Get Glowing Skin with This Green Smoothie

What if you could drink your way to glowing skin? When it comes to your body, especially your skin, you are what you eat. Eating a diet full of phytonutrients, vitamin C, and healthy fats can give you that glow. One of the most delicious and nutritious ways to do that is to whip up this Healthy Glow Smoothie.

4 Reasons to Fall in Love with Seaweed

When you were a kid, you were likely told to ‘eat your greens.’ Fast-forward a few decades and all of us in the sustainable wellness community are echoing – and amplifying – that parental sentiment. The difference between then and now is that today more people are embracing diets rich in nutrition-packed plants, enjoying more access to fresh, whole, greens. They now understand that the phytonutrients found in greens play an essential role in helping to support healthier lives, less burdened by disease and chronic illness. And while we’re all pretty familiar with the classic greens like spinach and kale, one of the more recent additions to the healthy greens list is seaweed, an ocean-grown veggie that’s worth getting to know better.

This Coconut Apple Crisp Recipe Is Simple Yet Irresistible

Apples are the ultimate fruit; they are readily available, store well in the fridge, and are perfectly portable for on-the-go munching. Slather a spoonful of nut butter on apple slices for a satisfying, protein-rich snack, or bake a cinnamon-sprinkled apple and serve with whipped cream or coconut cream for a healthy treat. Then there’s the ultimate favorite: the apple crisp.

Smoothies:
24 of Our Favorite Healthy Recipes

We ‘re big fans of smoothies and make them for a healthy breakfast, a nutritious snack , an afternoon pick-me up and after a workout, as a recovery drink.

A smoothie is a great way to get those important phytonutrients into your diet (and your kids too) Adding a high quality protein powder to your smoothie can boost energy and enhance immunity. We also like to add healthy fats such as coconut, almonds, avocado and chia seeds that will leave your skin glowing and your stomach feeling satisfied.

How to Cook KaleLet’s Hear It For One of Nature’s Most Nutritious Foods

Kale, with its frilly leaves and rich colors, is a gorgeous plant. Although officially a “dark leafy green,” it also comes in vibrant purples and dramatic winter whites. And kale’s beauty runs deep: It is packed with powerful phytonutrients, minerals and fiber.

Kale’s complex flavor wins it fans at breakfast, lunch and dinner. It boasts deep, earthy flavors that can range from rich and meaty to herbaceous and slightly bitter. It tastes supremely healthy — in a good way.

Holiday How-To:
7 Simple Ways to Beat Holiday Bulge

Keeping those extra pounds from piling on during the run-up from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day is as much a mental game as it is a physical one. To help you train your body and brain to beat the holiday bulge, keep these tips in mind. Your mission: to welcome the New Year feeling fit, healthy and with a little effort, at the same weight as you were before Thanksgiving. Here’s where to start:

Are Potatoes that Bad?

I like to defend foods that I love. The much maligned potato is one of them. I think this wonderful food has been unjustly labeled as a high-carb, white starch that causes blood sugar problems and obesity. I have heard nutritionists say, “Never eat a potato, they are like eating a bowl of sugar.” But,… Read more »

14 Ways to Stay Sane for the Holiday Season

Don’t Over-Commit. Many people over-commit, try to please everyone, rush around and do too much. Sort of like too much total load. So decrease your load and enjoy the fewer commitments you make. Stay Present or Be in the Moment. The more you are in the moment with awareness, the less you are caught up… Read more »

What are phytonutrients?

Once upon a time it was thought that fats, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals were all the nutrients necessary for growth and health. Now we know there’s another essential group of nutrients needed for optimal health — phytonutrients, also known as phytochemicals. These are the nutrients often concentrated in the skins of many fruits and… Read more »