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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

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

6 Belly-Friendly Breakfast Toasts

Did you dismally ditch toast for breakfast when you decided it was time to cut carbs and lose weight? Well, turns out you can still raise your glass and toast toast if you want to. You can have your bread and lose weight too, if it’s of a 100 percent whole grain, minimally processed and sprouted variety (like Ezekiel brand… 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

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

4 Gut-Melting Green Smoothie Bowls

Your Instragram feed hasn’t been lying to you. Plates are dead. So are cups. Bowls are taking over. And yes, smoothies have gotten the bowl makeover too. No need to panic when trading in your favorite stripy swirly sippy straw for a spoon, though. For people looking to lose some weight, this Smoothie 2.0 could possibly help them get there… Read More

Pomegranate Pear & Pecan Salad on Detoxifying Bitter Greens

This salad is loaded with flavorful bitter greens that are naturally detoxifying, nutrient-packed, fiber-filled and that quickly fill you up on very few calories. It manages to stimulate and satisfy every part of your taste palate, with the pleasant sourness of pomegranate and orange balanced by the bitterness of dandelion, chicory, arugula and endive greens, complimented with the natural sweetness… Read More

Charred & Smokey Cauli Steaks

Die-hard Red Meat Lovers: please stop pelting nearby desk debris at the computer screen for the mere suggestion of using cauliflower for steaks. No point denying it: these cauliflower steaks won’t replace your beef steak. They taste nothing like beef. They’re not trying to. They don’t have to. They’re not trying to be anything but themselves, because they know that… Read More

Metabolism-Boosting Herbal Iced Teas

Many go-to refreshing summer drinks are packed with sugar and calories. These fabulously light iced tea recipes will help keep your dreams of summer blissfully sweet without the sugar and empty calories. Pack up your pitcher with antioxidant-rich and metabolism-boosting ingredients that hydrate you while keeping you cool, trim and slim. Give some summer lovin’ to these sultry summer sippers.… Read More