5 Super Salad Ingredients

I’ll be honest… salads are one of my absolute favorite meals.  But they can get boring.  It’s easy to get into a routine of making the same salad over and over and over again.  But there really are so many great ways to ...

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Nutty Granola Bars

Hey all! It’s Olivia here and I am training for my first marathon.  I’m also experiencing constant hunger.  In order to satisfy my ravenous appetite, my friend Allie (our latest guest editor), gave me this fantastic granola bar recipe!  It makes a wonderful ...

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5 Tips for Staying Healthy When Eating Out

I have a confession.  I eat out.  A lot.  And when I say a lot, I mean that I probably eat two-thirds of my meals per week from restaurants.  It’s not the healthiest choice, but it’s what best accommodates my life.  My schedule ...

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Hearty Rainbow Lentil Soup

Ingredients: 1 medium onion, chopped 4 carrots, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 green pepper, chopped 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes 1 (15 ounce) can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed 3 cups kale, chopped 1 cup dry brown lentils 2 tbsp ...

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Eat The Rainbow

Have you ever wondered why doctors and dietitians tell you to “Eat The Rainbow”?  Well, it’s not just to make your plate look festive. Rather, the answer lies in the chemical compound known as “phytochemicals.”  Phytochemicals are responsible for the pigment of food.  ...

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Beet Burgers

I created this recipe with the intent of befriending some vegetarians.  But it turns out that these beet burgers are meat-eater approved!  They’re a great alternative to your typical burger when you’re looking for something a little bit fresher and more flavorful.  I ...

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Vegan Falafels

This recipe was inspired by the 6 lb can of chickpeas my roommate brought home from Cosco! Don’t be intimidated by all the ingredients.  There is actually very little manual labor involved.  Use this recipe as a guideline and modify it to suit ...

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3 Guilt-Free Valentine’s Day Treats

You don’t need a Valentine to enjoy these sweet treats! But if you have one, just double the recipe! Enjoy and HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! Nutty Chocolate Covered Strawberries Ingredients: 3-4 tbs semi-sweet chocolate chips 4-5 strawberries 1 tbs chopped nuts (I used walnuts) ...

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Vegan Diet Review

The next time you meet a vegan, I suggest giving them a big hug.  Before I became interested in nutrition, my idea of a vegan was someone with guilt-tripping bumper stickers and an Instagram full of breakfast smoothies interspersed with cute animal photos.  ...

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Paleo Burger

The classic burger & fries just got a Paleo makeover!  The result was absolutely delicious and had a ton of nutritional benefits.  The biggest struggle with the Paleo burger is actually in the condiment department because most condiments are off limits. While you ...

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