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Low-Carb Zucchini Crust Vegetarian Pizza Margherita - On the Grill or In the Oven - Kalyn's Kitchen. 11 Ways To Dress Up Your Frozen Veggies : Spinach Casserole. 12 Ways to Eat More Vegetables and Fruit. Lets Do Shots! 10 Health Boosting Power Shots You've Got To Try. 5 Healthy ‘Shots’ To Alkalize Your Body in the Morning. In the morning, we feel a little, well … less than stellar. Achy, stiff, the bed is calling our name to stay in, and let’s be honest, we just don’t feel so hot. While most of us do enjoy some coffee in the morning, before we head to the glorious pot or French press (or Starbucks for some of you), we should pause and make an effort to enjoy something else right beforehand.

The body is naturally very acidic in the morning because as it cleanses itself overnight. As we give it a break from food and allow our organs to rejuvenate so we can feel our best the next day, all the wastes from the previous day (or even days before that) make their way through our system. The answer to this is to consume a high-quality, alkaline drink the morning, but you don’t need a huge amount to reap the benefits. Try these five… 1. Flickr This is the fastest, and possibly, laziest yet powerful, option of them all. 2. 3. 4. Tandemich/Shutterstock 5. Elena Schweitze/Shutterstock. 3 Copycat Naked Smoothies That are Cheaper and Healthier. If you’re a somewhat health-conscious person living in the 21st century who’s walked through a grocery store, you know what a Naked smoothie is. Lined up in colorful rows with fun packaging and catchy names, this line of seemingly super-healthy juices are real attention-getters.

They coincide with the growing conversion to vegan and plant-based diets, encapsulate health food trends like juicing, and touch upon buzzwords such as GMO-free, all-natural and green juice, just to name a few. But just how healthy are these supposedly “healthy juices?” In recent years, the nutritional benefits of Naked juices have been shrouded in controversy and false claims. Further digging reveals evidence that drinking a bottle of Naked is less like eating a salad and more like gulping down high amounts of sugar, acid and calories — some even compare drinking Naked juices to downing a bottle of Mountain Dew (yikes).

Green Machine Copycat Smoothie Ingredients Red Machine Copycat Smoothie. Sign in - Google Accounts. One account. All of Google. Sign in with your Google Account Find my account Forgot password? Sign in with a different account Create account One Google Account for everything Google. 12 Delicious Ways To Cook With Frozen Kale | Food Confidence. How To Make A Tea Concentrate. How to Eat Cottage Cheese: 18 Ways to Make It Taste Amazing. We like cottage cheese. Hell, some of us even love it. That chewy, curd-y texture, the saltiness and the fatty mouthfeel... and it's even higher in protein than Greek yogurt. We get it, though—it's got a reputation, and it's not a good one. Here's how to eat cottage cheese without feeling like an 80's yo-yo dieter, including some ingenious ideas that Epi readers shared when my colleague Anya posted shared her cottage-cheese confessional. 1.

This might be the most common—albeit a little bit retro—way to eat cottage cheese, but it's got that salty-sweet thing going on that we really can't be mad at. Chopped pineapple, peaches, plums—heck, pretty much any ripe, soft fruitFresh berriesHoney/maple syrupJam and toasted nutsChopped apple and a dash of cinnamon 2. It is cheese, after all. Other mix-in ideas from our readers included crumbled bacon, Kalamata olives, and salsa. 3. Besides being a protein-rich snack, cottage cheese can easily make its way into your dinner repertoire. 15 Ways to Eat Cottage Cheese | Weight Watchers Recipes. Grilled Pineapple, Chicken and Avocado Salad. This Grilled Pineapple, Chicken & Avocado Salad post is sponsored by the California Avocado Commission. A few weeks ago, I arrived home from the most wonderful trip to California with a suitcase brimming with…….avocados.

Loads of creamy, delicious, California avocados. (One of which I picked!!) Needless to say, all of these avocados made for an interesting journey through airport security. But when I arrived home, they made an even better addition to this grilled pineapple and chicken salad! It turned out to be absolutely delightful! Definitely a wonderful pairing of summer flavors and that magical touch that comes from the grill. But before I get to the salad, I would love to share some stories and photos with you from my trip! It all began a few weeks ago when I received an invitation from the California Avocado Commission to come to LA with a few other bloggers to learn more about all things avocados. This historic downtown hotel, nearly 90 years old now, was pretty much epic.

Ooooook. Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppyseed Vinaigrette Recipe. Kale Caesar Salad | Gimme Some Oven. I am dating that guy who loves kale salads. Like — really, truly, doesn’t-eat-them-because-he’s-supposed-to, genuinely-loves-everything-about-them, craves-them-all-the-time, would-choose-them-over-most-things-on-a-menu, can’t-get-enough-of-’em, loves kale salads. Just last night, for example, we were eating out for KC restaurant week and he got so excited when he saw that a kale salad was listed as one of the appetizer options and ate every last bite. (I ordered the gumbo.) Or the night before, when we cooked a big feast for everyone in his band, he offered to toss together a giant batch of his favorite chopped kale salad from Costco.

(I made vodka cream pasta and flourless chocolate cake.) His commitment to hail the kale is definitely impressive. But hey, I love a good kale salad too. Actually, it was one step better than your average kale salad. He ordered a kale Caesar salad. We’re both pretty obsessed with Caesar salads. And then it all made sense. Our salads at Sweetgreen. Ingredients: These No-Bake Energy Ball Recipes Are Perfect for a Grab-and-Go Breakfast | Extra Crispy.

The main reason it's taken me so long to come around to trying any recipes for energy ball is the name. The phrase energy ball conjures up images of chalky, freeze-dried hunks of protein powder or, at best, orbs of energy that belong in an anime. But once you get over the name, you too will realize that energy balls are the ultimate grab-and-go breakfast. (You can also start calling them energy bites instead. It's a much more pleasant name, isn't it?) Energy balls are perfect for meal-prepping because you can make a big batch in less than 10 minutes, and you don't have to bake or cook them before eating. No-bake energy bites are usually packed with protein, be it from walnuts or almonds or peanut butter, and often sweetened with natural sugars from fruits or honey. There's a good chance you have all the equipment and ingredients you need to make some no-bake energy bites in your pantry right now.

Easy Peanut Butter Energy Bites No-Bake Brownie Energy Bites Strawberry Breakfast Bites. How To Live (Comfortably) on $36 A Month For Food (To Live On) I was having a nice lunch with Chris Wand the other day. The bill came, and I laughed, it was around $40 with tip, which was more than my entire food budget for a month in college. I told this to Chris how I did it, and he said I should write about the process of living off of next to nothing.

This isn’t a post that resembles a call to action. It is a (poor) diary of how I lived off of a $36 food budget for a month. One of the most humbling experiences I have ever had was shopping for two weeks worth of food with a twenty dollar bill. Hacking your food budget is one of those things that I am surprised more people don’t do. So if you are interested in lowering your monthly food budget, but still eat good food, remember these as a starter: If you are $ poor you might not be time poor. Alright, so if you want to do $36 a month for food, you are going to have to break that down to about .33 a meal. Cook Every Meal At Home: No question about it, except if you can find a bag of day old bagels. Quick Breakfast Recipe: Basic Oven Omelet | Kitchn. Here is one last recipe from my new book Not Your Mother's Casseroles.

This is one of the very easiest recipes I know how to make in the oven. This recipe is really just a template for a baked egg dish that comes out creamy and fluffy inside — like a traditional American diner omelet — and that can be filled with anything you like. I call for ham, Parmesan cheese, and parsley here, but you can add anything! And the best part is that this literally takes 5 minutes to throw together. Some might argue that this isn't an omelet at all (my editor did!)

But the reason I call it an "oven omelet" is because it has the same place on the table, and on the plate, as a traditional omelet. It's just eggs (no crust, unlike a quiche) and it's all cooked in the oven (no stovetop/broiler combo, unlike a frittata). But regardless of what you call it, it's incredibly easy, incredibly fast, and totally foolproof. It also reheats well. Basic Oven Omelet Serves 6 1. 2. 3.

(Images: Faith Durand) 5 Ways to Cook with Frozen Spinach | Kitchn. My farmers market closed months ago and it won't reopen until the end of April. What's a vegetable-loving girl to do? There are plenty of fruits and vegetables in the grocery store, but they're not always at the peak of freshness. This time of year, I often opt for frozen vegetables which, although they sometimes lack the virtues of the summer-fresh stuff, carry other benefits, like convenience. Let's talk about those vegetables and other goodies that get squirreled away in the freezer. Frozen spinach is a constant staple in my freezer. Beyond just cooking it plain in the microwave or in a skillet, here are a few favorite ways to put that spinach to good use. Frozen spinach tip: After thawing frozen spinach (or any frozen leafy green) press out the water with a potato ricer!

1. I make a breakfast egg casserole nearly every week, and frozen spinach, thawed and pressed dry, makes a great addition. Get a recipe: Basic Oven Omelet 2. 3. 4. Get a recipe: Spinach, White Bean, and Taleggio Pizza. Egg Salad | Healthy Recipes. This delicious, healthy egg salad is made with sour cream instead of mayonnaise. The flavor is amazing, and sour cream (especially organic) is far cleaner and healthier than mayo, which typically contains unhealthy vegetable oils, additives and preservatives. Healthy Egg Salad Prep and Cool time Author: Vered DeLeeuw Recipe type: Gluten Free, Low Carb, Vegetarian Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 8 large hard boiled eggs, peeled½ medium onion, yellow or red, finely chopped (2 oz)1 teaspoon kosher salt¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper½ cup sour cream2 teaspoons Dijon mustard Instructions Place the eggs in a medium bowl.Mash coarsely with back of fork.Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.Refrigerate 1 hour to allow flavors to meld.Serve with crudités (celery and carrot sticks work especially well) or with crusty bread.

Nutrition Per Serving Calories: 213; Fat: 15g; Carbohydrates: 3g; Sugar: 0g; Sodium: 497mg; Fiber: 0g; Protein: 14g. Breakfast Egg Muffins | Healthy Recipes. I love the convenience of these breakfast egg muffins! They are easy to make, easy to eat (on the go if you must) and taste great warm or at room temperature. But these breakfast egg muffins are not just a convenient, on-the-go breakfast or snack – they are delicious too. You can make your own homemade sausage for this recipe, using any ground meat you prefer. Today I used beef, but pork will obviously work as well, and I can imagine that ground chicken, turkey or lamb would also be great in this recipe.

Breakfast Egg Muffins Prep and Cool time Author: Vered DeLeeuw Recipe type: Breakfast, Primal/Paleo, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb Yield: 8 breakfast muffins Ingredients Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Nutrition Per Serving Serving size: 1 muffin; Calories: 202; Fat: 14g; Carbohydrates: 0g; Sugar: 0g; Sodium: 388mg; Fiber: 0g; Protein: 17g. Spinach Scrambled Eggs | Healthy Recipes. This spinach scramble may not look like much, but it’s delicious.

I’ve been making it regularly for over a year now, but I was reluctant to include it here because while egg scrambles are tasty, they are not very photogenic! Today I just decided to go ahead and publish it. It’s so good, I don’t want you guys to miss out. Spinach Scramble Prep and Cool time Author: Vered DeLeeuw Recipe type: Breakfast, Vegetarian, Low Carb, Gluten Free Yield: 3 servings Ingredients 9 large eggs½ teaspoon kosher salt½ teaspoon red pepper flakes1 tablespoon minced garlic6 tablespoons (1 oz) grated Parmesan1 (10 oz) package frozen chopped spinach1 tablespoon olive oil Instructions In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, salt, red pepper flakes, garlic and Parmesan.Heat a very large (12-14 inch) nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, about 2 minutes. Nutrition Per Serving Calories: 326; Fat: 22g; Carbohydrates: 6g; Sugar: 0g; Sodium: 634g Fiber: 2g; Protein: 25g.

12 Superfoods to Help You Eat Healthy for $1 or Less - EatingWell. Superfoods that cost less than $1 per serving to add to your diet. Every few months, it seems, there’s hype about the latest, hottest superfood—chia seeds and acai berries spring to mind. And while I’m always interested in trying new foods (especially ones that are healthy for me), I have to remember that LOTS of foods, many of which are stocked in nearly every grocery store in America, are “superfoods.” The added bonus to eating more of these easy-to-find super-healthy foods? They won’t break the bank. In fact, I’ve rounded up 12 of my favorite healthy foods that each clock in at under a dollar per serving. *These are average prices gathered from online grocery stores and a USDA 2011 survey of fruit and vegetable prices. —Kerri-Ann Jennings, M.S., R.D. Watch: See how to make easy kale chips. Cheap and Healthy: 15 Nutritious Foods for About $2.

How do you eat a nutritious diet while keeping your grocery bill low? The good news is that cheap eats aren’t necessarily unhealthy. You can cut food costs by eating more meals at home and by making sure they feature some of the healthiest foods from your supermarket -- foods like whole grains, vegetables, and beans. Luckily, many of these foods cost less than $2 per package. A 1-pound bag of brown rice, for example, sells for about $1.75 and cooks up into about 10 side servings -- that's just 18 cents a serving.

Talk about nutrition on the cheap! Check out the list below for more examples. 1. Great for: Side dishes, rice salads, fried rice, casseroles, soups, and stews. What's a serving? Price per serving: 18 cents. Nutrition info per serving: 170 calories, 2 grams fiber, and 4 grams protein. 2. Great for: Hot and cold pasta dishes. What's a serving? Price per serving? Nutrition info per serving: About 200 calories, 7 grams protein, and 6 grams fiber. 3. 100% Whole-Wheat Bread Continued 4. 5. Rachel Schultz: BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH CRANBERRIES & PECANS. 10 Ways to Make a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Healthier - Happy Healthy Mama.

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