Not Your Average Pasta Dinner

Not Your Average Pasta Dinner

Spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, chicken Alfredo. These are staple pasta dishes, but they also lack a full serving of vegetables and are quite heavy on the stomach. With so many great flavors of fall, it would be sinful not to use what’s fresh ...
DIY Pampering Pumpkin-Honey Facial

DIY Pampering Pumpkin-Honey Facial

Is it just me, or is the color orange flooding the atmosphere a little early this year? Not that I’m complaining. I’ll pin pumpkin recipes and share cute costume pics all September long””then get crafty (or at least imagine I will) ...
Sweet Balsamic Fennel Salad

Sweet Balsamic Fennel Salad

You might know fennel for its flavorful seeds, often embedded in breads (think: rye) and sausages. But the underground bulb of this versatile veggie is another edible part with spicy-sweet taste that’s enjoyed cooked or raw””such as in th ...
Powdered Peanut Butter – Say What?

Powdered Peanut Butter – Say What?

Peanut butter. Creamy or crunchy — it doesn’t matter to me. I can enjoy it spread on a piece of soft bread, fruit or simply heaped onto a spoon. Everyone here at Vitacost knows about my penchant for peanut butter; some would even say it b ...
Spicy Stuffed Peppers

Spicy Stuffed Peppers

Hollow out a pepper and you’ve got the perfect package to plump with tasty fillings. Rather than the traditional rice-and-meat combo, scoop in a vegetarian medley of diced zucchini, black beans, pumpkin seeds and spicy dairy-free cheese. Top wi ...
30-Minute Stir-Fry Dinner

30-Minute Stir-Fry Dinner

Oh no! It’s almost 6 p.m., you haven’t even  thought about dinner and the hungry crowd on the couch is getting restless. Luckily, all you need is 30 minutes to throw together this simple stir-fry, loaded with veggies and whatever protein ...