When to Avoid Rice + 8 Alternatives to Try Instead

Kamut Salad

Rice has its place in a healthy eating plan, but because it often contains arsenic, we should enjoy rice in moderation. Next time you’re making a soup, stir fry or other dish calling for rice, try these alternatives to rice!… read more

Broccoli vs. Kale: Which is Healthier?

Cabbage gets a lot of attention as a superfood, but good old broccoli is nothing to sneeze at.  Which of these vegetables is more useful?  Let's look at broccoli sprouts against, to find out!

Cabbage gets a lot of attention as a superfood, but good old broccoli is nothing to sneeze at. Which of these vegetables is more useful? Let’s look at broccoli sprouts against, to find out!

As with my previous comparison of … read more

cornbread waffles

making cornbread waffles

American breakfasts are predominantly sweet: yogurts with fruit sauces and overnight oats with more fruit sauces and lattes with caramel syrup and whipped cream and our secret household love, that flaky cereal with the dried

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What Happens When You’re Consistently Hydrated? Surprising Results From a Water Experiment

Are you terrible about remembering to drink enough water throughout the day? This free app reminds you to drink in the cutest way possible.

We hear all the time that drinking enough water will change our lives. Here’s what happened to me when I started drinking the recommended amount of water every day.

I’ve written before about Plant Nanny, the water app I’ve been … read more

De-lish Oatmeal

 

Bring water and apple cider to a boil in a large saucepan. Stir in oats and salt; reduce heat to low, and cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add pear, cranberries, cinnamon, and vanilla, stirring gently to combine; cook 3 … read more

Chicken Stromboli

Chicken Stromboli-1

Stromboli is somehow similar to a calzone,  a pizza or bread dough rolled over various fillings and baked. It is usually shaped in a long cylinder.

This Chicken Stromboli is a delicious dish you can prepare whenever you have leftover

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