Fish in Parchment With Asparagus, Tomatoes, and Herbs

8 Healthy One Pan Dinner Recipes for Easy Clean-Up

By Jess N / July 11, 2022 /

These one pan meal recipes are ideal for the warmer months and since they use just a single piece of equipment, they make for easy clean-up.

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Baked Oatmeal Protein Muffins

8 Seriously Easy Make-Ahead Breakfasts That Go Way Beyond Overnight Oats

By Jess N / July 7, 2022 /

Making breakfast ahead of time is a surprisingly easy way to make sure you get a healthy meal in during the morning rush.

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an illustration of grocery items being weighed on an old fashioned scale

5 Staples You Actually *Shouldn’t* Buy at Trader Joe’s

By Jess N / July 7, 2022 /

Trader Joe’s is amazing but that doesn’t mean it has the absolute lowest price or best value for *everything* you get in the grocery store.

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the best sugar substitutes: different sugar subs on a gray background

What Are the Best Sugar Substitutes?

By Jess N / July 6, 2022 /

We’ve broken down the best sugar substitutes on the market to help you understand the best uses for each one.

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collage of Kirkland costco products

The Best Kirkland Products: These Costco Store Brand Items Are Seriously High Quality

By Jess N / July 6, 2022 /

These healthy Kirkland products exist at that all-important intersection of “genuinely high quality” and “super low priced.”

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sorghum growing in a field

You’re Probably Ignoring This Incredibly Nutritious Grain — Here’s Why That’s a Mistake

By Jess N / July 1, 2022 /

Sorghum is a nutritious ancient grain that’s incredibly versatile, tasty, and easy to make — and it can even be popped like popcorn.

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Greek Yogurt Fudgesicles

8 Healthy Greek Yogurt-Based Desserts That Don’t Use Refined Sugar

By Jess N / July 1, 2022 /

Greek yogurt is a high-protein choice for desserts — and can often stand in for less nutritious ingredients like heavy whipping cream.

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meal prep containers filled with quinoa, avocado, lemon, etc

We Found the Best Meal Prep Containers for Every Situation

By Jess N / June 30, 2022 /

Meal prep becomes *so* much easier with a small investment in some accessories. To that end, we found the best, BPA-free meal prep containers on the market.

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Is Chipotle healthy? Image of a man walking into a Chipotle in an urban setting

6 Ways to Tweak Your Chipotle Order to Make It 10x Healthier, According to Dietitians

By Jess N / June 30, 2022 /

Is Chipotle healthy? It absolutely *can* be, according to dietitians. Here’s how they showed us to make eating there as healthy as possible.

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Fluffy Millet Breakfast Cake With Stone Fruit

9 Healthy Breakfasts That Can Feed a Crowd

By Jess N / June 30, 2022 /

When you have friends and family visiting, you don’t need to make individual breakfast dishes — choose one of these healthy breakfast ideas instead.

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Vietnamese-Inspired Grilled Shrimp

Healthy 4th of July Recipes That Everyone Will Love

By Jess N / June 30, 2022 /

These healthy 4th of July recipes cater to a wide range of dietary preferences, including vegan, keto-friendly, and gluten-free choices.

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Woman volunteering with an animal shelter playing with shaggy dog

5 Super Fun Ways You Can Get Some Exercise Without Even Realizing It

By Jess N / June 27, 2022 /

Exercise is one of the most cost-effective methods of health-promotion, and it’s available to everyone. Here are a few ways to get your heart rate up without even realizing it.

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Jamaican Jerk Tofu

8 Easy, Healthy Dinners That Feed a Crowd for Less Than $3 a Person

By Jess N / June 27, 2022 /

These healthful recipes are perfect for making in large batches for a big crowd, and make great use of in-season produce and inexpensive proteins.

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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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