Tag Archives: healthy food

12 Healthy Superfoods You’ve Been Throwing In Your Trash (with Recipes!)

With the rise of modern farming techniques, plant engineering and depleting soil quality, the nutritional content of our fruits, vegetables and general food supply has been sadly spiraling downwards. Our ancient ancestors were getting far more nutritional bang for their buck when they bit into a wild fruit or vegetable in comparison to what we eat today on a daily… 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

Seared Cod in a Fresh Tomato-Basil Wine Sauce

Allow this quintessential Mediterranean meal to transport you to a breezy sun-baked terrace overlooking a lush and breezy Italian vineyard, laughing with friends over the tinkle of wine glasses and the first catch of the day, beautifully plated before you alongside colorful local harvest. This light healthy fish is exploding with flavor, bathed in fresh basil, juicy tomatoes, aromatic garlic… 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

7 Incredible Ways Garlic Transforms Your Body

Garlic, the bashfully beloved bulb that so many of us have a love-hate relationship with. Irresistibly drawn to the “stinking rose”, we indulge in its pungent pleasures in almost every type of cuisine around the world, only to be shamed afterwards into breathing shallowly down-wind. Down with garlic shaming. Evaluated in over 5,500 peer-reviewed scientific studies for its effects on… Read More

6 Slimming Sweet Potato Recipes

Potatoes are widely known as the no-no carb. But the sweet news is that there are some trimmer tubers out there that are actually incredibly-good-for-you health foods that are loaded with nutrients and can help you lose weight. One sweet spud packs 25 percent of your body’s recommended intake of bulky belly-friendly fiber, along with 4 grams of protein and… Read More

5 Mood-Boosting Foods

Eating when you’re feeling down isn’t usually the best idea. We all know it. But do it anyway. Then, sure enough, that box of chocolate-glazed donuts that promised to quickly lift you right back up to happy land leaves you feeling even worse afterward, once the sugar-high dissipates. On the other hand, certain super foods actually do have genuine healing… Read More

Healthy Grocery List For Weight Loss

Heading into the store without a well thought-out grocery list in hand usually results in heading back out with a frozen dinner, a tub of Chunky Monkey, canned corn and salted peanuts. Simplify your life by sticking to a baseline grocery list every week that already includes the clean-eating weight loss basics. Not only does this help to make your… Read More

Top 10 Best Foods for Health & Weight Loss

Do you believe that you’re the master of your own fate? Certainly, there’s so much in life that seems to spin completely out of your control. But there is a lot in your life that definitely is very much in your court – much more than you realize, perhaps. It starts with what you place in your mouth every day.… Read More

Chipotle Mango Fish Tacos in Lettuce Wraps

These aren’t your typical beer-battered fish sticks smothered in sour cream and wrapped in flour tortillas. Nor are they your typical battered fish stick smothered in sour cream and wrapped in flour tortillas that have had some fat and carbs removed from them for good measure. These are waaay more fun, spicy, saucy and sassy. And have had a lot… Read More