Once vilified, and now revered in many restaurants, Brussels sprouts are mighty little veggies that pack a healthy punch. Here’s how to roast them to perfection at home.
This Mediterranean Whole Grain Salad contains a wealth of wholesome foods that all meld together to make the perfect savory salad. Filled with tomatoes, squash, onions, sorghum, chickpeas and more, it’s got all the goodies the Mediterranean diet has to offer. Mix it up for next time friends come over or meal prep it for the week for lunch.
This easy, delicious recipe is sure to bring a taste of home and summer, but is also a savory and nutritious comfort food for all year long. This version is a fast crock-pot recipe but can also be fancied up and baked in a stunning spread.
Looking for healthy lunch ideas? Check out this black bean and vegetable soup recipe! This super simple recipe is great for your bod, plus it’s loaded with fiber and protein to keep you full all day long, and has a touch of spice to keep you warm through those blustery days.
If you know you should eat more veggies, but HATE soggy greens, this recipe is for you. Roasting gives green beans a crisp crunch. Topping with sorghum adds texture and a serving of whole grains. (Plus did you know sorghum has more antioxidants than blueberries?) It’s a win-win!
You’ve already carved the pumpkin or made a pie. Next step? Roast some pumpkin seeds! Your kids will love helping to pull out the seeds and seeing what you’ve made, plus these little guys are high in all sorts of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber.
Hands up in the air if you love tomato sauce! Now hands up in the air if you’ve ever thought about making your own and then learned just how much work it is and grabbed a jar instead? Never again! This sauce is easy, fast, and de-lish!
What’s adorable, purple, and easy to grow? Fairy tale eggplant. Also easy? The pure simplicity of this garlic stuffed roasted eggplant recipe. Check it out for a healthy and savory side or appetizer.
Need another excuse to eat more blueberries? Try these Blueberry & Oat Muffins! They’re bursting with berries, all wrapped together in oats, whole wheat flour, and a touch of honey.
This herb dressing is SO, so good. So good that while making this recipe I stopped and made myself a salad before writing this up. Drizzle on salads, vegetables, and sides.
What’s got brussels sprouts, squash, onions, quinoa and rice? THIS side. I love to make a big ol’ pot of this mix so I have leftovers for lunch the next few days. Drizzle with your favorite dressing or lemon and serve as a side or lunch bowl.
This salad is sweet and simple. Roasting beets brings out their rich, sweet and earthy flavor. Pair with a simple dressing of olive oil, lemon and herbs for a healthy and flavorful salad.
While the beetroot is a nutritious superstar, beet greens hold their own. Check out this super simple side that whips up quick and is full of flavor.
Whether you’ve got company or you need a filling morning breakfast on the go, these Herb & Cheese Baked Egg Muffins are a winner. It just takes a few minutes of chopping, scrambling, and baking to be set for a week of breakfasts!
Did you know sorghum, and other ancient grains, are “in” right now? If you’re like me, you heard that, bought a bag and then thought, “How the heck do I use this stuff?” Here’s the easiest and quickest way to dive into that bag - pop it!
If you’re looking for a healthy snack, or your kid loves hummus as much as mine does (she asks for it at every meal!), then this recipe is for you. Chickpeas are filled with protein and fiber and when roasted up they make for an easy to grab on-the-go snack.
This simple roasted root vegetables recipe combines the vegetables of the season into a sweet and tasty side. Roasting caramelizes the sugar in vegetables, creating a mellow, nutty and sweet flavor. Bonus: these veggies are all packed full of nutrients to keep you going through those cold fall and winter months.
This Lemon Veggie Quinoa Salad is nutritious, delicious, and full of satisfying protein and flavor! Mix it up before your next cookout or bring it to work for a healthy lunch.
If you’re bored of the same old chicken for dinner, you have to try out this grilled chicken bruschetta recipe! Bursting with flavor and filled with satisfying lean protein, this recipe is sure to please.
If you’re always running out the door without time for a good breakfast, this recipe is for you! Our baked red pepper, spinach and cheddar frittata whips up fast on a Sunday night and will have you set for a week of hearty, filling, healthy and tasty breakfasts.
This salad is a simple yet versatile side that is a great addition to any summer meal. Quick and simple, this salad is easy to take along to your next BBQ.
Butter, honey, garlic, lemon and parsley - what more could you ask for? This sweet and savory salmon dish is sure to please even the pickiest eaters in your home!
Sweet with a little ginger zing, our roasted butternut squash ginger soup will keep you warm and full this season.
Featuring the small but mighty lentil! This hearty, flavorful soup will keep you warm, healthy and satisfied on those chilly fall and winter days.
This lemon and basil infused hummus is not only good for you, it's so flavorful it's addictive!
Many people are afraid of cooking fish - in fact 80-90% of American's aren't getting enough - but this recipe is full proof! Baked to a delicate crunch, this recipe will quickly become a household favorite. Give this recipe a go this week and let us know what you think in the comments below!
If you're looking for meaty, savory dish this one's for you. Throw this one pot meal on the stove, sit back and relax.
Instead of ordering takeout this week, try our take on a Sichuan classic. Many Americanized Chinese dishes are loaded with sugar due to the syrupy sauces that make them so delicious. You won't miss orange chicken when you upgrade to a little spice and a lot of flavor with this health-ified dish.
As much as I keep saying to eat more vegetables (I know, I say it a lot…), I know it can be hard. Fruit is, for me at least, easy to sub in for a snack or have on the side of a meal, but veggies! It can be really easy to avoid them altogether. Here are 10 ways to make veggies more tasty and sneak them in!
Down to its simplest core, weight loss happens when you burn more calories than you eat. Instead of a diet, just a small amount less per day can lead to slow and gradual weight loss. Check out these swaps that cut back on calories without all the drama of dieting.
You’ve lost the weight, but you know that most people regain the weight they’ve lost, and sometimes more. So how do you beat the odds?
While food can't compete with sunscreen, a hat, or good ol' fashioned shade, some foods can boost your skin's ability to protect itself and heal from time in the sun. By enjoying some of these antioxidant rich foods on the regular, you can reap skin protecting benefits (but still don’t skip the sunscreen).
You may have noticed, one of the biggest dieting trends these days is… not eating! Intermittent fasting is buzzing around, and you may have wondered if you’d benefit from this style. If you’d like to find out if fasting is right for you, read on!
You poop. I poop. We all poop, only sometimes we don’t and that’s when things start to get a bit (okay, very) uncomfortable. While both constipation - and talking about it - can make us a bit squeamish, it’s totally normal to occasionally struggle. Before you reach for the over-the-counter stuff, the biggest culprit is usually diet. With just a few easy additions to your day, you’ll be lighter on your feet in no time.
Whatever the reason you go a diet - a vacation, to lose weight fast, or to get healthy - it’s important to really think about the diet or cleanse before jumping in. A healthier diet plan has four key characteristics that’ll make it a success. Make sure to run through this checklist before starting your next diet!
If you’ve been dragging, or drinking a pot of coffee a day, or JUST CAN’T WAKE UP, this post is for you. Instead of reaching for the caffeine pills, try these 7 natural ways to increase energy. Bonus: these tips help improve mood and overall health too!
The Mediterranean diet has been around for awhile now (as in centuries) but it just started picking up steam in the last few decades. Research has been building in support of this diet, and it was recently ranked the best diet by US Health and News. If you’d like to give it a shot, but have no idea where to start, read on!
Superfoods sound super expensive, right? Not so, if you know where to look! If you’re jonesing for some inspiration to add to your grocery list for a healthier diet, look no further. These ingredients are all heart healthy, can help you lose weight, and are budget friendly.
It’s recommended that we limit sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day, but it’s estimated that Americans eat almost double! Sodium is hidden in many foods, so it’s very easy to go above our recommended intake. Here are easy - and yummy - tips and low sodium alternatives to help you put down the salt shaker. Your heart will thank you!
Recent studies have shown that cardiovascular disease now kills one out of 3 Americans. The fact is, many of us don’t think about our heart health - and don’t have symptoms - until there’s a problem much later in life when treatment is already needed. Here are 7 things you can do today to live a healthier, longer life.
Want to get healthier this year but you always break your NYE resolution? Did you know that by six weeks into the new year, 4 out of 5 people have broken their resolutions? Crazy right? It’s never too late to make make a goal you can stick to. Check out these 5 goals to make this year your healthiest yet!
New year, new you? Not so fast. If you’ve ever ditched a New Year's resolution before, you’re not alone. By six weeks into the new year, 4 out of 5 people have broken their resolutions. Before you throw on the sweatpants and dive into some nachos, here’s how to make your goals stick.
Not only is yo-yo dieting not good for your waistline, new research shows that yo-yo dieting can drastically raise the risk of having a heart attack or stroke and doubles the risk of death! Here’s why you should skip the fad diet and what you should do instead.
The holidays are a time to celebrate with friends and family and enjoy seasonal favorites. Here at Nourished Bite we want you to have your best holiday season yet with a handy checklist for a happy AND healthy holiday.
Your immune system is always chugging away, defending you from bacteria, viruses, and other germs and protecting you from everything from common colds to cancer. While no one food will magically fight off the flu, adding these essential nutrients and tips to your day will give your immune system a fighting chance through cold season and beyond.
These tiny leaves were popular way before microgreens became cool. Herbs are way more than just a garnish! These tiny little leaves are packed with goodness. Not only do they add flavor and color to a meal, herbs are also full of nutrients and disease-fighting antioxidants.
It’s summer! Farm stands are bursting with delicious, fresh fruits and veggies all across the country. As if you needed any more inspiration to snatch some up, here’s a list of some of the best fruits and veggies out now — and why they’re good for you!
You’ve probably heard about BPA and vaguely know your water bottle or your baby’s bottles shouldn’t have it. Have you ever wondered if other plastics are safe, or if it’s really worth it to avoid plastic containers? I dived deep to try to find some answers!
Whether you want to stay hydrated or save the earth, one of the first steps is to snag a reusable water bottle. With so many options to choose from, what’s the best one to buy? From glass to copper to stainless steel, check out the pros and cons of each here.
Did you know that food packaging makes up to 2/3rds of the trash we throw out each day? Here are 8 tips to reduce kitchen waste - for a healthier you and a healthier planet.
Every few years a new study comes out touting the health benefits, or health risks, of eggs. So what’s the deal? Are eggs a “superfood” or bad for your health?
We're always being told to "drink more water" but why is it so important? Over half of our bodies are made up of water, so even being a little dehydrated can slow you down, impact your mood, and zap your energy. Here tips and tricks to drink more, every day.
It seems like everywhere you look, someone is talking about added sugars. But it's just sugar, right? Here's all you need to know about this much buzzed about topic.
While the fountain of youth is still MIA, researchers at Harvard just concluded a 30 year study that shows five simple things can add over 10 years to your life! Read on to find out what you can do to live longer, starting today.
Choosing the first food your baby will EVER have can be intimidating. Don’t worry - here are some top foods and tips to get you and your little one discovering the world of solid foods.
It’s spring! It’s (almost) time to pack away our winter coats and sweaters - finally! As we clean out our closets, it’s also the perfect time to check out and spruce up our diets too. From planting a garden, to cleaning out the fridge, here are 5 ways simple ways to spring clean your diet.
You know that your diet fuels your workouts, but it can be really confusing how much protein and carbs you really need. Here's your breakdown of what to eat - and when - with a few tasty ideas.
Whether you call them burpees, squat thrusts, or up-downs, you’re still going to feel the burn - all over. Burpees are a full body, high-intensity workout that works up a sweat fast. While these tough and sometimes torturous moves may be hard to do, they’ll totally whip you into shape in no time.