Sweet and spicy, there’s nothing better around the holidays than the flavor of gingerbread. To get your fix, try one of these delicious healthy treats.
Raw Gingerbread // Laura Peill
These raw gingerbread cookies require no baking, making them quick and easy! They’re also made with Medjool dates so they’re free of any refined sugar.
Along with being amazingly refreshing, watermelon is a great source of nutrients, too. This summer fruit is a whopping 92% water, making it a hydrating food. Like tomatoes, watermelon gets it red color from lycopene, a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that’s especially important for cardiovascular health . Watermelon also contains cytrolline, which our bodies convert to the amino acid arginine, which helps with blood flow, and contains other necessary nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin A and potassium. While its delicious right off the rind, these healthy recipes are a great way to mix up the way you get your watermelon fix.
Coconut Watermelon Rum Cocktail // A Bubbly Life
Made with coconut water, watermelon and lime, this rum cocktail is naturally hydrating.
We all know that summer can be a super busy time, and it can be easy to let your healthy habits slip. These awesome apps are a great way to support your active lifestyle.
Couch to 5K
Android & Apple, Free
Couch to 5K is one of the most popular running apps – and its for good reason! If you’re looking to start running, or just haven’t run in a while, Couch to 5K can help you run a 5K in only eight weeks. The app provides running and walking intervals that progress in difficulty until you’re able to run 5K – or 30 minutes – without stopping to walk.