Here’s what it truly means to follow a sustainable diet that’s good for you *and* the planet

November 26, 2019 at 07:30PM by CWC When it comes to choosing a healthy eating plan, there’s a lot of questions someone may ask themselves. Does my body feel its best without animal products? Did our ancestors have it all figured out? Can I really live without cheese? But the most pressing question in 2019: … Continue reading Here’s what it truly means to follow a sustainable diet that’s good for you *and* the planet

How to use avocados to make your favorite desserts so much healthier

November 24, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC When you think about the primary ingredient in super-creamy desserts, your mind probably goes straight to dairy. But what if I told you your favorite green fruit is the key to making a mouthwatering treat the plant-based way? Using avocados in desserts isn’t anything new. It’s been a … Continue reading How to use avocados to make your favorite desserts so much healthier

Enjoy this cornucopia of gluten-free stuffing recipes for your Thanksgiving spread

November 23, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC As iconic as turkey is to the Thanksgiving spread, everyone knows the side dishes are really the stars—and stuffing is often the dish people get excited about the most. (Sorry, green bean casserole.) Traditionally, stuffing is bread-based, which is a major bummer to GF eaters. But cubing loaves … Continue reading Enjoy this cornucopia of gluten-free stuffing recipes for your Thanksgiving spread

The gut-healthy reason Mandy Moore switches up her breakfast each day

November 18, 2019 at 05:46PM by CWC Eating the same thing each morning means you’re spared making hard choices about what to eat for breakfast. But as much as you may love your bowl of oatmeal topped with banana and peanut butter, a dietitian says that changing up your morning meal makes for a healthy … Continue reading The gut-healthy reason Mandy Moore switches up her breakfast each day

This healthy oat-free granola recipe works with every eating plan

November 17, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC While old-fashioned rolled oats have been the classic granola base since, well, the beginning of time, they don’t have to be. They’re super healthy, but they’re high in carbs and prohibited on a keto and Paleo diets. Surprisingly, you can get a very similar taste and texture by … Continue reading This healthy oat-free granola recipe works with every eating plan

20 healthy road trip snacks to fuel you up for your holiday travels

November 16, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC There are two non-negotiable things every road trip must have in order to be enjoyable: good music and tasty snacks. (Okay fine, gas too.) Whether you’re gearing up for an epic adventure or just a traffic-filled drive to visit family for the holidays, having the perfect snack stash … Continue reading 20 healthy road trip snacks to fuel you up for your holiday travels

6 healthy breakfast taco recipes to spice up your morning

November 16, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC As the definition of breakfast food wanders outside the boundaries of pancakes, oatmeal, eggs, and yogurt, it only makes sense that tacos are becoming a popular brunch order. Scrambled eggs, avocado, and black beans wrapped up in a corn tortilla? Um, yes, please. Whatever diet you follow, there’s … Continue reading 6 healthy breakfast taco recipes to spice up your morning

5 ‘busy day soups’ for when you want all the warmth in half the time

November 15, 2019 at 04:30PM by CWC A lot of easy soup recipes call for more ingredients than you have in your fridge, pantry, and cabinets combined. Okay, so that’s a bit of an overstatement, but it’s true they’re often more complicated than they claim to be. When you want to cozy up with a … Continue reading 5 ‘busy day soups’ for when you want all the warmth in half the time

Get back to your prehistoric roots at these 5 Paleo-friendly restaurants in LA

November 15, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC Surprise, surprise: there’s no shortage of healthy food in Los Angeles. From Beyond Meat setting up shop in El Segundo to Sqirl Kitchen and their perpetually sold-out jam, it feels like there’s almost always something new and trending hitting our feeds straight out of LA. With all these … Continue reading Get back to your prehistoric roots at these 5 Paleo-friendly restaurants in LA

Water lily seeds are the Ayurvedic popcorn alternative taking over the snacks aisle

November 14, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Protein bars are the secret weapon for on-the-go healthy eaters, but anyone who eats them regularly knows that protein bar fatigue is real. That’s why you should explore the chip aisle next time you’re at the grocery store. (Yes, seriously.) It’s where you’ll find your next surprising protein … Continue reading Water lily seeds are the Ayurvedic popcorn alternative taking over the snacks aisle

3 next-level ways to serve Trader Joe’s cauliflower gnocchi that prove it’s perfect for every meal

November 13, 2019 at 09:00PM by CWC It’s safe to say that the wellness world is having a major love affair with Trader Joe’s cauliflower gnocchi. It’s all anyone can talk about. We want to see it in our IG feeds (and freezers) all the time, and eat it every night for dinner. But as with … Continue reading 3 next-level ways to serve Trader Joe’s cauliflower gnocchi that prove it’s perfect for every meal

Eat like a caveman at these 5 Paleo-friendly restaurants in NYC

November 12, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC The Paleo diet has a lot of pros in its favor. It’s high in protein and healthy fats (always a good thing), it can help fight off inflammation, and many doctors love it. However, its very particular rules can make ordering Seamless or meeting up with friends for … Continue reading Eat like a caveman at these 5 Paleo-friendly restaurants in NYC

The meditative act of baking bread

November 10, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC When I was traveling in India ten years ago, I learned a lot about meditation. More than could inform a lifetime, I had thought. But while so many of those lessons, lectures, and hours I spent in contemplative pursuits have slipped away, something that English meditation teacher Christopher … Continue reading The meditative act of baking bread

Brunch is served in just 20 minutes with these delicious ‘sheet pan pancakes’

November 09, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC I’ve never met a pancake I didn’t like. If I could skip the whole process of waiting for them to cook flipping them with a spatula, however, I would in a heartbeat. That’s where sheet pan pancakes come in. All an at-home chef has to do is spread … Continue reading Brunch is served in just 20 minutes with these delicious ‘sheet pan pancakes’

How to make healthier everything bagels with your air fryer

November 09, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC You already know your air fryer turns vegetables into crispy perfection, but did you know you can also use it to bake up a batch of soft and fluffy everything bagels? Air fryer bagels topped with an ungodly amount of avocado? Sign me up. Kaila Proulx, the health … Continue reading How to make healthier everything bagels with your air fryer

Restrictive eating plans continue to dominate the healthy food landscape—where does that leave eating disorder survivors?

November 08, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC Plant-based eating has never been more popular, as people have slowly become more aware of the negative health and environmental impacts of meat and dairy products. But for Melissa Stanger, LCSW, a love of animals and the planet was not the primary reason why she decided to go … Continue reading Restrictive eating plans continue to dominate the healthy food landscape—where does that leave eating disorder survivors?

8 ways to cook with cauliflower this Thanksgiving that go way beyond cauli mash

November 05, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC This year has definitely been the year of the cauliflower. The humble veggie was virtually overlooked until healthy food geniuses found ways to transform it into everything from pizza crust to gnocchi. Here’s what’s so amazing about cauliflower: it’s a blank slate that can change textures and pick … Continue reading 8 ways to cook with cauliflower this Thanksgiving that go way beyond cauli mash

7 healthy muffin tin breakfast recipes for people who like to sleep in

November 01, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC Baking a week’s worth of breakfasts in one day is a great way to do yourself a big favor. And while fluffy blueberry baked goods certainly fit the bill, muffin tins don’t get enough credit for their versatility. Whatever your eating plan, there’s a muffin tin breakfast recipe … Continue reading 7 healthy muffin tin breakfast recipes for people who like to sleep in

The Paleo diet is an inflammation-fighting super star—but it comes with some downsides

October 29, 2019 at 10:30PM by CWC Bone up on your Paleo diet know-how with this video. While the first person who turned cauliflower into pizza crust deserves major accolades, other food “innovations,” like packaged foods loaded with sugars and additives, are ultimately a detriment health-wise. That’s why so many healthy eaters have adapted the … Continue reading The Paleo diet is an inflammation-fighting super star—but it comes with some downsides

A functional medicine doctor’s favorite healthy dinner recipe for easy weeknight eating

October 22, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Photo: Little Brown Spark Functional medicine practitioner Mark Hyman, MD, has become the go-to doc for demystifying what it means to eat healthy. His plant-forward food philosophy, which he dubbed pegan, isn’t anything complicated. At its core, it’s a combination of Paleo and vegan eating: “A pegan diet … Continue reading A functional medicine doctor’s favorite healthy dinner recipe for easy weeknight eating

These genius tips from top dietitians make a bowl of oatmeal so much more delicious

October 04, 2019 at 09:00PM by CWC For many healthy eaters, part of the their seasonal transition involves trading iced green smoothies for warm bowls of oatmeal. The nutritional benefits of the original healthy breakfast are impossible to deny: oatmeal is full of fiber (with about four grams per one cup cooked) and antioxidants. Here’s … Continue reading These genius tips from top dietitians make a bowl of oatmeal so much more delicious

This paleo eggs Benedict will make you want to stay in for brunch every weekend

October 01, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC If brunch is the highlight of Sundays, the lowlight is the lethargic feeling you get after scarfing down a plate of heavy food. And while we’re all for afternoon naps, sometimes sluggishness just doesn’t jive with your productivity goals for the day. The solution? Healthify your favorite dish, … Continue reading This paleo eggs Benedict will make you want to stay in for brunch every weekend

7 healthy canned pumpkin recipes that are anything but #basic

September 30, 2019 at 06:57PM by CWC I’m not one of those people who goes out and orders a PSL at the first sign of fall—promise. And come October, I’m not lighting pumpkin spice candles or filling my home with pumpkin-themed decor. But one thing (basic or not) that I’m totally happy to do this … Continue reading 7 healthy canned pumpkin recipes that are anything but #basic

7 high-fiber foods every gluten-free eater should have on their grocery list

September 28, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC There’s one crucial nutrient that many grain-free eaters risk missing in their diets. No, it’s not gluten (although they’re obviously not eating that one); it’s fiber. Why? Many traditional sources of fiber, like bran, barley, and whole wheat, contain gluten—a non-starter for people who have Celiac disease, a … Continue reading 7 high-fiber foods every gluten-free eater should have on their grocery list