Mitch Hockett

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5 Healthy Smoothies Nutrition Experts Swear By (And They Taste Good Too!)

When's the last time you really considered what a culinary marvel the smoothie is? Think about it -- you can literally put a head of kale, an entire banana, half a box of strawberries, and a cup of yogurt into a blender, and get something you can slurp down in no time at all. And unlike with fruit …

7 Smoothie Mistakes That Make You Gain Weight

<b>Mistake No. 1: Your Smoothie Skimps on Fiber</b><br>Fiber is as close to a magic weight-loss pill as you're going to get. It's what fills you up to prevent hunger so you end up eating less later in the day. Fruits do offer fiber—but only if you pick the right ones. Bananas are one of the most common …

Cooking for One: 25 Insanely Easy, Healthy Meals You Can Make in Minutes

If you're anything like us, you've googled "healthy meals for one" more than a few times. After all, the usual sandwich and salad combos start to get …

Healthy Eating

Banana Sushi Chia “Tempura” Roll

I’m sharing my recipe for Banana Sushi Chia “Tempura” Roll on the Essential Living Foods blog. It’s a great way to get kids to eat omega-3 fatty …

Breakfast

Keep The Beer, Lose The Belly

One drink means a 12-ounce beer, a 5-ounce glass of wine, or a 1 1/2-ounce shot of 80-proof spirits. No matter how that adds up, I'd slipped past moderation, and I'd also seen my weight creep up 10 pounds. Blame it on a cocktail of deadlines, stress, inactivity, and also fun. Sound familiar? A 2012 …

10 Ways to Drink More Water

Get guzzling with these tips for staying hydrated

Wellness

20 Low-Carb Substitutes That Don't Suck

<b>1. Instead Of Tacos, Try Cilantro-Lime Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps</b><br>While you can turn almost any sandwich into a lettuce wrap, we love that this recipe replaces taco shells with crunchy iceberg lettuce filled with juicy turkey, a delicious homemade salsa, and all your favorite taco fixings. To make it …

These Mason Jar Salads Are Your New Go-To Lunch

Bringing lunch to work can feel like a chore -- it requires planning, getting up early to pack your lunch or remembering to prepare it before you go to bed. It needs to be portable and it needs to be exciting, but it also can't be smelly (sorry tuna fish or egg salad sandwich lovers. We're fans, …