How to Make Your Own Yogurt in 6 Easy Steps

How to Make Your Own Yogurt in 6 Easy Steps

How many little plastic tubs of yogurt do your kids eat every week? Three? Five? More? While certainly convenient””and nutritious””the packaging is wasteful (if you don’t rinse and recycle), and you may encounter unwanted ingredient ...
Balsamic Cucumber Salad

Balsamic Cucumber Salad

Rather than tossing into a  salad, let cucumbers stand solo with this refreshing, zesty side dish that takes just minutes to make. Light, cool and crisp, cukes are known for their high water content, but they’re also a great source of vitamin C ...
Avocado Sandwich

Avocado Sandwich

Guacamole is great, but how else can you enjoy cool, creamy omega-packed avocado? Sliced and stacked on whole grain bread, this versatile veggie makes the perfect sandwich filler””tender and buttery, but hearty enough for bountiful bites. Top w ...
Spicy Almond Green Smoothie

Spicy Almond Green Smoothie

Sweet smoothies hit the spot–most of the time. But if you’re craving something with a little more “kick,” try sipping this spicy drink instead. Greens and seeds come together with creamy almond butter and a dash of chipotle p ...
Healthy Homemade Dog Treats

Healthy Homemade Dog Treats

The next time you fetch a treat for your favorite furry friend, stop to look at the box. Would you eat it? Our three pups are part of the family, so what so what lands in their bowls matters as much as what I  serve  on our own plates  every day.  Wh ...
Simple Gourmet Chicken Salad

Simple Gourmet Chicken Salad

Have chicken left over from last night’s dinner? Turn it into today’s healthy lunch with a light chicken salad, eaten as is or tucked into a pita for a quick grab-and-go sandwich. Crunchy celery, diced apples and sweet, cool grapes create ...
Avocado-Spinach Egg Salad

Avocado-Spinach Egg Salad

Egg salad isn’t exactly elegant”¦but it can be. Stir in some baby spinach, diced avocado for extra creaminess and fresh, ripe raspberries for a touch of sweetness. Eaten as-is, atop crackers or spread on bread, this light, healthy dish is ...