Asparagus Rice Bowl with Almond Pesto

This fresh, yet homey, vegan rice bowl gets a hefty dose of flavor from an almond-basil pesto and fresh lemon slices. It’s a prime example of how healthy can be tempting Ingredients Brown Rice: • 2 cups cooked long-grain brown rice Roasted Asparagus: • 1 bunch asparagus (about 14 stalks) • Drizzle of olive oil…

Salmon Skewers with Whole-Wheat Couscous

  Healthy and quick, these skewers are threaded with juicy salmon, onions and colorful bell peppers. A simple spice rub of cumin, coriander and cayenne, plus salt and pepper makes these kebabs burst with flavor. Serve on a bed of whole-wheat couscous for an easy, delectable weeknight dinner. Salmon Skewers with Whole-Wheat Couscous Ingredients •8…

20-Minute Zesty Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Make a light and flavorful meal with this lettuce wrap recipe featuring lean shrimp with carrots, bell peppers, black beans and lime juice. Fresh shrimps takes very little time to cook, but you can shave even more time off prep by buying pre-cooked shrimp at the supermarket. Want to heat up your colorful meal? Stir…

Motivation Monday: Jade Socoby’s Powerlifting Journey

Transformation Timeline • Transformation Start: March 22, 2013 • Milestone: Hitting the 100lbs lost mark • Milestone: My first 300lb squat • Milestone: Becoming a nationally ranked powerlifter • Transformation End: My transformation will truly never be over. Background What was the driving force that made you decide you wanted to start your fitness journey?…

15 Things You Should Give up to Be Abundant

We hold onto so many toxic ideas about what it means to be abundant, wealthy and have a lot of money – and instead of letting them go, instead of allowing ourselves to be happy and enjoy the many blessings that abundance brings – we cling on to them. Not anymore. Starting today we will…

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Poached Eggs & Bell Pepper Salsa

Ingredients • 2 sweet potatoes, about 270 grams each • 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided • 1 small clove garlic, minced • 1 tablespoon white onion, minced • 1/3 cup bell pepper, diced • 1/3 cup cherry tomatoes, diced • 1 tablespoon parsley, freshly minced plus more for garnish • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper •…

Motivation: The Comeback…

When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up. Les Brown When life knocks you down, it can feel quite challenging to start all over again. It can feel quite challenging to find the inner strength,…

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Stream unlimited workouts from Daily Burn (free 3-month trial)   Find the workout program that’s right for you. Choose from over 800 streaming workouts, including yoga, strength training, cardio, barre, and more. And that number keeps growing: a new workout is added every single day. At Daily Burn, members can workout anytime, anywhere, and on…

Shrimp Scampi Pasta with Asparagus

Shrimp Scampi Pasta with Asparagus Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 23 mins  Total time: 28 mins Shrimp Scampi Pasta with Asparagus has a lemon garlic and herb sauce that packs so much fresh and amazing flavor. A 30 minute shrimp scampi pasta recipe! Cost To Make: $18-$20 Ingredients ½ lb spaghetti 1 lb (or…

10 Films That Will Change How You See Food

In depth documentaries about food — all with the goal of enlightening your food choices and empowering you to take charge of your own health. I scoured streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime to choose some of the best. While not every diet or food choice presented will necessarily be the ‘right’ choice for…

Vegetarian Sriracha-Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

This recipe for spicy Buffalo cauliflower bites is a great vegetarian alternative to Buffalo wings. Roasted cauliflower stands in for chicken and provides more fiber and fewer calories. Serve this easy appetizer with carrot sticks, celery and your favorite ranch or blue cheese dressing.   Ingredients  6 servings 8 cups 1½-inch cauliflower florets 2 tablespoons…

7 Signs You’re Getting Healthier Even if You’re Not Losing Weight

It’s no secret that there are myriad ways to measure your overall health: strength, aerobic fitness, cholesterol levels, mood and, of course, the seductive shrinking of that number on the scale. But what happens when you’re not dropping pounds — or worse, you’re actually gaining a few — despite sticking to your diet and exercise…