Margaret Hower

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Easy Pad Thai Zoodles

Unfortunately, it’s something I don’t eat as much as I would love to — and not just because it’s not strictly paleo/primal, I do make exceptions you …

11 Better-For-You Baking Swaps

There’s something that feels so right about indulging in a rich brownie or a frosted, fluffy cupcake. But it’s no secret that baking staples aren’t making anyone’s superfood list.<p>Luckily, we’ve found a way to help you feel better about treating yourself: make some simple substitutes in your …

Feta and Eggplant Vegetarian Meatballs

Shares 859<p>An easy, tasty vegetarian homemade eggplant meatball recipe! Eggplant (aubergine) pairs with feta cheese for an amazing flavor. Even people …

Why You Should Switch to Dried Beans

We're here to tell you to put aside the can opener and start cooking more with dried beans.<p><i>By Gabriella Vigoreaux</i><p>Let's talk about beans. They are so nutritious and elemental to our diets. They're cheap, versatile, and as easy to cook as opening up a can, right? We're here to tell you to put aside …

Recipes

15 Serious Salad Recipes to Start Your New Year’s Resolutions Right

New year, new you? Us too. You’ve already decided that you’re going to hit the gym<i>at least</i> five times a week and #eatclean is going to be your new favorite Instagram and Twitter hashtag. But have you found your go-to recipes yet? That’s where we come in. Take a look at these 15 scrumptious salads …

Healthy Eating

15 Clean-Eating No-Bake Snacks

As we ring in the new year, let's embrace snacking as an opportunity to nourish our bodies with real, nutrient-dense food rather than processed food products. Satisfy the snack attack by fueling with options that have plenty of plant-powered protein and filling fiber.<p>Why is it that we hear the word …

Clean Eating

20 Low-Carb Substitutes That Don't Suck

What do mac and cheese, stacks of pancakes, and bowls of pasta all have in common? If you answered, “Umm, they’re delicious,” you’d be right. But …

Recipes

Easy Back to School Snacks: 5 No-Bake Energy Bar Recipes

Whether you're ready or not, here we are in the last week of August and if you have wee ones at home, it's back to school time. Even if you don't, …

Easy 3-Ingredient Energy Bars to Make at Home

<b>Roast the nuts (optional).</b> Nuts can be used raw or roasted; roasting will add a toasty, nutty depth to the bars. If desired, roast the nuts at 350°F …

10 Complete Proteins Vegans Need to Know About

There are plenty of reasons to eat more meat-free meals: They’re nearly always cheaper, lower in calories, and better for the environment. It’s easy …

Protein

Juice Your Way...to a Better Period!

Periods are not fair. I know menstruation is linked with the moon’s cycles and it’s all mysterious and beautiful and we cis-women are honored to …

Add These to Your Smoothie to Drop Major Pounds

To kick-start your metabolism, eating breakfast is key. It not only fills you up to help prevent mindless snacking on unhealthy noshables, but it …

23 Satisfying Lunches You Can Prep the Night Before

Do you get stumped for good lunch ideas, falling back on the same unsatisfying sandwiches and cans of soup? So do we. So let's talk about some fresh …

Recipe: Potato Breakfast Gratin with Red Peppers & Parmesan

Preheat the oven to 350°F and lightly grease a 9x13-inch, 3-quart baking dish with baking spray or olive oil.<p>Place the potatoes in a large …

Recipe: Strawberry-Rhubarb Streusel Bars

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease an 8-inch square pan with nonstick spray. Line it with parchment paper (so you'll be able to lift the bars out …

Recipe: Spicy Lentil Wraps with Tahini Sauce

<b>To make the red pepper paste:</b> Combine bell peppers, cayenne pepper, and salt in a food processor and puree. Pour the puree into a skillet over low …

Stock Up on Freezer Meals Week 2: My Search for Lighter, Healthier Freezer-Friendly Recipes

(Image credit: Faith Durand)<p>In preparation for the arrival of my first baby in early June, I am getting organized and making a plan to stock my …

Treat Your Taste Buds (and Muscles) to 5 High-Protein Smoothies

Smoothies are one of the easiest (and most delicious) ways to offer your body the nutrients it needs quickly. But if you're simply blending fruit and …