Spinach Pesto Black Bean Spaghetti

Spinach Pesto Black Bean Spaghetti

You’ve probably seen vegetable-based noodles making the rounds – zucchini ribbons, spaghetti squash spaghetti and so on. These are certainly diet-friendly alternatives to what your mom used to make. But when it comes to sports fuel, nothing beats bla ...
Flax-Powered Very Berry Oatmeal

Flax-Powered Very Berry Oatmeal

Dieting involves a lot of guesswork: how big is a serving, when’s the best time to eat, what foods are off limits? Having a go-to, healthy meal that you know is good for you and is easy to prepare can be a real relief. Here’s one to add to your break ...
Blueberry-Cilantro Infused Ice Cubes

Blueberry-Cilantro Infused Ice Cubes

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. You know the drill: eight glasses of water a day keeps the thirsties away (and your entire body running smoothly). But by glass three or four, your taste buds start to crave more. Make every sip satisfying with the addition ...
Vegetarian Cashew Fried Rice

Vegetarian Cashew Fried Rice

Brown rice is a staple in our cupboard. Because it contains the side hulls and bran, it’s higher in fiber, provides multiple vitamins and minerals and is easier for your body to process than white rice. It also is lower on the glycemic index. A ...
High-Protein Blueberry-Banana Oatmeal

High-Protein Blueberry-Banana Oatmeal

You could unwrap a bar or blend up a smoothie for a quick, high-protein breakfast. But if you have the time to boil water, you can whip up a hot, hearty, hunger-busting meal that’s just as nutritious and simple to make. This creamy, chewy oatmeal is ...
Could Carb Cycling Work for You?

Could Carb Cycling Work for You?

You’d be fooling yourself (or just a fool) to say you haven’t tried to burn calories so you could then consume them in the form of pizza, pasta or pinot. Unfortunately, the beloved carb-heavy, comfort foods are typically taboo for anyone trying to lo ...
Creamy Citrus Mango-Maca Smoothie

Creamy Citrus Mango-Maca Smoothie

Warm weather calls for icy-cold drinks, and this frosty citrus smoothie refreshes in a way heavier chocolate and vanilla versions can’t. Juicy, sweet chunks of fresh orange meet the magic of frozen mango for an irresistibly creamy sip, spiked with su ...