Recipes

One-Pot Meals for Easy Weeknight Dinners

Cooking more of your meals is a good way to be healthier. Studies show that the more you cook, the healthier you eat and the fewer calories you consume. Interestingly, those who cook six to seven nights a week also…

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Use Your Leftovers For a Whole New Meal

Do you get tired of making dinner? You’ll be delighted to discover that a hectic life doesn’t mean every meal has to be on the run! Sometimes it’s difficult to make dinner every night, but with yesterday’s meal, it can be…

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Five New Easy, No-Bake Energy Balls to Make Yourself

If you loved our first batch of DIY energy balls, then try one of these five new no-bake recipes. They are perfect for when you want to have tasty, kid-friendly snacks on hand that don’t contain any processed ingredients. Coconut…

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8 Healthy Takes on Classic Desserts

Honestly, who doesn’t love dessert? Dessert without guilt, however, is a bit harder to come by. Which is why, to satisfy your sweet tooth, we’ve arranged a round-up of our favorite healthy desserts and dessert inspired protein shakes. With a…

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On-the-Go Protein: Pack It Into a Mason Jar

There’s no doubt protein is a nutritional superstar. It’s used to build almost everything in the body, including hair, nails, bones, muscles and more. Eating it can help you lose weight, stay energized and feel full. But you have to…

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5 Ways to Add Turmeric to Your Diet

If you need more than the rich, warm, and golden hue of turmeric as a reason to add it to your pantry staples, here are five promising health benefits, and a few recipes that feature this on-trend spice: Natural healing…

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3 Spring Break Snack Ideas from the Lansing YMCA

If you and your kids are staying close to home over spring break, make sure to have plenty of healthy snacks on hand to keep them from noshing on unhealthier options. The following three recipes are provided by the Lansing…

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St. Patrick’s Day: Get Your Plate in Shape with these Healthy Green Food Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day can mean more than green beer. Think going green as a benefit to your body and your health. This week’s National Nutrition Month post includes a few recipes that you and your family can enjoy for breakfast, lunch and…

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Green Juices and Smoothies to Kick Off St. Patrick’s Day

Tomorrow is St. Patrick ’s Day, which is the perfect excuse to whip up a packed-with-nutrients green juice or smoothie for breakfast. They may be the color of grass, but the combinations of fruits and vegetables are delicious and will leave…

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