Anti-oxidant rich blueberries are very healthy for your heart. Studies have shown that they can reduce both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Blueberries can also increase blood levels of nitric oxide, which means that blood vessels widen and increase blood
Are you ready to get cozy and your sofa to watch movies this evening? Popcorn is a great movie snack. Ditch the unhealthy chemicals in microwave popcorn and make your own healthier version on the stove. This recipe, from the
If you’re looking for a healthier version of a muffin, these are perfect. I found them on the fun Food Addict and Fitness Fanatic‘s blog. The quinoa adds a little bit of extra protein to keep you satisfied longer than
If you’re looking for a sweet but healthy snack, these cinnamon encrusted almonds are a great option. The natural sweetness in the cinnamon gives them an awesome flavor and no sugar is even needed! They will also make your house
Green smoothies have been popular for some time now due to their healthy nutrients and versatility. You can’t taste the greens in these smoothies because they’re blended so well and the other flavors overtake the flavor of the greens. If
This Mushroom Bourguignon puts a vegetarian spin on the classic French recipe for Beef Bourguignon. The recipe, from the amazing team at Whole Foods Market, is healthy and hearty, making it perfect for a chilly day. You can also make
Sometimes the craving for a salty and crunchy snack hits. Rather than reaching for low-nutrient foods such as pretzels or potato chips, try making homemade vegetable chips instead. Kale chips have been all the rage but you can make baked
Boiled cauliflower can be pretty plain and have a soft texture. When its broiled, it gets crispy and has a great nutty flavor. It has an even better flavor once you add lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and parmesan cheese.
Chickpeas are a great source of fiber and protein. They can be seasoned in a variety of ways and then roasted so that they have a slightly crispy texture. You can season them so that they are sweet or savory.
I’m always on the lookout for healthy breakfast ideas that don’t take a lot of effort in the morning. You can assemble this Chia Blueberry Quinoa recipe and let it cook overnight in the slow cooker. You’ll wake up to