Jennifer Mansir

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How to Talk to Friends and Family About Being Veg

82<p>SHARES<p>When I became a vegan a few years ago, I was so proud of my decision to forgo all animal products that I wanted my family to follow me into …

Nutrition

Get Smart About Salads

0<p>SHARES<p>Southwestern Salad with Avocado-Lime Dressing<p>I am a salad lover, and what's not to love? Salads make it easy to eat a well-balanced meal at …

Nutrition

What Do I Do With ... Kumquats?

0<p>SHARES<p>There’s something so visually appealing about kumquats: Their diminutive size and bright orange color are at once mysterious and enticing. Do …

3 Ways to Add More Color to Your Plate

5<p>SHARES<p>A colorful plate isn’t just pretty to look at—it also serves up a beautiful dose of healthful nutrients! The compounds that give plants their …

Food

How to Store Fresh Herbs

2<p>SHARES<p>On a recent excursion to the grocery store, I snapped up several beautiful basil bouquets. Stuffing the fragrant green bunches into my …

Spices

4 Veg-Centric Books at the James Beard Awards

0<p>SHARES<p>Didn't catch last night's 2014 James Beard Awards? No worries. We whipped up a handy-dandy cheat sheet to the veg-tastic books nominated in …

How to Dry Herbs Recipe

This is the time of year I find myself drying herbs. In part, it's because I tend to come across special, unusual varietals in the spring and late …

Gardening

How to Eat for Allergy Relief

7<p>SHARES<p>Spring Salad with Hemp-Nut Clusters and Blueberry Dressing<p>If you want some allergy relief this season, start by taking a good look at your …

How to Beat Salad Fatigue

11<p>SHARES<p><b>1. Add greens to your favorite foods.</b> Leafy greens and other non-starchy green veggies such as broccoli, brussels sprouts, and cabbage can …

Healthy Eating

Vegan Brunch Ideas

1<p>SHARES<p>In my time as a vegan blogger, chef, and health coach, I have been asked dozens of times to share brunch recipes that would be appropriate for …

How to Build a Veggie Grain Bowl

1.6K<p>SHARES<p>Looking for meals you can toss together with your eyes closed? We hear you. No matter how tired you are, we're betting you can manage to …

Healthy Eating

Movie on a Mission: Cowspiracy

2<p>SHARES<p>An inconvenient truth for environmental organizations, according to the documentary filmCowspiracy, is animal agriculture's role in despoiling …

Plant-Based Diet

Nutrition IQ: What to Eat for Beautiful Skin

3<p>SHARES<p>What you put into your body is as important as what you put on it. Whether you’re interested in clearing acne, preventing premature aging, or …

Fitness Fridays: The Best Healthy Snacks On The Go

<i>Jacqueline is a former member of the Canadian National Swim Team with over 10 years experience as a fitness professional. She holds a graduate degree</i> …

Spiced Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

"These pumpkin seeds make a great tasting and healthy snack."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 tablespoons margarine, melted<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>1/8 teaspoon garlic salt<p>2 …

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The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

Healthy Eating

Healthy Snacks: Eating Almonds Can Help Weight Loss And Improve Heart Health, Studies Show

Eating a handful of almonds per day could bring on many health benefits, according to recent studies.<p>Six new almond-related research studies have …

Healthy After-School Snack: Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter - Great Ideas : People.com

Finally, a “cupcake” you can happily let your kid have seconds (and thirds!) of. <br>Your family may call you out on passing this snack off as a cupcake, …

Healthy Snack Recipe: Smoked Almonds

<b>“I like to snack while watching TV with my girlfriend. What can I make that’s healthy and also tastes good?”</b> <b>–Ben T., Indianapolis, IN</b><p>If your …

Camping Snacks So Good You'll Have to Fight the Bears Off

If you're gearing up for a Labor Day camping trip, then take some time out from figuring out where you stashed your sleeping bags and make these healthy snacks. Your nature-loving companions will love the fact that they'll have something healthy and delicious to snack on between meals around the …

Healthy Eating

What A Healthy Snack Looks Like Around The World

Everyone loves snacks.<p>Around the world, consumers spend $374 billion on snack foods a year, according to research giant Nielsen's recently released Global Survey of Snacking, and 91 percent of global consumers polled turn to a snack at least once a day, USA Today reported.<p>But Americans are a …

Banana Almond Smoothie

1 serving<p>A trick we like: Peel all overripe bananas and put in the freezer, then use to make supercreamy smoothies (and banana bread as well). If you haven’t prefrozen a banana, though, don’t worry—throw a few ice cubes into the blender for a slushier effect.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 frozen peeled banana, …

Breakfast

Blueberry Brain Boost Smoothie

<b>Servings: Serves 2 (makes about 2 1/2 cups)</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 cup fresh-pressed apple juice<p>1 fresh ripe banana<p>1 1/2 cups frozen blueberries<p>1/2 cup frozen …

Healthy Recipes for Smoothies

Pair your abs workout with either of these two slimming smoothies for a flat belly<p>Smoothies are one of the best parts about being on the Abs Diet. They take less than 5 minutes to make. They pack in multiple high-nutrient foods. They fill you up. If that weren't enough, they can taste like a …

Nutrition

8 boredom-busting smoothie recipes

Strawberry and banana smoothies? Sure, they’re tasty, but you’ve been there and done that a hundred times over.<p>So, it’s time to step up your smoothie …

Breakfast Smoothies

Any other ripe fruit, such as peaches or raspberries, can be substituted for the strawberries.