Monthly Archives: February 2018

Endive Apple & Herb Salad

Endive is cool — we’ll show you how to make a crowd-pleasing endive and apple salad with it. If you haven’t used endive before, say hello to this delicate leafy bundle in the chicory family. It’s the star of this simple salad and it’s a nice change from routine — if you’re like me, you don’t buy endive on every grocery run! Endive is typically more expensive than most lettuce at the grocery store, but it’s worth it for the right recipe. Here, its delicate, crisp leaves […]

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How to Know if You’re Dehydrated

More than half of your body—55 to 60 percent—is composed of water. When that drops by as little as 1.5 percent below your optimal level, you are mildly dehydrated, your energy level decreases and your metabolism slows down. You may not realize it, but you’re losing water all day—even when you’re not sweating, you exhale tiny amounts of water vapor in every breath. Surprisingly, feeling thirsty is not the only, or always the first, sign that you are mildly dehydrated. Here are seven other indications that you […]

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36 Paleo Avocado Recipes That Help You Lose Weight

Paleo GrubsPaleo Grubs – Avocado is a paleo staple for its healthy fats, creamy flavor, and a superpower that allows it to replace lots of different kinds of non-paleo ingredients. Try these paleo avocado recipes for sweets, dinners, and salads using your favorite green fruit. 1. Citrus Infused Avocado Cups Sometimes the simplest recipes make a great impact. That’s definitely the case for these adorable avocado cups filled with orange juice-soaked spiralized carrot, chopped bacon, and lime. They’d be perfect for a party! I recommend serving immediately […]

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12 Mouthwatering Pudding Recipes to Savor

Google “comfort food” and you’ll see the proof: Pudding is what we choose to comfort our hardships and celebrate our happiness. There’s just something about its creamy, sweet goodness that feeds the soul. Luckily, on Nutrisystem, you never have to do without. Yes, pudding is on the menu, and we’ve got quite a few pudding recipes you’re going to want to whip up! Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking for a sweet treat, an array of delicious pudding recipes can certainly become some of your […]

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Easy Vegan Meatballs + Spaghetti

These vegan meatballs taste and feel so similar to traditional meatballs, but with the added benefit of fiber and animal-free flavor. They’re also incredibly easy to make with the whole meal ready in 30 minutes or less! When I first transitioned to a Predominantly Plant-Based diet, I was worried about all of the meals I thought I would no longer be able to enjoy. Number one: my daily scrambled eggs. I thought I’d never find an adequate replacement for this meal that I’d enjoyed seven days a week for […]

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36 Mind-Blowing Paleo Soups and Stews

Paleo GrubsPaleo Grubs – No matter what time of year it is or what ingredients are in season, soup is always a winner. It’s nourishing, and it’s usually use to make. Check out these paleo recipes for soups, stews, chilis, chowders, and gazpachos. 1. Three Meat Raspberry Chili I think the combination of chili and raspberries is pretty brilliant. This unique soup/stew is creamy with full fat coconut milk, hearty with chicken liver, bacon fat, ground beef, ground pork, and veggies, and has a mole-like flavor thanks […]

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6 Winter Fruits You Need to Stock up On

While the weather outside may be frigid, the produce shelves at the supermarket are overflowing with winter fruits from warm climates. These SmartCarbs are sweet and juicy, and they are ideal for snacks or as flavorful ingredients in your flex meals. Even better, they’re packed with nutrients and fiber that protect your health and may even help speed up your weight loss results. Be sure to load your cart with these tasty winter fruits while they’re in season. Here are six winter fruits you need to stock […]

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10 Plant-Based Options for Meatless Meals Monday

Chili without beef? Absolutely! Tofu Tacos? Give it a shot. These meatless meals, inspired by some of your favorite dishes, are loaded with lean and hearty ingredients to keep your belly full and body energized. They are the perfect meals for Meatless Mondays, and they taste so good you may want them on Tuesday, too. 10 Cauliflower Recipes So Good You’ll Forget You’re Eating Veggies Read More Here are 10 mouthwatering meatless meals perfect for Monday (or every!) night: 1. Chunky Vegetarian Chili > Quite possibly the […]

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5 Nutrients Your Body Needs More of This Winter

To stay warm during the freezing season, you’ll need a coat, boots, hat, scarf and maybe even long underwear. To stay healthy, you’ll need a nutritional game plan. The right vitamins and nutrients not only help you resist the bacteria and viruses that cause colds and flu, but they also help ease symptoms of—or shorten the duration of—your winter illnesses. These are the five nutrients your body needs more of in winter: 1. Vitamin D Nonfat, fortified milk is a protein-packed way to get vitamin D, so […]

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Nutrition Listen: Broccoli

Broccoli is one of the most underrated dark leafy vegetables around. As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, I love this member of the cruciferous vegetable family — here’s why. Broccoli health benefits are plenty. This powerful veggie delivers a host of health benefits thanks to its antioxidants, sulforaphane, minerals, vitamins, and fiber. Its fiber compounds bind really well to bile acids in our digestive systems, ultimately lowering cholesterol. Did you also know… Broccoli offers anti-inflammatory benefits and protection against oxidative stress. Click on the link below to listen […]

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