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19 Healthy, New Ingredients to Cook With

With the new year comes a host of health-related resolutions: exercise more frequently, perhaps cut out unhealthy ingredients like artificial sweeteners or maybe even reduce screen time and nomophobia. There’s one resolution, however, that’s often overlooked, can have a direct impact on your health and is easy to do: cook more at home! In fact, preparing your own food is … Read More

Bone broth protein recipes

101 Bone Broth Protein Recipes — Soups, Smoothies, Baked Treats + More

Quite often, it’s the simplest foods that can have the biggest impact on our health. I’ve certainly found that’s the case with benefit-rich bone broth. This nutritious liquid is one of my favorite ways to treat leaky gut syndrome and a host of other health ailments. But truthfully, it can be time consuming to prepare, which often keeps people consuming … Read More


Dr. Axe’s Top 20 Recipes of 2016

Can you believe it’s 2017? I say this every year, but this one went by so fast! Here at Dr. Axe, it was filled with lots of exciting new things, from discovering things like the wonders of bone broth protein powder to revealing more natural ways to combat disease to learning about the dangers of synthetic scents. In addition, I spent a … Read More


6 Reasons to Avoid Meal Replacement Shakes

In an ideal world, we’d all have the time to dedicate to preparing homemade healthy meals, in addition to sitting down to eat them mindfully. But given how busy many people are today, it’s not surprising that meal replacement shakes, bars and snacks have grown in popularity exponentially over the past several decades. Time isn’t the only barrier keeping some … Read More


17 Gluten-Free Desserts, Including Blondies, Cupcakes + Cobbler!

As gluten-free diets become more prevalent, the amount of gluten-free food available has increased drastically. But just like normal packaged food, gluten-free products can be full of unhealthy ingredients — and that includes dessert. Just because they’re gluten-free doesn’t mean all the sweets and treats you find at the local supermarket are good for you. Luckily, there’s no reason you can’t … Read More

Guar gum - Dr. Axe

Guar Gum: Is This Food Additive Harmful or Helpful?

Guar gum (also sometimes called gellan gum) is a common powdered product used to stabilize, emulsify and thicken the texture of certain foods and industrial products — such as bottled coconut or almond milk, yogurts, soups, fiber supplements, and body lotions. There are numerous uses for guar gum spanning several industries, and today it’s estimated that food-industry applications account for … Read More


The 12 Best Fast Casual Restaurants That I Eat At

Maybe you underestimated how long a road trip would take, or you forgot to pack lunch before heading to work in the morning. Whatever the case, you might find yourself strapped for cash and/or time, and forced to stop at a chain restaurant. For those of us who enjoy eating healthy, this used to be a worst-case scenario, especially if … Read More

Mason jar

16 Vegan Recipes in a Jar

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last year, you’ve probably come across Mason jar recipes. Mason jars have become all the rage. Whether it’s as a crafty-looking container to hold your breakfast or small Mason jar wedding decorations, it seems we can’t get away from the things. But when it comes to cooking, that’s not a bad thing. … Read More

Sweet potato dish

25 Thanksgiving Side Dishes (Plus Vegan- and Vegetarian-Friendly Recipes)

Ahh, Thanksgiving. It’s a day full of family, friends, football and, most importantly, food — turkey, pies and an array of side dishes. But if your Thanksgiving menu seems stuck on buttery potatoes and candied yams, it might be time for some Thanksgiving health tips and holiday inspiration. That’s why these Thanksgiving side dishes will be a welcome addition to your table. Not only … Read More

Acorn squash recipes - Dr. Axe

18 Acorn Squash Recipes

Autumn could be known as squash season. Between butternut squash and pumpkin everything (like this outstanding Pumpkin Spice Latte), ‘tis the season for gourds. One that doesn’t get as much attention is acorn squash. While you can sometimes find it at other times of the year, acorn squash’s peak season is in the fall, from October through December, when you … Read More