Nutrition

Foods that Will Help Boost Memory

As we have more birthdays and age grows, there are things about the body that decrease in effectiveness. Memory is an example of something that tends to grow weaker with age rather than stronger for some people, but there are ways to fuel the brain with what it needs to thrive and continue functioning…

Inside Out Lasagna

The winter months are cold for many parts of the world. Snow and wind can chill you to the bone and cause you to crave many different types of heat sources. Scarves and gloves, heaters, and the indoors are common avenues sought for warmth, but food can warm you from the inside out. This…

Hearty and Healthy Winter Soup

Ah, can’t you smell it? That smell of chicken soup that brings you right back to being a child and visiting your grandmother’s house? Chicken soup is a staple in many homes and is just the right balance of hearty and healthy to be the perfect soup for chilly winter days, when someone starts…

Gluten-Free Baking Week

During the holiday season, it’s hard not to think about food. You have so many dinners and parties coming up, and food seems to be at the center of them all. You can’t help but think of all the delicious sweets and treats you’re bound to enjoy over the holiday season, but, what about…

Healthy Holiday Snack

The holidays are so much fun! From rekindling old traditions with family and friends to decorating and shopping, there are so many things to do during this time of the year. In the midst of the hustle and bustle, however, is the tie that binds the holidays together – food. Everything about the end…

Strawberry Banana Milkshake

Perfect for a hot summer day, this milkshake will keep you cool in the heat. With the right amount of protein added, it could even serve as a meal replacement. Read on below to get the entire “how-to” on this perfect afternoon or post-workout treat.   Use your favorite blender to combine the following:…

Healthy Pumpkin Bread

It’s that time of year again! Pumpkin bread is a household favorite, however, have you ever wanted a healthier variation? This pumpkin bread is made best with maple syrup and whole wheat flour. You can feel confident stepping on the scale after enjoying our version of this vegan recipe. The following yields 1 loaf…

Vegetarian Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

  Ingredients: 1 2 1/2 to 3-pound spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeded 1/4 cup water 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 10 ounces portabella mushrooms, sliced 2 cups diced tomatoes 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper, divided 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/4 teaspoon…

Low-Fat Cheesecake

  Crust: 2/3 cup graham crackers, crushed 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons butter, melted Pinch of salt Filling: 2 (8 ounce) packages reduced-fat cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 2/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 large eggs 2 large egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon lemon juice…

Chicken Burrito Bowl

  Ingredients: 1 tablespoon finely chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon chili powder 1-pound boneless, skinless chicken strips 2 cups cooked quinoa 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed 1 ripe avocado, diced ¼ cup salsa ¼ cup shredded Monterey…