How to Have a Healthier Road Trip

It’s that time of the year again – time to start gearing up for those amazing summer road trips. Nothing says freedom like an open stretch of road in front of you, your bestie by your side and loud music blaring through the speakers. There’s…

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Why Carbs Really Aren’t the Enemy

When you hear the term carb, what comes to mind? Bread? Pasta? Potatoes? Those are not the only form of dietary carbohydrates. Carbs can be found in fruits and vegetables as well, in the form of natural sugars and starches. Cutting carbs — eliminating foods…

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10 Healthy Snacks to Keep at Your Desk

When you get the munchies at work, it’s easy enough to treat yourself with some time away from your desk and a vending machine goodie. We’re all guilty of it, so don’t worry. We all get that candy bar or bag of chips, and then…

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How to Replace Unhealthy Fats With Greek Yogurt

It seems as if everyone is into clean eating these days, and for good reason. The health benefits of eating clean are numerous and can include a reduction in cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar. Clean eating isn’t about being on a restrictive diet that…

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10 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes for Fall

The cool breezes. An explosion of color in the falling leaves. Scarves. Are you ready for fall? For some, it’s the best season of the year; and autumn wouldn’t be complete without pumpkin. This popular orange gourd is everywhere as both decoration and ingredient. Celebrate…

How to Fuel Your Body Before and After a Workout

What to Eat Before & After a Workout

You just got out of work and you’re headed to the gym. But wait — you’re starving! Lunch was 5 hours ago and you were so busy in the afternoon you forgot to have a snack. What should you do now? Fueling your body before…

5 Surprisingly Healthy Hot Chocolate Recipes

If you promised to give up all things decadent and fattening, you’re probably mourning the loss of hot chocolate. As the weather turns colder, there are few desserts quite as satisfying and warming as a quality cocoa treat.