Healthy Recipes

16 Mason Jar Salads to Take to Work

I can’t get enough of Mason jar meals. I love how portable and perfectly portioned these fun little jars make everything. You might have even caught my 16 Vegan Recipes in a Jar roundup, perfect for those abstaining from animal products. But in this collection of Mason jar salads and recipes, I’m embracing meat! While each of the following recipes … Read More

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25 Super Bowl Snacks that Will Be a Hit (Even If the Game Isn’t)

Ahh, the Super Bowl. For many Americans, this day is bigger than Thanksgiving or other official holidays. In 2016, 115.5 million people watched a portion of the Super Bowl. That’s over 36 percent of the country! And what unites us on that special Sunday, no matter what team we’re rooting for? The snacks, of course! When everyone is eating deep-fried everything, … Read More

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18 Banana Bread Recipes

Banana bread is one of my favorite things to bake in the kitchen. The recipes are forgiving, so they’re difficult to mess up, they’re always a crowd favorite and they’re a fantastic way of using up ripe bananas. But with too many banana bread loaves, you can get fatigued with the same old recipe. So I’ve rounded up some of the … Read More

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20 One-Pot Meals — Easy, Fast & Healthy

One of the biggest hassles of at-home cooking is the amount of cleanup involved. Bowls for mixing, cutting boards for prepping and the pots and pans — so many pots and pans! But there’s a solution: one-pot meals. Like crockpot recipes, I love these recipes because while you might use a few tools to get the recipes together, they all cook … Read More

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New ingredients

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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