Salads are great, but pasta salads? The greatest! This Mediterranean-inspired orzo pasta salad is the ultimate fresh and satisfying side dish. It’s herby, bright, colorful, filled with veggies, and ready in just 30 minutes! It’s plant-based, optionally gluten-free, and quickly becoming our new favorite salad for BBQs, picnics, or served with grilled protein for a satisfying summer meal. Let us show you how it’s done! What is Orzo? Orzo (also
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When I (David) lived in Rome, croissants (or cornetti as the Italian version is called) and cappuccino was my everyday breakfast setup. Partly because I tried very hard to become an Italian, but also because it was the most affordable breakfast available. Can you believe a cappuccino and freshly baked cornetto only costed 1,50€!? Now croissants have become more of
I’ve never been good at meal planning. It takes a certain kind of person — someone who’s far more organized than me. That’s why I need all the help I can get. Last month, my friend Emily Bartlett and her husband Antony rolled out a new meal planning app called Real Plans. I’ve been using it since then, and all
Earlier this week, a Reddit user made waves when they posted a picture of a package of Dole diced pears with the caption, “Argentina–> Thailand –> USA. These pears took two trips across the Pacific ocean before I ate them.” Can you believe they came so far? I can. The internet flipped its lid. People like me weren’t remotely surprised.
Deciding whether or not to use sunscreen, or which sunscreen to use, is a hot topic among the health conscious community these days. After all, most varieties are full of toxic chemicals, so why would you want to use sunscreen liberally on your skin? To address this, many “all-natural” alternatives have sprung up on the market. Consumers can still use
Struggling with where to find healthy lunch meats? You’re not alone. Store-bought lunch meats not only come from CAFO-raised animals, but they also contain a strange and unwholesome mix of additives like carageenan and preservatives like sodium nitrate. If you’re not ready to give up on the idea of cold-served meats for lunch, consider this your guide to nutrient-dense, wholesome
Want to know how to make magnesium oil? The Journal of the American College of Nutrition says that at least 68% of us are magnesium deficient (most likely more), leading to a host of health problems — including insomnia, depression, heart disease, and fatigue. Applying it topically to our skin is perhaps the best tool we’ve got to combat that