10 Incredible Buddha Bowls to Update Your Diet

Buddha bowls are typically viewed as a complicated meal that only professional nutritionists are able to make. But in reality, even the laziest girl in the world can make it herself. Buddha bowls are known for their versatility, healthy nutrients, and variety. One bowl can keep your energy going all day long and boost your overall wellness. While Buddha bowls are easy to make, perhaps you find yourself confusing about what to put into your bowl. 1. Sweet Potato Chickpea Buddha Bowl Sweet Read more [...]

7 Healthy Foods to Eat to Increase Your Vitamin E Intake

Your body needs vitamin E to work properly and it’s important to pay attention to your vitamin E intake on a regular basis. Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant, which helps combat free radical damage and prevent a great number of health issues, including heart disease and cancer. This nutrient also plays an important role in gene expression, cell health and immunity. The great news is that there are certain foods that help boost vitamin E intake. Without further ado, here are seven healthy foods Read more [...]

10 Foods to Eat to Fight Stress

There are many ways to combat stress, but one of the best ways is to consume stress-fighting foods. Most of us live in a hectic, crazy, busy world where stress is almost inevitable. While a little stress can be good for you, when you are constantly feeling stressed out, overwhelmed and anxious, it can cause huge damage to your health, your productivity, your mood, and even your relationships. Too much or prolonged stress can even lead to short-term and long-term physical problems, such as high Read more [...]

5 Healthy Ways to Detox This Spring

Although a healthy body has the ability to detoxify itself, not all of us has healthy bodies. The winter season with its comfort foods, lazy days and long nights took its toll on our bodies. Now it is time to get your body functions back on track, get rid of winter bloating and start preparing for the bikini season. Follow these five steps to cleansing your body naturally and eliminate the toxins from your life.   Healthy Ways to Detox This Spring 1. Start your morning with fruit-infused Read more [...]

Nanobionic Spinach Plants Can Detect Explosives

After sensing dangerous chemicals, the carbon-nanotube-enhanced plants send an alert. Spinach is no longer just a superfood: By embedding leaves with carbon nanotubes, MIT engineers have transformed spinach plants into sensors that can detect explosives and wirelessly relay that information to a handheld device similar to a smartphone. This is one of the first demonstrations of engineering electronic systems into plants, an approach that the researchers call “plant nanobionics.” “The Read more [...]

Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Chicken Recipe

Ever had spinach and artichoke dip in a restaurant? This recipe is similar to that but with more protein and no chips. I had a craving for spinach and artichoke dip one night and decided to turn it into a whole dinner: spinach artichoke chicken in a slow-cooker. Spinach Artichoke Chicken The chicken is topped with spinach, artichokes and a mix of cheeses for a very protein rich (and low carb) quick meal that can be easily made in the crock pot or on the stove. Some kids might not like Read more [...]

Spinach Artichoke Chicken Salad Recipe

I love spinach artichoke dip at restaurants, but not being a fan of GMO-pesticide-filled-and-vegetable-oil-cooked-corn-chips makes dip not so fun! I love the flavors of this dip and wanted to figure out a way to incorporate them in a healthy salad that also included protein, thus my Spinach Artichoke Chicken salad was born. Spinach Artichoke Salad? This recipe is a cooler variation of my slow cooker spinach artichoke chicken recipe that is more refreshing in warmer months. The flavors Read more [...]

Grain Free Flatbread with Spinach and Egg

I’m so excited to share this Grain-Free Flatbread recipe with you—it’s become a favorite in my house and I know you’ll love it, too! There are three parts to this recipe, but it’s actually really easy to put together. You can also make any of the three recipes as a stand-alone side dish. When making the switch to grain free, one of the biggest things most people miss is baked goods… I’ve tinkered and toyed with so many different gluten- and grain-free recipes and this one is Read more [...]

Lentil-Spinach Salad With Feta and Grapes

Canada produces most of the world’s lentils. They are so versatile and take well to all kinds of flavours – especially vinegar – which makes them a perfect addition to any salad. Servings Cook Time 4 15minutes Ingredients 1  shallot thinly sliced 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1  can small brown lentils drained and rinsed 1  carrot very finely chopped 1/4 cup cold-pressed canola oil or extra-virgin olive oil fresh black pepper to taste 8 cups packed Read more [...]