13 Ways Green Tea is Actually the Elixir of Life

The Elixir of Life isn’t coffee or Red Bull. It’s green tea, and you’re probably thinking you’ve heard this one already. Green tea as you know it in the single serving tea packet with a cute saying is great, and it has beneficial qualities. Matcha…

The Best Holiday Gifts for Your Foodie Friends

Foodies can be both the best and worst people to get gifts for. There are a ton of food-related gift options, but if they’re super particular, you have to make sure you’ll get something they’ll like and use. This list should have something for every…

Ten Foods That Will Make You Happier in an Instant

Most people are happy while they’re eating, but how you feel when you’re done can be a different story. While what you ate may have been delicious, it may not have been particularly healthy, which can then lead to feelings of guilt. That said, there…

Why Fermented Foods Are So Great For You

Fermented foods are not for the faint of palate. They’re bold flavors you can’t ignore, but, with them come a heavy helping of healthy benefits. In other words, it might be worth it to get used to the strong flavors of fermentation.

11 Perfect Soup Recipes For a Rainy Fall Day

Whether you’ve pulled the forecast up on your phone or thrown the curtains back to see gray skies, you know you’re in for a rainy fall day. It’s par for the course, at least as far as fall goes, with dropping temperatures to blame for…

11 Super Quick Summer Snacks

Part of the joy of summer is that it changes up your routine, and this can include what you eat. Certain foods definitely belong to summer activities: think BBQ and watermelon. Those foods make you picture pool parties and sweltering summer afternoons, not Thanksgiving dinner…

11 Eco-Friendly Eateries in LA

LA is known for being ahead of the curve when it comes to dining options. Yes, you can find just about anything to eat in the City of Angels, and you can also be very specific about how it’s prepared: farm-to-table, gluten-free, vegan, locally sourced……

12 Asparagus Recipes to Get You Amped for Spring

Spring has sprung, and you know what that means, right? More rain, plants sprouting and slightly warmer weather, to name a few. And of course, the inevitable influx of high-quality local asparagus. “But asparagus is stringy,” you say, “And it doesn’t even taste all that…

Build Your Own Buddha Bowl: A Hearty, Healthy Work Lunch Idea

Unless you’ve had one before, you probably don’t know what a Buddha Bowl is off of the top of your head. If you guess it’s some sort of harmonious gathering off foods, you’d be on the right track. You might also think that it’s some…

How to Host a Pinterest-Worthy Holiday Cookie Swap

Whoever came up with the idea for a cookie swap at the holidays is just plain brilliant. The concept of going to a party with one kind of cookie and leaving with eight or 10 different kinds? This had to have been the brainchild of…