Eating well can be hard. If you’ve got to feed folks with allergies, poor appetites, special nutritional needs, and strong flavor preferences, making one dish that works for everyone can be next to impossible. These are a few of our favorite choices for keeping everyone at your table happy and nourished.
As spring warms up, fresh vegetables and fruit are becoming available from local farmers, and even from our own gardens! These recipes take advantage of early produce to help you get the most from your new bounty.
Meal prepping is on trend right now, with good reason. We all want to nourish our bodies with tasty, nutritious, affordable food within the constraints of our busy schedules. Whether your meal prepping game is strongest in pantry stocking, freezer meals, or batch meals, these recipes will help you feed yourself and your family with full flavor and minimal fuss.
When you’re focused on heart health, there are a number of dietary choices that can help protect your ticker. Get plenty of fiber, enough omega-3s, and keep the salt low. These recipes don’t compromise on flavor or convenience in order to make heart-smart eating an achievable course of action.
Finding nutritious foods in the grocery store is as easy as 1, 2, 3 with Guiding Stars, but cooking those ingredients can sometimes be challenging. These recipes are designed to be easy to make while offering the highest nutrition. Our test kitchen especially recommends the mujaddara–this dish was new to them and for simplicity and flavor, it can’t be beat.
One of our favorite things to do is take a look at our analytics to see which recipes are getting the most love. Without further ado, these are the recipes that you all kept coming back for in 2017!
Whether you’re the designated driver or trying to be kind to your body, there are a range of reasons for avoiding the alcoholic options at the holiday parties this year. Don’t feel like this means you can’t drink anything but sparkling water, though! With these fruit-first recipes, you can enjoy a sweet beverage and give your body a little nutrition at the same time.
Whether folks are following plant-based diets out of concern for their health, compassion for animals, or care for the environment, vegan eating is on the rise. If you are your guests are trying to avoid animal products this Thanksgiving, these recipes (with minor modifications) will help you get flavor on the table without compromising your commitment to eating plants.