Healthy Cooking

  • Spring Vegetable Recipes

    spring veggie recipes Now that spring is here it’s time to incorporate in-season vegetables into your meals. These include veggies such as asparagus, artichoke, and snap peas. Obviously you can purchase these vegetables frozen, but enjoying them fresh at the peak of their season is what is most ideal, and delicious. Linguine With Asparagus and Pine Nuts 12…
  • Guard Your Health With the Mediterranean Diet

    Mediterranean Diet 5 When it comes to eating healthy, there is a lot of information out there to digest. In fact, sometimes it seems like there’s almost too much. Is the new diet you’re reading about popular because it’s the latest fad or because it actually works? The Mediterranean Diet is one that has increased in popularity over…
  • 3 Vegan Meals to Try This Week

    NEC_JanBlogs_veganrecipes_thumbnail Veganism is a trend that is continuing to grow in popularity. It involves having a totally animal free diet. Yes, you heard right. That means no meat, eggs, or dairy can be eaten. This diet has helped many people change their lifestyles and bodies for the better. Try these vegan meals for yourself this week…
  • Low-Carb Jerky Chicken Recipe

    NEC_JanBlogs_lowcarb_thumbnail After indulging in a long and sweet holiday season, it can sometimes be difficult to get back into the habit of eating healthy. Luckily, we have a delicious and low-calorie dish to help jump start your new year in the right direction. Full of rich protein and savory spices, our jerky chicken recipe is not…
  • Foods to Keep You Hydrated

    Healthy Avocado Fruit Salad

    It’s summer and that means the temperatures are rising and staying hydrated is of the utmost importance. It’s always a good idea to drink a lot of water during the hot summer months, but did you know certain foods can keep you hydrated as well? Take a look at these recipes, and the next time you go to the beach, or you know you will be spending a lot of time outdoors, take these hydrating foods with you.

  • Cooking When It’s Too Hot Outside to Turn on the Oven

    Vegan Collard Wraps

    When summer rolls around, most of us don’t want to make dishes that require an oven that will fill our houses with unwanted heat. During the warmer, most of us also crave lighter foods that don’t require the use of an oven anyway. Here are some healthy recipes that do not need require slaving over a hot stove.

  • Healthier Grilling This Summer


    Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to dust off the barbecue grill. For most of us, that means hamburgers grilled to perfection over an open flame. If you’re trying to eat healthy, you may think that you can’t enjoy a hamburger at the next summer shindig, but luckily, there are healthy alternatives to the typical burger. Read on to find out more and for delicious recipes…

  • What to Eat for a Healthy Heart

    wine and chocolate Taking care of your heart is something that should take precedence, even at a young age. The Center for Disease Control reports that about 610,000 people die from heart disease in the United States each year. It is the leading cause of death among men and women in this country. One of the best ways…
  • Eating More Superfoods

    BNE_Blog_WhatsCooking-3 You have probably heard a lot about superfoods the past few years, but do you know what they are and why they are important? Superfoods are certain foods that are densely packed with essential nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Eating superfoods may reduce the risk of chronic disease, increase longevity, and help you lose…
  • Eating Healthy on the Go


    Committing to a healthy eating plan is hard enough, but what if you have a busy, on-the-go schedule? It may be tempting to stop at fast food drive-thrus or eat vending machine food, but don’t be tempted by all that fat, sugar, and salt. There are healthy alternatives that are portable and easy to eat if you’re constantly on the run.

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