This weekend, plan on spending a day with your sweetie. But rather than vegging out on the couch or hitting up a heavy dinner and a movie, share a healthy day of fun, fitness, and great good.
Our heirloom tomatoes and basil salad [tweet this] is a classic summer dish and requires no cooking. This will make enough for lunch the next day, and the flavor will become more pronounced after sitting overnight. 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 teaspoon […]
Making breakfast (especially pancakes) for someone is always a loving gesture, but after polishing off a stack of carbs, I often find I want to go right back to bed. Not that returning to bed is a bad thing, but if you would rather seize the day, you should try these pancakes below. I’ve had protein pancakes of various sorts before and was unimpressed, but these ones are a recipe from a dear friend and I find them superior—taste, consistency, all of it!—to the classic pancake stack.
Even at the farmers market, organic produce can carry a slightly higher price tag, and you may wonder whether it’s really worth the extra pennies. Here’s more evidence that it just might be: a new study shows that it might be a lot more nutritious.
It can be tempting to treat the farmers market like your grocery store: making the list before you arrive and sticking to it. But veer away from a shopping list and discover lesser-known and usually nutritionally superior produce available from the farmers in your region. This provides huge benefits for your health and also supports your community.
One of my favorite things about summer is the farmers markets. No matter where you live, it’s a good chance there’s a farmers market opening up somewhere near you this weekend. Let me help you make the most of the season with tips on how to find the good stuff — and the good for you stuff — at your local market. Today’s advice: Find your phytonutrients!