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Recipe: Grapefruit Brûlée

Grapefruits taste their best when in season from winter through early spring. You can choose from pink, red – or even white – varieties; each of which has a varying degree of tartness. By brûlée-ing the grapefruit (a fancy term for topping it with sugar – and honey, in this [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:24:06-07:00January 18th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Grapefruit Brûlée

Recipe: Creamy Basil Cauliflower Pasta Bake

Cauliflower is rich in dietary fiber, which is essential for optimal digestion. Fiber contributes to a balanced system that can keep things moving smoothly through the intestinal tract. With a naturally high fiber content and as part of a healthy diet, it may even contribute to weight loss efforts. This nutrient [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:24:39-07:00January 13th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Creamy Basil Cauliflower Pasta Bake

Recipe: Basmati Rice With Dried Fruit And Toasted Coconut

How many times have you found yourself in the following situation: your workout is done (nice going!) and you need to put a dinner recipe on the table – or simply feed yourself – ASAP!? When that happens, opt for preparing this basmati rice recipe, which can serve as a [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:24:45-07:00January 11th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Basmati Rice With Dried Fruit And Toasted Coconut

Eat This, Not That: Workout Breakfast Edition

As millions of people head to the gym to fulfill their New Year’s resolutions to exercise every day, they often neglect the one thing (other than persistence) that can make or break their workout: breakfast. Breakfast is an important meal for many reasons, but it becomes crucial on the mornings [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:24:47-07:00January 11th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Eat This, Not That: Workout Breakfast Edition

Recipe: Simple Sesame Kale Salad

Calcium is an essential mineral that is helpful in maintaining strong bones. In the wintertime, especially, when slips and falls are more frequent, ensuring a diet high in calcium rich foods is important. Kale and sesame seeds are two such sources, and in combination in this recipe, pack a powerful [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:25:38-07:00December 30th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Simple Sesame Kale Salad

Recipe: Winter Morning (Or Any Time!) Breakfast Bowl

Wake up to this warm breakfast bowl on a cold winter morning! Made with ancient grains (your choice – amaranth, buckwheat, quinoa, etc. will do!), coconut water or nut milk, and anti-inflammatory spices like cinnamon and clove, this is a meal that is as hearty and satisfying as it is [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:25:50-07:00December 28th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Winter Morning (Or Any Time!) Breakfast Bowl

Recipe: Cacao Berry Smoothie

The Mayans referred to cacao berry as the "food of the Gods", and for good reason. Throughout history, the cacao plant has been revered for its healing properties. Among the many known health benefits, containing essential vitamins, minerals, and powerful antioxidants, cacao is widely understood as a heart healthy food. [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:26:14-07:00December 23rd, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Cacao Berry Smoothie

Recipe: Baked Turkey Meatballs

Meatballs might not be the first dish to come to mind when you consider holiday food, but they should! Here's why: meatballs are simple to prepare, versatile to serve, and people tend to love them. You can serve them as-is, mix them with gravy for a quick party appetizer, or [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:26:25-07:00December 21st, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Baked Turkey Meatballs

Recipe: Sweet Potato and Saffron Risotto

Studies have shown that women who have a high concentration of the form of vitamin A known as carotenoids in their bloodstream are at lower risk for developing breast cancer. Carotenoids can be found in numerous orange fruits and vegetables such as cantaloupe, citrus (oranges, kumquats, etc.), carrots, peppers, squash, [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:30:58-07:00October 26th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Sweet Potato and Saffron Risotto

Recipe: Pumpkin Curried Lentils

Fall is officially here, and with the change in seasons we can expect to see “pumpkin everything” everywhere. While there are plenty of sweet treats to consider – doughnuts, pies, and lattes to name a few – why not opt for a homemade, fortified pumpkin alternative, instead? This lentil dish [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:31:25-07:00October 19th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Pumpkin Curried Lentils