Health & Wellness

Choose Fresh, Whole Foods
Camilla Saulsbury, author of 5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking, says to choose foods that are fresh and natural over refined, highly processed foods. Whenever possible, opt for local, seasonal, organic products. Whole foods are just what they sound like: foods that are unprocessed (or processed and... More »
Gluten-Free Soy-Free Golden Sesame Wafers
These wafers qualify as health food: sesame seeds provide calcium, omega-6 fats and antioxidants. These are ideal for a quick burst of energy whenever you're feeling sluggish! Grab some before your next hike... More »
Soy Bacon, Basil and Tomato Sandwich
This twist on an old American classic, the BLT, is just as good as the original (if not better). Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or back to school dinner with a side salad. More »
10 Best Strategies for Managing Your Weight
 10 best strategies for managing your weight 1. Eat breakfast every day! Reduce the amount of fat by using skim or 1% milk or low-fat yogurt. Include high-fiber foods such as wholewheat bread or bagels, bran or oat cereals, and dried or fresh fruit. 2. Eat 3 to 5 meals or snacks, spaced... 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 »
Lactose-Free Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie
These luscious beverages are no longer taboo for the lactose intolerant. Fruit purées, juices, tofu, lactose-free milk and soy milk replace the usual milk in these thirst quenchers. Author of 200 Best Lactose-Free Recipes, Jan Main, says 'drink up!' A classic combination, in drink form!Makes... More »
Everyday is Better with Breakfast
 It’s better with breakfast... Recently, two friends questioned the assumption that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Although there may be snippets of conflicting evidence, in general terms, eating a good breakfast is beneficial. For starters, your body has not been fed for a... 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 »
Hot Millet Amaranth Cereal (vegan + gluten-free)
Here’s a great way to start your day and add variety to your diet. Both millet and amaranth are relatively quick and easy to cook — so long as you keep the temperature low, they don’t need to be stirred. Use a sweetener of your choice and add dried fruit and nuts as you please. 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 »
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