30-Minute Easy Carrot Cake

30-Minute Easy Carrot Cake

Ever eat a slice of cake and wish it could somehow count toward your daily vegetable requirement? If you make a cake with real vegetables, it can! Now, I don’t mean hiding pureed spinach or zucchini in the batter. I’m talking about crowd-pleasing car ...
5 Ways Meditation Supports Health

5 Ways Meditation Supports Health

The idea of mindful awareness originated in early Buddhist theory and practice, and has made its way to the West. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, or MBSR, has been taken up in popular culture for all kinds of purposes. ...
5 Strategies for Smart Snacking

5 Strategies for Smart Snacking

Snacking often gets a bad rap. But fueling your body between meals can actually be beneficial—if you go about it in the right way. Being a smart snacker means choosing nutritious, delicious foods and keeping an eye on your portions (hint: too much of ...
Raspberry Breakfast Tarts

Raspberry Breakfast Tarts

Eating a store-bought toaster pastry is about as healthy as eating a cookie for breakfast. It’s time to swap out the high fructose corn syrup and food dyes in this childhood favorite with wholesome, healthy ingredients. This raspberry tart recipe use ...
This Nutrition Trend Might Bug You: Edible Insects

This Nutrition Trend Might Bug You: Edible Insects

Nothing outlandish appears on the National Restaurant Association’s list of the 20 top food trends in 2015. It’s peppered with items like locally grown produce, gluten-free cuisine and artisan cheese. But if you check out restaurant consulting firm B ...
Is Drinking Soda Really Bad for You?

Is Drinking Soda Really Bad for You?

As winter melts into spring and the weather warms up, millions of Americans will quench their thirst with a sugary soda at least once a day. But the temporary quick satisfaction of too many sweet drinks may mask health threats that will come back to ...