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3 superfood-packed dinners you can make in less than 20 minutes

After a long day of work or a grueling fitness class, chances are the last thing you want to do is spend 30-plus minutes putting dinner together—even …

Start Your Morning With These Quick and Easy Raw Buddha Bowls

Health and wellness are high on our list of priorities. We love energizing nutritional vegan recipes and even consulted an expert to show us how to kickstart a raw and healthy lifestyle. But it’s never too late to get back on the health kick so we have two simple and quick raw recipes for you: a …

Healthy Eating

Crispy, Clean Cauliflower Pizza Crust

A lot of people think that you have to give up your favorite comfort foods to maintain a healthy weight.<p>I'll be the first to tell you, I LOVE PIZZA! So, I would never give it up but instead, I enjoy it whenever I want. I just use a healthier recipe. It's that simple!<p>The pizza crust is typically the …

One-Pot Italian Chicken & Quinoa Recipe

<i>Made from staple pantry ingredients and a side of chicken, this easy and delicious one-pot meal is a lifesaver on a busy night.</i><p>This is one of those …

Recipes

Summery Zoodle Recipes to Keep Dinner Healthy and Light

Summer means longer days, weekend getaways, grilling-season, and, of course, the introduction of so many in-season fruits and veggies that make their way into our meals. Zucchini is one of those yummy veggies that is so versatile it can even be eaten as a pasta substitute (aka zoodle). These 15 …

Healthy Eating

23 High-Protein Breakfasts to Keep You Full All Morning

Most of us have no problem getting in our daily dose of protein—in fact, we might be consuming even more of it than we need. But it turns out it's …

Breakfast

8 Easy Sangria Recipes to Break Out at Your Next Summer Party

That will have them coming back for seconds (and thirds)...<p>When you're looking to serve up a refreshing sweet drink this summer, zero in on the crowd-pleasing effects of a chilled pitcher of sangria. Eight super simple recipes, right this way...

Recipes

15 Ways To Make Quick, Healthy Summer Lunches

Yum.<p>Lunch is one of those meals you often forget about until you're starving. And once that point of hunger desperation has been reached, the idea of making the meal a healthy one gets overtaken by the need to get food into your belly <i>fast</i>. Pizza, burgers, whatever's quick. Unfortunately, this is …

5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p><b>1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese</b><p>Earthy French green lentils, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy vegetables make a hearty and …

7 Healthy Lunches That Aren't Salad

Upgrade your al desko dining experience.<p>When it comes to healthy lunches, green salads are classic—and sometimes a bit monotonous. Here are seven …

17 One-Pot Spring Dinners That Go Way Beyond Pasta

Once spring rolls around, the weather pleads for you to spend more time outside rather than in the kitchen cooking elaborate meals and then having to clean up a ton of dishes. You already know all about the magical world of sheet-pan dinner recipes, but some of these one-pot meals are so quick, …

Cooking

17 Charts To Help You Eat Healthy

Everything you need to know from cutting out sugar to building a salad that doesn't suck.

11 Macro Bowl Recipes That’ll Make You Want to Eat Healthy

Macro bowls are the “choose your own adventure” of healthy and delicious eating. Similar to a rice bowl and a simplified form of balanced eating, they’re typically comprised of a grain base, raw or cooked veggies, a protein of your choice and a healthy fat like avocado, hummus or a tasty homemade …

Healthy Eating

Bucatini with clams, vegetable tortino and grandma’s custard pie: traditional-with-a-twist recipes from the Italian capital<p>Eleonora Galasso’s <i>As the Romans Do</i> is cookbook as a Technicolor vision of Rome that takes our romantic notions about life in the Italian capital and runs with them. What Romans …

Italy

How to Cook Brunch Without Cooking

5 recipes that require zero stove time.<p>You can't beat the combination of fresh berries, yogurt and granola.<p>Chef Nate Appleman's protein-rich smoothie …

How to Make A Grain Bowl: The Best Meal You'll Eat Today

Meet the grain bowl, the West Coast's new health obsession—and the quickest, easiest, most delicious option for a DIY meal any time of day. Here's how to never eat the same one twice<p>Right now in L.A., you can't swing a bag of oat groats (whatever those are) without hitting a grain bowl. Gleefully …

27 Activities That Have Improved People's Body Image

Psssst — they're not all athletic ones, either.<p>"It teaches you how powerful you can be, whatever your size or ablility. <b>You discover strength and confidence you would never have believed possible.</b> And as a woman, you learn how to take care of yourself and start walking around with your head held …

Middle School

15 Whole Foods-Based Lunches and Dinners That Won’t Break the Bank

While it can be tempting to grab one of every organic apple variety that you’ve never heard of, fresh produce, and the latest vegan products to hit …

Healthy Eating

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

The Mediterranean diet has long been recognized as one of the healthiest and most delicious ways to eat. Eating a Mediterranean diet can help your …

How to Stop Using Food Like a Drug

You might be hard-pressed to find many people who never take advantage of the “elixir” effects food can have on us. For instance, I’d venture that …

A Tale of Four Cities: Barcelona

<i>A Tale of Four Cities</i> is a series of travel notes from Maddy Lederman's recent trip abroad.<p>By the time we got to Barcelona, we'd already fallen in love with Dublin, Liverpool and Paris. When we planned a trip to four European cities, we didn't think about the toll that the logistics of travel can …

Is Your Mind Wandering?

<b>Is your mind wandering?</b><p><b>The Practice: Pay attention.</b><p><b>Why?</b><p>Moment to moment, the flows of thoughts and feelings, sensations and desires, and conscious and unconscious processes sculpt your nervous system like water gradually carving furrows and eventually gullies on a hillside. Your brain is …

18 Messages for Anyone Who Needs a Reminder to Take Care of Their Mental Health

Hey you, with the mental health concerns — whatever you’re going through, wherever you’re at, this is a friendly reminder that there’s nothing wrong …

How to Release Painful Memories & Emotions Stored in Your Body

<b>“The cure for the pain is in the pain.” ~Rumi</b><p>Your body keeps a physical memory of all of your experiences.<p>You have lots of memories stored in your …

Self-help

Muscle-Building Food: How to Cook Southwest Shakshuka for Dinner

Ronny JosephRonny JosephShakshukaCook this for dinner tonight.Shakshuka is one of those recipes people hold very close to their heart. Everyone has a …

5 Creative Alternatives to Hotels While Traveling

Calling all wanderers, free spirits and boho babes: The open road is beckoning, and adventure is the only true destination. Maybe it’s just summer excitement and #vanlife that’s got us obsessively looking at Instagram vacays, but these overnight travel options have got us breaking all of our …

Travel

Stop Pushing Yourself: How to Slow Down & Destress

<b>“Self-care is not selfish or self-indulgent. We cannot nurture others from a dry well. We need to take care of our own needs first, and then we can</b> …

Everything You Can Do with a Jar of Kimchi

Burgers, Bloody Marys and more!<p>Now is the time to stock up on kimchi; recent studies have shown the pungent Korean condiment could increase metabolic …

Burgers

Use Egg Wrappers Instead of Tortillas for Protein-Packed Sandwiches

Pinwheel sandwiches are beautiful and easy to make. If you’re avoiding wheat or just want to vary your sandwich wrapper, try using eggs.<p>A sandwich …