Drinking Responsibly into the New Year and Beyond

Guest Post by Miriam Shatzkes, MS, RD from Dietnomics. This time of year brings many parties and a lot of drinking. While I am not going to tell you not to drink, since I know most of you won’t listen, I will tell you how to drink responsibly into the New Year and beyond. Alcohol can bring […]

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Charity of the Month for January 2012 – City Harvest

EatSmart fans will select each Charity of the Month in 2012. Fans will submit short stories about the charity’s mission and why it’s meaningful to them. We began our Charity of the Month donations last year. For January 2012, loyal EatSmart Fan, Deborah Curran selected City Harvest.   We will be donating 50 cents for every […]

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Healthy Lasagna Recipe: Gluten Free and Vegetarian “Lasagna”

Guest Post by Jenny Manseau, Culinary Arts/Culinary Nutrition student and author of the blog Creative Cooking Gluten Free. Ingredients: 2 medium-large yellow squash* 6-8 ounces part skim ricotta cheese 8 ounces frozen spinach, chopped (after its been thawed and drained well) 8 ounces Pasta Sauce (I prefer homemade, but jar sauce is perfectly fine) Salt and […]

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Get a Load of This — A Useful Tool For Traveling

When preparing for a 2 week vacation to Sicily last year, I knew that I would need a substantial amount of clothing but was determined to have no more than one checked bag and one carry on.  Nothing unusual there –only the rare passenger flies overseas without carrying at least one piece of carry-on baggage, […]

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Healthy Dessert Recipe: Raw Cacao Truffles

Guest Post by Shana Paladino-Ripp, Certified Holistic Health & Wellness Coach and Owner of Balanced Health with Shana.  Ingredients: ¾ Cup Raw Cacao Powder 2 Cups Ground Organic Raw Almonds ¾ Cup Raw Agave Nectar ½ Cup Raw Cacao Nibs Pinch of Celtic Sea Salt 1 Cup Dried Organic Unsweetened Coconut Flakes Directions: Combine all ingredients […]

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Healthy Soup Recipe: Raw Tomato Soup

Guest Post by Stephanie Merchant, Health Coach, Raw Food Chef and Owner of The Nutrition Mom. Ingredients: 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes 2 cups water 1 cup fresh tomato pieces 1/2 avocado 1 clove garlic 1 small handful (about 1/4 c) fresh basil Braggs Liquid Aminos and lemon juice, to taste Directions: Soak sundried tomatoes in water […]

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