Find original, delicious salad & soup recipes and blog posts about food, nutrition and health.

 

Find original, delicious salad & soup recipes and blog posts about food, nutrition and health.

Nutrition

Should You Be Drinking Green Tea?

Should You Be Drinking Green Tea?

Green Tea While many of us turn on the coffee maker or fire up the espresso machine for a latte in the morning, should we be brewing a cup of green tea instead? People I know who maintain healthy lifestyles often seem to drink it more often rather than other teas or...

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Breathe Easier With These 8 Indoor Plants

Breathe Easier With These 8 Indoor Plants

Cold Salads According to this fun, but somewhat concerning fact-filled article on Distractify, we spend 90 percent of our time indoors. The National Human Activity Survey (NHAPS), a two-year phone U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-sponsored survey...

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Avocado and Tomato Salad with Microgreens

Avocado and Tomato Salad with Microgreens

Fresh, juicy and bright: this Tomato and Avocado Salad makes the perfect side dish for lunch, dinner, and summer potlucks! 3 Ingredients to make this Avocado and Tomato salad 1. Avocado - 🥑 You either love avocado or you hate it, but take it to heart because avocados...

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Watermelon and Cucumber Salad with Feta

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad with Feta

This watermelon and cucumber salad is combined with diced feta cheese, crunchy onion, and mint, all tossed in an easy red wine vinaigrette. A simple yet unusual summer salad. Watermelon-cucumber salad is one of those flavor combinations that sound odd but just works...

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Eat For Your Memory (and Brain Health)

Eat For Your Memory (and Brain Health)

Cold Salads As kids run out the door to play, many a parent has been known to shout, “Remember to eat!” in an effort to keep their kids fueled with energy. But has anyone ever said, “Eat to remember?” Perhaps they should. Some foods can actually protect...

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Eat Your Way To Shiny And Healthy Hair

Eat Your Way To Shiny And Healthy Hair

Cold Salads Although commercials for hair care products try to convince you that they can make your hair shiny, thick, and strong, there’s something else that plays a much bigger in the health of your hair—what you eat. Learn how your hair grows, why what...

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Trail Mix—the Perfect Snack When Playing In The Snow

Trail Mix—the Perfect Snack When Playing In The Snow

Cold Salads It’s a brisk 25 degrees out, and you’ve just loaded onto the chair lift after taking your first turns down the slopes. Your kid or friend announces, “I’m starving!” You didn’t really think about eating as you drove to the ski area, donned all...

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Six Steps To Better Health After The Holidays

Six Steps To Better Health After The Holidays

Better Health As you enter the New Year, the holiday feasting has concluded and life returns to normal. Like many people, you may be aghast at how your healthy exercising and eating habits flew out the window over the last month since Thanksgiving. You may...

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The Turkey-Tryptophan-Sleep Connection

The Turkey-Tryptophan-Sleep Connection

Cold Salads Many of you have experienced eating your Thanksgiving dinner and promptly snoozing on the couch as a football game or holiday special drones on in the background on the TV. Everyone explains that it’s the turkey—but specifically the tryptophan...

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The Skinny On Sodas

The Skinny On Sodas

Cold Salads When you go out for dinner or to see a movie, do you order a soda? Do you let your children have soda at dinner at home or when eating out? Before you order your next soda or let your kid drink one, consider what nutrition a soda offers and then...

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3 Soy-Based Foods That You Can Substitute For Meat

3 Soy-Based Foods That You Can Substitute For Meat

Cold Salads Cutting back on the amount of meat you consume is probably a good idea—for both the planet’s health and yours. It might also help with your food budget, given the high price of meat compared to other protein sources.Read on to understand the...

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Fueling Up For Your Race, Game, Or Intense Workout

Fueling Up For Your Race, Game, Or Intense Workout

Cold Salads So you signed up for that half marathon, have a big soccer tournament, registered for a cyclocross bike race, or planned a two-hour power hike up a mountain. You’ve got some intense exercise in your future. Besides training to make sure you’re...

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