Dark Chocolate-Dipped Figs With Almonds

April 1st, 2013
Looking for a sweet treat with benefits? Look no further than the trio of potent superfoods of figs, chocolate and almonds. Figs: Known as a fertility booster, they’re packed with heart-healthy fiber, which helps to keep you feeling full (read: eating less) naturally. Almonds: This nutrient-dense nut is packed with vitamins and minerals, including selenium,…
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Kale Chips

March 1st, 2013
Kale. It’s the healthy food du jour—and for good reason. This low-carb, low-calorie, fat-free superfood packs protein, fiber, thiamin, riboflavin, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, copper, manganese, vitamins A, C, K and B6 and touts an Inflammation Factor (IF) of +257 (that’s a good thing—read more about it here). Looking for a good gateway recipe to get…
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Chocolate Coconut Smoothie

February 1st, 2013
In honor of Valentine’s Day, this week’s recipe is a healthier way to indulge your sweet tooth. Loaded with antioxidants, this decadent drink from holistic lifestyle counselor and nutritionist Katherine Pennington shows some love to everything from your skin (thanks to the coconut) to your heart (thanks to the flaxseed) to your sex drive (thanks…
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Spaghetti Squash Primavera

January 1st, 2013
Got penchant for pasta primavera? This low calorie, gluten-free dish is just as dreamy and creamy as the original but sans the high fat and carbs. Though this soul-satisfying version uses zucchini and squash, any combination of fresh vegetables works, so toss in your seasonal faves for a waistline-whitting taste of la bella vita. Spaghetti…
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