Life is all about that ebb and flow. Sometimes you feel downright unstoppable. Every glass is half full, your co-workers are the best, and you’re meal prepping like a champ.
It’s a tough pill to swallow for many of us, but Halloween is going to be a little different this year. With COVID-19 still a pressing threat, we’re all trying to find creative ways to enjoy our lives without putting our health and the risk of those we love at risk.
There are so many reasons we’re big fans of Target but the explosion of the food section of the last few years has made shopping there even more enjoyable. Now in addition to filling our carts with all sorts of cute and clever items, a few smartly-packaged healthy-looking snacks usually end up in there as well because let’s face it: Who doesn’t love snacks?
Eating lentil soup is a lot like sliding into fuzzy slippers and putting on jammies midday. It’s the food equivalent to a warm hug. Lentil soup is sometimes seen as bland, but they have a delicate earthy flavor that makes them a great canvas for bold flavors. Here’s a few suggestions on how to amp up your lentil soup game for this fall and winter.
Inflammation is a buzzword that we hear over and over (and over!) again. And it makes sense! Inflammation can cause a host of different symptoms — like joint pain, headaches, and skin rashes — and contributes to dozens of diseases, anything from depression to psoriasis to heart disease.
You may have recently noticed that the beverage section of your grocery store has expanded exponentially, especially when it comes to canned drinks that go beyond soda and seltzer.
Tell us if this sounds familiar: You have a big work project that’s due at the end of the day, and suddenly you feel the need to organize your entire closet. Or research that side hustle you’ve been contemplating. Or plan out your next week’s worth of meals.
Three years ago, I would have never expected chicken liver to be a freezer staple, but after nearly two years of baffling health concerns and trying extreme diets, a meal at a small-town restaurant changed my health — and how I thought about my body.
Big batch meals are a meal prep hack that can make your wallet heavier, time in the kitchen shorter, and overall, your life way easier. And when it seems we’re all cooking more than ever (and cleaning the kitchen more than ever), cooking meals in larger portions helps make the most of your time in the kitchen.
Spaghetti squash is kind of magical. It mimics that classic pasta of childhood, but brings so many more benefits to the table than your typical plate of comforting carbs.
Long beloved in the tropical regions in which it grows, Jackfruit entered the health and wellness scene a few years ago and wasted no time making major waves thanks to its neutral flavor and meaty texture.
Sucralose is an artificial sweetener and sugar substitute found in many products such as diet sodas and chewing gums. It is not a natural sweetener, like honey or allulose.
Every so often, we all have a night that we spend tossing and turning. That’s normal! Sleep quality ebbs and flows and sometimes, we just have an “off” night or two.
There are plenty of smoothies out there but this dreamy purple number has a trick up its sleeve. It’s loaded with good nutrition thanks to acai, spinach, and blueberries, with a refreshing surprise from mint tea.
Can Food Improve Our Mental Health? These Nutritionists Say Yes — Here Are A Few Meal Options To Try
2020 has been a tough year for mental health. A survey conducted by the CDC found that 40% of U.S. adults reported dealing with some sort of mental health issue this year, so if you’ve been dealing with higher than usual levels of anxiety or depression, know that you’re not alone.
Winter is coming. The deep chill that works its way down to your bones will surely set in soon. It’s time to think about the warming, cozy foods that will keep you healthy, satisfied, and full of energy, without being laden with foods that don’t work for you or your body.
Brussels sprouts had to undergo a makeover before they became one of our favorite veggies to eat, but once folks figured out how delicious roast brussels could be, this veggie became a side dish rockstar — boasting a sweetness that very few green veggies can claim.
Fall is here and pumpkin spice season (PSL) is in full swing. And the limited time Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte is a festive fan favorite, especially when paired with bakery items, like a pumpkin cream cheese muffin, pumpkin bread or a pumpkin scone.
Sugar alcohols can be an appropriate sugar substitute while on a keto diet. However, some sugar alcohols may impact blood sugar and knock you out of ketosis.
A sugar substitute is a chemical- or plant-based substance used to sweeten foods or drinks without sugar. Not all sugar substitutes are created equally, nor are they for everyone.
Over the last decade or so, we’ve made a lot of progress in debunking common myths and misconceptions about food cravings. What was once considered a lack of willpower, we now understand to be much more complex.
No more bland lettuce and dull veggies. Trader Joe’s has five, yes five, dressing that should be on your shelf or in your fridge right now. These dressings pack in the flavor along with a nutritional profile we can seriously get behind.
Few pantry items are as affordable, nutritious, and reliable as canned tuna. And its use goes way beyond a regular tuna fish sandwich. But over the last few years, we’ve seen the options for canned tuna explode.
If you’re experiencing mysterious breakouts, you’re not alone. Adult acne is a real thing — and it’s incredibly frustrating. If you’ve tried all the typical habits, tips, and tricks for clearer skin, then it’s time to turn your attention to all of your habits, including the “healthy” ones.
With a box of chicken broth — or some you’ve made yourself and frozen at home — we always have the beginnings of a meal. It’s responsible for so many cooking tasks.
Fact: Caffeine isn’t what you think. This naturally occurring stimulant has gotten an unfairly bad rap in the health and wellness world. But as with most things, there’s a bigger story to be told.
Feeling energized is a high priority for all of us. I mean, who wouldn’t want to go through their days feeling like they’re at 100 percent? Whether we’re working out, creating a big presentation for work, or running around in the park with our kids, having the mental and physical strength to get through our day makes a huge difference in our overall health and happiness.
No matter how dedicated we are, healthy habits tend to come and go. And it’s never been more true than in 2020 when, ironically, some of us have more free time than ever before and some of us have less, having to take on new roles like homeschool teacher or caretaker.
It’s October, and that sea of pink you see is a good reminder how important it is to stay vigilant in the fight against breast cancer.
It seems so simple—one of the pillars of good health is to drink plenty of good-quality water. But the fact is, even if you have a filter at home, you’re probably not getting the level of cleanliness that you think you are. If you have one of those filter pitchers you picked up at the drugstore, it’s time for a serious upgrade.
Self-care. We all know how important it is, and yet so often it falls to the end of the to-do list (or falls off altogether) because who has that kind of time? But taking care of yourself is key not only to feeling better, but also performing at your best at everything you do.