Yogurt with strawberry and oats.

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.

tomato soup and bread

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…

Watermelons

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…

Vegetable dish

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……

asparagus

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…

Buddha bowl with spinach and veggies.

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…

Sugar cookie person with sprinkles on top.

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…

Cutting board with apples, carrots, and cucumbers being prepared.

10 Ways to Get Dinner on the Table ASAP

Cooking dinner is sometimes a nice, relaxing way to spend the evening, but almost no one enjoys it all the time. Luckily, there are ways to speed the process up. Check out this list for 10 ideas to hurry up and eat! 1. Be Your…

When Eating Disorders Masquerade as Diets

When Eating Disorders Masquerade as Diets

When Dove began their Real Beauty campaign in 2004, the advertising world did a double take. Real women? No airbrushing? What on earth were they thinking? But millions of women let out a collective sigh of relief. For Dove, it was a marketing gamble that…

Summer Food Formula for a Fit Fall Physique

Summer Food Formula for a Fit Fall Physique

Fall is coming. And that means pumpkin spice lattes and at least a dozen more reasons to indulge and forget about your desired physique. But remember, when you’re surrounded by pumpkin pies, candied apples, and pillowcases full of Halloween candy, the pilgrim founders of America…