9 Healthy Smoothie Bowl Recipes That You’ll Love Year-Round

If we’ve learned anything from our Instagram feed lately, it’s that smoothie bowls are one of the biggest breakfast trends out there—and for good reason. Whether packed with leafy greens, tropical fruit, or creamy avocado, these super-bowls are filling, nutrient-packed, and most importantly, absolutely delicious.  To make a smoothie that’s best eaten with a spoon (we’re talking extra thick) use slightly…

34 Ways to Eat Watermelon at Every Meal

34 Ways to Eat Watermelon at Every Meal 07/01/2014 – 12:20pm by Ellen Thompson Feeling a bit parched? Here, let us pass you a hydrating recipe (or 34). At 92 percent water (no wonder its name), watermelon is nature’s thirst quencher. This isn’t a one-trick fruit, though. Chc vitamins and minerals such as thiamin, riboflavin,…

When We Grow Passionate in Prayer

If I forget you, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its skill. Let my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth if I do not remember you, if I do not set Jerusalem above my highest joy! (Psalm 137:5–6) Every Christian wants a deeper life of prayer in this new year. Who, after…

43 Healthier Fourth of July Recipes

43 Healthier Fourth of July Recipes 06/30/2014 – 12:28pm by The Greatist Team The Fourth of July is one of our favorite holidays. Barbeques, beers, beach… it’s the making for a perfect day. (Just don’t forget to brush up on the latest hangover cures.) The three B’s aside, it’s also an opportunity to get crafty…

How To Not Suck At Spring Cleaning

(Great Beyond) The birds are singing. The flowers are budding. Yup, it’s time for spring cleaning. After a nasty winter, throw open the windows and let the sun shine in; but that’s just the beginning. To tackle this big job, use a checklist to create a plan of attack, and don’t plan to get it…

60 Awesome Ways to Spice Up Boring Chicken Breasts

60 Awesome Ways to Spice Up Boring Chicken Breasts 04/21/2014 – 7:01am by Kissairis Munoz “Oh chicken breast, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways… ” Despite being packed with protein (which helps our bodies build and repair tissue and keeps us feeling full longer) and versatile in the kitchen, chicken breasts often…

Speaking of Mindfulness…

One of the things I didn’t expect when I took the job at Headspace was the amount of public speaking I’d have to do. Until recently, most of my talks had been to groups of 30-100 people. But a couple of weeks ago I gave a keynote speech on mindfulness to an audience of 4000…

49 Paleo Desserts That Taste Anything But

Question: If dinner has no dessert, is it really a meal? If you answered with, “Aw hell, no!” we’re with you. But when you’re following a Paleo diet, it can feel like there’s a real lack of dessert options. Don’t stress, sweet fiends, we’ve got you covered. Yes, certain foods aren’t part of the Paleo…

30 Superfood Recipes You’ve Never Tried Before

What the heck are these superfood things people keep talking about? Certain foods (mainly fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, and seeds) are particularly packed with essential nutrients including vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. From avocado to zucchini, we’ve got the low-down on these super-powered foods that can boost health from the inside out. Just because they’re superfoods…