Healthy Living

The Holy Grail Of Delicious Health Food: 7 Crunchy Kale Salad Recipes

Everyone's favorite leafy green gets star treatment
Oct 8, 2014 1:00 pm

You order them on menus and make ithem at home, demonstrate about how healthy you are on your Instagram feed and preach the good word of this incredibly nutritious leafy green to all. Kale salads are the holy grail of delicious health food, and we've got 7 recipes to heap on your plate for lunch or dinner. Heck, fry an egg and plop it on a salad for a light and filling brunch. There's a reason it's taking up most of your vegetable crisper.

Is The Temaki The Future Of Healthy Fast Food?

Chris Jaeckle's temakeria opens in NYC tomorrow
Sep 30, 2014 3:00 pm

A veteran of formal NYC dining, Michelin-starred chef Chris Jaeckle is opening a fast-casual sushi spot in Chelsea. But why? We take a look at the details, examine this ongoing trend of "healthy fast food" and speculate on if it's here to stay.

Kale, Celery, Dates, Apples, Feta, Maple: This Is A Healthy Salad Recipe For You

A simple crunchy salad to energize your workday
Sep 29, 2014 3:00 pm

Cathy Walthers is the author of several healthy eating cookbooks, including Raising the Salad Bar. Her latest, Kale, Glorious Kale (those names!) serves as a tribute to the popular farmers market staple. While braised kale might be the most-common move, salad is a pretty close second. This recipe struck us for its simplicity, and maple-forward balsamic vinaigrette.

Thistle Hill Tavern's Kale Taco Salad Recipe

Dale Talde whips up a healthier taco salad
Sep 23, 2014 1:00 pm

Thistle Hill Tavern is the Brooklyn restaurant from Top Chef alum and all-around kitchenmaster Dale Talde. The casual spot plays up the bounty of local, seasonal ingredients and its menu is packed with stuff you really want to eat. Like a taco salad, but not a terrible taco salad. Swap out lettuce for kale and don't worry about the taco shell (crushed up chips on the bottom add flavor and crunch just fine!). The point is, make a taco salad. 

Greek Chicken Panzanella With Honey-Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe

Is it a salad or a sandwich? Maybe it's both!
Sep 3, 2014 4:30 pm

Jessica Merchant, author of blog How Sweet Eats, just released her first cookbook. This is good news for several reasons: she's hilarious, her food is excellent and there's nothing she makes that you can't. If your chopped salad game is non-existent or really bad, this Greek-style recipe from the "Salads, Soups and Vegetable-Like Things" section will be right up your alley. 

There's Hope Yet: Study Shows Junk Food Cravings Are Reversible.

Quinoa salad, greens are the new hot dogs, burgers
Sep 2, 2014 2:00 pm

Do you find yourself constantly craving what can best be described as “junk food”? You know exactly what we mean: Cupcakes, French fries, bacon, bacon, more bacon. You’re not alone here. The good news is that there’s hope on the horizon for those hoping to cease having these common cravings and it comes from a new brain scan study. Read on.

24 Epic Leafy Green Vegetable Side Dishes

Zest up your health kick with these delicious sides
Aug 28, 2014 12:00 pm

You know you want to eat that huge bunch of kale, Swiss chard, spinach, collards, mustard greens, whatever that huge pile of greenery taking up most of a shelf/an entire drawer in your fridge. You just need a little inspiration. Thankfully, leafy green recipes are generally pretty easy to crank out (but we included a few challenging ones in there if you want to be healthy and make a point). Peruse this large handful of dishes and feel great about dinner.

Grassmilk Is A Thing. But, The Next Big Thing?

It's gone mainstream at Whole Foods
Jul 31, 2014 10:00 am

Sure, you’ve heard of grass-fed beef. And organic milk is certainly nothing new. But what about organic, grass-fed milk? That’s right, organic, grass-fed milk: two big buzz words in just one product. And Whole Foods is taking notice. Read on.

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