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Whole Grain Pancakes That Will Help you Tackle The Day

Pancakes aren’t exactly an energy food, at least the way we normally make them. They leave you wanting a nap instead of energizing you for the day. They key is to keep them light, use the right grains (instead of just more grains), and add plenty of color on top. ¾ cup whole wheat flour ½ … Read more

5 Common Hair Mistakes You’re Probably Making Every Single Day

My hair and I have a love-hate relationship. Sure, now I take care of it and make a conscious effort to keep it strong and healthy, but over the years I’ve caused it lots of damage from late night box dyeing with friends and overusing heating tools. There are actually lots of little things you’re … Read more

Recipe: No-Bake Healthy Peanut Butter/Chocolate Energy Bites

I’ve seen nearly everyone I know on Pinterest, pin this recipe over the last couple of months. I finally had a chance to try them out myself, and I couldn’t get enough of them. Plus, they are somewhat healthy, so you can eat them guilt-free! No-Bake Healthy Peanut Butter/Chocolate Energy Bites Ingredients: ½ cup peanut … Read more

Recipe: Healthy Summer Corn and Avocado Salad

I can’t get enough of sweet Arkansas-grown corn in the summer. I’m always sad when fresh corn is out of season, so I try to enjoy it as much as I can before it’s gone. That’s why I’m really digging this recipe for Healthy Summer Corn and Avocado Salad from Clean and Delicious. Delicious and … Read more

Recipe: Avocado Caprese Salad

Eating healthier is so much easier to do when what you’re eating is both delicious and nutritious, and this Chicken Avocado Caprese’ Salad is definitely both. My mouth is watering after watching this easy how-to video. Time to get cooking! Avocado Caprese Salad Ingredients: Marinade/Dressing: 1/4 cup (60 mL) balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons (30 mL) … Read more

11 Genius Alternative Uses For Cauliflower That Will Leave You Stunned

Look, food can be bad for you. Some of it is, like, just not that great even though your tastebuds tell you otherwise. The new superfood that has been sweeping the nation is cauliflower and guess what? It is the perfect replacement for your favorite junk food, burns fat, lowers your cholesterol, takes your dog … Read more

Butternut Squash Fries Recipe (For When You Really Want Fries)

Fries are quick, easy and really delicious but not always the most healthy option. If you’re looking for an alternative that’s just as quick, easy and delicious then you should try this butternut squash fries recipe!

Crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside and did we mention that butternut squash is a rich source of beta-carotene, vitamin C, magnesium, potassium and is high in fiber?

Butternut Squash Fries

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole butternut squash
  • 2-3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp sage
  • 2 tbsp thyme
  • 2 tbsp rosemary
  • Salt and pepper

Directions:

  • Remove the rind and seeds, then cut into “fries”
  • Drizzle coconut oil over all the fries
  • Shake sage, thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper over fries
  • Hand toss until all pieces are coated evenly
  • Place evenly on a baking sheet
  • Bake at 425℉ for 40 minutes

Chris Pratt Rapping About a Muffin is a Warning to Us All

Celebrities do crazy things to get their bodies into shape for big movie roles. This, unsurprisingly, affects their mental state and causes them to go a little crazy when they get to break their diets. Chris Pratt, star of the upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy 2,” recently posted a video of himself freestyle rapping to … Read more

Granger Smith Shared His Truck Stop Diet with Us and It Must Be Working

Granger Smith recently shared a photo of himself on the beach with his band and let’s just say– it’s not what we expected to see.

Granger and his band might be the most overall fit group of guys in the business. Obviously, we had to ask him about this when we ran into on the red carpet before the ACM Awards.

“It’s 80 percent in the kitchen, so we just eat as good as we can. And I have a Beach Body APP on my phone, honestly… if I’m ever bored, it’s like my personal trainer,” he shared.

He also gave us some tips for eating while traveling or being really busy.

McDonald’s 6 Healthiest Menu Items May Surprise You

When I’m looking to eat healthy, I don’t usually think, “Oh, let me run to McDonald’s for something light.” But, as it turns out, the famous fast food joint actually has some decent options. Now, in addition to their delectable burgers and fries, McDonald’s offers non-red meat and healthy options, such as chicken nuggets, salads, … Read more