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12 Savory Spinach Recipes

When looking to drop pounds, spinach is your Bestie. Calorie for calorie, it’s one of the most nutritious vegetables around. Spinach doesn’t only pack a mean Popeye punch when it comes to beta carotene, magnesium, vitamin K, manganese and folate, it’s also loaded with powerful phytonutrients that act as antioxidants and help protect your cells and immune function. Spinach has… Read More

Spinach, Feta & Broccoli Spaghetti Squash Bowls

Bowls are making a major come-back these days. That’s why everything from bread to tacos to smoothies have been getting epic bowl-inspired image makeovers from their Instagram stylists. So why fight fashion? Go bowling for dinner. Here’s a dinner bowl that you don’t even have to wash afterwards. Low-calorie spaghetti squash noodles (is it spaghetti? is it squash? it’s both,… Read More

Tangy Lemon Garlic Chicken with Refreshing Steamed Greens

One small squeeze of fresh lemon, one giant leap for weight loss. Fresh lemon juice not only lends a refreshingly tangy flavor boost to any food for next to no calories, but it also improves digestion, strengthens liver function, encourages bile production and cranks up the immune system. This light and flavorful dinner is incredibly easy to throw together, capitalizing… Read More

6 Salad-Free Ways to Enjoy Your Greens

If you weren’t well acquainted with the salad aisle before your weight loss journey began, odds are that you can now navigate it with your eyes closed while hopping on one leg and still come out with a cart full of every shade of green. No matter what kind of diet you’re on, one of the major components of every… Read More

8 Sweet Uses for Strawberries

You can’t have let the entire summer pass you by without at least one foray into a U-Pick strawberry patch, or one indulgent grocery shopping spree on these sweet, seasonal sensations (especially when this is the time of year to buy them at reduced cost!). But now…what to do with them? Low on the glycemic index and high in fiber… Read More

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Crunchy Almonds & Summer Sprouts

Not only does this salad bring a brilliant burst of color to any table it’s featured on — it also packs a whopping amount of nutrition into just a handful of delicate, raw ingredients. Strawberries, black currants and greens are loaded with vitamin C, iron, antioxidants and fiber, carrots and purple cabbage shine with vitamin A, while almonds, sunflower seeds… Read More