Tag Archives: healthy

Meatout Mondays: Vegan banana shamrock shake

I’m seeing green, but, unfortunately, it isn’t from the the grass peeking through snow. We just celebrated St. Patrick’s Day, and what better way to do it than with a shamrock shake? McDonald’s might have a yummy version, but give … Continue reading

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Healthy recipes from YDR staff

Here are the recipes YDR staff submitted in our healthy snack contest.

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The devil’s in the details: Breaking down common food misconceptions

We’ve all heard that brown sugar is the best and gluten will kill you as we’ve dawdled under the fluorescent lights of a grocery store. But while these ideas might be spoken in earnest, they’re often full of misconceptions. Do you quake at … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Drop the Cigarette

In honor of Kick Butts Day this month (March 18), here are a few reasons as to why you should quit smoking: Smell Let’s face it, the smell of smoke on your clothes, breath and hair is not welcoming. Whether you … Continue reading

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Great American Spit Out

Guess what day it is? Great American Spit Out! Many of you have probably heard of Great American Smoke Out, which is similar. However, instead of quitting smoking tobacco for the day, the Great American Spit Out is a day … Continue reading

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Snack healthy on a small budget

It was sometime around my 20th bag of microwave butter popcorn for the winter that I realized: I am a terrible snacker. I, like many people, make excuses for my junkie snacking habits; “It’s cold outside, so I’ll eat this warm cinnamon … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Pumpkin chocolate chip oat bars

Who says we can’t eat pumpkin in the middle of winter? This is especially true if chocolate is involved. I made these back in November for Vegansgiving, a local vegan Thanksgiving potluck. (Hence why there isn’t a photo — they … Continue reading

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Eat the foods you love, but in smaller portions

Samantha Dellinger shares how watching portions can keep you eating the things you love and still get fit.

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Meatout Mondays: Skinny peppermint oat cookies

In the past few weeks I have experimented with snack ideas, but there are only so many servings of hummus and baby carrots this vegetarian can handle. So then I found Skinny Mom’s skinny oat cookies.

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Using Fitbit and My Fitness Pal apps keep me motivated

Samantha Dellinger shares why a wearable device and some apps can help you get fit.

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