A Veggie Lasagna Recipe You Won’t Even Realize Is Meat Free

Your favourite ‘cheat meal’ minus the calories. With rich beef sauce, creamy bechamel, and layer upon layer of carb-heavy pasta, the humble lasagne has been categorised into the ‘cheat meal’ section. But Dr Joanna McMillan reveals you can still have…

This Vegan Raw Raspberry Cheesecake Is Better Than The Real Deal

A regular New York cheesecake contains between 220 to 510 calories, so basically a meal. Yikes! What’s worse is the fact that majority of these calories come from saturated fat and refined carbs. While a slice on the rare occasion…

According to Science, These 4 Habits Are Keeping You From Being Happy

For the most part, we all have an idea of what might make us happy. Receiving the promotion you’ve been working overtime for, losing those last 10 pounds, booking a dream vacation with your someone special–some version of these scenarios…

5 Ways To Handle Difficult Relatives This Holiday Season

The media portrays the holiday season as a joyous time, full of happy family reunions and fun. Unfortunately, for many of us, the festivities are fraught with tension or even outright hostility. Personality clashes and grudges can all rear their…

7 Healthy Sugar Substitutes

We know that too much refined sugar is bad for you, and artificial sweeteners can sometimes add calories to a meal. Instead of going cold (and sugarless) turkey, try some of these healthier sugar substitutions. Sugar in the morning, sugar…

Greek-Style Grass-Fed Lamb Shanks

This holiday season, try making grass-fed lamb shanks fixed southern Greece-style, with lemon juice rather than tomato sauce. To offset the cost of grass-fed meats, substitute less expensive cuts—such as lamb shanks instead of leg of lamb. 4SERVINGS Ingredients 4…

Jicama Waldorf Salad with Yogurt Dressing

You’ll toss your classic Waldorf recipe after one bite of this version, made with immunity-enhancing grapes and yogurt instead of mayo. Serve over mixed greens. 6SERVINGS Ingredients Dressing 1/2 cup organic plain nonfat or 2% Greek yogurt 2 Tbs. fresh…

The Vegan Smokehouse Burger

Go meatless this Monday with a vegan burger that puts all other burgers to shame. One bite into this juicy burger, and you’ll never go back to those other boring burgers again. Ingredients 1 cup raw walnuts1 scoop Sunwarrior Classic Natural…

Maiitake Vanilla-Almond Frozen Latte

This power-packed latte is a better-for-you alternative to coffee shop frozen drinks. If your blender’s not super-powerful, use 1 cup crushed ice instead of the ice cubes. For extra indulgence, add two tablespoons of cacao nibs before blending, or top…

6 Ways to Snack Smarter

Avoid the 3 p.m. vending machine rush by planning ahead with these smarter snacking choices. Spoiler alert: Chocolate can still be enjoyed! Cheese and fruit plates are a perfect go-anywhere snack option. It’s no secret, America has become a snacking…