Almost all desserts are made with butter and eggs, so how do vegans get to enjoy delicious chocolate chip cookies or fudgy brownies? Luckily, bakers have found great alternatives for dairy products and eggs to make vegan desserts that taste incredibly similar to the real thing. Check out these recipes with ingredients like coconut oil, maple syrup, and sweet potatoes!
On beautiful summer days, we all want to find ways to enjoy as much time out in the sun as possible. One of the best ways to relax and spend time outdoors with friends and family is with a picnic! Before you start packing bags of chips and soda, take a look at these delicious and easy snacks to make for your next summer picnic!
While you can find a lot of your favorite vegetables and fruits at the grocery store year-round, you can only find a good juicy peach in the summer. From salads and drinks to dinners and desserts, peaches can be used in a variety of ways. Now that we’re just a few weeks away from the official start of summer, check out these recipes to have on hand when you can finally stock up on delicious peaches!
This Saturday, June 2nd, is National Donut Day, a day for many people to eat their favorite breakfast treat! However, it’s clear that donuts aren’t the healthiest option, with all that sugar and glaze on each bite. Continue reading to learn how to celebrate the holiday with homemade, healthier versions of your favorite treat!
Exercising every day is important for your health, but it can be hard to know which foods are best to eat before and after your workout to ensure your hard work pays off! The food you eat pre and post-workout have a significant effect on your body, especially if you are exercising with goals to lose weight or gain muscle. Here are some tips on pre and post-workout nutrition to incorporate into your daily life.
As the weather starts to warm up, many people celebrate with an old-fashioned barbeque with friends and family. While grilled meats have a reputation for being unhealthy, there are plenty of ways to ensure your favorite summer meal is good for you! Continue reading for a few tips for healthier grilling this summer.
This Sunday, April 22, is the 48th anniversary of Earth Day! In 2018, we are seeing a bigger movement to save the planet than ever before, as many people strive for a healthier lifestyle. Some of these changes to live a green lifestyle include electric cars, recycling, and being more aware of the food we eat and how it affects our planet. Continue reading to for a few tips on how to celebrate Earth Day this year with eco-friendly meals.Read More
Avocados have gained a lot of popularity over the past few years, as restaurants are putting the green fruit on almost every food possible. While some may be sick of seeing avocados everywhere, they actually have some amazing health benefits you may not know about! Continue reading to learn about a few of the surprising benefits of the delicious avocado.Read More
Food is a significant part of the Easter holiday, and traditions vary all over the world. In the U.S., children identify candy and chocolate with the Easter bunny, as well as hard-boiled eggs that are often decorated for the springtime holiday. While there are no strict traditions for Easter dinner, ham is the common dinner centerpiece in America. Continue reading to learn about interesting food traditions from all around the world!Read More
Chips and dip are great for appetizers at a dinner party, or an easy snack to enjoy while watching TV. While the snack mainly consists of salty tortilla chips and calorie-filled pre-made dips, there are plenty of healthier versions of chips and dip to try this spring and summer. In fact, this Friday is National Chip and Dip Day, making it the perfect time to try out these healthy versions of your favorite snack!Read More
St. Patrick’s day is an Irish holiday that is often celebrated with anything green- so why not use it as an excuse to make a delicious green power salad? We all know how hard it is to keep up with our diet or New Year’s resolution to eat healthier, so anything to make eating healthy fun will help you stay on track!Read More
You’ve probably heard the common saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but have you ever wondered if that is actually true? Starting your day without eating breakfast means that your body is running on empty, as you need food to fuel your mind and body for a new day. While many people put eating breakfast low on their list of priorities before leaving for work or school, it’s important to eat something within two hours of waking for a healthy and productive day.Read More
Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? The campaign is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and focuses on raising awareness about nutrition and health education. As we enter the third month of the year, many people are slipping with their healthy new year’s resolutions, but Nutrition Month is here to change that! Continue reading for some inspiration and tips on how to make healthier food choices this year.Read More
For the majority of people, coffee is part of their morning routine, and many people drink more than one cup a day. Coffee can be good for you and provide antioxidants, but using artificial sweeteners and creamers is not a healthy way to consume coffee. If you love coffee and want to learn a few healthier ways to enjoy your favorite drink, we’ve got a few tips!Read More
Since this Friday, February 16th is National Almond Day, now is a great time to talk about the amazing health benefits of almonds. The tree nut is very nutritious, and since almonds are delicious on their own, they are the perfect easy and healthy snack to eat any time of the day. Continue reading to learn more about a few great health benefits of almonds!Read More
Valentine’s Day often comes with a lot of pressure to have a special and romantic evening, but it’s one of the most crowded nights of the year for restaurants. Instead of waiting for a table in an overcrowded (and likely overly expensive) restaurant, stay home this Valentine’s Day and cook an easy and delicious meal for your loved one!Read More