Fitness: Warm up like a champ

By Tom Trevino | March 11th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mark Allen had a thing for warmups. The elite level triathlete reportedly started his long workouts with a leisurely 15 minute walk, before moving on to a very slow jog for a mile or so, and then gradually and progressively building to hi Read More...

Almond flour and coconut flour: a primer

By Andy Bellatti MS, RD | March 10th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Over the past few years, almonds and coconuts have commanded national attention, not only as nutritious additions to our diets, but also as tasty and versatile ingredients. By now, many of us are familiar with almond butter, almond Read More...

Stocking the healthy kitchen, part 2: the pantry

By Claudia Zapata | March 9th, 2015 | 1 Comments
Thank you so much for the great response to my healthfully stocked and organized fridge post last week. The reactions to the picture of my refrigerator on my Facebook page were especially heartwarming and hilarious Read More...

Then & Now: 10 “Healthy” Foods I No Longer Eat

By Claudia Zapata | March 5th, 2015 | 3 Comments
Maybe you've tried every diet in the book, gone from carnivore to vegetarian, learned to cook, or like my husband, moved from frequenting fast food to enjoying vegan meals. Your food journey is your own. Hopefully, you've Read More...

Seeing food through middle-age reading glasses

By Claudia Zapata | February 25th, 2015 | 0 Comments
The first clue that my eyesight is failing: I can no longer read ingredient lists on certain food labels. Also most restaurant menus. Oh, and my kids keep teasing me about the size of my iPhone font. The fine line Read More...

Esquites: Mexican street corn your way

By Claudia Zapata | February 16th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Of the many memorable dishes we've enjoyed during a Valentine's weekend getaway in Mexico, esquites - also known as Mexican street corn - has been a favorite. Confession: I never knew Mexican street corn was called esquites an Read More...

Lose your workout mojo? Here’s how to get it back!

By Tom Trevino | February 11th, 2015 | 0 Comments
We’re about six weeks into 2015 and chances are you’ve either kept up with your New Year’s Resolutions to eat better and be more active, or you’ve kind of fallen off track. But that’s okay, because even profes Read More...

Finds & Faves: Must B Nutty almond flour tortillas

By Claudia Zapata | February 10th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Update: Must B Nutty has changed its name to Siete Family Foods. These delicious, vegan and gluten-free tortillas are still available online but also at all Whole Foods locations in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkans Read More...

Lentil and vegetable soup

By Elizabeth Hopson | January 12th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Need to clean out your fridge and make good on your resolution to eat more vegetables? This lentil and vegetable soup recipe is the perfect way to empty the veggie bin on a Sunday and enjoy a healthy and delicious meal all week long (and it's e Read More...

Try something new: Truffle parsnip fries

By Claudia Zapata | January 11th, 2015 | 2 Comments
  Five years ago, I had never cooked Brussels sprouts or butternut squash, and I had never purchased, much lest massaged kale. Now all favorites, I can't believe how long my family and I were missing out. Think about the las Read More...