Summer in Maryland is all about seafood- fish tacos, fish and chips, and of course, crab cakes! While many seafood dishes include fried food and french fries, there are many healthy recipes that are easy to make at home. Continue reading for two quick and healthy seafood recipes featuring shrimp and salmon.
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Smoothies are the perfect drink for a warm summer day, as they are cold, an easy way to eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, and delicious! Green smoothies are the perfect healthy choice for those who are watching their diet and want to have more energy during the day. Continue reading to learn more about green smoothies and how to make them.
Summer is basil season, and the delicious herb can be used in a wide variety of dishes. Learn more about the three varieties of basil and three recipes to try this summer to get the most out of basil season!
Memorial Day weekend is just a few days away, and to many people in the U.S, the holiday marks the unofficial first day of summer. You likely have plans to spend the day outside with friends and family soaking up some sun and firing up the grill- but instead of eating red meat and potato chips, check out these healthy and delicious recipes!
Cauliflower has become much more popular in recent years, as it is now a staple for vegetarians and vegans. The vegetable is a great addition to anyone's diet, and can be used to make cauliflower “wings,” pizza crust, and even vegan queso. Continue reading to learn more about the many health benefits of cauliflower!
Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and it is a great reminder to show your mom how much you love and appreciate her. Most moms just want to spend quality time with their kids on Mother’s Day, but why not make the day extra special by serving her a delicious breakfast in bed? Whether you make something simple or a whole spread, your mom will appreciate the time and effort you put into cooking some tasty food.
May is National Salad Month, so it is the perfect time to try out some new recipes! Adding fresh fruit to your salad is a great way to add some a different flavor and a burst of sweetness to the greens. Continue reading for two spring salads that are full of fruits like oranges, dried cranberries, grapes, and strawberries!
Next Tuesday, April 30th, is National Raisin Day, so it’s a great time to talk about the many health benefits of the dried fruit! When it comes to raisins, most people have a strong opinion on if they love them or hate them, but there’s no denying that they are a healthy alternative to candy and other sweets. Continue reading to learn about the many benefits of “nature’s candy!”
For those who work full-time jobs or just have a busy schedule, meal prepping is a great way to save some time and money. We’ve all had those nights where we are too busy or tired to cook lunch for the next day and end up purchasing a quick meal. While it’s normal to buy lunch every once in a while, it can get very expensive to buy it three or more times a week! Check out these easy meal prep ideas that only require a few minutes of your time on Sunday and will provide lunch for the entire week.
For those who celebrate Easter, you know that food is a very important part of the holiday. An Easter dinner or lunch menu traditionally features a ham as the main dish, with various side dishes and desserts. If you need some inspiration for what to make for your Easter dinner side dishes, check out the recipes below!
Every person has different staple ingredients based on the type of cuisine they like to cook, but there are a few ingredients that everyone should have in their kitchen. Whether you like Italian, Mexican, Indian food, and more, here are a few ingredients that you should always have on hand!
As the days become longer and warmer, spring vegetables are starting to hit the grocery stores and local farmers markets. Keep an eye out for delicious ingredients for your kitchen, such as sweet peas, leeks, asparagus, and artichokes to give some lightness and freshness to your meals. Continue reading for three meatless recipes that focus on spring vegetables!Read More
What better way to celebrate the start of a new season than with some fresh, new recipes?! After a cold winter full of hearty meals, it’s time to add some light recipes into your diet full of colorful vegetables and herbs. Continue reading for two recipes that are perfect for the start of spring.
In the health and nutrition world, the term superfood is used to describe foods with significant health benefits. Many foods are described as superfoods, but have you wondered why exactly they have earned this title? Continue reading to learn about a few well-known superfoods and what makes them so great.
If you are vegetarian or plan on switching to a vegetarian diet soon, it’s essential to know about protein alternatives to add to your daily meals. Many popular meals revolve around meat as the main ingredient, but there are plenty of options to make a delicious meal without any meat products. Continue reading for four great vegetarian protein alternatives!
Chickpeas have recently gotten a lot of popularity in the health world, and for good reason! The chickpea, also called a garbanzo bean, is a legume of the plant family Fabaceae and is a superfood that is high in protein, fiber, calcium, iron, and more. Continue reading to learn more about chickpeas and how to include them in your daily recipes!
February 22nd is National Cook a Sweet Potato Day, so now is the perfect time to learn about a few of the amazing health benefits of sweet potatoes! The large, starchy, sweet-tasting vegetables are very nutritious, and while they are popular in the fall season, they are a great addition to any meal year-round. Continue reading to learn five important reasons why you should add more sweet potatoes to your diet.
This Saturday, February 16th, is National Almond Day- a day to celebrate the delicious and nutritious nut! Almonds were among the earliest cultivated foods, and are still a main source of nutrients today. Continue reading to learn about the many benefits of almonds, and a few recipes to celebrate the day.
Many couples like to go out for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, but restaurants can be very overpriced and crowded, and staying in is always a great option! To celebrate the holiday with your loved one, spend the night cooking together and enjoying your meal in the comfort of your home. Continue reading for a few great recipes of menu items you can cook with your partner!