Alt-rice is the new alt-pasta, and it’ll be in every healthy eater’s pantry in 2020

February 25, 2020 at 07:00PM by CWC It’s 2020, where it seems possible to make a healthy or vegan alternative to just about any kind of food. We’re milking oats and almonds instead of cows, using tech to make “bleeding” plant-based burgers, and using everything from lentils to zucchini to create gluten-free pasta. Now, you … Continue reading Alt-rice is the new alt-pasta, and it’ll be in every healthy eater’s pantry in 2020

10 delicious, plant-based Mexican recipes that go way beyond rice and beans

February 15, 2020 at 06:00PM by CWC Here in the States, beef, chicken, pork, and cheese are often staples of Mexican foods eaten at home and at restaurants. Think: tacos al pastor, chicken tinga, carnitas…yum. However, none of those foods really work anymore for people trying to shift to a more plant-based diet. But the … Continue reading 10 delicious, plant-based Mexican recipes that go way beyond rice and beans

5 of the most common mistakes people make when doing a tricep push-up

February 14, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC No move is more OG or has more cred than the push-up. It’s the punishment of choice for boot camps, Pilates classes, yoga flows, HIIT classes, and the list goes on forever. That’s probably because there are endless variations—from the dive bomber to the pseudo planche—that specifically work … Continue reading 5 of the most common mistakes people make when doing a tricep push-up

These matcha Rice Krispies Treats are perfect for Valentine’s—or any day

February 13, 2020 at 09:00PM by CWC It’s not easy to improve upon the simple pleasures of a Rice Krispies Treat, but leave it to Well+Good Council member Candice Kumai to tweak the recipe into something even more delightful. Below, her version of the iconic dessert brings in coconut oil, matcha, and dark chocolate—and though … Continue reading These matcha Rice Krispies Treats are perfect for Valentine’s—or any day

This combo workout move burns your triceps *and* sets your lower abs on fire

February 05, 2020 at 02:00AM by CWC Who doesn’t love a good two-in-one exercise? Doubling up definitely brings on the heat in the moment, but it really pays off in the end. You save time and get great results in the process. While there are plenty of different combination exercises that will make you work … Continue reading This combo workout move burns your triceps *and* sets your lower abs on fire

These Salted Nut Butter Rice Crispy Treats Are Low-Sugar & Delicious

January 12, 2020 at 02:19PM Retooling the classic chewy rice cereal treats took a lot of trial and error. We tried to make them with a homemade marshmallow fluff, but ultimately this honey and nut butter combination yielded the best result with the least amount of sugar. Browned butter adds an extra layer of depth and … Continue reading These Salted Nut Butter Rice Crispy Treats Are Low-Sugar & Delicious

This pressed serum is pricey but absolutely worth the money

January 01, 2020 at 03:00PM by CWC Discovering Maya Chia’s “The Super Blend” ($105) was a happy accident. After forgetting my usual moisturizer on a trip home to see my family, my mother handed me the pressed serum with a ceremonious flourish and said: “Here, try this.” Since then, the sherbert-hued skin-care product has a … Continue reading This pressed serum is pricey but absolutely worth the money

When shopping for the best, healthiest olive oil, how much does price really matter?

December 25, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Olive oil is metaphorical liquid gold in terms of health benefits. The amber glue that holds the almighty Mediterranean diet together, healthy food experts love to rave of its heart- and brain- healthy benefits. Given the price of some olive oils, you’d think it’s actual gold, too. While … Continue reading When shopping for the best, healthiest olive oil, how much does price really matter?

Right now is the best time to sign up for ClassPass if you like spending $0 for pricey workouts

December 24, 2019 at 05:45PM by CWC Workout classes get pricey. I mean, I love Pilates… but if you’re spending upward of $40 per class, it adds up quickly. That’s what makes ClassPass such a great option. You can attend all your favorite boutique fitness classes for a fraction of the cost, and now you can … Continue reading Right now is the best time to sign up for ClassPass if you like spending $0 for pricey workouts

This egg fried rice lettuce wrap recipe might cancel your weekly takeout plans for good

December 02, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC Fried rice is a comfort-food essential—it’s warm, it’s filling, and you have leftovers to feast on for days (not to mention, it smells heavenly while cooking). But rather than opting for takeout, try creating your own elevated version at home—like this egg fried rice lettuce wrap recipe. By … Continue reading This egg fried rice lettuce wrap recipe might cancel your weekly takeout plans for good

When the ‘female athlete triad’ is overlooked, women pay the price

November 09, 2019 at 12:15AM by CWC Despite the fact that women are conquering world championships and demanding the salaries they deserve, they’re still so often maltreated by the coaches and medical professionals whose job is to care for them. Elite runner Mary Cain—who became the youngest American track and field athlete to represent the U.S. … Continue reading When the ‘female athlete triad’ is overlooked, women pay the price

The Ordinary is having skin-care sale that’s so affordable the product prices look like typos

November 04, 2019 at 08:30PM by CWC If you add up the cost of all the products in your skin-care #shelfie, you’d probably faint. That’s why when Deciem released it’s now cult-fave line The Ordinary—which offers products formulated with high-quality, luxury ingredients at a fraction of the price—everyone went wild. And now you can get … Continue reading The Ordinary is having skin-care sale that’s so affordable the product prices look like typos

Your triceps are the largest muscle in your arm—here’s how to stretch ’em

October 26, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC I learned a surprising piece of trivia during a workout the other day: Your triceps are the largest muscle in your arm. The many people who I relayed the message to were shocked—most people think that biceps are the headliners, but nope. Considering that my triceps are still … Continue reading Your triceps are the largest muscle in your arm—here’s how to stretch ’em

This genius convertible tote is basically three bags for the price of one

September 08, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC I recently learned that I am a person who is perhaps prone to mistaking “instamacy” for intimacy. The key difference is that one is an instant, intense connection while the other is a connection that continues to develop over time. I’ve done this both in relationship-type situations, as … Continue reading This genius convertible tote is basically three bags for the price of one

8 top trainers name their favorite triceps exercises—and there’s not a dip in sight

August 23, 2019 at 05:24PM by CWC Can we get a show of hands from those who despise triceps exercises? Oh, cool, everyone? Out of all the different ways you can work out your arms, there’s really no burn like a triceps burn. But there’s no need to continue doing dips day after day to … Continue reading 8 top trainers name their favorite triceps exercises—and there’s not a dip in sight

Never overspend at the supermarket again with 5 priceless budgeting tips from dietitians

June 24, 2019 at 12:44PM by CWC Post-grocery shopping regret is a feeling I know well. More often than not, the sliding doors open, I cross the threshold into Trader Joe’s, immediately black out, and—before I know it—I’m through checkout having spent $80 on a food budget of $50 per week. What candy stores are … Continue reading Never overspend at the supermarket again with 5 priceless budgeting tips from dietitians

I spent a week in Bali, and this anti-inflammatory turmeric rice was the best thing I ate

March 28, 2019 at 07:03AM by CWC It’s pretty common that if you ask about someone’s favorite food—something they’d be happy to eat every day forever—you’ll get a pretty basic answer. It’s likely a simple staple or nostalgic comfort food more likely to appear on a children’s menu than on an upscale omakase. (For proof, … Continue reading I spent a week in Bali, and this anti-inflammatory turmeric rice was the best thing I ate

Watch your back cauli-rice, Banza just launched chickpea rice

February 19, 2019 at 08:14AM by CWC Ah, rice. The trusty sidekick to beans. The base that holds stir-fries together. An essential ingredient in your sushi. Cheap and satiating, what’s not to love about it? Oh yeah, the carbs. Sure, rice is healthy in moderation, but veggie rice is lower in carbs and calories, which … Continue reading Watch your back cauli-rice, Banza just launched chickpea rice