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Good-for-you breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack ideas, plus low-calorie recipe makeovers, grocery shopping tips, and expert diet advice.
1 day ago
You know protein helps build muscle and keep you full. But that doesn't make it easy to whip up a pork tenderloin or grill a lean cut of beef after every gym sesh. That's why we rounded up the tastiest, healthiest homemade protein bar options that require little prep time and—more importantly—lack that chalky aftertaste. You're welcome. More
4 days ago
If you're like most on-the-go women, there's a good chance granola bars seriously simplify your life. (Hellooo, easy breakfast.) Thing is, store-bought bars that look healthy are often loaded with high-fructose corn syrup and lacking in nutrients. Avoid the excess sugar and empty calories with these homemade granola bars where you control the ingredients. On the run? Wrap individual bars with parchment paper and tie them with string for easy portability. More
5 days ago
Pasta fits perfectly into your healthy diet—as long as it's prepared the right way. Learn how to lighten up linguine, spaghetti, penne and more with these healthy pasta recipes and smart strategies. More
1 week ago
People are mad about matcha tea thanks to its impressive antioxidant levels (courtesy of ground-up green tea leaves) and versatility as a cooking ingredient. There are even cafes completely dedicated to the power powder, like MatchaBar in New York City. Learn how to make your own matcha-centered meals with these easy recipes. More

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2 weeks ago
Rainbow-hued bar drinks—including those of the St. Patrick's Day variety—rarely get their coloring from nature. That's why we went searching for bloggers who greenify their cocktails using fruits and vegetables. Turns out being (and sipping!) green is easier than you think. Good as gold. More
2 weeks ago
Notice that refreshingly cold smoothies don't have the same appeal during wintry weather? Give your smoothies a winter makeover by serving them hot and toasty. (It's not as strange as it sounds—promise!) These ice-free, warm smoothie recipes will warm you up after a chilly morning jog. More
2 weeks ago
Sweet tooth got you hangry? Us, too. Good news: These five low-carb desserts all contain fewer carbohydrates than the combined protein and fat counts, an easy way to determine whether or not your low-carb grub is really what it claims to be. "It's good to keep insulin as low as possible, since this hormone can promote the storage of fat and stops your body from using stored fat as energy," says nutritionist Jenny Westerkamp, RD. Consuming protein and fat with carbohydrates will save you from that crazy blood sugar spike you can get from carbs alone, so you won't need as much insulin to metabolize your treat. And considering all of these recipes are delicious and low-carb, we're arguing that yes, you can now have your cake and eat it, too. More
2 weeks ago
Feeling guilty about your nightly glass of vino? We give you full permission to drink up—for your health. Cheers to these many awesome (surprising!) benefits of wine. More
3 weeks ago
Putting a scoop of protein powder in your smoothie is a no-brainer. "Your body needs a carb, like fruit, to transport protein quickly to your muscles and absorb it efficiently for recovery and growth following exercise," says Christine Gerbstadt, MD, RD, author of The Doctor's Detox Diet. If you're looking to switch things up, there are plenty of other tasty ways to sneak the powders into your diet. More
3 weeks ago
Ready to upgrade your avocado game beyond just guac and salads? Turns out, the superfood is super versatile. Read on for recipes you'll love. More
3 weeks ago
Next time you have a pint of Chunky Monkey on your mind, whip up a smoothie bowl instead. Smoothie bowls are fast becoming a fave snack (or meal), as a healthy alternative to ice cream or frozen yogurt, says McKel Hill, a dietitian, nutritionist, and creator of Nutrition Stripped. Like good old-fashioned ice cream, smoothie bowls are cold, creamy, and thick enough to scoop with a spoon—with the added bonus of nutrient-rich fruits and veggies. Fire up the blender and give these game-changing recipes a go. More
1 month ago
Dessert: It's something we're always jonesing for, but almost always feel guilty about. Not anymore. Thanks to these easy dessert recipes that forgo sugar in favor of natural sweeteners, you can indulge without the typical sugar crash. More

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