Category: Diet & Food

Vegan Raw Pad Thai with An Awesome Thai Sauce

Our hot tip: If you want to take some leftover salad for lunch, make a larger batch and don’t dress the vegetables you reserve for lunch. Pack some of the sauce in a separate container. This will keep the vegetables fresh and crisp. Feel free to use other raw or cooked vegetables the next day and

Salted Chocolate & Rosemary Tart

Seriously, who would’ve thought chocolate and rosemary would make such a fantastic food combo? This recipe proves it. I absolutely go nuts for these. Perfect for your next celebration or family gathering! Ingredients Ingredients: Crust 1 heaped cup almonds 1/2 cup shredded coconut 2 tbsp raw cacao 1/4 tsp sea salt 10 medjool dates, pitted and

Wholesome Sweet Potato & Almond Breakfast Bread Recipe

An easy breakfast full of lots of good stuff – sweet potatoes, almonds, chia, honey, eggs, olive oil – and itʼs refined sugar free, dairy free and gluten free – itʼs free of all the things! Itʼs an awesome combination of flavours that just work together, and it will get your day off to a good start. Ingredients 3

Healthy Blueberry & Apple Bircher Muesli

According to a CSIRO summary, an apple a day really can keep the doctor away. Evidence shows regularly eating apples can help keep your heart healthy, control appetite and is also linked with healthier gut bacteria. Grab an apple as a quick snack on-the-go, or start your day right with Joanna McMillan’s delicious apple bircher.

Spicy Avocado and Watermelon Salad

Mixing both pink and yellow watermelon makes for a gloriously coloured summer salad. If you can’t find the yellow variety, just use pink watermelon. This salad works well with Mexican dishes such as tostadas, as well as Asian-inspired dishes such as noodle stir-fries. Ingredients 2 tablespoons grated palm sugar 60ml (1/4 cup) balsamic vinegar 1/2

Jessica Sepel's Broccoli Pizza Bases

Ingredients olive oil spray 1 large or 2 small heads broccoli, cut into florets 1/2 red onion, diced Celtic sea salt and ground pepper 1 egg 1 egg white 2 tablespoons olive oil 1⁄3 cup ground flaxseed 2–3 tablespoons psyllium husk 1 garlic clove, crushed 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice Toppings Pesto, zucchini slices and

The 10 Foods You Should Every Day

Eggs Egg yolks contain tonnes of essential but hard-to-get nutrients. These include choline, which is linked with lower rates of breast cancer, and antioxidants that may help prevent cataracts and macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness. The Heart Foundation of Australia rates eggs as an essential part of a healthy eating plan. Getty Images

Jessica Alba Shares Her Go-To Breakfast (And How To Make It)

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How to Make Better-for-You S'mores, According to a Nutritionist

S’mores are a summer campfire staple. But if you’re gluten-free, or trying to eat healthier, the traditional version may not fit your feel-good goals. Not to worry—I’ve got you covered with this healthied-up s’more recipe. It calls for 70% dark chocolate, all-natural marshmallows, and cinnamon dusted banana slices (in place of graham crackers). The resulting s’mores are super simple and just

The Tastiest Ways to Use Your Farmers Market Produce

There’s a lot to love about summer, whether your passion is a long day at the beach, a dip in the pool, or an adventure in the wilderness. But for our money, nothing beats the simple pleasure of heading to the farmers market to see the rich abundance of produce on display. It’s so much

The Common Symptoms That Might Be Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s can affect anyone, especially in later years. Males are more likely to get the disease, but it’s important for both aging males and females to know the signs. The following symptoms could signal Parkinson’s disease. Be sure to get checked out if you have one common irritable symptom (page 9). 1. You notice a

Everything You Need to Know About Probiotics

Dealing with constant stomach pain and other digestive problems isn’t fun. But you may have read about a surefire solution: Probiotics. Will they really work? Are they the miracle microbes you’ve read so much about? Can they also help you lose weight and fight high blood pressure? Whether you buy them in a bottle or

Why Are Men on Instagram Obsessed With Baking Sourdough Bread?

Last winter, Matt Goold, 31, a design director for a digital creative agency, started watching The Great British Baking Show, a reality show featuring amateur bakers competing for the honor of being named the top baker in the United Kingdom. Goold enjoyed the show; he found it both entertaining and appropriate enough for his two

6 Health Benefits of Onions

Get ready to cry some happy tears, because onions definitely deserve a spot on your cutting board this summer. White, yellow, red/purple, and green—all varieties of onions offer some pretty impressive health benefits. The veggie has long been held in high regard: Archeologists have uncovered traces of onions dating back to 5000 B.C. It’s said that

10 Ways to Supercharge Your Water This Summer

There’s no denying water is good for us. Good for our hair, skin, digestive system and immune system, not to mention water wards off all the ills that come with dehydration in the summer (hello, dehydration headache.) There’s some debate over how much we really need to drink — that whole eight-glasses-a-day thing might be