Health & Wellness

Butternut Squash, White Bean and Kale Stew
Call it a stew or call it chili, you'll definitely call it delectable. Far from being a retiring meatless dish on the sidelines, this is a healthy take-center-stage attention-grabber, from Camilla Saulsbury's 5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking. More »
How to Keep a Well-Stocked & Healthy Pantry
 How to Keep a Well-Stocked and Healthy Pantry Having a good supply of simple, nutritious foods in your cupboards, fridge and freezer ensures that you’ll have everything you need to make meals in a hurry. The following includes some of the key ingredients used to make the recipes in this book... More »
Complete Breakfast Smoothie Bowl
This breakfast smoothie has it all: protein, carbohydrates, fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. It's easy to make, healthy, perfect for all ages, and ideal for busy mornings! More »
Short on time? Your Vitamix is the answer
 "This morning, I went to the gym. In between sets, I scarfed an energy bar that I made in my Vitamix. When I got home, I used my Vitamix to whip up a facial and a body scrub made from fresh, organic foods. Then I slathered on a pure, additive-free lotion, also made in the Vitamix.... More »
Date Muesli (raw)
'I find myself making this recipe when my body craves protein after a long hike or hard workout at the gym. I like the mixture of chunky rich nuts and seeds blended with sweet dates. It's perfect for breakfast on the go!' -Doug McNish, author of Raw, Quick & Delicious More »
Keep Your Brain Young with a Super Antioxidant Smoothie
 "It is a fact of life: we are all going to age. And some of us are going to experience aging-related diseases, such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease, that affect our thinking, motion, and mood. We can readily find information on how to keep our heart healthy and our joints pain free. We... More »
How do blended foods fit into a healthy lifestyle?
     Blended foods are one of the easiest ways to pack a lot of nutrition into a small serving size. You can get several servings of fruits and/or vegetables, a good source of fiber, protein and even some grains, all in a 16-ounce (500 mL) cup! You can boost the nutrients even... More »
Green Coconut Bowl
Kale is high in vitamins K, A and C, iron, calcium and fiber. Alison Lewis made this recipe for some of her kids’ friends, and they loved it. Their moms couldn’t believe they were eating a green smoothie bowl with kale! More »
10 Best Strategies for Healthy Eating
Lynn Roblin, nutrition editor and author of 500 Best Healthy Recipes, says most people realize that what they eat makes a difference to being healthy and looking and feeling well. But there is so much conflicting information about nutrition in the media that is it difficult to make informed choices... More »
Tofu Quinoa Scramble
 The key is to incorporate healthy food into our meals day by day. The nutty flavor of a quinoa salad soon becomes more enticing than a plate of fries. We still hear the siren call of a favorite take-out food, but we soon find the satisfaction of healthy foods instead.     Tofu... More »
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