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Try this Game-Changer Post-Workout Smoothie

Regular exercise turns your body into the perfect landscape for good health and fitness to flourish in. But if you don’t plant the right seeds in this landscape, nothing can ever take root. Everyone knows that exercise is good for our health, but many people don’t realize that exercise itself is actually quite damaging to the body. It tears apart… 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

Light & Comforting Broccoli Soup

Enjoy a light yet creamy comfort bowl packed with fiber, phytonutrients, vitamin C, vitamin K and vitamin E. Far lighter and lower in fat and calories than classic cream of broccoli soup, this dish still boasts tons of flavor infused with fresh thyme and buttery mushroom. Red lentils thicken up the soup nicely while giving it a beneficial boost of… Read More

16 Heavenly Chocolate Recipes that Are Good for You

We all leaped up into the air, clicked our heels and whooped for joy when scientists announced that our mocha smothered fantasies were real indeed – by George, chocolate is good for us! Studies showed that cacao’s cardiovascular benefits included lowering blood pressure, reducing vascular inflammation and clotting, improving arterial blood flow, decreasing bad cholesterol levels and reducing the risk… Read More

20 Garlicky Recipes You’ll Lust After

Eating more garlic in your diet is definitely one of the most delicious ways to strengthen your health, lose weight, fight cancer, and ward off colds, flus, hungry vampires and bad dates. From veggies to soups to savory meats to cheesy comfort dishes, garlic ups the flavor factor of almost any type of dish with the perfect aromatic kick. Take… Read More

Budget-Friendly Healthy Meals

When you’re on a tight budget, healthy eating can seem like a luxury out of reach. But the truth is that there’s absolutely no need for you to go hunting for dinner in expensive health food stores to start getting healthier and losing weight. You can make a wide variety of tasty, flavorful, nutritious, healthy and low-calorie meals from cheap… 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

One-Pan Mexican Quinoa Taco Bowl

This will satisfy all your winter cravings: a cozy colorful comfort dish that’s bursting with warming flavors while also light, healthy, nutrition-packed and incredibly easy to throw together. Caution: While eating this, you may even start to think its spring again. 1 Tbsp olive oil ½ onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 jalapeno, seeds scraped out, minced 1 cup… Read More

Ancho Chocolate Truffle Balls

Here’s a little choco-luscious pick-me-up for all you S.A.D. people out there in the thick of winter. And, with a nod of challenge to cold and flu season, we’ve also taken the liberty of punching up your sweet chocolate treat with a bit of heat, ancho chile style. Chili peppers help to boost immunity, clear congestion, fight inflammation, and trigger… Read More

Easy Slow-Cooker Dinners that Make Healthy Weekday Eating Easier

Colder days make you long to just Slow. Things. Down. But of course, that’s rarely ever an option in the mad rush of daily life. Your slow-cooker is the answer to this temporal anomaly. Slow-cooking allows you to gently simmer foods in their own natural juices, minimizing the need to add extra oils while amping up their flavors and soft-as-butter… Read More