Topic: healthy recipes

Homemade Energy: 5 DIY Energy Bars

Homemade Energy: 5 DIY Energy Bars

Everyone loves an energy bar, am I right? Whether your go to is Larabar, Luna Bar, KIND Bars or a hippie concotion you buy at your local organic bakery, it’s always good to have a few of those babies on hand for snacks, workout fuel, and as a source of protein. While there are tons of awesome brands of bars out there, sometimes you just want to know exactly what you’re eating, without having to squint and read all the tiny letters on the plastic packaging. The best way to do that? Well, make it yourself, of course. Here are five DIY energy bar recipes that are easy, healthy and delicious. More »

7 Healthy Salads That Don’t Use Greens

7 Healthy Salads That Don't Use Greens

Greens are great. I’d never dispute the deliciousness and nutritiousness of a big old salad full of spinach, lettuce, kale, collards, or other leafy greens. But recently, a friend of mine said she was looking for some great salad recipes….that don’t use greens. Never one to shirk from a blogging challenge, I found seven delicious salad recipes with nary a leafy green in sight. More »

Celebrate 4/20—AKA Lima Bean Respect Day!—With These Green Lima Bean Recipes

Celebrate 4/20âAKA Lima Bean Respect Day!âWith These Green Lima Bean Recipes

You guys know what tomorrow, 4/20, is, right? The day when we celebrate that one particular good and green thing: the Lima bean! I bet you thought I was going to talk about that other green, but nope; Lima Bean Respect Day actually exists and it’s happening this weekend. If you’d like to celebrate (as I will be doing, ahem!), here are a few tasty Lima bean recipes to help you do that. None of these recipes at all resemble the chalky, tasteless Lima beans you ate as a kid, we promise.  So eat some Lima beans and green while you green, man. More »