I love a good salad. In college, I was that weirdo who bought bagged lettuce as a snack (and offered it to my friends when they visited!).
Of course, back then I didn't know that a well-balanced salad should have protein (my favorite is a hardboiled egg or tofu), healthy fat (like avocado or almonds), and plenty of other veggies (I love mushrooms, celery, and red onions). And the key: Not too many other high-calorie toppings like...well, I won't spoil this for you!
The Best and Worst Salad Bar Toppings
What if you were adding extra calories to your salad and didn't know it? I set the record straight on the biggest calorie traps, as well as the best-for-you toppings, in this interview with WomensHealthMag.com. What about salad dressing? Here's how to make healthy salad dressing with ingredients you likely already have on hand.
Amy's Recipe of the Week: Pesto Parmesan Spaghetti Squash
I love Fall so much and the seasonal squash that comes with it. Spaghetti squash is an awesome stand-in for pasta, and it's even more delicious with pesto and Parmesan! (And try more of my healthy recipes!)
5 Science-Backed Diet Tweaks to Fight Inflammation
I add a secret ingredient to many of my a.m. smoothies. Can you guess what it is? I shared my best tips for fighting inflammation, including this smoothie mix-in, in my interview with MyFitnessPal.com. (Try my Pumpkin Pie Smoothie.)
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