Cow’s milk is not a health food. It’s hard to digest, and can increase the risk of certain types of cancer. Many of us are taught to believe that we need to drink milk for strong bones because it’s rich in calcium. And while dairy does contain calcium, many plant foods do as well. So […]
Smoothies are one of the simplest and healthiest breakfasts you can eat. But if you want to take it one step further, learning how to make a green smoothie is even better. Green smoothies help you sneak a serving or two of greens into your breakfast for some extra health benefits.
Health Benefits of Green Smoothies
- Detox – Packed with […]
This sweet potato red lentil dal recipe is one of my favorite dishes. You can make it in one pot, and it requires very minimal preparation. It’s easy enough to make on a work night, and filling enough to keep you satisfied throughout the rest of your evening.
With lentils and sweet potatoes, this red lentil […]
Eating fruit is a great alternative to indulging in sugary treats, while still getting some beneficial nutrients.
Try this simple recipe to capitalize on the natural sweetness of bananas. These frozen banana pops drenched in decadent super-dark chocolate, then rolled in either unsweetened coconut flakes or crushed nuts are made with whole foods to be very […]
There is sometimes a tendency for health bloggers to exaggerate the benefits of some foods. This happens often with smoothies as well.
There are reasons why smoothies could be a useful meal staple. They’re easy to make. And fast. If you have packed mornings, they’re a good way to feed your body what it needs. They […]
This vegan chili is incredibly flexible and delicious. It can be made with any kind of bean without compromising taste.
Beans are a great source of plant based protein that simultaneously boost your fiber intake, unlike animal proteins alone. Because of the high fiber content of beans, they digest slowly. This slow digestion helps to keep […]
Homemade desserts are always a healthier alternative to processed foods or store-bought sweets.
This apple crisp recipe contains all the flavours of fall without the burden of artificial sweeteners, flavorings or preservatives. It’s also a great option for anyone following gluten free or grain free diets.
Apples are a good source of fiber and micronutrients. They’re also rich […]
This asian-inspired rice dish combines fresh veggies, marinated tofu, toasted cashews and sesame seeds with short-grain brown rice for a wholesome and filling meal anytime of day.
It can be easily adjusted to suit your taste preferences or dietary needs . Cruciferous veggies such as lightly blanched broccoli or cabbage are great and delicious additions to this dish.
The standard American diet typically contains a large volume of refined grains, sugars and processed foods. So it’s no surprise that most of us could benefit from adding more vegetables to our diet. This vegan breakfast hash is a simple dish to increase your veggie intake without compromising taste and flavor.
Whether you’re vegan or not, […]
Soups are a quick and easy way to fit a lot of nutrition in one bowl. They’re also a perfect option to warm you from the inside out during the colder months of fall and winter.
This recipe is packed with beans and kale for a healthy dose of protein and fiber to keep you feeling full.