Turkey, Avocado, Egg Sandwich

I just made a healthy, tasty sandwich and wanted to share! This was easy and satisfying. I used 100% whole wheat english muffins which will provide you with filling fiber, and more vitamins and minerals than regular english muffins. Avocado, which is full of heart-healthy unsaturated fat and carotenoids, something that is usually associated with […]

What I Eat: Around the World in 25 Diets

Have you ever wondered how the American diet, or specifically, your own diet, compares to the diets of people around the world? Maybe you have traveled to other countries and noted the differences in how and what people eat. Or you’re like me, facing an endless barrage about why the American diet is wrong while others cultures […]

Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie

cherry smoothie

Chocolate is often viewed as a decadent treat to indulge in on occasion. In many cases this is true, especially when chocolate is combined with rich creams and sugar that can bump up the calories, saturated fat and dilute the cocoa in the product. So, for this month’s Recipe Redux, the team challenged chocolate’s bad […]

Brown Rice Crispy Treat Recipe

Let me count the ways in which I love this recipe: 1. It is EASY. It takes only 10 minutes to prepare. Even the kids can make this one. 2. It is a healthier alternative to the famous Rice Krispy Treat. These healthier treats have a remarkably similar taste but use more wholesome ingredients like […]

How to Read a Nutrition Label in 4 Steps

A new Nielsen report looking at healthy eating trends from around the world recently revealed that six out of 10 people find nutrition labels confusing. Tellingly, it also showed that 56 percent of the 25,000 who were surveyed describe themselves as overweight. North America topped every other region of the world — 56 countries total — with […]

Heartburn Help plus a BIG giveaway!

Do you ever suffer from heartburn? It is something that can range from a mild burning in your chest or throat to a horribly uncomfortable “flame” shooting up your throat, feeling like food is “stuck” in your chest, sore throat or nausea. Some of the things that contribute to acid reflux include alcohol, Hiatal hernia (a […]

15 Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

Don’t worry, no one is taking away the pizza and beer — unless, of course, you’re open to the idea. All right, so I know that some people consider Super Bowl Sunday foods sacred, and that you are truly looking forward to indulging this weekend on whatever ritual pizza/beer/chips/etc. is your tradition. In my experience, […]

Maple-Glazed Salmon with Roasted Brussels Sprouts (in 25 minutes)

This past issue of Real Simple is simply awesome. So awesome, that you can see (pictured to the right) what it looks like after a month of use. The magazine always has delicious recipes and healthy inspiration but this month offered a couple of recipes that are going to make it into my regular rotation. […]