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Ginger-Sesame Edamame & Soba Noodle Bowl

This healthy and vibrantly vegan noodle bowl is packed with seasonal spring-time produce that’s high in fiber and nutritional quality while light in saturated fat and cholesterol. Colorful and flavorful, this dish sure does make a crowd feel good (or halve the recipe if it will be making lunch or dinner for just one happy camper), and is a great… Read More

Refreshing Cucumber Salads for Summer

Cool, refreshing, low-calorie cucumbers are filling the bins in abundance at the farmers market. A cup of cucumbers may only tally up to a scant 16 calories, but it’s packed with plenty of potassium, fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K and magnesium. Whether in a salad, sandwich or dip, cukes add a light, hydrating and energizing freshness to everything they’re served… Read More

Kale & Quinoa Salad with Chili Avocado Cream

This hearty, healthy and flavor-rich power salad fulfills all high-brow entrée salad demands: Its Pinterest-worthy rainbow food in a bowl It perfectly executes a flavor tight-rope balancing act between pleasantly sweet and spicy heat It’s a texture circus of satisfying crunch and luxurious creaminess It fills you up and perfectly satisfies a nagging appetite It charges you up with potently… Read More

Honey Sriracha Glazed Salmon

If you’re a sweet heat lover, the perfect balance of sweet, savory, spicy and zesty flavors captured in this salmon dish will toss you right up into your personal heaven. Flaky and melt-in-your-mouth tender, this Thai inspired fish requires only a small handful of flavorful ingredients and about thirty minutes to whip up and serve.   1 large salmon fillet,… Read More

Low-Carb Lazy Egg Roll Bowls

Normally, Laziness + Egg rolls = closest Panda Express drive-through. For those of us watching our carbs and our cabooses, a lazy man’s egg roll can still be easy, delicious, and scratch that fried foods craving itch right where you needed it. Ditch the high-fat high-carb wrappers, lean up your ground meat choice and stuff it with filling and fiber-full… Read More

Glowing Carrot Cashew & Ginger Soup

Snuff those sniffles with a lean, high-fiber soup bowl that’s jam packed with immune strengthening nutrients. Vitamin C and beta-carotene from carrots and sweet potato give your immunological warriors a hefty boost, while ginger offers powerful antiviral protection that help to stoke your body’s infection fighting fires. Cashews not only endow this silky soup with luscious creaminess, but are also… Read More

Gut-Friendly Foods: Sautéed Jerusalem Artichoke with Garlic & Thyme

Photo: Gunnar Magnusson Prebiotic foods – fiber-rich foods that feed the friendly microorganisms in your gut that promote good health – are more than just food. Research shows that these foods actually behave like messengers that help instruct the body when to burn calories and when to store them. Find out how they work magic in your body here. Jerusalem… Read More

Parmesan Zoodles in Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

Having a hankering for a good ol’ fashioned bowl of saucy spaghetti? Here’s the perfect dish to turn to. Zoodles – zucchini spiralized into noodles – are one of the best low-carb, gluten-free, fat-free alternatives to pasta when you’re trying to pinch some pounds while still eating fabulously delicious and satisfying fare. And this mouth-watering pasta sauce is the perfect… Read More

5 Simple Salmon Dinners

Lean, light, chock full of waist-wilting nutrients and quick to prepare, salmon dishes are some of the easiest go-to weekday dinners you can rely on for terrifically tasty and weight-loss friendly results. Here are 5 quick, lean and easy meals that feature tantalizingly flaky salmon, complimented by savory side dishes that boost flavor, nutrition and satisfaction. Coconut Curried Salmon on… Read More

5 Hearty Warm Winter Salads

The thought of warm salad either makes you feel all comfy cozy inside, or makes you think of a bowl of slimy boiled lettuce. Warm salads are actually hearty, healthy comfort foods that are perfect for cold weather. They’re delicious pick-me-up rainbow medleys of fresh crisp ingredients combined with savory warm ingredients like steamed roots, seasoned beans, cooked ancient grains,… Read More