5 Healthy Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

5 Healthy Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Remember when you were a child and made your own Mother’s Day gifts and cards? It might have been a lopsided picture of a cat, or perhaps your first attempt at sculpture. But you knew that Mom would love it because you made it yourself. This Mo ...
No-Bake Vegan Nut-Butter Brownies

No-Bake Vegan Nut-Butter Brownies

There’s something about brownies that make us feel, well, blissful. Maybe it’s the way that they combine the best of the worlds of cookies and cakes. Perhaps it’s the ingredient that makes everything better (cocoa!). But we’d ...
4 Natural Sweeteners to Use Instead of Sugar

4 Natural Sweeteners to Use Instead of Sugar

Life is sweet in California. We’ve got our blue skies and ocean, purple flowers on the mountains and (since we’re always up on healthy food trends) sweeteners labeled “Natural” in our stores that range in color from yellow to ...
Honey-Walnut Baked Apples

Honey-Walnut Baked Apples

An apple a day keeps the doctor away—and a gourmet baked apple can keep the kids happy when it’s time for a healthy dessert. This recipe makes the most of the naturally sweet flavor of apples by enhancing it with honey and spices. Add nutritiou ...
How to Choose a Healthy Cooking Oil

How to Choose a Healthy Cooking Oil

In recent years, food manufacturers have created some nifty new options for cooking oils. Whether you’re looking for the perfect oil for that stir-fry or the ideal oil for baking, you can find the answer at Vitacost. But do you know which one t ...
Easy Vegan Eggplant Casserole

Easy Vegan Eggplant Casserole

Glossy, plump and purple eggplants traditionally are cooked by frying. But if you’re aiming to eat healthy, here’s a better way to use those nutritious beauties. This recipe combines thick eggplant slices with low-calorie mushrooms, salt-free s ...
8 Ways to Have a Healthier Easter

8 Ways to Have a Healthier Easter

We’re hopping with great ideas for a healthy Easter. From what to put in that adorable Easter basket to what to make for Easter dinner, we hope you’re as excited as we are about that hippity-hoppity time for year. ...