5 Healthier Alternatives To Beef Burgers

The hamburger – it’s an iconic American dish. Juicy and delicious, a freshly made burger is hard to resist – but it might be a little easier to once you know what may be lurking inside. Whether ordered at a dine-in restaurant or drive-thru, burgers can have a host of unhealthy characteristics, according to Everyday […]


Pack These Healthy Wraps For Your Kids’ Lunches

We don’t know who had the idea to roll up a sandwich, but we salute them for adding excitement to school lunches. Wraps are incredibly versatile and can be filled with a wide variety of tasty ingredients, from meats and cheeses to hummus and vegetables. They’re easy to put together – just add toppings and […]


10 Creative Lunches Your Kids Will Love

Are you stuck in a sandwich rut? Do your kids open their lunchbox to find a PB&J, without fail? Then it’s time to add some fun back into your children’s school lunches. Avoid making a basic sandwich five days a week by packing these 10 creative lunches that your kids will love: Whole-wheat pasta salad  Whole-wheat […]


4 Healthy Mayo Alternatives

When you think of a turkey sandwich or a pasta salad, you probably think of mayonnaise – but you probably don’t think of the toll it might be taking on your diet. Adding just the extra touch of flavor a dish needs, mayo may seem innocent enough, but it’s actually loaded with not-so-good-for-you ingredients. One cup […]


4 Ways To Avoid Using Pasta And Starches

Digging into a big bowl of pasta or a loaded baked potato tastes great in the moment, but doesn’t feel so wonderful after, especially when you consider all the empty calories you just consumed. As good as carbohydrates and starches taste, they’re not always the best option for a light and fresh diet because they contain […]


Ideas For Using Fresh Herbs In Cooking

Fresh herbs are a wonderfully easy way to add extra flavor and dimension to a variety of meals. They can jazz up a basic dish or highlight specific ingredients. Fresh herbs should also be a kitchen staple because of their health benefits. Instead of using heavy dressings or sauces to spice up foods, you can […]

Rice Bowls

Rice Bowl Meal Prep Recipes

When you have dozens of meetings and projects on your schedule, packing yourself a healthy lunch for work each day is one of the first tasks to be nixed from your to-do list. A little meal prep ahead of time, though, can save you from a week of unhealthy take-out and sad vending machine lunches. Rice […]

Kid-friendly snacks

Kid-Friendly Dessert Swaps

Have you ever known a kid who doesn’t like dessert? If you have, you’re lucky. But if not, you’ll need to come up with some smart swaps that will let your kids indulge their sweet tooth without going overboard. You may have considered eliminating dessert and other indulgences from your child’s diet altogether, however, conventional […]

Healthy Snacks for Kids

Healthy Snacks Your Kids Can Take To School

With homework, activities and early start times, kids need the right fuel to stay energized and focused throughout the school day. While a healthy breakfast and lunch is essential, it’s also important to pack nutritious, well-balanced snacks for munching on between meals when hunger strikes. Below are four ideas for healthy snacks your kids can […]

Smart Food Strategies

Smart Food Strategies For Several Common Occasions

So many occasions in life are inextricably linked to food. Watching a movie seems incomplete if you’re not munching on popcorn, while every birthday party demands a cake. Outings with friends, romantic dates, office functions, sports games – it’s practically expected in all of them that food will play a part. While these events are […]