantry, don’t wait till next November to use them up! Need...Read More: What to do with all that leftover pumpkin?
What are you going to do with that jack-o-lantern? EAT IT! Yup, pumpkin is a low calorie, high fiber, naturally sweet winter squash that is an easy addition to countless dishes. It can replace high-fat ingredients like oil or cream in baking, can be roasted and eaten alone, bears...Read More: (Almost) 101 Ways to Use Pumpkin!
What did we do before self-serve frozen yogurt? Before Pinkberry, Phileo, 16 Handles, Yogurtland, and Flavaboom? Self-serve fro-yo sounds like a low-cal indulgence, right? But let’s be honest. It’s easy to make it a habit! Nutritionally, Pinkberry is the best—and the most transparent—of the bunch. Nutrition facts for every...Read More: The Cold Truth about Self-Serve FrozenYogurt
Coffee has a bad reputation. Feeling jittery or anxious? Sluggish, tired, or dehydrated? Most trainers and diet gurus will tell you to nix the coffee. Replace it with tea and hot lemon water! You’ll never miss the buzz! Right? Don’t answer that. Luckily, science is gradually proving the scare...Read More: Coffee Gets its Buzz Back
This summer I joined a CSA (community supported agriculture) so every Monday when I pick up my fruit and veggie box I am pleasantly surprised by all the goodies that are inside of it. This inspires me to cook seasonal dishes since all the contents are picked that week...Read More: Another way to enjoy Kale: Salad
Yes, I know everyone and their mother’s are making kale chips these days. I mean why not? A healthy, crunchy and slightly salty snack is pretty much perfection (now if they only tasted good drizzled in chocolate we’d really be on to something here!). I’ve tried my hand at...Read More: Kale Chips: They’re a sure thing
This morning I noticed I had about 1 cup of brown rice left over in my fridge and I thought, “what should I do with this”? It was Monday which means my fridge is usually lacking in many items and I needed to do a food shopping so healthy...Read More: Oatmeal swap: Brown Rice
Hemp. We know what you’re thinking…but it’s not just the cousin of marijuana and material for surfer friendship bracelets anymore! Humans have used hemp for over 12,000 years for food! It is easy to cultivate, environmentally sustainable, requires barely any pesticides and replenishes the soil in which it grows....Read More: Hemp Yourself to Better Health
We always have bananas in my house and for some reason or another one or two always go brown and my kids refuse to eat them. So, instead of throwing them away, I add them to my muffin recipe, allowing me to add tons of flavor, some extra antioxidants...Read More: Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
Looking to take the chill out of your bones after a cold winters day? Instead of reaching for hot chocolate (often topped with whipped cream and full of sugar), try something new….and a lot lighter! No artificial sweeteners, no added sugars and no extra calories my Almond Milk Chai...Read More: Hot Chocolate Alternative