broccoli-buddha-bowl

Fill Up On This: Broccoli Buddha Bowl

If you scroll through Instagram or Pinterest often, you’ll most likely come across colorful bowls of various greens and grains that look almost too good to eat. Touted as “Buddha Bowls” these vibrant dishes are not only filling, but extremely nutrient dense.  Simply put, Buddha Bowls are just another trendy term for Macro Bowls. The …

crock-pot-stuffed-vegetarian-peppers

Easy Weeknight Meals: Vegetarian Crock-Pot® Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers

Sponsored by Crock-Pot® Brand. These Crock-Pot® slow cooker stuffed peppers are vegetarian, dairy-free, and oozing with health benefits!  So it’s pretty obvious that after a long day of work the motivation to cook an intricate dinner starts to dwindle, right?  I don’t know if it’s just me but all I want to do when I get …

superfoods-that-aren't-super

VIDEO: These SuperFoods May Not Be So Super!

In one of my articles talking about the benefits of coconut drinking vinegars, a reader wrote to me and said that she wanted to learn about superfoods that may not be so super. She said that it seems like every month there is a new super food being touted that is better and more powerful than …

plant-based-comfort-foods

VIDEO: Plant-Based Comfort Foods on Windy City LIVE

  So football season is here and to be honest I don’t watch football at all, but I can still entertain for all my football loving friends. I stopped by Windy City LIVE to share these special plant-based comfort foods to make for your next big bash and I am beyond happy that Val and …

how to cook with lentils

Plant-Based Proteins: Six Ways To Cook With Lentils

We rounded up six ways to cook with lentils so that they’ll stop collecting dust in your pantry! Six to eight million American adults eat no meat, fish or poultry. About 2 million are vegan and forego all animal products. With the rise of vegetarianism and veganism in the United States, plant-based and protein-rich ingredients like tofu, …

Healthy Recipe Swaps For The 4th Of July

This specific holiday is one of my all time favorites. Fireworks, catching fireflies, running around with sparklers, and eating some of my favorite summer cookouts recipes. Now I think it just makes perfect sense to showcase my dearest healthy recipe swaps for the 4th of July. Now these recipe swaps are  going to be geared …

sarah-baker-tv

A Beginners Guide: How to Follow A Low Glycemic Index Diet

Following a low Glycemic Index diet will not only help you with weight loss, it may help you curb cravings as well. Hallelujah! What is the Glycemic Index? The Glycemic Index (GI) measures how much carbohydrates raise blood-glucose levels. So, if a carb is measured at a high GI over 70, your blood sugar is going to …

salad-essentials

Salad Essentials You Need For Optimal Nutrition

Salads are simply the bomb, and you can’t make a sustainable plant-based eating game-plan without salad essentials on hand. Salads are one of my favorite ways to get a ridiculously nutrient dense meal in my day (even better if I can have 2 a day), but sometimes it’s hard trying to figure out how to add …

kaniwa

Superfood Trends: Kaniwa

You’ve heard of quinoa, now meet its equally beneficial cousin Kaniwa. Kani-what? Kaniwa (ca-yee-wa) is about to get hot, so hop on the trend before everyone else! This grain is loaded with tons of health benefits like protein and iron (this just may be our new post workout favorite!). Kaniwa can be cooked and prepared …