Category: breakfast

Soy Joy: 5 Meat Substitutes To Satisfy Cravings!

Meat seems to be the mainstay of the American diet. There are those who eat meat and then there are all the rest. Meat eaters rarely try meat substitutes, for fear of them tasting like cardboard. And while that is true of some brands, here are 5 soy based products that taste like the real... Read more »

Eat This, Not That: Portabella Mushroom Burger, Kale Chips and Apple Pie Cupcakes!

We all have those dishes that we love – whether that’s a burger and fries, a big bag of potato chips or a warm slice of apple pie. If you are open to trying something new, you might surprise yourself with how much you like the healthier version of your old favorite. The next time... Read more »

Cafeteria Overhaul: Get Healthy At School!

One of our missions in Chicago is to start redefining the cafeteria lunch. As a kid, standing in line on the rare days I didn’t have my brown bag in hand, I remember thinking, “Where are all the fruits and veggies?” Though I indulged in sweets and Lunchables were often a staple in that brown... Read more »
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What's For Breakfast: Power Greens Smoothie!

An easy way to jump start your vegetable and fruit intake for the day is to blend them in a smoothie. Not only will you get a powerful antioxidant boost, smoothies are portable and can be made in less than a minute. Pop it in a cup and you’re on your way to work. Experiment... Read more »

Simplify Your Diet: 10 Super Foods to Eat Every Day!

In a world of infinite food choices, it can be an overwhelming experience just to step out your front door and come up with a proper course of action for the day. Pack on about a million restaurants and trillions of calories at our fingertips, and it’s sometimes easy to forget how to eat well.... Read more »

Thanksgiving Leftovers: 3 Healthy Ideas!

You’ve eaten the turkey. You’ve gorged on the casseroles. You’ve been in your food coma. You say to yourself, “I never want to eat again.” But, a few days later, your appetite returns to normal, and you might look at your refrigerator still stuffed with leftovers and think, “What can I do with these?” Try... Read more »
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Homemade Chai Tea!

On a crisp, cold day like today, a giant mug of Chai tea is just the thing to warm you up. If you order Chai tea out, you are going to get a ton of sugar and calories, when you can get the same flavorful taste right at home. Because of all the fresh spices,... Read more »

5 Quick, Healthy Breakfast Options!

If you want to eat clean in the morning, egg whites and oatmeal are the obvious choice. But you can only eat egg whites and oatmeal (or oatmeal pancakes) so many times before you’re craving something different. Below are 5 quick, healthy breakfasts with just as much protein and complex carbs as the number one... Read more »

5 Fresh Foods to Eat Today!

In a world of infinite food choices, it’s hard to get adequate servings of vegetables and fruits. While there are the latest slew of veggie and fruit juice drinks, it’s better to get whole foods (or at least juice them yourself to avoid excess sugar). An easy trick to getting enough fruits and veggies is... Read more »
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Snack on This: Peanut Butter Banana Roll-Ups!

When it comes time to snack (and you should be snacking mid-morning and mid-afternoon to keep blood sugar levels stable), sometimes fruit and nuts don’t always hit the spot. I’ve found that if you can “trick” your brain into thinking it’s eating something decadent, you’re bound to be slightly more satisfied. I’ve also found that if... Read more »