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I drink amazing green smoothies every day that I make in a 10 dollar blender. Yep, a 10 dollar blender. If one of your excuses to not make healthy smoothies is that you don’t own a fancy state-of-the-art machine, throw that one out the window. Okay so sometimes I do want to throw my blender against the wall, but dealing with its many problems to end up with an awesome smoothie is always worth it. (Though if someone really wants to buy me a Vitamix, I wouldn’t be opposed.) Continue reading
Many recent studies have shown that it’s best to eat the majority of your calories early in the day. A study recently published in the International Journal of Obesity showed that those who ate earlier in the day lost significantly more weight than those who ate later, even though both groups were eating the same amount of calories. Continue reading
I haven’t been in a kitchen for over a month (thank you, dorm life), so when I went home this weekend, I was jonesing for some quality time with the oven. I had recently discovered on Pinterest (where else?) a recipe for carrot chips, and I figured this was the perfect opportunity to try it. I’m a huge snacker, but I always like to make sure that my snacks are heathy, filling, and, of course, tasty. Word on the boards (that’s a stupid Pinterest joke) was that these carrot chips tasted like sweet potato fries, so I had to give them a try. Continue reading
What does it mean to eat “clean”? Clean-eaters typically abstain from eating refined sugars, processed foods, gluten, and only eat pure, (mostly) organic, whole foods—foods that come from the earth. This, for me, includes: fruit, vegetables, nuts, legumes, beans, rice, and grains. Continue reading
Flax and chia eggs may be a thing of the past, as Hampton Creek Foods’, a San Francisco-based laboratory, has seventeen scientists working tirelessly to create a flawless egg alternative. Hampton Creek is one of many venture capital-backed startups trying to engineer dietary alternatives that are better for the planet, healthier for people, and save the lives of animals. Who knew that the next step of the clean-food movement would be taking place in labs?