Zucchini noodles, commonly known as “zoodles,” hit the market running with their pasta-mimicking function. Zoodles replaced traditional noodles without hesitation from the public as their popularity increased among individuals looking for a low-carbohydrate option. With one quick Pinterest search, you can find recipes for zoodles and meatballs, zoodle lasagna, zoodle soup or zoodle pad thai. The extra veggie servings must have got our brain juices running. We’ve come up with a few other colorful vegetables to bring to the spiralizer. Read more »
Who says pumpkin pie is just for the holidays? Whip this dessert up for a sweet and savory treat. Get the recipe.
One bite of this delicious recipe will have you rooting for more. Root vegetables grow underground, absorb loads of nutrients directly from the soil and become nutritional storehouses. They contain essential minerals such as potassium, phosphorus and magnesium and have tons of natural sweetness and flavor, especially when cooked together. Get the recipe.
It’s true, breakfast is the most important meal of the day for various reasons, including its ability to fight obesity and diabetes. This gluten-free waffle recipe is a fun and nutritious morning option, with no added sugar and a good amount of protein and fiber to keep you full until lunch. Top with fruit or compote and create endless flavor combinations. Get the recipe.
It’s always a great idea to find ways to “sneak” more greens into your diet, and this sweet treat lets you do just that. Kale contains tons of nutrients, including beta-carotene, vitamin K and vitamin C. Plus, kale, along with others in the brassica family, contains sulforaphane, a compound that may help ward off certain cancers. Swap a sugary treat for this sweet and green alternative instead. Get the recipe.
Make this light and flaky fish in a flash for a healthy weeknight dinner. Cod is a heavy source of protein, and this recipe is filled with healthy ingredients, including garlic, which reduces blood pressure; olive oil, which boosts brain health; and tomatoes, which help prevent and protect against cancer. Get the recipe.
This rice recipe is loaded with flavor, fiber and protein. Research shows that a spoonful of black rice bran, or 10 spoonfuls of cooked black rice, contains more health-promoting anthocyanin antioxidants than found in a spoonful of blueberries, but with less sugar and more fiber and vitamin E antioxidants. Get the recipe.
Low in calories and high in fiber, this recipe sends you on a quick trip to the Mediterranean. Perfect for an easy side or lunch, this grain dish is filled with fiber, iron and protein. Get the recipe.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this creamy combo that’s light and fluffy. This treat is low in sugar but high in healthy fats, fiber and protein. Get the recipe.
This dark-chocolate dessert provides tons of heart-healthy benefits while keeping your waistline intact. Skip the store-bought stuff and whip this up at home instead. Get the recipe.