Puffed amaranth granola bars

10 Delicious, Healthy Snacks That Balance Your Blood Sugar

By Jess N / June 24, 2022 /

I recognize that everyone’s body is different, but that doesn’t mean I really understand people who don’t eat breakfast. I’m usually a pretty together, reasonable person, but when I haven’t eaten, I have serious trouble concentrating and sometimes get the “hunger shakes,” which, yes, are exactly what they sound like.

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Himalayan pink salt

Is Pink Himalayan Salt Actually Better for You Than Table Salt?

By Jess N / June 23, 2022 /

Is pink Himalayan salt good for you, or is it just more expensive than other salts? We spoke with registered dietitians to find out.

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Melon, Prosciutto, and Mozzarella Skewers

These Make-Ahead 4th of July Recipes Will Make Your BBQ Stress-Free

By Jess N / June 22, 2022 /

Take a break this Independence Day. These 4th of July food ideas are all made in advance so you can kick back and enjoy the fireworks.

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an illustration of salty snacks and people enjoying them

Snack Your Way to Healthy Weight Loss with These Nutritionist-Backed Tips

By Jess N / June 22, 2022 /

There’s no good reason to think of having a snack as “cheating,” even if you’re trying to lose weight. Nutritionists gave us some great tips on snacking for weight loss.

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Grain-Free Spring Rolls

7 Healthy, Grain-Free Wrap Recipes That Swap Vegetables for Bread

By Jess N / June 20, 2022 /

These healthy wrap recipes offer a similar eating experience to traditional wraps — but swap the bread for vegetables to clock in with less carbs.

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Caraway cookware

Caraway Cookware Honest Review: An Excellent Non-Toxic Option for Nonstick Pots and Pans

By Jess N / June 16, 2022 /

We review Caraway cookware, which is lighter-weight than cast iron, and a non-toxic, highly nonstick alternative to traditional nonstick pans.

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greek yogurt with granola and berries

The Clean Plates Greek Yogurt Taste Test: We Tried Them All and Found the Very Best

By Jess N / June 15, 2022 /

We tried every Greek yogurt we could get our hands on and found the healthiest and best-tasting options among them.

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Inside-Out Egg Roll

8 Healthy Ground Beef Recipes That Are Weeknight Easy

By Jess N / June 15, 2022 /

Continuously rising grocery costs can make meat seem like a luxury item, but grass-fed ground beef is still affordable enough to use weekly.

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Coconut Water Cold Brew

Avocado Coffee, Coconut Water Coffee, & More Healthy Iced Coffee Recipes

By Jess N / June 14, 2022 /

These summery iced coffee recipes add tons of vitamins and minerals — not to mention flavor — to iced coffee and cold brew.

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Salmon Burgers

8 Healthy, Seriously Inexpensive Summer Dinners (Yes, Even with Grocery Prices *This* High)

By Jess N / June 14, 2022 /

Based on inexpensive proteins, these are cheap dinner recipes that taste fantastic but are seriously inexpensive — many under $2.

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balsamic vinegar with strawberries and manchego

The Surprising Health Benefits of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar (and 3 Recipes That Use It in More Than Just Salad)

By Jess N / June 13, 2022 /

Traditional balsamic vinegar isn’t just delicious, it also has many health benefits for everything from blood sugar to cholesterol.

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30-Minute Herb-Roasted Pork Loin

10 Dinner Recipes That Pack Massive Flavor with Herbs — Not Added Fat

By Jess N / June 13, 2022 /

Herbs provide more antioxidants than almost anything else. Here’s how to make healthy summer meals that make great use of fresh herbs.

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woman and dog napping

The 5 Best All-Natural Ingredients to Help You Get Some Legit Sleep

By Jess N / June 10, 2022 /

Together, these five powerful, natural ingredients — melatonin, magnesium, reishi, L-theanine, and nano CBD — will help you get some high-quality sleep.

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healthy snacks available at target

The Best Healthy Snacks to Buy at Target, According to Dietitians

By Jess N / June 9, 2022 /

These snacks, all of which are available at Target, are wholesome and delicious — and totally dietitian-approved.

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Thai-Inspired Cucumber Salad

10 Easy, Healthy Summer Side Dishes

By Jess N / June 8, 2022 /

Each one of these summer side dishes would pair perfectly with food fresh off the grill, and many are perfect to bring along to a picnic.

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20-Minute Mediterranean Chicken

9 Great Chicken Recipes That Can Be on the Table in 30 Minutes Flat

By Jess N / June 7, 2022 /

These chicken recipes cook seriously quickly (some as fast as 15 minutes) and offer a range of flavor profiles.

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trader joe's breakfast

The 8 Best Trader Joe’s Breakfast Items, According to Dietitians

By Jess N / June 6, 2022 /

Trader Joe’s has some tasty, dietitian-approved breakfast items that should definitely be tossed into your cart on your next grocery trip.

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berries in yogurt

5 Common, Healthy Breakfast Foods That Are Spiking Your Blood Sugar

By Jess N / June 6, 2022 /

Balancing your blood sugar is the key to stabilized energy levels. These common breakfast foods are considered healthy — but will spike your blood sugar.

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a young woman with sunscreen on her arm

The Best Sunscreens of 2022: Coral Reef-Safe, Dolphin-Safe, People-Safe Mineral Sunscreens

By Jess N / June 3, 2022 /

We tested a whole bunch of coral reef-safe non-nano mineral sunscreens, and found our very favorites — that don’t leave a white cast.

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high protein salad: Peach Salad with Grilled Basil Chicken and White Balsamic Honey Vinaigrette

10 Protein-Packed Salads That Will Actually Keep You Full

By Jess N / June 3, 2022 /

Ready for a salad that won’t leave you hungry in a couple of hours? These high protein salad recipes actually satisfy.

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a mom and child apply sunscreen on the beach

The Sunscreens You Should Avoid, According to Dermatologists (and What to Look for Instead)

By Jess N / June 3, 2022 /

We interviewed dermatologists to discover which sunscreens are healthy, safe, and effective — and which you should avoid.

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Foods That Actually protect You From The Sun (But yeah, you still need sunscreen)

Foods That Can Actually Protect You from the Sun (But Yes, You Still Need Sunscreen) 

By Jess N / June 3, 2022 /

What you eat can have a powerful impact on your skin’s health. By making the right food choices, you can boost your overall sun protection.

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ancient grains

Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Ancient Grains

By Jess N / May 31, 2022 /

What really makes something an ancient grain, why do they deserve a place at your table, and how can you best cook them? We have all the answers.

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Buckwheat, Apple, Cranberry Avocado Salad

9 Ancient Grain Bowl Recipes That Taste Great Hot or Cold

By Jess N / May 31, 2022 /

Grain salads and bowls are versatile and can be made ahead, stored in the fridge for a few days, and served at room temperature.

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