Thursday, September 20, 2018

Nutrition

Whether you are looking boost athletic performance, slim down, treat a health condition or just trying to stay in good health, paying close attention to your nutrition is important. But it’s not always easy to figure out exactly what advice to follow. Between your family, friends and the internet, you’ve heard the exact opposite opinions about every food and diet out there. So, what is healthy? What’s not? To know for sure, you have to turn to the science, which is exactly what we do in our Nutrition Series. Browse the articles below to learn more about how your food interacts with your body and how you can build a healthier diet for yourself and your family.

The Healthiest Chimichurri Recipe You’ve Never Had

Chimichurri Recipe
On the hunt for the healthiest chimichurri recipe on the planet?  That’s no easy title to claim, since this simple traditional Argentinian condiment is naturally rich in healthy, spicy ingredients, but we think we’ve nailed it down!   Chimichurri: By Any Other Name Food historians think the original chimichurri sauce, a simple mix of chopped parsley,...

How to Make Fresh Lemonade Without Sugar (With a Secret Ingredient!)

How to Make Fresh Lemonade
When you know how to make fresh lemonade without sugar, you can (and will want to!) make it even when it's not summer. Still, is there anything more quintessentially summer than a glass of sweet, cold, tart, fresh homemade lemonade?  In fact, just typing that conjures up images of long, lazy afternoons on the sun-drenched...

Simple Summery Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

Simple Summery Blueberry Smoothie
Blueberries are such a wonderfully nostalgic food for me.  Just reading the word is enough to conjure up brilliantly blue skies, the feel of pleasant early morning sunshine that promises to turn to a scorching inferno by midday on my neck, and my grandma marching about with a white, half-gallon bucket tied to her...

Sweet Potato Bites Recipe: Like French Fries But Healthier

Sweet potato bites
I don’t know about you, but sometimes my soul just needs French fries.   I’ve never really figured out what the triggers it.   It’s not stress.  I can be insanely stressed and not need those salty, crunchy, potato-y comforts. It’s not girly issues.  Most months flit by with no fry fancy. It’s not getting too hungry....

7 Incredible Keto Chocolate Cookie Recipes for World Chocolate Day

World Chocolate Day
One of my favorite holidays is right around the corner – World Chocolate Day! Ok… so, it isn’t really a holiday.  But, it definitely should be.  Although the forms in which we eat chocolate has changed over the centuries, it has undoubtedly been a food that has been a gastronomic centerpiece of many cultures. Unfortunately, chocolate...

40 Grown-Up Friendly, Healthy Donut Recipes to Make Your Inner Kid Happy on National Donut Day

Healthy Donut Recipes
Is there any food that brings out your inner kid faster than a donut? Just a glimpse of the blue-and-white paper Westco bag sends me hurdling back to early morning road trips, campfire-smoke drenched pajama parties and bleary-eyed bumbling down from camper bunk-beds. But, the older we get, the more we know these mouth-watering trips...

Best Healthy Hamburger Recipes for #NationalHamburgerDay

Best Healthy Hamburger Recipes
You might hear the words best healthy hamburger and have your bullshit alarm immediately kick into overdrive.   And I get it.   Hamburgers are often considered the ultimate cheat meal.  Delicious, greasy, and heart-warming, they are a personal favorite of many (myself included, of course) - and they are rarely considered healthy. But that doesn't mean...

We Are Obsessed with this Cashew Milk. Try It Too!

Cashew Milk
Whatever your motivation for hunting down a simple, do-it-yourself, healthy plant-based milk alternative, we’ve “ca-shew” covered! Lactose intolerance.  A milk allergy.  Ethical veganism.  Health-motivated meatless diets.  Environmental concerns about factory dairy farming.  Concerns about the hormones and medications in traditional milk.  Failure to pick up milk the last time you hit the store because the...

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