Smart tips to make your pasta salads healthier

How many times have you ordered a salad thinking you are doing your waist line a favour.  Ha, many times our salads are loaded with high fat stuff and ladened with, sodium.  Umm, not so good.  Here are 3 little tricks to help build a healthier pasta salad at home.1.  Try the whole wheat pasta varieties.  You will get more fibre than with the white variety and this fibre is the stuff that keeps the pipes clean....more

A Healthy Burger Recipe to Celebrate National Hamburger Day!

Today is National Hamburger Day! Dig in! - PJ GachThis is my kind of holiday! National Hamburger Day--How fun is that?! GoodMeal, the healthy meal delivery service based in New York City has a healthy and very tasty hamburger recipe that you can try out today or any day of the year....more

How To Eat Healthy Dining Out

Living in NYC eating out is a regular thing. There are tons of restaurants around serving everything from different types of water to mock chicken. Having food choices is good, but depending on what you order you could damage your fitness goals....more

Blackberry Lemonade Green Smoothie

Try this blackberry lemonade green smoothie the next time you're feeling hungry and craving something bad for you.I just made this blackberry lemonade green smoothie today, and it was so good! The only thing is it didn’t quite taste like lemonade. But I’m sure that can be fixed! Either way it was still really good. And best of all, it’s healthy!Here’s the recipe for this blackberry lemonade green smoothie for you to try.Ingredients:...more

How I Survived My 10-day Sugar Detox

Two words: I SURVIVEDI felt really good the first 2 days. I went about my days feeling normal, maybe a little hungry but I upped my water intake, specially about 15 minutes before meals and about 30 minutes after. I wasn’t tired or achy as I thought I’d be with any detox one goes through....more

Food Philosophy Overhaul – Curing Picky Eaters

Raise your hand if you are a parent and your kids are picky eaters?  Yes?  No?  Sometimes?  Well, if your kids eat everything put in front of them and just love eating fruit and vegetables…well you’re either A) Super lucky or B) You’ve already got this whole food thing figured out and you can quit reading and go about your day now....more

10 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve Your Health

Spring is a pretty amazing time of year.Many associate the season with a “fresh start” and the always-anxious spring cleaning. Since this time of year always brings about positive change, it’s very fitting that the month of March is also National Nutrition Month™. Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the goal of the campaign is to inform and educate folks on making healthy choices to promote overall physical well-being....more

Raw Food Diaries

 I have an unhealthy obsession with s'mores. To be honest, I have had unhealthy obsessions with food for the majority of my life. In high school, I ate one or maybe two meals a day (usually one). In college, I took that unhealthy eating to a level way beyond that....more

Healthy and Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ever since we tried those Avocado Chocolate Cookies, Mateo has been determined to create his own “healthy” cookie recipe.  These chocolate chip cookies are his first attempt, and man are they delicious!  Even better, they are flourless, lactose-free, and have no added sugar (aside from the chocolate chips), so you can feel good about eating them....more