By now you know the importance of getting at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day (if not, click here). Perhaps you are still not convinced? Use the excuse-buster list below when you find yourself reasoning your way out of reaching for the... Read more
Getting your recommended daily allowance of fruits (1/2 to 2 cups) and vegetables (2-1/2 to 3 cups) is no small feat—especially when you don't have a lot of extra time to prep and cook all that produce. That's one reason why smoothies h... Read more
Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w... Read more
It’s Saturday night and the monthly dinner party is at your house. You want a meal that meets everyone's expectations for taste, while still being healthy. Here’s a sample party menu that definitely fits the bill, from salad to desser... Read more
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Almond Butter, Bananas and Thomas' Light Multigrain English Muffins. I eat this everyday for breakfast. Sometimes I have half a serving for a snack. I toast the english muffin, spread with almond butter and top off with sliced bananas. YUM! Oh yea, I... Read more
Carbonated vitamin water, decaf. green tea w/stevia, unsweetened chocolate Blue Diamond Almond milk w/stevia. Infused water with berries, cucumber, lemon or lime can add stevia if you like it sweet.... Read more
So I'm a picky eater. My bf has been having green smoothies and he says they have been making him feel better. But I can't get over how thick they are. So I cant make myself eat them. Does any one have any tips? I want to get the nutrients I need.... Read more
Combination: if you eat 1 banana, 1 apple, 1 serving of baby carrots, 1 serving of spinach, and 1 serving of broccoli, that is 5 total servings, and you met the goal. Any more than that is bonus.... Read more
I like green bananas, but they don't stay pre-ripe long enough for me to eat more than 1 or 2, so I was always throwing away banana bunches. One day I decided to refrigerate the green bananas to see what happened. Well after a day the skins got all... Read more
It is well understood that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables provides many health benefits such as lowering blood pressure and reducing risks of heart disease, cancer, and digestive problems. Not only do they provide many necessary vitamins and mi... Read more
Looking for some new smoothie recipes to help keep you cool during the summer? We've rounded up a variety of healthy and refreshing smoothie recipes for you to try.
Collard Green Pineapple Smoothie
Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie
Peanut Butter Cho... Read more
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