Want to get your brood to up their fruit intake? As my mother always said, you can get more bees with honey than you can with vinegar. Plus, studies show that honey increases our stores of compounds that protect against cancer and heart disease. And because kids are drawn to honey like bees, this sweet but healthy topping may make them forget that what’s underneath is good for them, too!
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese at room temperature
1/2 cup plain, low-fat yogurt
2 tablespoons (tbs) honey
Myra Goodman, founder of Earthbound Farm, the largest grower of organic produce in the United States, shares two of her favorite fall recipes, Chopped Autumn Salad and Oatmeal, Carrot and Apple Breakfast Squares, with IDEA Fitness Journal readers. Both are vegan. The salad uses some of fall’s best bounty: apples, pears and persimmons.
Professional chef, cookbook author and nutrition instructor
at New York University Lourdes Castro, MS, RD, has taken the lessons from this month’s food focus on dark-leafy greens and brought them to life in this delicious and easy dish.
Looking for a quick and healthy weeknight meal now that the kids are back in school and your autumn schedule is about to go full tilt? This one might become a standard.
Mee Tracy McCormick learned to cook her way out of her chronic autoimmune disease by using whole foods. In the process, she created a collection of “healing recipes that combine foods in a way that is more nutritious and delicious than she could have ever imagined.”
Looking for an excellent source of vegetarian alkalizing protein, healthy fats, enzymes, vitamins and mineral-rich carbs to replenish your tank after a workout? You don’t have to be a sushi master chef to roll nori, says lifestyle wellness and natural nutrition educator Teri Gentes. Simply dive in and give it a try.
newsletter_teaser: Looking for an excellent source of vegetarian alkalizing protein, healthy fats, enzymes, vitamins and mineral-rich carbs to replenish your tank after a workout? You don’t have to be a sushi master chef to roll nori, says lifestyle wellness and natural nutrition educator Teri Gentes. Simply dive in and give it a try.
Ladies and gentlemen: Start your barbeque engines. It is time for some heavy grilling and chilling! This simple but satisfying summer meal can be rounded out with a green salad for a complete dinner that keeps the cook out of the kitchen.
Quinoa is a healthy alternative to other types of whole grains. When paired
with high-fiber black beans, quinoa is a great backdrop for a healthy and unique salad. Serve this salad as a side dish, or pair it with crusty, whole-grain bread for
a light meal.
How can you help your clients enjoy the holidays without gaining weight? Try these suggestions from a dietitian and veteran trainers.
Create a Plan for Successnewsletter_teaser: How can you help your clients prepare for the December holidays so they don’t see in the New Year carrying extra pounds? Try these suggestions from a dietitian and veteran trainers.
Getting back into the swing of a busy work and school routine can make it challenging for families to put together a home-cooked dinner most nights. But Ten Dollar Dinners (Clarkson Potter 2012), the first cookbook by Melissa d’Arabian—Food Network star and busy mom of four young girls—provides a blueprint of 140 recipes and 100 tips for creating fresh meals any night of the week. Each recipe is carefully calculated to serve a family of four for less than $10.