Did you ever dream that there was a diet that you could be on that allowed you to eat all your favorite junk food and still be fit? Is that why you’re reading this blog right now? There is no diet like that. This is good news though, because even if you could stay skinny eating like that, your heart and body would be nutrient deficient, your heart would be fighting disease, and your health would overall be damaged. The good news is that you can eat junk food in moderation at still be a fat burning machine.
Get your matcha fix with this easy, three-ingredient latte. It’s Paleo-friendly, and you can make it vegan by swapping maple syrup in for honey, or keep things keto by using a sugar alternative. Bonus: This recipe is an easy one to memorize so you can enjoy a cozy sip anytime.
Lets face it, breakfast is a hard meal to have diversity and still keep your diet in check. These Paleo Blueberry muffins are very simple to make and are a very clean snack for anyone looking for a quick bite in the morning!
Support Immunity With These Easy DIY Vitamin C Gummies
As the weather cools down, it’s time to bring out the coats, heavy blankets … and cold medicine. The fall and winter months are prime time for colds and flus to strike, so it’s especially important to give your immune system a little extra support this time of year. These easy-to-make gummies are a delicious way to do just that.
Indian Curry Lentil Soup: Vegan Friendly & Protein Rich
Indian cuisine is huge all over the world, yet it hasn’t quite taken off in many parts of the United States. And that’s a shame, because it’s the ultimate cuisine for anyone who loves heat and spice. Indian food is also mostly vegetarian, using protein-rich lentils, nuts and beans to deliver the same nutrients and the same great taste, but without any of the meat.
Moringa, a plant native to India, is considered a superfood thanks to a variety of antioxidants and nutrients like B12, riboflavin, vitamin C, and thiamin. To get a daily dose, blend up this caffeine-free latte infused with earthy rooibos tea and creamy coconut milk for a frothy finish.
Quinoa is one of the best foods on the planet. It’s gluten-free, high in protein, rich in nutrients and has a low glycemic index. It also contains an abundance of antioxidants, including the compounds quercetin and kaempferol, consumption which is thought to reduce the risk of chronic disease.
Missing bread on your keto diet? Head to the kitchen to bake this loaf, pronto! It combines gluten-free flours like almond and tapioca with melted coconut oil—all pantry staples you might already have on hand. The toppings are optional, but we love the extra burst of flavor (and crunch!) from sesame, chia, and poppy seeds.
Here’s a hummus hack you’ll love—make it with cauliflower! We’ve got nothing against garbanzo beans, but cauliflower also whips up to a smooth base you’ll love for dipping everything from veggie chips to pita bread. An infused garlic oil amps up the flavor, and if you purée the ingredients for at least 2 minutes—trust us on this—you’ll have a creamy dip that’s every bit as satisfying as the original.
Eating vegan means ditching cream, but it doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in crave-worthy meals. Alfredo sauce is typically made with a trifecta of butter, cream, and Parmesan, but our sauce thickens up with a little help from cooked cauliflower and spice cabinet staples like garlic powder and nutmeg. Nutritional yeast brings the cheesy flavor, and silky oat milk blends everything to the perfect texture. Need to make it gluten-free? Just swap in your favorite brown rice pasta for a bowl everyone can curl up with.