Dr. McDougall’s Pear-Cranberry Crumble

  • Posted by Julia Kent on Oct 10 2016

A pioneer in the evidence-based nutrition movement, John McDougall, MD, is the author of several bestselling books, founder and director of the McDougall Program, and cofounder of Dr. McDougall’s Right Foods. His new book, The Healthiest Diet on the Planet, offers a delicious, easy-to-follow, and proven guide to preventing disease and looking and feeling our best—simply by eating the foods we’ve always loved, like pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta, and more!   For years we’ve been told that a healthy diet is loaded with meat, poultry and fish. The fact is, diets loaded with animal proteins are high in calories and cholesterol, and can too often leave us feeling hungry and unsatisfied—a recipe for overeating. Complex carbohydrates like whole grains, legumes, root vegetables, and other starch-rich foods can provide your body the necessary essential nutrients that satisfy your appetite while simultaneously keeping you happy and healthy.   The new book features more than sixty healthy, plant-based recipes—from breakfast burritos…

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Tips for a Real-Food Lifestyle

  • Posted by Admin on Jul 02 2015

Health conscious people everywhere understand the ongoing struggle of seeking out real, whole foods and saying no to the convenience of fast foods. In her latest book Unprocessed, Megan Kimble shares findings from her year-long quest to explore what unprocessed foods really means.

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Green Smoothie Prescription

The Healing Power of Dark Leafy Greens

  • Posted by Admin on Nov 11 2014

Say yes to greens, urges Victoria Boutenko, a true believer in consuming dark leafy greens to cure so many of our health problems, and the author of The Green Smoothie Prescription. Read an excerpt.

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Eating Vegan Isn’t About Sacrifice and Substitution

  • Posted by Admin on Jul 17 2014

Eating vegan doesn’t have to be about sacrifice and substitutions. In Plant Power, the new cookbook from VegKitchen.com creator Nava Atlas, you’ll find 125 delicious plant-based recipes great for anyone—from committed vegans to those who just want more plants in their diet.

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Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho

  • Posted by Admin on Jun 24 2014

Hot summer weather means it’s melon time! Try this Watermelon Gazpacho from Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s Eat to Live Cookbook as a cool, seasonal first course or a light and refreshing lunch. Get the recipe.

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Granola Bar

Barn Bars: A Hungerbuster and Summer Snack Staple

  • Posted by Admin on Jun 03 2014

The delicious Barn Bar, from Appetite for Life by Stacey Antine, is high in heart-healthy fats and fiber. Parents like this simple hungerbuster for any time of day, but it’s especially good as a morning snack and would no doubt make an excellent addition to a picnic basket.

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Grilled Watermelon

Make Summer 2014 Your Healthiest, Happiest Season Yet!

  • Posted by Admin on May 22 2014

From tips for staying on track with your healthy eating plan, to a program for strengthening your mind and body, the team at Elixir is bringing you the tools and expert advice you need to make Summer 2014 your healthiest and happiest season yet. So stay tuned in the coming weeks for exclusive recipes, fitness suggestions, and healthy living recommendations to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Mushroom and Chickpea Sofrito demo from Dr. Fuhrman

Mushroom and Chickpea Sofrito

  • Posted by Admin on Feb 20 2014

If you’re not escaping the winter weather for a tropical paradise, you can at least use a recipe inspired by Caribbean, Latin American, and Spanish cooking to brighten your dinnertime. In this video Dr. Fuhrman walks us through one of his favorite Eat to Live Cookbook recipes, Mushroom and Chickpea Sofrito.

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A Chocolate Gateau for Two

  • Posted by Admin on Feb 13 2014

Looking for a Valentine’s Day treat? This stunning creation is so delicious, nobody will ever believe you made it in your own kitchen. The combination of the chocolate, coffee, and raspberry should be illegal in some states. Yep, it’s that good. Each little cake serves two people.

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