Saturday, April 30, 2016

Feeling a bit bloate

Feeling a bit bloated? This cucumber green juice is awesome for getting rid of water retention, and you don't even need a juicer! | My Spiritual Roadtrip myspiritualroadtr... via Juicing Recipes

Dark Chocolate Brazil Nut and Coconut Bars

Looking for a new homemade dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth? One that’s fancy enough to serve at a dinner party, but can also be thrown into a backpack on your next hike? These dark chocolate coconut and Brazil nut bars are pretty to look at, easy to make, stay fresh for weeks and are […]

from Mark's Daily Apple

Hotels That Put Your Fitness First

Here are a few hotels whose commitment to fitness make them worth checking out (and checking into) during your travels.

from Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

Clean Eating Italian Chickpea Quinoa Salad Recipe

When my cookbook, Clean Eating Freezer Meals first came out, the folks over at were so amazing and willing to give my book a shoutout, that I wanted to do the same when Brooke’s new… Read more →

from The Gracious Pantry

Friday, April 29, 2016

Packed with protein

Packed with protein and full of coffee flavor, this Easy Coffee Smoothie recipe makes breakfast a snap! via Smoothies and Juicing Recipes



Vegan 'Bikini Ready

Vegan 'Bikini Ready Green Detox Smoothie' with cleansing, de-bloating, energizing, nourishing ingredients to kickstart bikini season! Plus my top tips on detox and getting bikini ready. From The Glowing Fridge. #detox #green #smoothie #vegan via Healthy Juice Recipes

Vegan 'Bikini Ready

Vegan 'Bikini Ready Green Detox Smoothie' with cleansing, de-bloating, energizing, nourishing ingredients to kickstart bikini season! Plus my top tips on detox and getting bikini ready. From The Glowing Fridge. #detox #green #smoothie #vegan via Healthy Juice Recipes

Cucumber Lemon Detox

Cucumber Lemon Detox Water Drink - via Healthy Juice Recipes

Family Loses 335 Pounds: A Piano Family Update

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep […]

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Nutrition News: Coffee-benefit boosters, fatty-food sleep effects, health perks of curcumin

Maximizing coffee’s health benefits, how a high-fat diet may impact your sleep, and the truth about curcumin.

from Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

Disassembling The Financial Puzzle After My Separation

Foodblog (14 of 18)This post is sponsored by Haven Life I’ve gotten a lot of questions about how I’m handling my recent separation from Matt and what kind of decisions and changes I’ve had to make personally, professionally and financially. The truth is, it’s challenging and there are many things to consider and plan for, some of which […]

from Kath Eats Real Food

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Mother’s Day Movie Advanced Screening + Giveaway

mother's day movieThe other night, I had the opportunity to attend an advanced screening of the “Mother’s Day” movie, which premiers in theaters nationwide TODAY, April 29th. The nice folks from Lindt Chocolate offered me a few tickets to the screening, so I invited my sister and friend, Jess, also moms, to attend with me. Lindt also provided car service […]

from Carrots 'N' Cake

6 In-Season Sides That Kids Will Love

Reap the nutritional benefits of in-season produce by preparing these kid-friendly sides the whole family will enjoy.

from Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

Why Weight Loss Doesn’t Promise Happiness

There are any number of amazing reasons to lose weight that will offer incredible benefits in the long- and short-term. You’ll be in better overall health. It’s very probable that you’ll live longer and have more vitality in those years—particularly if getting in shape was part of your weight loss strategy. You’ll enjoy more energy […]

from Mark's Daily Apple

Order This, Not That: Shake Shack

Here's what to order the next time you're craving Shake Shack.

from Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

Bedazzled Goat Cheese

Bedazzled Goat CheeseThese recipes came to me in a dream. I think I was sitting in a vineyard in France, sipping champagne and eating goat cheese rolled in lavender. I woke up thinking of all the ingredients you could roll a goat cheese log in. Sweet, savory, herby, crunchy, chocolatey! So I took a large log of […]

from Kath Eats Real Food

The Healthiest Shot

The Healthiest Shot You'll Ever Take! It helps clear skin, boost metabolism, improves digestion, prevents wrinkles and cellulite, heals gut lining and strengthens the immune system! via Healthy Juice Recipes

25 healthy foods tha

25 healthy foods that will help you lose excess fat. According to diet, not exercise is the most important component of any fat loss program what you put in your body plays a huge roll how much weight you'll lose. via Healthy Juice Recipes

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

5 Minutes a Day Booty Challenge (Week 1)

cnc-0261_thumb.jpgHi, guys! Here’s the 5 Minutes a Day (May) Booty Challenge! Yeehaw! Every Thursday from now until the end of May, I’ll share 5 days worth of workouts for the following week (for a total of 4 weeks) to get your booty in tip top shape for summer! Feel free to start on Sunday, May 1st […]

from Carrots 'N' Cake

4 Easy Refreshing De

4 Easy Refreshing Detox Juice drinks via Healthy Juice Recipes

10 Common Primal Mistakes You Might Be Making

Most of us go Primal to solve problems created by Conventional Wisdom. The importance of whole grains and daily cardio, the dangers of dietary fat and animal protein, the primacy of carbohydrates for “energy,”—these untruths are promulgated so widely and fail so conclusively that you can’t help but look to the people saying the opposite […]

from Mark's Daily Apple

Lentil-Crusted Chicken Parmesan

Serve the baked chicken alongside pasta or vegetables and this healthy dish is sure to be a hit.

from Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

Fresh Food Matters

Why Fresh Food MattersThis post is sponsored by Sub-Zero Kath Eats Real Food. That’s the name of this blog and summarizes my food philosophy in a nutshell. When I set out to lose weight back in 2005, I did what many college-aged girls did at the time: I read the tips in women’s magazines and started counting calories, […]

from Kath Eats Real Food

It’s Impossible to be Vegan: Lessons from a 10yr Old Girl

We have a sweet little pond on the farm where my kids enjoy catching frogs and going fishing. They spend hours down there, unsupervised, and find all sorts of creatures, make up games, and do other “kid” things. This is spring break week and the kids are hanging around. My son (age 12) is working… Continue Reading

from The Paleo Diet – Robb Wolf on Paleolithic nutrition, intermittent fasting, and fitness

Clean Eating Mother’s Day Recipes From Around The Web

Mother’s day is nearly here. And let’s face it, us mom’s work hard. We deserve a day just for us. The sleepless nights, the worrying, the doctor visits, the taxiing to karate, baseball or ballet, the… Read more →

from The Gracious Pantry

Family Vacation at Chatham Bars Inn – Part 3

SAM_9067-1280x853_thumb.jpgMissed Part 1 and Part 2 of our family vacation to Chatham Bars Inn (CBI)? After nap time and our individual spa services, the three of us ate some lunch in our room and then drove to nearby Chatham Lighthouse Beach to fly Quinn’s first kite together! So fun! He loved it. Doing anything with a kid for the first time […]

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Family Vacation to Chatham Bars Inn – Part 2

SAM_9016-1280x832.jpgOur second day in Chatham was a busy one for sure. It started bright and early (before 6 AM) and continued straight through until bedtime, which was 7:00 PM for Quinn and 9:30 PM for Mal and me. We were all exhausted from a seriously fun-filled day on the Cape! Not surprisingly, waking up with […]

from Carrots 'N' Cake

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Cleansing Carrot, Or

Cleansing Carrot, Orange, Kale, Lemon & Ginger Juice | Deliciously Ella via Juicing Recipes

5-Ingredient Quinoa Salad with Edamame and Carrots

Complete low-carb quinoa salad by adding tender edamame and shredded carrots.

from Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

Family Vacation at Chatham Bars Inn

SAM_8911-1280x853.jpgOk, here we go! We haven’t gone on too many family vacations with just the three of us, so I took a TON of photos to document our experience. Plus, the nice people at Chatham Bars Inn (CBI) offer us a complimentary 2-night stay, so I wanted to make sure I gave you guys a full review […]

from Carrots 'N' Cake

8 Summer Smoothies -

8 Summer Smoothies - Recipes - SavingsMania via Juicing/Smoothies/Waters

Cinnamon Roll Smooth

Cinnamon Roll Smoothie! Taste just like a cinnamon bun shoved into a glass. via Juicing/Smoothies/Waters

Hill & Holler Dinner At Blenheim Vineyards

Foodblog (15 of 27)It has been a while since I went to a Hill & Holler dinner. There haven’t been too many offered lately, so I jumped on buying a pair of tickets when I saw this one was at Blenheim Vineyards and highlighted the talents of Oakhart Social chef Tristan Wraight and Matt Greene of JM Stock […]

from Kath Eats Real Food

Why What You Walk (or Run) On Matters

I’ve always preferred traversing natural surfaces. Growing up in New England, I developed my cross country running chops actually running across the country surrounding my house. My favorite endurance events were those involving trees and trails to the point that I might still be doing them if they were exclusively nature-based. Even today, I cherish my […]

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Creamy Bacon Pistachio Pasta

SAM_9105-1280x853.jpgGuys. We are obsessed with this recipe in our house. OB.SESSED. I’ve already made it four times now because 1) it’s crazy delicious and 2) it’s so incredibly simple to make. And, unlike a lot of cheesy pasta dishes, this one is actually somewhat healthy. A serving has less than 400 calories, 16g protein, 50g […]

from Carrots 'N' Cake

Episode 318 – Steve Kamb – Nerd Fitness

Nerds unite! We have guest Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness on the podcast. Steve talks with us about how to level up your life, using video game strategy for self improvement, and being a superhero! Download Episode Here Guest: Steve Kamb Website: Facebook: Twitter: @NerdFitness Book: Level Up Your Life 30 Day Guide… Continue Reading

from The Paleo Diet – Robb Wolf on Paleolithic nutrition, intermittent fasting, and fitness

Monday, April 25, 2016

Road Trip to Chatham

IMG_6484-1280x1280_thumb.jpgHey, hey! If you follow @carrotsncake on social media (snapchat + Instagram), you know that our little family spent a few days on Cape Cod reently. We had an awesome time, and I snapped a zillion photos, so I have quite a few recaps coming your way, including a review of the wonderful and amazing […]

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Six Green Smoothies

Six Green Smoothies via Healthy Juice Recipes

Your taste buds will

Your taste buds will be whisked away by the sweet, juicy pineapple combined with the refreshing twist of mint. Vegan & Gluten Free. via Healthy Juice Recipes

Dear Mark: Saturated Fat Jet Lag, Collagenous Amino Acids, and Different Cutting Diets

For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering three questions. The first concerns a recent study seeming to show that saturated fat disrupts our circadian rhythms, especially saturated fat at the wrong time of day. Should we—yet again—trade butter for soybean oil? Second, how necessary are the amino acids found in collagen? Aren’t they found […]

from Mark's Daily Apple

Healthy Tropical Banana Pudding

This low-calorie take on banana pudding includes all the classic components: Nilla wafers, sliced banana and a mountain of whipped cream.

from Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog


Foodblog (1 of 1)-6Everything here is covered in pollen! I hate to say it, but we need a good rainfall to wash it all away. I have neglected to bring in my outdoor furniture cushions and now I’m scared to sit in them But in exchange for the pollen, we have finally reached the point of spring where […]

from Kath Eats Real Food

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Banana Protein Muffins

SAM_9145-1280x853.jpgGood morning and happy Monday to you! Quinn and I did a little baking over the weekend because we had some ripe bananas that needed to be used sooner than later. I was craving a good muffin, so what to bake was an easy decision. And I amped up the staying power with SFH protein powder, Greek yogurt, […]

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 397

Check out my interview with Chris Kresser. I cover the gamut, including my early days as an endurance athlete. Research of the Week The same genes that determined our big brains may have also given us bigger bodies. Sun exposure during pregnancy may help prevent asthma in the unborn. Avoiding the sun is more dangerous […]

from Mark's Daily Apple

5 Hacks for Canned Coconut Milk

Coconut milk costs less per ounce than heavy cream — so even if you aren't vegan, this nonperishable dairy substitute is worth a try.

from Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

5 Clean Eating Smoothies To Prep With Frozen Ingredients In Less Than 10 Minutes

Frozen ingredients are probably the most underutilized food in clean eating meal prep. FROZEN NUTRITION Frozen ingredients such as frozen fruits and vegetables are nutritious because they are usually… Read more →

from The Gracious Pantry

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Don't have time to m

Don't have time to make #smoothies in the morning? Well then this is perfect for you! These make-ahead smoothie packs will completely change your mornings for the better. Just pre-pack the ingredients and keep them in the freezer until you are ready to pop them in your blender. It takes 5 minutes tops, and no clean-up! via Juicing/Smoothies/Waters

5 Tips to Spring-Clean Your Kitchen

Get ready for warmer weather with these 5 tips for spring-cleaning your kitchen.

from Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

Chicken Bone Broth Four Ways

Just like beef bone broth, the flavor of chicken broth can be transformed by adding a variety of nourishing and invigorating ingredients. For example, here are some killer flavor enhancers: ginger, garlic, kombu, spices, herbs, citrus, coconut milk and fish sauce. Simmering these ingredients in chicken broth gives you something that’s more flavorful than plain […]

from Mark's Daily Apple

Friday, April 22, 2016

Sip your way to a st

Sip your way to a stronger immune system and a better mood by detoxifying your body with this amazing beverage! Cinnamon coconut water kefir is one of the easiest beverages to make for excellent health. Do you have to deal with low energy, blood sugar issues, excess weight, sugar cravings, and digestive issues, coconut kefir […] via Healthy Juice Recipes

We love nutritious s

We love nutritious smoothies for breakfast. If you happen to love them as well, take a look at our list of good healthy smoothie recipes and enjoy! via Healthy Juice Recipes