Try this recipe: Mango and Maca SmoothieThis smoothie calls for hemp or almond milk, so it’s ideal for you if you prefer a dairy-free smoothie. Coconut or cashew milk would also work well.Ingredients: Unsweetened hemp milk or almond milk, lemon juice, fresh mangoes, dried mango, almond butter, flaxseeds, maca powder, vanilla extract, pitted dates, Himalayan saltCalories: 265Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
The “cheesy” layer in this comforting casserole comes from blended butternut squash, cashews, tamari, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, and cayenne pepper. This creamy goodness tops lasagne-like layers of zucchini and eggplant, making for a filling dish to feed a crowd (or your family, with leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch).Serves 6–82 large eggplantsSalt and pepper2 zucchini3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more to brush1 fennel bulb, finely chopped3 red bell peppers, roughly chopped6 garlic cloves, crushed4 teaspoons smoked paprika3 14.5-ounce cans diced tomatoes2 tablespoons tomato paste1 10-ounce jar oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes (6 ounces drained weight), drained and choppedFew sprigs of fresh thyme1 teaspoon chili flakes3/4 cup hazelnutsFinely grated zest of 1 unwaxed lemon1 ounce flat-leaf
Try one of these nutrient-packed treats to take the edge off. When you’re feeling frazzled, it’s easy to be tempted by a handful of M&Ms, a couple of cookies, or an entire pint of ice cream. Stress and anxiety are known to trigger cravings, and not necessarily for a grain bowl or kale salad.But it is possible to harness those cravings for good: Turns out a handful of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients can actually help relieve negative feelings. The magnesium, zinc, and omega-3s in nuts, for example, may help stabilize cortisol levels and keep your mood steady. Even dark chocolate (in moderation, of course) could help calm your nerves on harried days. "Research has shown that it c
Whip them up in 35 minutes or less. Whole30 has reputation for being, well, really hard. It's essentially a month-long experiment to see how your body responds when you eliminate alcohol, dairy, added sugar, grains, legumes, baked goods, all "junk," and a few processed food ingredients. But while the list of "don't eats" is daunting, it doesn't mean you're stuck with raw veggies and dry meat. In her new cookbook The Whole30 Fast & Easy ($ 18, amazon.com), program co-creator and sports nutritionist Melissa Hartwig serves up 150 creative recipes that satisfy all the diet's rules. Below are three of our favorites. Read on to learn how to make a warm salmon and potato salad, stir-fried shrimp with caulif...
You don't have to be a vegan to drool over the healthy (but hearty) recipes in Lee Watson’s new cookbook, Peace & Parsnips: Adventurous Vegan Cooking for Everyone ($ 25; amazon.com). With simple meals that use common ingredients—in other words, no need to seek out difficult-to-find vegan substitutes—Watson offers approachable, appetizing recipes that both vegans and carnivores will enjoy. Here, three of our favorites.Beet & Cumin Fritters with Horseradish & Dill YogurtYield: about 8-10 frittersFor the fritters:1 large potato, scrubbed and cut into cubes4 1/2 oz. firm tofu, pressed and well mashed1/3 cup buckwheat or whole wheat flourA handful of fresh mint leaves, finely choppedZest of 1 lemon1 tsp. sea salt1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper10 1/2 oz. beets, scrubbed and coar