Vegan burritos

Step Aside, Kale — Here Are 10 Other Leafy Greens to Try

By Lauren Paige Richeson / May 31, 2024 /

For some, kale is a tough sell — literally. Its fibrous texture and earthy flavor aren’t for everyone. That’s why we’ve rounded up 10 other greens to try, from peppery arugula to bitter dandelion greens.

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How to Pick a Ripe Avocado (and More Pro Avo Tips)

By Lauren Paige Richeson / April 17, 2024 /

How much do you really know about avocados? This guide will get to the, ahem, pit of all things related to this green supreme, which is, botanically speaking, a very large berry. Yes! A fruit!

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Miso Corn on the Cob

48 Memorial Day Recipes That Are Healthy *and* Delicious

By Lauren Paige Richeson / May 16, 2023 /

We’ve gathered up all the Memorial Day recipes you’ll need, from dips and salads to pitcher-size drinks and all the grilled things. These healthy and tasty warm-weather recipes are guaranteed to kickstart the season of outdoor shindigs. 

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Spicy Salmon and Avocado Cauliflower Rice Sushi Roll

5 Quick & Easy Ideas To Turn Cauliflower Rice Into Dinner

By Lauren Paige Richeson / February 14, 2023 /

Cauliflower rice is a great grain-free alternatives to regular rice, whether you’re cutting back on carbs or looking to eat more veggies. It also goes with just about everything, making it an ideal base for a variety of healthy dinners.

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Whole30 Alfredo

10 Super-Delicious Meals for Your Next Whole30

By Lauren Paige Richeson / August 17, 2021 /

You could think of Whole30 as a tough month of eliminating and limiting foods — or you could consider it a challenge in which you take real, whole foods and transform them into super-delicious meals that love you back. We choose the latter. Here are some of our favorite meals that you’ll crave even after your Whole30 month is done.

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buckwheat breakfast bowl

30 Delicious Ancient Grain Breakfast Bowl Recipes to Fuel Your Day

By Lauren Paige Richeson / June 8, 2021 /

Everything tastes better when it’s in a bowl, especially the most important meal of the day. And these days, breakfast bowls go way beyond your basic oatmeal. There are a million different grains you can use and a million ways to mix things up — well, at least 25.

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cucumber recipes

Cucumber Mega-List: 15 Super-Refreshing Recipes to Make ASAP

By Lauren Paige Richeson / June 4, 2021 /

There are so many ways to enjoy crunchy, refreshing cukes and so many reasons you should. For starters, they’re 96% water, which makes them super-hydrating. They’re also low-calorie, low-carb, and a good source of nutrients, including vitamin C, vitamin K, magnesium, and potassium.

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easy salmon recipes

Salmon Mega-List: 25 Easy & Delicious Recipes

By Lauren Paige Richeson / May 27, 2021 /

Fresh, canned, or smoked, stuffed in an avocado or served on top of salad greens, salmon can swim its way into any dish. Need proof? We’ve rounded up 25 diverse and delicious salmon recipes to choose from.

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cucumber salad

What to Eat if You Have Seasonal Allergies

By Lauren Paige Richeson / May 11, 2021 /

If you have seasonal allergies, each spring is the same sneezy, sniffly story — but there are foods that may help. Read on to find out more.

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smoked salmon

Here’s What to Do with Smoked Salmon (Besides Put it on a Bagel)

By Lauren Paige Richeson / May 2, 2021 /

Smoked salmon tastes great on a bagel with cream cheese, and maybe some capers and onion. But there’s so much more. From pasta to dips and even a bite sized surprise, here are 5 ideas to inspire you to spice up your smoked salmon routine.

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outdoor lunch

18 Delicious Recipes for the Perfect Outdoor Lunch

By Lauren Paige Richeson / April 29, 2021 /

As the weather gets better and the world begins to open up, spending time outside is at the top of all of our minds. What a better way to make the most of a bright and sunny day than with a delicious and nutritious lunch on the lawn! Or the park bench! Or the beach. The point is, the perfect outdoor lunch is 100% achievable if you’re equipped with the right recipes. 

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how to cook cauliflower gnocchi

3 Super-Simple Ways to Cook Cauliflower Gnocchi

By Lauren Paige Richeson / March 13, 2021 /

Since cauliflower gnocchi hit the shelves of Trader Joe’s nearly 3 years ago, it has become a freezer staple. Compared to the traditional potato gnocchi, the cauliflower version is lower in carbs and higher in fiber. And, because it’s also gluten-free and dairy-free, it’s compliant with certain diets, like Whole30. The real question is not whether or not you should keep a bag on hand, but rather, what’s the best way to cook cauliflower gnocchi?

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easy instant pot meals

4 Healthy, Super-Tasty Instant Pot Meals to Make Right Now

By Lauren Paige Richeson / January 10, 2021 /

The Instant Pot is synonymous with easy, weeknight meals. This kitchen MVP allows you to get dinner on the table in less than an hour, with the absolute minimum fuss and clean-up. In case you’re looking for inspiration, we’ve rounded up the Instant Pot meals we’re making on repeat right now. They’re hearty, wholesome, and super-delicious.  

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One pan sausage and veggies

10 Super-Simple Sheet Pan Suppers for When You Don’t Want to Cook

By Lauren Paige Richeson / November 7, 2020 /

Dinner has never been easier than with these sheet pan meals. Filled with fresh vegetables and packed with your favorite proteins, this one pot method lets your creativity soar and makes clean up a breeze.

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Air fryer recipes

5 Crispy, Crunchy Recipes to Make in the Air Fryer

By Lauren Paige Richeson / March 5, 2020 /

Have you fallen for the air fryer yet? If you’ve been thinking about this kitchen appliance as a countertop convection oven — you’re pretty much right. And that’s where all its convenience lies.

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These Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes Are Super Cozy

By Lauren Paige Richeson / February 27, 2020 /

On those days when you’re trying to get something healthy, but still cozy on the table, just remember you’re just a timer away. From a saucy sesame chicken dish to a restorative soup, these healthy slow cooker recipes are the inspiration we all need right now.  

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Complex carbs

5 Quick & Clean Breakfast Recipes That Are Full of Complex Carbs

By Lauren Paige Richeson / January 7, 2020 /

Set yourself up for success by starting your morning with a balanced breakfast. Including complex carbohydrates like beans, fibrous vegetables, and whole grains in your breakfast menu will provide your body with the fuel it needs to get through the day.

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High protein breakfast

5 Quick & Clean Breakfast Dishes High in Protein

By Lauren Paige Richeson / December 6, 2019 /

Want to start your day off right? Add some protein to your morning meal. Starting your day with some of these quick and easy high-protein breakfast powerhouses that will keep you satisfied all day long.

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Overnight oat recipe

5 Fruity Overnight Oat Ideas

By Lauren Paige Richeson / October 8, 2019 /

Overnight oats are all the rage these days and we know why: They’re perfect for a quick breakfast, super for a healthy snack on-the-go, or even a great sweet evening delight. These ideas are easy-to-make and packed with all your favorite fruits. Here are five to try.

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