Healthy Living

Superfood Of Summer: 9 Healthy Quinoa Recipes

Added bonus: quinoa is also super...delicious!
Jul 9, 2014 1:00 pm

They're those lovable little seeds with awesome little tails you see cropping up in everything from tabouli to fritters. It's quinoa, and we eat this versatile superfood every chance we get. Check out 9 of our favorite summer recipes for quinoa from sweet supercharged breakfast bars to ultra-nutritious savory mushroom quinotto (think lightened-up risotto).

 

Side Dish: 14 Great Grains To Serve With Dinner

Couscous, rice, farro, barley, rice and more!
Jun 19, 2014 2:30 pm

Mashed potatoes won't save you when the weather's hot, no matter how rad you make 'em. You need a nice healthy side featuring healthy grains...but we stuck some nice cheesy grits and creamy barley risotto in there just in case a nice healthy side is not what you need. Otherwise, peruse hand-picked recipes for light, delicious couscous (both regular and Israeli), rice, corn and quinoa (a seed, not a grain, but still perfect for healthy sides).

Cup That Tracks What You're Drinking Might Help You Lose Weight, Stay Fit

The Vessyl counts calories, fat, even caffeine
Jun 17, 2014 11:00 am

This 13-ounce spill-proof cup not only identifies the beverage that you pour into it, but it also measures the amount and nutritional makeup, including calories, fat, sugar, protein, even caffeine. Now, every sip can inspire additional workout time. You're welcome!

Watercress Is The Healthiest Vegetable? Carrot is #26? Here’s A Chart To Memorize.

Somebody calculated the most nutrient-rich veg
Jun 10, 2014 4:00 pm

The Center For Disease Control is not only tasked with preventing Ebola outbreaks, and serving as a backdrop for The Walking Dead episodes. The federal agency is tasked with teaching us about healthy living, including defining so-called Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables. Here is a list of the most Powerhouse-like fruits and vegetables.

Smoky Kale Salad With Toasted Almonds And Egg Recipe

Kick up your kale salad with hearty add-ins
May 28, 2014 12:00 pm

Calling the world's healthiest vegetables! Oh here they are, in author Laura B. Russell's new cookbook, Brassicas: Cooking The World's Healthiest Vegetables. Fans of broccoli, cauliflowers, Brussels sprouts, and yes, of course our darling kale should be very excited. First up, a hearty kale salad that will leave you entirely satisfied. Guaranteed.

 

Meatless Monday: Marrow Beans With Swiss Chard And Zesty Lemon Recipe

Hearty, earthy, meatless comfort food
May 19, 2014 12:00 pm
Photo: Jennifer McGruther

Award-winning food educator and cookbook author Jennifer McGruther's The Nourished Kitchen not only teaches how to prepare wholesome, nourishing foods, but also encourages a mindful approach cooking and a celebration of old-world culinary traditions. Brighten up hearty beans and greens with a squeeze of lemon for a satisfying side dish.

12 Ways To Enjoy All Manners Of Peas

English, sugar snap, snow, black-eyed, dig in!
Apr 7, 2014 12:00 pm

You don't have to use frozen peas! But when the options are fresh and varied, and there's no better time for peas than spring, you'd be hard-pressed to find a friendlier veggie to to toss into your pasta, tart, salad, soup or even cocktail. Try one of our 12 favorite pea recipes for dinner and leave the frozen bag to what it does best: being a handy ice pack.

So You Want To Start The Week Out Eating Right? Here's Inspiration.

Stories, recipes to keep healthy living goals
Apr 7, 2014 9:30 am

Well, it's Monday. You can start the week out with a return to The Rut, or you can believe in yourself and eat right, exercise and maintain a positive attitude. Your call. In case you're of a mind to stay on the healthy side, here are some stories and recipes to help you along as you start the week. 

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