5 Easy Tips to Make Your Green Smoothies Better

Adapted from simplegreensmoothies.com 1) Blend in stages to avoid leafy chunks. [I personally think this one is the most important!] Chewing your green smoothie is no fun! To get a “smooth” green smoothie experience, blend up your leafy greens and liquid-base first. Then add your remaining fruits and blend again. 2) Follow the 60/40 formula. When... Continue Reading →

Will This Diet Become the Standard?

via - Outside.com Vegans Will Own the Podium Why ultrarunners, climbers, and NFL linemen are turning to plant power More and more pro athletes are going vegan. But can their plant- based diet really allow anyone to perform at their best?

Gut Glory!

via - Today.com From Yogurt to Kombucha, Fermented Foods Benefit Your Overall Health Nutritionist Keri Glasman is founder of Nutritious Life and a member of the TODAY Tastemaker team, a select group of nationally recognized lifestyle experts. Your gut is one hot topic. I don’t mean the extra weight you may be carrying around your... Continue Reading →

The Perfect Sweet (Protein) Treat

via -  popsugar.com Honey-Roasted Chickpeas Make the Perfect Sweet (Protein) Treat If you are craving something sweet but know inhaling candy will have you feeling flat, reach for this warm, low-cal option instead: honey-roasted cinnamon chickpeas. High in protein and fiber, chickpeas offer a satisfying crunch when roasted, and if you toss them with a... Continue Reading →

Once a Week…An Easy Way to Lose Weight!

via - popsugar.com Have you ever tried Meal Planning? It's a GREAT way to control your calories. No more stressing about what to make, no more eating chips and salsa for dinner when you can't decide, and no more throwing together unhealthy meals just because they're easy. Read on for some easy tips to get your week... Continue Reading →

Dairy: Take it or leave it?

"I Had No Idea What Giving Up Dairy Would Do to My Body" via popsugar.com | by Jenny Sugar 9/17/15 In my 20's, I was a french-fry, soy-ice-cream, pasta-and-bread-loving vegan. I ended up gaining 40 pounds and — surprise, surprise — always felt tired, foggy-headed, and on the brink of another cold. After six years,... Continue Reading →

Apple Pie Baked Apples

via - Sheena Dinga, Team AVAC® I usually have some amazing story to go along with why I decided to make these delicious recipes that I found; unfortunately my story this time is because it looked so good. I am just obsessed with finding healthy desserts because I love to eat them, but hate the... Continue Reading →

Hangry Much?

5 Steps to Avoid Getting Hangry via - news.health.com Your energy is zapped, your stomach is rumbling, and your personality has transformed from level-headed and sweet to short-tempered and snippy. Your hunger has led to anger: You’re officially hangry. We’ve all been there, and it’s not pretty, but fortunately—for the sake of your relationships and... Continue Reading →

How To…

Make Your Own Nut Milk in 30 Seconds—Seriously  via - Greatist.com Siiigh. Why does making nut milk seem so exhausting? Just the idea of digging out cheesecloth is enough to make you want to throw in the towel—or cloth, in this case. And what about those who don’t even have cheesecloth? Ordering it online would... Continue Reading →

Healthy Cauliflower Red Potato Mash

via Afy Jones - AVAC Love potatoes like I do but need to cut down on your carbs? This is the recipe for you! So simple and tastes amazing as a side dish. Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower head 2 red potatoes 1 cup greek yogurt salt & pepper to taste tablespoon garlic powder (if desired)... Continue Reading →

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