Dessert is always a high-note, especially for Valentine’s Day, but it can be challenging to have room for a heavy pie or sugary cake after a huge feast. These Cacao & Berry Meringue nests are still delicious and special, but are much lighter than most traditional holiday desserts.
For busy times, one of the easiest ways to save time and get a nutritious dinner on the table is to use the crockpot. To make things even easier, we have derived a handy equation to create ANY crockpot recipe using things you have in your pantry and refrigerator! This equation is great for when you don't want to bother with recipes, and just need to get something in-the-works FAST!
While breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day, it can also be the most challenging! Having the time to prepare a nutritious breakfast is far from reality when you are rushing to get yourself and others ready for the day. Luckily, we have the perfect hack for the easiest EVER breakfast: Peanut Butter Jar Overnight Oats.
Summer treats are delicious and fun, but too much of a good thing isn’t always better. Sugar and processed foods fall into this category. Highly processed foods like candy, chips, soda, cookies, and cakes are engineered by food scientists to be addicting. No wonder it’s so hard to put the chip bag down!! These addicting, highly processed foods are low in nutritional value, high in calories, high in sugar and additives, and, overtime, contribute to the onset of chronic diseases.
This easy, delicious, and fun treat is a great snack or dessert for both kids and parents and includes that famous anti-inflammatory -- dark chocolate. There is no cooking involved, and the chocolate serves as a delicious basis for nutritious foods such as walnuts, cashews, almonds, seeds, and dried fruit.
A powerful way to interest kids in new foods and nutrition is to involve them in preparing their own healthy snacks. Transforming Hot Cocoa into an easy, no-bake “Energy Bite” raises the nutritional value of this classic treat. Making snacks at home not only builds your children’s awareness of nutrition but can help to instill healthy lifestyle habits...