Quinoa Breakfast Bake

But to combat laziness and keep your days on track, try making a recipe that makes several servings early in the week, then popping each serving in the microwave before heading out to face the day. This quinoa breakfast bake is a perfect example of how to do it right. Mix the flavors up by…
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But to combat laziness and keep your days on track, try making a recipe that makes several servings early in the week, then popping each serving in the microwave before heading out to face the day. This quinoa breakfast bake is a perfect example of how to do it right. Mix the flavors up by adding whatever fruit and nuts you like best.

9 Ingredients

1 cup quinoa
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon allspice
2 eggs
2 cups skim milk
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 1/2 cups frozen berries
1 apple or pear, peeled, cored, and chopped into 1/2-inch

Whole-Wheat Zucchini Muffins

If you start the day on the right foot, chances are the rest will follow in stride. These muffins earn some major healthy points by embracing the glory of fruit- and vegetable-based ingredients. Zucchini is relatively tame—it’s not outrageously flavorful, so it works well in muffins b…
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If you start the day on the right foot, chances are the rest will follow in stride. These muffins earn some major healthy points by embracing the glory of fruit- and vegetable-based ingredients. Zucchini is relatively tame—it’s not outrageously flavorful, so it works well in muffins because it provides the serving of vegetables and extra moisture without tasting like “health food”.

11 Ingredients

2 cups whole-wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Salt
1/2 cup applesauce
1/4 cu

Easy Coconut Granola

Doesn’t it feel great to get something healthy and delicious in your body right after you wake up to set the tone for the rest of the day? Loaded with crunchy nuts and seeds and big coconut flakes, this granola will certainly get our day started on the right foot. Add a few spoonfuls to…
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Doesn’t it feel great to get something healthy and delicious in your body right after you wake up to set the tone for the rest of the day? Loaded with crunchy nuts and seeds and big coconut flakes, this granola will certainly get our day started on the right foot. Add a few spoonfuls to your yogurt, use it to top off your oatmeal, or just eat it plain.

9 Ingredients

3 cups whole rolled oats
1/4 cup chia seeds
1/2 cup raw sliced almonds
1/2 cup unsalted sunflower seeds
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cu

Baked Banana Bread Doughnuts

These breakfast treats keep things on the light side, with no processed sugar or white flour, and significantly less fat. The soft, walnut-studded rings are made with whole-wheat flour and baked to perfection—yet they still have the great banana bread flavors we all know and love.

11 I…
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These breakfast treats keep things on the light side, with no processed sugar or white flour, and significantly less fat. The soft, walnut-studded rings are made with whole-wheat flour and baked to perfection—yet they still have the great banana bread flavors we all know and love.

11 Ingredients

Cooking spray
1 cup whole-wheat flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons coconut oil
2 ripe bananas, mashed
1/4 cup agave syrup (or maple syrup)
1/4 cup Greek yogurt
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon

Lentil and Goat Cheese Casserole

Lentils are perfect for those following a plant-based diet because they provide protein to keep your body satiated and strong. This casserole does just that, bringing some flavor and texture to otherwise simple, earthy lentils with veggies, garlic, and goat cheese.

13 Ingredients

1 cup…
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Lentils are perfect for those following a plant-based diet because they provide protein to keep your body satiated and strong. This casserole does just that, bringing some flavor and texture to otherwise simple, earthy lentils with veggies, garlic, and goat cheese.

13 Ingredients

1 cup lentils
2 cups water
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 red onion, finely chopped
1 large carrot, grated
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
Handful fresh parsley, chopped, plus more for garnish
2 tablespoons chickpea flour
1 tablespoon soy sauce
Salt

Lentils With Roasted Beets and Carrots

Putting together the perfect salad is a matter of balancing textures, tastes, and colors, and this recipe nails it all. Earthy lentils, sweet beets and carrots, and tangy lemon also make for a mix of hearty, soft, and crunchy thanks to raw scallions. The result is a fabulous lunch, dinner, or…
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Putting together the perfect salad is a matter of balancing textures, tastes, and colors, and this recipe nails it all. Earthy lentils, sweet beets and carrots, and tangy lemon also make for a mix of hearty, soft, and crunchy thanks to raw scallions. The result is a fabulous lunch, dinner, or side dish.

10 Ingredients

1 cup red or yellow lentils
1 beet, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2 carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/2 tablespoon butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 scallions, sl

Superfood: Kiwi

Go Go Gooseberry — Why They’re Super

Forget Flintstones chewables — kiwis are filled with essential vitamins, too! One medium kiwi packs 5 percent of the daily recommended amount of folate and 117 percent of daily vitamin C. Plus, this tangy fruit provides 38 percent of the recommended daily i…
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Go Go Gooseberry — Why They’re Super

Forget Flintstones chewables — kiwis are filled with essential vitamins, too! One medium kiwi packs 5 percent of the daily recommended amount of folate and 117 percent of daily vitamin C. Plus, this tangy fruit provides 38 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin K, a nutrient often missingfrom people’s diets that is essential for bodily functions like normal blood clotting. One cup of sliced kiwi (about two medium fruits) also contains 273 percent of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C,

The New Me Diet

Back in the day, there were only two kinds of exercise, cardio and weights. But now, there’s a new one: “high-intensity.”
Developed by Drs. Jade and Keoni Teta, The New Me Diet focuses on high-intensity training and nutrition to trigger the body’s fat-burning hormones.
And, using a questionnaire …
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Back in the day, there were only two kinds of exercise, cardio and weights. But now, there’s a new one: “high-intensity.”

Developed by Drs. Jade and Keoni Teta, The New Me Diet focuses on high-intensity training and nutrition to trigger the body’s fat-burning hormones.

And, using a questionnaire which determines your body’s metabolism, The New Me Diet says you can lose up to15 pounds in 3 weeks.An overview of The New Me Diet illustrates the four key tenants of the fitness regime, and how it can work for you.
“Intelligent Exercise”
Instead

Superfood: Leeks

Take It or Leek It — The Need-to-Know
Leeks owe many of their superpowers to their organosulfur compounds, phytochemicals that may carry immune-boosting benefits.Those compounds have been credited with everything from boosting immunity to kicking cancer and can be found in other allium family v…
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Take It or Leek It — The Need-to-Know
Leeks owe many of their superpowers to their organosulfur compounds, phytochemicals that may carry immune-boosting benefits.Those compounds have been credited with everything from boosting immunity to kicking cancer and can be found in other allium family vegetables too, including garlic, onions, and shallots . Studies have shown leeks could help protect the digestive system from stomach and gastric cancers— though researchers believe garlic may be more powerful than other allium veggies— but further studies are needed to be

The Carb Lovers Diet

So long Atkins. Nice knowing you Carb Addicts. I’m leaving South Beach and moving on to a place where I can eat carbs, lose weight, and feel great!
The best selling diet plan right now on Amazon is Heath Magazine’s The Carb Lover’s Diet and it promises just that. Dieters can eat carbs, stop cravi…
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So long Atkins. Nice knowing you Carb Addicts. I’m leaving South Beach and moving on to a place where I can eat carbs, lose weight, and feel great!

The best selling diet plan right now on Amazon is Heath Magazine’s The Carb Lover’s Diet and it promises just that. Dieters can eat carbs, stop cravings, and have the foods they love while losing weight.

This sounds really great, but let’s explore what the new Carb Lovers Diet is all about.
Resistant Starch
The whole premise of The Carb Lovers Diet revolves around the concept of resistant starch. This is probabl

Pesto Cheese Pizza

The healthier, whole-wheat base in this pizza will keep your belly feeling fuller longer than typical pie. And in lieu of traditional marinara sauce, pesto is full of heart-healthy fats from olive oil and pine nuts. With all of these fresh and flavorful ingredients, forget the delivery…
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The healthier, whole-wheat base in this pizza will keep your belly feeling fuller longer than typical pie. And in lieu of traditional marinara sauce, pesto is full of heart-healthy fats from olive oil and pine nuts. With all of these fresh and flavorful ingredients, forget the delivery boy—forever!

11 Ingredients

1 package refrigerated whole-wheat pizza dough
2 packed cups basil leaves
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons water
1 large clove garlic, quartered