We all know that we should be eating fruits and vegetables on a daily basis, but do you know which foods are best for you? You may be in a routine and eat the same fruits and vegetables with your meals, but you want to make sure you’re getting as many nutrients as possible! Check out this list of the healthiest fruits and vegetables that should become staples in your diet.
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Summer squash isn’t usually at the top of our favorite vegetables list, as they can be bland and sometimes even soggy when not cooked correctly. Rather than avoiding them at your grocery store or farmers market, try a few different cooking techniques to see how tasty squash can really be! Continue reading for a few ways to cook summer squash to make it one of your favorite vegetables this season.
While you may know the basics about your favorite foods you eat on a daily basis, there are probably a few facts you’ve never heard of before! Take a look at these interesting facts about your favorite summer foods to learn more about what you’re putting in your body, as well as a few fun facts to share with others!
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