Creamy Avocado Pesto Pasta with Blistered Tomatoes

Ingredients For the Creamy Pesto:  1 cup packed basil leaves  1 cup packed spinach leaves  1/2 large avocado  2 cloves garlic  1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice  1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese  2 tablespoons olive oil  Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste For the Pasta and Tomatoes:  12 oz pasta  1 tablespoon olive oil  1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes  2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped  Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

Peanut Butter Banana Baked Oatmeal

Ingredients  2 cups old fashioned oats  1 teaspoon baking powder  1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon  1/4 teaspoon salt  2 medium ripe bananas mashed (about 3/4 cup)  1/4 cup creamy peanut butter  2 tablespoons honey  1 large egg  1 cup vanilla unsweetened almond milk  1 teaspoon vanilla extract  Banana slices peanut butter, and honey, for serving, optional Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 8×8-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking …

6 Fruits Loaded With Sugar

It’s a fact that Americans eat too much sugar and too few fruits and vegetables. But some fruits have a lot sugar in them too. The USDA recommends people don’t consume more than 12 teaspoons (50.4 grams) of added sugar per day. This is the type found in manufactured sweet foods like candy, sodas …

Is Guava the Superfood You’re Not Eating?

Apples, oranges and bananas are delicious and all, but people who’ve hit a bit of a fruit rut might want to consider more exotic selections to reignite bored palates. One of the fruits gaining in popularity is guava, which grows in tropical and subtropical regions around the world. Although guava is now …

Does the lead in lipstick cause cancer?

Zoe has two loves in her life: fashion blogging and discovering her next favorite shade of lipstick. Luckily, the two go hand in hand. She’s become a lipstick-wearing sensation online thanks to her daily pics of perfectly hued pouty lips. Then one day, a reader sent a link to a …

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup with Maple Roasted Chickpeas

Ingredients For the Butternut Squash Soup:  1 medium yellow onion chopped  3 medium carrots peeled and chopped  1 medium butternut squash peeled, seeded and chopped into 1-inch cubes (about 5 cups)  1 large apple peeled and chopped (I used Granny Smith)  2 14 oz cans low sodium vegetable broth  1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon  1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg  2 tablespoons maple syrup  Salt and freshly ground …

KETO KOREAN BEEF BOWLS

Ingredients Sauce 1/4 cup coconut aminos 1/4 cup beef broth 1 tablespoon lime juice 2 teaspoons fish sauce 1 teaspoon tomato paste 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes Beef 1 teaspoon ghee, coconut oil, or avocado oil 1 pound grass-fed beef 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/3 cup finely chopped celery 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger 3 garlic cloves, minced Remaining Ingredients and Toppings 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon ghee or oil 1 bag cauliflower rice sea salt 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 teaspoon chili …

corn fritters with cheddar & scallions

INGREDIENTS 2 to 4 eggs 4 scallions, white and green parts, thinly sliced 1/2 cup chopped cilantro or more to taste 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese (about 6 ounces) 6 ears of corn, shucked 1/3 cup all-purpose flour pinch sea salt, to taste freshly cracked black pepper, to taste neutral oil for frying fresh lime, sour cream, or hot sauce …

8 Foods That Can Help Fight Migraines With No Effort

A migraine is like an unwanted guest who barges in unannounced and is difficult to get rid of. If you suffer from headaches often, you know how hard it can be. Sure, you can take pills or do exercises to try to cure your pain, but these remedies are temporary, meaning your headache can always come back. Here’s something else you can do — change …