Piña Colada Smoothie Bowl

I decided to embark on a little adventure for a recent article I wrote for Shape.com. I've seen many pictures of these awesome coconut bowls on Pinterest, and I've been wanting to try this foodie trend. So I pitched a recipe to Shape, and they went for it. I'm a pretty proficient food stylist (see [...]

Cherry Coconut Yogurt Bites

I seriously can't get enough fruit this time of year. If you think I'm exaggerating, I'm not. I had a strawberry smoothie for breakfast, watermelon for mid-morning snack, cherries with my lunch and now I'm eating these Cherry Coconut Yogurt Bites. Oh, and I may make a peach salad for dessert. After the long NY [...]

How to Build Muscle on a Vegetarian Diet

By Allison Kraft, MS It’s a common misconception that it is difficult to build muscle on a vegetarian diet. After all, a chicken breast or steak provides much more protein per ounce than beans or whole grains. But building muscle as a vegetarian is not as difficult as you may think. Why Should Vegetarians Care About [...]

Loaded Oatmeal with SunButter

I eat oatmeal for breakfast every single morning. Winter, spring, summer of fall--this is my go-to breakfast. Sometimes I change things up if I'm on the go or have a really early morning, but then I don't feel as satisfied as I do when I eat oatmeal. You may be thinking that eating the same [...]

Blueberry Mojito

I'll admit that I'm totally a day late on this month's Recipe ReDux post. Sometimes life just gets in the way of blogging, but I'm back! Luckily, I had the ingredients all ready to go for this month's challenge: "Show us your healthy, colorful drink concoctions for festivities like bridal showers and graduation celebrations." We [...]