Healthy Living

8 Foods You Shouldn’t Reheat (Because They Could Poison You)

  You’ve never met a problem the microwave couldn’t solve, right? Wrong. So wrong. Before you heat up those leftover potatoes, you might want to read this first. I live alone, which means I usually cook things I can eat in one sitting. But occasionally, I have leftovers. As convenient as it is to pan-fry one juicy chicken breast on a […]

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For Your Best Health (Ever), Eat the Rainbow

There are no officially sanctioned parameters that define “clean eating,” but the the gist of  this buzz term is essentially: ditching the processed foods (i.e. anything with additives or chemical ingredients) and sticking primarily with natural foods that have been minimally tampered with. This may sound like a daunting undertaking of a way to eat, but gradually making small healthy swaps as you’re grocery […]

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10 Reasons to Love Avocados Even More Than You Already Do

Clearly, it’s really, really easy to love avocados. Adding avocado takes countless other foods from mundane to mmmm in minutes. Sliced, diced, whipped, smashed, or eaten straight out of the “shell,” avocados aren’t just a fad food, they’re a fab food (sorry, I had to). They’re easy to fall for, but maintaining a strong and unconditional love for avocados–like anything–requires […]

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Winner, Winner, Never Ending Pasta Dinner

By: Matthew Moore Ever get butterflies? You know, that feeling of nervousness issuing from the bowels of your soul as you prepare to embark upon the unknown? Well that’s me, folks. I have butterflies. Not because I’ve got a hot date, or I’m nervous about a big work presentation. No, this is much, much more significant.       I […]

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How to Make Oatmeal You’ll Look Forward to Eating Every Morning

Among certain circles, oatmeal has reputation for being bland, boring, and old-fashioned–but I’m here to tell you, that’s the furthest thing from the truth. While yes, it can be nostalgically comforting, oatmeal is an incredibly versatile superfood that provides fiber and nutrients to give your body a great start to the day. It’s a filling breakfast and a friendly carb option for anyone following a gluten-free diet. And back to […]

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“Red Red Wine, Make Us Feel So Fine: Why It’s Good for You and Which Bottles are Best”

    The health and wellness benefits of red wine have made headlines in recent years, but they  were first noted in the beginning of the nineteenth century when a physician discovered a strange pattern that has since been labeled “The French Paradox;” or rather, what was observed as the ability of the French to have low incidents of coronary heart disease despite their propensity […]

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How to Make the Most of a Small Kitchen: 7 Simple Tips for Creating More Space

Great things can come out of small spaces. In an age where minimalists are growing in numbers and more and more people are ditching their oversized lifestyle for something much simpler (think Tiny House Hunters for all you HGTV fans), it’s normal to make do with much less. However, for a lot of us (depending on the city you live in and where […]

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Healthy Snacking 101: Confessions of a Healthy Snacking Queen

Healthy Snack Girl has recently joined my list of office nicknames. That, along with Facebook Live Girl, and CrossFit Girl. Although, I don’t actually do CrossFit at all, I do Iron Tribe (there is a big difference… and no, I’m not being sarcastic). I’ll get into my love for Iron Tribe later, but right now I need to get back to […]

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Foods to Help Kids (And You) Stay Hydrated This Summer

You know how you’re supposed to drink 8 glasses of water per day? Right, well, this is an antiquated health rule, but a lot of us were never doing such a great job of following it anyway. And if you haven’t developed the habit of steady sipping throughout the day (and enforced that habit upon your offspring), sure… the idea of […]

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Easy Ways To Not Be a Jerk at the Farmer’s Market

Because we’re all such huge fans of seasonal produce–like the amazing collection of goodies available during the spring–it’s no surprise that we get excited about the amazing fresh selection that can be found at the local farmer’s market. Farmer’s markets offer an oasis of fresh fruits and vegetables, local honey, crafts, and so much more. Alas, the riches of the farmer’s […]

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