Are you are allergic to fish, and your seafood-loving friends are tempting you with a tasty and aromatic tuna salad sandwich? Maybe you just don’t like fish … or how it smells… All is not lost. You can still enjoy the taste, texture and convenience of tuna salad with a surprise plant-based variation. Read more
With the march of coconut and almonds into milk cartons, it’s not easy choosing a faux moo juice. While researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de València are experimenting with hazelnuts, walnuts and chestnuts, we’re topping up our microwaved lattes with celeb chef Teresa Cutter’s high-protein quinoa milk.* Read more
It’s almost not human what you can accomplish before 8 a.m. You’ve trained for at least an hour, packed lunches, started a load of laundry, fed and walked the dog and somehow managed to get yourself showered. What’s next? Read more
Kale is being hailed as one of the greatest superfoods of the decade. So naturally, you’ll be finding it in a variety of dishes — from breakfast to dessert! If you’ve eaten at any restaurant lately, you’ve perhaps eyed the big kale salad. Read more
You may have accidentally hit the snooze button one too many times this morning. Maybe you found a nail in your new tire and arrived late for a work presentation you spent weeks preparing for. When nothing is going your way, slurp up a bowl of this delicious, feel-good soup. Read more
Looking for something a little different to dip your chip in? Roasted chickpeas are the cool kids at the pool now. They’re just as crispy, just as salty (if you like ‘em that way) and just as flavorful. This recipe kicks it up a notch with fiery spices that may remind you of a certain Mexican-inspired platter. So be careful where you put down your bowl, because these chickpeas are “nachos” for long! Read more
It’s hard to get rid of some fond childhood memories — especially that yummy birthday cake mom used to make. You know the one where you secretly tasted the batter and the icing before it was finished … and then grabbed the corner piece with the most icing on it… Perhaps you are baking for your family or friends now. Even if it is just for yourself this recipe will make any mouth water – whether it’s their birthday or not! Read more
Nothing beats a pulled pork recipe when it just melts in your mouth in yummy goodness. If you are looking to serve a hungry group of six to eight people, this recipe will be a great addition to your food armory. Read more
Hectic life? Healthy dinners may be the last thing on your mind when you have a full day. You don’t have to settle for fast food or order delivery that’s not much better and tends to get cold by the time it reaches your home. Read more
Munch on these creamy dark chocolate bark bits from Dietitian Debbie Dishes. It’s easy to make and yummy in your tummy! Feel free to substitute your preferred dried fruits or nuts if you don’t fancy the ones featured in this recipe. These treats are handy to have around, especially when you need a little pick me up and you are on-the-go.
The season has finally shifted to a warmer embrace. What better time to cleanse and rejuvenate your body with lighter foods, juices and smoothies?
What’s considered healthy and unhealthy seems to change on a regular basis, which is why it’s helpful to recognize further studies that confirm previous findings. Most recently, a study by Georgia State University microbiologist Benoit Chassaing has further confirmed the destructive properties of an inflammatory diet. Read more
This grilled salmon with sweet and sour pineapple salsa, courtesy of Eat Spin Run Repeat, will make your mouth water. Salmon, fresh or frozen, is a great source of heart-healthy omega-3 fats and protein. Fresh pineapple is excellent in the accompanying salsa, but you can purchase canned pineapple (in water), and use the leftover juice to marinate the salmon. Read more
Get festive this Cinco de Mayo and put together these cheesy vegetarian enchiladas from The Honour System. In this recipe, whole wheat tortillas are stuffed with an amazing mixture of ricotta, spinach, garlic and brown rice. They are then topped with a spicy cheddar cheese and salsa combo before baking to kick it up a notch. Pair these yummy treats with your favorite margarita and you’ll be in the holiday spirit in no time!
Give me a hot, sunny day and I’ll give you a rich, creamy dessert to beat the unbearable heat. This Pistachio Protein Ice Cream packs a wallop of sweet, nutty flavor in each scrumptious spoonful. Loaded with organic pistachios, protein powder and Greek yogurt, this dessert will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth. Read more
You expect to see them in a simmering pot of stew, a bulky burrito or a spicy rice dish. But black beans in your dessert? It’s a foreign – even shocking – concept. Don’t let dinner visions sway you from trying these rich, decadent, bean-based truffle cookies. When combined with cocoa, coconut oil and natural sweeteners like pure maple syrup and vanilla, those petite protein powerhouses go completely undetected, creating a healthy, chocolaty treat you won’t be able to resist. Read more