Annika Sellgren

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Kale and 9 Different Ways to Use It That Don't Involve Salad

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: The leaf everyone loves to hate -- except us! We just can't quit you, kale.</i><p>With how divisive kale has become, it’s no surprise to hear that kale is a member of the oft-maligned …

5 Comforting Slow Cooker Cocktails to Help Deal With Winter

The age of hands-free hot cocktails is at hand. Don't put your slow cooker in the corner--it's good for far more than quietly stewing tough cuts of meat.<p>Load that big-batch juggernaut with booze for a winter party and revel in the shaker-less freedom of ready-to-serve hot buttered rum and mulled …

9 Chef Upgrades for Quinoa Salad

In the past several years, chefs have taken quinoa from hippie to haute. Here are nine fantastic riffs.<p>In the past several years, chefs have taken …

Orange - Mango Smoothie with Lime & Ginger: #SundaySupper

<i>Orange mango smoothie with lime and ginger for a heart healthy start to the day.</i><p>A couple of months ago, I was offered a Ninja blender and I have …

Green Power Smoothie

This drink is quite possibly my favorite part of the morning routine. There’s nothing like chugging down a sweet, healthy, empowering smoothie on the …

Creamy Ginger Green Smoothie

A thick, creamy, light and refreshing ginger green smoothie with avocado and banana.<p>I think after the eventful week I’ve had here on Nutrition …

Nutrition

The Stripped Green Smoothie

In a previous post, <b>Green Smoothies 101,</b> we discussed all things green smoothies. Today I share with you the signature green smoothie of Nutrition …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Relationships

Juice recipes to ward off colds and flu

Kara Rosen, author of a new juice book, shares recipes to help you fight off sickness and make you feel good this winter<p><b>Green Coco recipe</b><p>As the Harry Nilsson and the Baha Men sing, ‘Put the lime in the coconut and drink them both up’.<p>Well, we can’t resist adding some extra greens and a bit of lemon …

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

An Antioxidant-Packed Breakfast To Start Your Day Off Right

Photo: Courtesy of Leaf.tv.<p>Acai is definitely trending in the health and wellness world, for good reason. The South American berry (indigenous to the …

5-Minute Kitchen: Acai Bowl

We’ll admit that our go-to breakfasts get boring. But we know how good healthy morning meals, like eggs or a homemade smoothie, make us feel and we …

Breakfast

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Sleep: How to nap like a pro

We’ve all heard of the merits of power naps, says Tiffanie Wen, but are there good and bad ways to sleep during the day?<p>Growing up, sleep was considered paramount in my family home. My siblings and I didn’t have many house rules – bedtimes were flexible, we had free reign over microwaved TV dinners …

Ginger and Spinach Green Smoothie

I know, I know. Here I am, posting a green smoothie. Me, the girl that berated juice cleanses and liquid diets in lieu of hot fudge sauce.<p>But, you …

Carrot-Pineapple Smoothie

The combination of beta-carotene packed carrots and vitamin-rich pineapple is a delicious and healthy one in this refreshing smoothie. Freezing …

Salad in a Jar – SRC

Secret Recipe Club time, holla! There are a ton of us in this, not so secret club, now. It’s rad! I look forward to ‘reveal day’ every month to see …

28 Incredible Meals You Can Make In A Mason Jar

Now you can enjoy your favorite meals anytime, anywhere.

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S'more Mason Jar Dessert

As a rustic-chic bride, the thought of having a bonfire during my reception sounds amazing! Going hand in hand with a bonfire comes delicious s'mores …

Orange PushUp Smoothie

<i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>When I was growing up, one of my favorite things to do was ride my bike with my friends to the local gas station’s …

23 Smoothies for a Fresh New Year

Gallery23 Smoothies for a Fresh New Year<p>After the crown roast of pork, the Christmas goose, and the ham, after the plates upon plates of cookies and pies and cheesecakes, it can feel good to whip out the blender come January 1st, and make breakfast something bright, fresh, and light. And while you …

15 Vegan Recipes for a Very Green 2015

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: If you're looking to add more vegan dishes to your diet in 2015, start here.</i><p>I don’t love New Year’s resolutions, especially those that involve the words “diet,” …

Food Psychology: How To Trick Your Palate Into A Tastier Meal

What makes the perfect meal?<p>Most of us might envision a specific dish, or a certain ingredient — a fine steak cooked medium-rare, grandma's chicken curry or mom's hearty ratatouille.<p>Charles Spence thinks about the food, for sure. But he also thinks about everything else: the color and size of the …

Champagne Hasn’t Always Been Bubbly

<i>“I only drink champagne when I’m happy, or when I’m sad. I sometimes drink it when I’m alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise, I never touch it—unless I’m thirsty.”</i><p>—Elizabeth (Lily) Bollinger<p><b>Champagne—the frothy,</b> …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Creamy Cashew Persimmon Smoothie

<i>This persimmon smoothie is has the sweet, tangy flavor of ripe persimmon, complimented by creamy blended raw cashews and bananas!</i><p>Well now. We’re way …