Air Fryer Pork Tenderloin

12 Air Fryer Recipes That Make Holiday Cooking Easier and Healthier

By Jess N / December 13, 2021 /

An air fryer can make holiday cooking simpler, faster, more flavorful — and healthier. Here are some of our favorite recipes.

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sesame milk

Sesame Milk: How Does the New Alt Milk on the Scene Stack Up Against the Competition? 

By Jess N / December 13, 2021 /

We honestly reviewed Hope & Sesame’s Organic Unsweetened Sesame Milk, which is tree nut-free and high protein — but does it taste good?

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A Mom and Daughter Cook: Working Together on Plant-Based Versions of Holiday Classics

By Jess N / December 13, 2021 /

When my daughter decided to go vegan, we had to put our heads together to come up with plant-based versions of her favorite holiday recipes.

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Keto Sex in a Pan Dessert Recipe

6 Keto Desserts to Make This Holiday Season

By Jess N / December 13, 2021 /

Eating low-carb doesn’t have to mean saying “no” to holiday fun. Fortunately, it’s totally possible to make delicious keto desserts. 

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Pesto Avocado Toast With Fresh Tomatoes

8 Healthy, Savory Breakfast Recipes You’ll Love

By Jess N / December 9, 2021 /

Start your day off right with any of these healthy, savory breakfast recipes — from a Mexican-inspired breakfast salad to pesto avocado toast.

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holiday dinner

Make Your Holidays Happy and Healthy with These 8 Easy Swaps

By Jess N / December 9, 2021 /

Here are easy changes that will make the holiday dishes you love more nutrient-dense — but honestly just as delicious.

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Editor’s Picks: The Top 10 Gifts for People Who Live to Entertain (Including Lots of Under-$20 Options)

By Jess N / December 9, 2021 /

These gifts are an ideal way to show the host-with-the-most in your life that you appreciate their hospitality and notice how much effort they put in.

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BetterMe

BetterMe Review: An App That Takes Health Coaching to the Next Level

By Jess N / December 6, 2021 /

We’re approaching the height of the holiday season: one of the hardest times to maintain a healthy weight and feel good about ourselves.

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gift guide 2021

Editor’s Picks: The Top 10 Gifts for People Who Absolutely Love to Cook

By Jess N / December 3, 2021 /

Forget personalized cutting boards: home cooks really want these items that make cooking easier, more delicious, and more fun.

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yoga outside

Implement These Habits and You Could Add Up to 15 Years to Your Lifespan

By Jess N / November 30, 2021 /

Hormone levels, happy relationships, and “positive” stress can all slow the aging process. Here’s how.

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sa panada

9 Longevity-Promoting Recipes from Italy’s “Blue Zone”

By Jess N / November 30, 2021 /

“Blue Zones” — regions of the world where people to age 100 at the highest rates — have these foods in common.

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DIY Lunchables

Remember Lunchables? These Are the Healthier, Nitrate-Free Versions Kids Will Love

By Jess N / November 30, 2021 /

In addition to making my own DIY Lunchables, I always have this brand’s healthy, ready-made lunches in the fridge for when my schedule goes off the rails.

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An older couple happily preparing food in their kitchen

I’m an MD, and These Are My 4 Pillars for Increased Longevity

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

In order for us to reach our maximum potential as we age, we must adhere to these four pillars of a healthy lifestyle.

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40 Cloves of Garlic Roast Chicken

This Is Exactly Why You Should Be Eating More Garlic (Plus 5 Great Garlic Recipes)

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

Garlic is antioxidant, antibiotic, *and* anti-inflammatory — oh, and it’s delicious.

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Low-Carb Beef Bourguignon Stew

These High-Protein Soups Will Give You Lasting Energy

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

These a few of our favorite high-protein soups that deserve a place at the table this season.

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CBN Cannabinoid Benefits: A Doctor Discussing CBN

You Already Know the Benefits of CBD. Here’s the Scoop on CBG, CBN, and More

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

CBG and other forms of minor cannabinoids like CBN and CBC offer health benefits beyond CBD, including anti-inflammatory properties and pain relief.

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organizing tools

5 Inexpensive Organizing Tools That Will Change Your Life 

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

A great organizing tool fits the space, functions well, and makes a system easier. Here, we share the best ones that are reasonably priced and will help your new system *actually stick.*

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Healthy Lemon Sardine Pasta

6 Delicious Ways to Use Inexpensive, Heart-Healthy Canned Fish

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

If you’re not already eating anchovies and sardines, you’re missing out on some serious flavor bombs (that are packed with healthy fats, too).

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an assortment of teas

These Teas Can Lower Your Cholesterol Levels

By Jess N / November 22, 2021 /

Aside from being delicious (and globally popular), tea has been shown in medical studies to have anti-inflammatory, anticarcinogenic, and cholesterol-lowering properties. Have you tried these unique varieties?

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Gluten-Free Green Bean Casserole

Green Beans with Wild Mushroom Sauce and Crispy Shallots

By Jess N / November 22, 2021 /

This gluten-free green bean casserole recipe delivers on all the flavors of your beloved traditional green bean casserole, but with a lighter, feel-good approach — and frankly, we think it’s more interesting, too.

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Trader Joe's new and seasonal items

6 New & Seasonal Healthy Products at Trader Joe’s (and How to Use Them)

By Jess N / November 22, 2021 /

We can always count on Trader Joe’s for bringing out some exciting new products as the seasons change. Here’s how to incorporate their new healthy offerings in your cooking. (The peri peri sauce is 🔥🔥🔥)

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The Breathing Exercise That Absolutely Melts Stress Away

By Jess N / November 22, 2021 /

This breathing exercise can have you re-centered in two minutes flat.

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Nutty Wild Mushroom and Apple Stuffing

By Jess N / November 19, 2021 /

This vegetarian-friendly version is packed with apples, roasted mushrooms, toasted walnuts, herbs, and aromatic vegetables.

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snacks on sale on black friday

We’re Stocking Up on These Healthy Snacks on Black Friday

By Jess N / November 19, 2021 /

While everyone is rushing to the technology aisles, we’ve got our eyes on a different prize: healthy snacks. 

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