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Spiral cutter recipe: A healthy twist on french fries

Spiral cutter recipe: A healthy twist on french fries

I’ve been watching the “zoodle” craze from the sidelines. Admittedly, I’ve been tempted to jump in. Noodles made from healthy zucchini using a super-cool spiral cutter? Yes, please!But truthfully, I’ve harboured fears that the fad (and my interest) would quickly fade, leaving me with one more gadget to add to the donation pile.If you haven’t seen a spiral cutter, it…
Easy Snack Swaps for Better Health

Easy Snack Swaps for Better Health

With the New Year upon us, most people are looking to make healthier eating choices. Here’s a tip: Instead of skipping snacks, swap them.Keri Gans, a registered dietitian, released a list of popular snack swaps ahead of National Almond Day on Feb. 16. Whether you’re nuts about almonds or not, these tips can help you snack smarter while still feeling…
15 Whole30 Meals You Don’t Want to Miss

15 Whole30 Meals You Don’t Want to Miss

If you’ve been browsing the internet for healthy recipes so far this year, you’ve likely stumbled across the Whole30 Diet. Essentially the Whole30 is a plan for you tofocus on eating real whole foods, like vegetables, meat, fruit, eggs, and nuts; while excluding processed foods, refined sugar, grains, gluten, dairy, and alcohol. If you’re up for the challenge, here are…
Healthy Eating and Garden Ideas Now that Spring is Here

Healthy Eating and Garden Ideas Now that Spring is Here

We drove past the huge block where our seasonal farmers’ market was opening the stand for the season. That’s a sign of spring for us. Get to know the farmers at your local farmers’ market and learn about how their produce is grown. Organic and sustainable farmers are not just feeding your family tonight. Their practices keep soil replenished and…
3 Warm-Weather Recipes from the New Whole30 Cookbook

3 Warm-Weather Recipes from the New Whole30 Cookbook

The Whole30 Program took the healthy-eating world by storm when Dallas and Melissa Hartwig’s first book, It Starts With Food, came out in 2012. The lifestyle craze (don’t call it diet!) boasts that 30 days without dairy, sugar and grains can lead to a totally new relationship with food—slimmer figures and healthier insides are just a bonus. Dallas and Melissa’s…
Is Sugar a Secret Stress Buster?

Is Sugar a Secret Stress Buster?

(Joe Raedle/Getty Images)Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages can suppress the stress hormone cortisol and stress responses in the brain–but the same isn’t true about diet drinks that contain aspartame, a new study says.“This is the first evidence that high sugar–but not aspartame–consumption may relieve stress in humans,” said Dr. Kevin D. Laugero, PhD, of the University of California, Davis, one of the…
39 Healthy and Tasty Salmon Recipes To Enjoy All Year Round

39 Healthy and Tasty Salmon Recipes To Enjoy All Year Round

Feed Your Soul Too has the classicteriyaki salmon we all know and love.(Feed Your Soul Too)Launch Gallery39 PhotosYou can eat salmon all year long;it’s great in the winter and loved in the summer. Salmon is not only good for you, but also one of the tastiest fish out there. It can be smoked or glazed in a teriyaki; however you…
11 Healthy & Delicious Summertime Treats!

11 Healthy & Delicious Summertime Treats!

DIY cookies and cream, complete with homemade chocolate sandwich cookies. No machine required! Guilt free dessert. Get the recipe.(Kathy Patalsky)Launch Gallery11 PhotosSummertime is a time for food, friends, and fun. Instead of loading up on not-so-healthy summertime desserts, fill your dessert bowl or plate with these good-for-you treats! Many of these recipes utilize the delicious bounty that the summer season…
12 Veggie Pizza Party Recipes!

12 Veggie Pizza Party Recipes!

Launch Gallery12 PhotosPizza is a family favorite for a reason! You can customize flavors, whip it up in a flash, and serve a crowd…a hungry crowd! These creative veggie-filled pizza recipes are perfect as dinner entrees or party pies. Savory flavors include BBQ sauce, vegan cheese, veggies, vegan pepperoni, cheesy ricotta made from cashews, and plant-based pesto. You can even…