Meatloaf is a great comfort food, but not necessarily the healthiest. It is packed full of fat and calories from the red meat. So instead of using read meat we recommend that you use ground turkey, or even better – tofurkey. Not only has this recipe been converted to cater to a healthier meat, or lack of meat, selection but it also contains a serving of goji berries. Goji berries are high in protein, fiber, and carbs. They promote vitality, longevity and energy. What’s not to love about them? Check out the recipe for more.
Author - Mat Robar
Practically everyone loves muffins, but most of us also know that they are usually packed full of fat, processed sugar, and calories. Here is a healthy, vegan alternative muffin recipe. They pair perfectly with freshly brewed organic teas and black coffee as well. Try ‘em out and enjoy! I know I have.
I was just reading this article about soda. The article, written by David Gutierrez, said that soda has recently been linked to pancreatic cancer. Well, we all knew soda wasn’t the healthiest thing on the market, especially diet soda filled with aspartame, but who knew it was THAT bad for us?!
Several studies have linked a lack of vitamin D to depression. Recent studies have further found that a lack of vitamin D could also impede the brain from processing information correctly and clearly.
The latest trend in cooking fish is baking using a cedar plank on the BBQ. This helps the fish to retain all of its essential nutrients including those extra-healthy omega 3’s that we all know are so good for us. Not only does baking on a cedar plank help the fish to retain its nutrients and thus you get the necessary nutrients, but the BBQ adds a delicious wood fire taste to the fish. You’ll feel like you are eating a top chef’s special at a high class restaurant in New York City, but your version will be way healthier and made in the comfort of your home. You can even light some candles and pull out the fancy dishes to add to the experience. This Cedar Planked BBQ Salmon is by far my favorite recipe. Enjoy!
This recipe takes about 15 minutes prep time and cooks for about 20 minutes. Its easy to make and absolutely delicious! Trust me, if you like fish, you’ll love this recipe.
Teenage girls eat way worse than teenage boys and older women, according to the preliminary results of a National Diet and Nutrition Survey conducted in the United Kingdom. Who would have ever thought?
Everyone loves chocolate. But let’s face it; the chocolate bars at your local grocery store have absolutely no nutritional benefit. Yes, they taste great! I’ll admit that. However, they are filled with calories, have a high fat content, and the amount of sugar is far above your recommended daily value. Here is a delicious recipe for truffles that not only is vegan, but nutritious. Don’t believe me? Take a look for yourself. There is no added sugar, far fewer calories and fat content than any chocolate you could buy at the grocery store or gas station, and it even has nutritious elements. Cacao is known for its high levels of antioxidants, magnesium, and chromium as well as many other minerals and vitamins. You can’t go wrong with these truffles, just try to restrain yourself from eating them all at once.
People have long advocated nutrient-dense whole grains over processed white rice and white breads. Take brown rice for example, it is extremely fiber rich, loaded with B vitamins, phytochemicals and other nutrients. In addition to this great list of benefits, scientists are now finding that brown rice and other such whole grains have disease-fighting properties.
Soup is very filling and quick to make. This Spicy Maca Soup Recipe can be enjoyed hot or cold, making it perfect for any season. It is made with fresh (preferably organic) vegetables and nutritious maca poweder. Some of you may not have heard of maca before, well it’s a radish-like root. This radish-like root has been used for centuries in South American cultures to promote healing. Dating back to the Incan times, it was used to increase stamina and energy in warriors before battle. To this day, the purest and most nutritious maca still comes from the Peruvian highlands. It is a revered superfood that can easily be added to your diet. This delicious soup is a great way to enjoy maca.
It turns out that you really can. Good news right? Well by “happiness,” I’m talking about the lasting happiness, not the happiness that is fleeting and momentary that comes from taking the first bite of your hot fudge sundae. This distinction is very important. I’m talking about sustainable happiness; keep that in mind as you continue reading.