Swap Out These Foods For A Healthier BBQ

Disclosure: I work with the Wonderful company to help people make healthy choices. All opinions are my own. What's better than a backyard BBQ with all of your favorite summer foods? I'd say nothing! The only problem is that loading your plate with burgers, sides, desserts and a glass of wine can really add up [...]

Watermelon Slushie

When I was a kid, we lived within walking distance of a 7-Eleven. It was a favorite past-time of my friends and I to walk down there and get Slurpees. To be honest, I didn't actually get a Slurpee most of the time. I was a super picky eater, and I never really liked sweets all that [...]

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 [...]