With the beach calling your name and the wide assortment of warm-weather clothes, you want to be able to look and feel your best. However, trimming down during the summer months isn’t always easy. One way to give yourself an extra boost of health is by adding a green smoothie to your daily diet. The color may be unappealing to some, but the bright green hue of these smoothies comes from leafy greens and veggies that are packed with nutrients. So, get ready to quench your thirst with three recipes for tasty, healthy smoothies that will help you feel amazing this summer!
Now that bathing suit season has arrived, many are looking for healthier meal options to stay slim in the summer. While seeking out healthier alternatives, people often turn to the very trendy, very healthy Paleo Diet. First, we’ll provide a little background on what this diet involves. According to nerdfitness.com, “the Paleo Diet is an effort to eat like we used to eat back in the day…way back in the day. If a caveman couldn’t eat it, neither can you.” Essentially, the Paleo Diet only includes foods that could be hunted/gathered in the prehistoric era. Therefore, this diet cuts out processed foods, like cereal and candy. We’re going to give you a Paleo appetizer, entrée, and dessert so you can have a completely Paleo meal in no time.
Need a dessert in a hurry? Dump cakes are insanely easy to make and perfect when you’re in a rush. First, let’s discuss the name. While “dump cake” may not sound super appetizing, trust us, they are. The name comes from the way you make these treats: dump the ingredients into a pan, mix and bake. These simple desserts are guaranteed to please anyone with a sweet-tooth. Ready, set, dump.
Summer is finally coming out of hibernation and we’re ready to celebrate! What Memorial Day picnic is complete without the perfect dessert? We scoured the web for the most festive treats to help you ring in the summer season. So break out the red, white and blue napkins and get ready to dig into these tasty, easy-to-make Memorial Day desserts.
Warmer weather is right around the corner. This means it’s time to break out the grill and get ready for barbecue season! What better way to impress your friends and family than by making your own barbecue sauce. Homemade BBQ sauce adds an extra kick of flavor to your favorite summer dishes. Whether you like sweet, spicy or tangy sauce, we have a recipe for you!
It’s 7:04 am. Your head barely grazed the pillow but here you are — awake again! You’re sitting at the breakfast table watching your daughter cross her arms, put on her biggest pout, and refuse to eat the fruit and yogurt you’ve placed in front of her. You know she should eat healthy foods, but the box of fruity sugar-flakes is whispering your name. She needs to eat something.
Sound familiar? Don’t let the ease of non-nutritious food tempt you. We’re going to help you serve healthy foods that your kids will actually want to eat.
Using local produce in your meals is a way to show support for your state’s farmers and help the small businesses in your community prosper. However, when colder weather starts to settle in it gets harder to stick to seasonal fruits and veggies. Because there are less options to choose from, we’re going to give you some pointers on how to choose the best local produce during winter.
Brussels sprouts get a bad rap. People often dismiss the adorable mini-cabbages, thinking of them as a stinky vegetable that they were forced to eat as kids. Well, we’re going to completely change the unfavorable opinion of Brussels sprouts. We found four different, and equally delicious, ways to prepare these tasty veggies that you can easily do at home! So grab your apron and get ready to make this tasty vegetable your new favorite food.
With the holiday season quickly approaching, we went on a hunt for some snack ideas that match this season’s festivities. These holiday snacks are great to put in your kids’ lunchboxes or even to bring to work to surprise your coworkers with a little holiday spirit. Can’t think of what to get your Secret Santa? Wrap these treats up and they’re guaranteed to make your friends smile. Not only are these treats fun and cute, they’re easy to make. Enjoy!