Recipe: Roasted Carrot Ribbons With Spices

These carrots are equal parts delicious and nutritious eaten on their own, but with this preparation, they can be used as an extra special garnish too! Sliced into thin ribbons and roasted with fragrant spices, they will make a great addition to a large salad or a bowl of pasta or soup. Adding more carrots … Read more

Recipe: Watermelon Gazpacho

What’s more comforting than a bowl of soup? A cold bowl of soup on a hot day! That might sound odd, but gazpacho is an excellent way to consume a nutrient-rich meal, without all of the heaviness (or heat!) associated with several courses. This recipe is so simple to prepare; after the ingredients are chopped, … Read more

Grilled Tuna with Spicy Chickpeas, Tomato and Rosemary

Get HealthyBy Jess O’Toole The omega-3 fatty acids found in oily fish like tuna decrease inflammation in the body and help lubricate the joints. The American Heart Association recommends adults eat at least two servings of fish a week because omega-3s are also great for reducing triglycerides and promoting heart health. The benefits of eating … Read more

Recipe: No-Bake Almond Butter Energy Bites

Almond butter makes for an excellent pre-workout snack because it contains both protein and healthy monounsaturated fats. Most almond butters are minimally processed and void of added salt, sugars, and fats, unlike a lot of commercially available peanut butters which are loaded with unhealthy extras. On top of that, almond butter will keep you feeling … Read more

Recipe: Lemony White Bean Dip

Vitamin D intake is an important element when it comes to maintaining bone density and strength. Both Vitamin D and calcium are not only essential components of a healthy diet, but because of their bone-strengthening capacities, they work to fight off osteoporosis as well. This white bean dip is loaded with calcium and works as … Read more

Keep hydrated with this Watermelon & Mint Smash

By Carlynn Woolsey Maintaining a healthy level of hydration is important to the body on so many levels. When water and important electrolytes are lost, normal functioning can be compromised. If this happens, one of the most common symptoms is a painful, recurring headache. The easiest way to combat this symptom is to rehydrate by … Read more

Recipe: Sunrise Muffins

These muffins are so flavorful that you’ll never know you’re eating something that’s good for you too! The secret ingredient in them is pineapple, which simultaneously makes the muffins moist on the inside and caramelizes to sugary-sweet perfection on the outside. Pineapple is naturally rich in an enzyme, called bromelain. A general health booster and … Read more

Surf and Graze Recipe

By Jess O’Toole Winter salad can be just as refreshing as a summer salad, and even a bit luxurious. For this recipe, any fresh salad greens will do, but red leaf lettuce lends dramatic color paired with slices of pink grapefruit. Fresh herbs like mint and chives contribute bright flavor and marinated fennel is crisp … Read more