Food & Nutrition

18 Food Replacement Hacks that Make Healthy Eating Easy

I'll admit it. I think it's difficult to eat healthy all of the time. I do pretty well most of the time, but the best technique by far that I've used to be sure that I'm eating healthy meals...

Top 15 Smoothie Ingredients

Tired of making the same old smoothies every day? Here is a list of the top 15 smoothie ingredients to inspire you to try something new. This isn't a recipe for a smoothie. It's just a simple list of...

Grocery Shopping Guide: How to Keep Your Body Healthy & Your Wallet Fat

  Give Yourself Enough Time to Shop We are often in a big rush to get our grocery shopping done. Perhaps picking up some stuff after work or quickly running an errand on a lunch break. This time crunch...

20 Unconventional Avocado Recipes

  It’s practically common knowledge that avocados are nutritional powerhouses. One avocado has 33% of your daily recommended Vitamin C, 40% daily recommended Folate, 25% daily recommended Vitamin B-6,...

A Guide to Complete Proteins

  “Complete protein” certainly sounds like something we should be getting more of in our diets, and you’ve probably heard the term in the media before. But do you know what a complete protein is? Our...

Finding the Perfect Cup: A Beginner’s Guide to Tea

So you’re ready to be a tea connoisseur, but you don’t know where to start. Well, you’re in luck! Being a fan of the art of tea drinking, I’ve made it easy for you by putting together everything you...

30 Days of Smart Eating Led to These 10 Healthy Changes

  You may remember that I completed a Whole30 challenge last year with a couple fabulous health bloggers. It went well, but I’ll admit I slipped pretty quickly once it was over. This happened from...

40 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Garlic (Plus Recipes!)

If aroma intensity equals health benefits, garlic is a surefire hit. It’s flavorful, valuable and versatile. Looking to boost your heart health? Keep mosquitoes away? It turns out, garlic can accomplish...

Healthy Snack Swaps

1. PB Thins / 2. Apple Chips / 3. Glazed Cashews / 4. Cocoa Somersaults / 5. Lentil Chips / 6. Spinach & Garlic Crackers / 7. Cereal Bars / 8. Black Beans / 9. Blueberry Muffin Mix / 10. Flapjack Mix Ju...

Sipping Green Tea May Protect Against Cognitive Decline

New research from Japan indicates regular consumption of green tea may provide significant protection against age-related cognitive decline. To test the hypothesis that consumption of beverages rich...

Pump Up Your Smoothie with Spirulina (And a FREE Vitamix!)

Smoothies are a popular way to amp up fruit and veggie intake. I mean, it doesn’t get much easier than throwing your favorite produce in a blender with milk, water, or juice and blending it up. Plus,...

BREAKING: Fish Oil Supplements Boost Omega-3s Better Than Fish Alone

New research from the U.K. indicates daily supplementation is more effective than regular fish consumption for raising omega-3 concentrations in the body. Nutritionists commonly recommend regular...