family sleeping in bed

You Don’t Actually Have to Break the Bank for the Best Mattress — Here’s How

By Jared Koch / August 31, 2022 / Comments Off on You Don’t Actually Have to Break the Bank for the Best Mattress — Here’s How

I’ve never been exactly great at sleeping. For years, I’d get up in the middle of the night, toss and turn, and have a ton of trouble getting comfortable enough to fall back asleep.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Zero-Calorie Sweetener Erythritol

By Jared Koch / July 27, 2021 /

For anyone trying to cut back on sugar, sugar substitutes like erythritol offer a pretty sweet deal. But is erythritol the best alternative sweetener for you? Here’s what you need to know.

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apple cider vinegar

10 Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar

By Jared Koch / July 19, 2021 /

Budget-friendly apple cider vinegar is the ultimate multi-tasker. Need proof? Here are 10 ways to put your bottle of ACV to good use.

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salmon color

Here’s What it Means When Your Salmon Has “Color Added”

By Jared Koch / July 15, 2021 /

That added salmon color in your farmed fish? It isn’t necessarily bad — but it isn’t good either. Here’s what to know.

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Not a Fan of Coconut Oil? Here’s What to Use Instead

By Jared Koch / May 4, 2021 /

It seems like everyone has gone loco for coconut oil (including us). But what if you need a flaky homemade pie crust? Or you crave the richness of butter? Or maybe you just can’t stand that coconut flavor? Then you need to get cozy with two traditional fats: lard and ghee.

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avocado pit

This Surprising Ingredient Will Make Your Smoothies Thick & Creamy

By Jared Koch / April 29, 2021 /

Hint: It’s something you’re probably throwing out, but definitely shouldn’t!

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farmers markets

The New Guide to Shopping at the Farmers Market

By Jared Koch / March 20, 2021 /

Here are some tips to make navigating farmers’ markets simple and fun!

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Is Stevia Better for You Than Sugar?

By Jared Koch / March 15, 2021 /

This zero-calorie sweetener is 200-400 times sweeter than sugar, so it only takes a pinch to get the same sweetness as a teaspoon of table sugar — without impacting your blood sugar levels. What’s more, if you choose the right brand, this sugar alternative actually comes with some surprising health benefits. 

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omega 3s

Are Plant-Based Omega-3s as Good as Fish Oil?

By Jared Koch / March 1, 2021 /

What’s the deal with plant-based omega-3s? Are they as beneficial as fish oil? We take a look and determine that not all omega-3s are created equal. Here’s what to know.

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Dandelion greens

Dandelion Salad with Hard-Boiled Eggs

By Jared Koch / May 11, 2017 /

Dandelions, a bitter green, surprisingly make a great salad. Pair them with hard-boiled eggs and vinegar, and you’ve got yourself a healthy, hearty salad.

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Carrot ginger dressing

Carrot-Ginger Miso Dressing

By Jared Koch / May 9, 2017 /

Recipe by Connie Weissmuller

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Grilled Peaches Kissed with Cinnamon and Chocolate

By Jared Koch / May 1, 2017 /

This recipe is from The Clean Plates Cookbook ($17; Running Press) by Jared Koch with Jill Silverman Hough.

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Ranch dressing with yogurt

Ranch Dressing with Greek Yogurt and Chia

By Jared Koch / April 19, 2017 /

Recipe by Connie Weissmuller

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Vegan macaroni and cheese mix

Well-Crafted Macaroni and Cheese Mix

By Jared Koch / April 9, 2017 /
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Apple cider honey mustard dressing

Apple Cider-Honey-Mustard Vinaigrette

By Jared Koch / April 5, 2017 /

Recipe by Connie Weissmuller

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Zucchini, Walnut, and Flaxseed Tea Bread

By Jared Koch / March 11, 2017 /

This recipe is from The Clean Plates Cookbook ($17; Running Press) by Jared Koch with Jill Silverman Hough.

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5 New Healthy Products We Love: Volume 14

By Jared Koch / January 26, 2017 /

From quick veggie noodles to a super nutritious power bar, we found healthy on-the-go snacks for this week’s new products column.

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Group of people doing yoga

4 Common Yoga Mistakes & How To Fix Them

By Jared Koch / January 25, 2017 /

Whether you’re new to yoga or have been hitting the mat for years, see if you’re making one of these common mistakes.

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Mustard Green Casserole

Thai Mustard Greens with Coconut Milk

By Jared Koch / January 1, 2017 /

Phoebe Lapine’s Thai-inspired mustard green casserole with coconut milk, lime juice, crispy shallots and almonds makes a perfect quick dinner.

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10 Tips to a Healthier Holiday Celebration

By Jared Koch / December 27, 2016 /

You’ve woken with more holiday hangovers than you can count. How can you start the new year off right? You’re in luck—we’ve got the answers.

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Marcel Vigneron

Marcel Vigneron Embraces Eating His Veggies

By Jared Koch / December 22, 2016 /

The Top Chef veteran talks about his plant-based L.A. restaurant, Beefsteak, and why eating your veggies is becoming so popular.

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Chocolate truffles

Healthy Holiday Dishes That Will Please Everyone

By Jared Koch / December 20, 2016 /

These sweet and savory recipes will bring eaters with every kind of diet-restriction—vegan, Paleo, gluten-free or sugar-free—holiday joy.

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Christmas, autumn or winter sangria with oranges, apples, pomegranate seeds, rosemary and spices - homemade festive drink for Christmas time

Pomegranate Party Cocktail

By Jared Koch / December 14, 2016 /
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By Jared Koch / December 14, 2016 /

This Hanukkah season try this sufganiyot (jelly doughnut) recipe with healthier, unprocessed ingredients. Your taste buds will still be wowed.

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