Fennel Seed Fever

Fennel Seed Fever

People joke about the crazy things they carry in their purses…well, you know what I’ve got in my purse? A tiny bag fennel seeds. I chew on them all day long. For one reason, I love the flavor—delicate, spicy-sweet, nutty, kind of like black licorice. ...
A Tiny Grain with Tons of Nutrients

A Tiny Grain with Tons of Nutrients

Q: What is teff? A: The healthy whole grain known as teff is the smallest grain in the world, no larger than a poppy seed. But don’t let its small size fool you. This tiny grain is a superfood powerhouse. Teff is native to Ethiopia and Eritrea and is ...
All Calories Are Not Created Equal

All Calories Are Not Created Equal

For years, dieters were handed calorie counters and told that they could eat what they wanted as long as they stayed within a certain limit. Now, as diets such as the Paleo plan and low-carb diets become more popular, we’re learning that the qu ...
On-the-Go Nutrition for Plant-Based Vacationers

On-the-Go Nutrition for Plant-Based Vacationers

As you gear up for summer camping and road trips, and pack your bags for outdoor music festivals or that family reunion, it’s easy to get off track with your healthy diet. The last thing you want to do is heat up your oven or stove, and you’re rarely ...
Raw & Vegan Snickers Bar

Raw & Vegan Snickers Bar

The coins get pushed through the slot, the coil twirls and down drops a snack you KNOW you shouldn’t be eating—but it’s 3 p.m. and the vending machine is your only hope for putting an end to all that yawning. Or is it? A little time in the kitchen wi ...
A Clean-Eating, Muscle-Building Meal Plan

A Clean-Eating, Muscle-Building Meal Plan

When you’re trying to build a better body, your actions outside the gym matter just as much as the all the clanging, heaving and pumping that goes on in the weight room. What you do in the kitchen, in particular, plays a huge part in your progress. ...