December 5, 2016

7 Wholesome Holidays Recipes

From baking cookies to hosting family gatherings, cooking plays an integral role in the holiday season! But for healthy eaters, this time of year means making some difficult choices, as most holiday foods are full of sugar, fat and processed ingredients. Good news, everyone! We’ve rounded up seven better-for-you versions of your holiday favorites to … Continued

November 18, 2016 -

8 Traditional Thanksgiving Classics with a Twist

While there’s no denying that Thanksgiving dinner is something to look forward to, it can get boring eating the same thing year after year. Sure, you have the freedom to cook whatever you please, but Thanksgiving just wouldn’t be complete without turkey, stuffing, and all of the various side dishes that make the holiday special. … Continued

November 8, 2016

10 Comforting Cold-Weather Soups

When the temperature drops and the days begin to shorten, there’s nothing more comforting than digging into a steamy and delicious bowl of soup. While it may seem easier to opt for a store-bought canned soup, they’re often full of sodium and hard-to-pronounce ingredients. Making your own home-made soup is actually very simple and much … Continued

October 25, 2016

Ten Spook-tacular Halloween Food Ideas

If your child loves sweets (as we’re sure they do), Halloween is one of the most exciting times of year. As a parent however, with tons of pre-packaged holiday treats being passed around, it can seem nearly impossible to get your kids to eat anything home-made. That’s why we here at Green Valley have created … Continued

October 12, 2016

8 Deliciously Inspiring Fall-Themed Recipes

There’s just something about the colorful leaves, crisp air, and autumn harvest that makes us want to get in the kitchen and cook up a fall-flavored meal. However, with the abundance of seasonal ingredients, it’s difficult to decide what to make. If you’re in need of some Autumn inspiration, we’ve got you covered! The Green … Continued

September 27, 2016

Quick & Healthy Weeknight Meals

Whether you’ve spent the day hard at work or running a million errands, everyone can appreciate an effortless meal. While takeout may seem like the only solution to avoiding hours in the kitchen, there are actually plenty of delicious, healthy meals that you can made in no time at all! To prove it to you, … Continued

September 14, 2016

10 Healthy Brunch Recipes

What’s not to love about brunch? It combines the best (and tastiest) parts of two different meals, frees up time in the morning, and provides a great chance to catch up with friends and family. Best of all, you don’t have to sacrifice your healthy habits to join in on the fun! From savory quiches … Continued

August 25, 2016

Protein-Packed School Lunch Ideas

Parents, it’s that time of year again…back-to-school! And you know what that means: loads of lunchbox planning ahead. Week one might feel like a breeze with all of the different cold-cut combos, but by the time the leaves start changing, many of us are scrambling to come up with new lunch ideas. This year, ease … Continued

August 8, 2016

Easy Natural Homemade Body Scrubs

One of the best parts of summer is soaking up the sun. However, it’s no surprise that the harsh heat can come with some drawbacks, namely dry skin. Before running to the drugstore for an exfoliating scrub, think twice! Most over-the-counter products are loaded with chemicals. And after all, taking care of your body isn’t … Continued

July 25, 2016

6 Healthy Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Nothing “screams” summer more than a cool, creamy scoop of ice cream. It may be tempting to run to the store and grab a pint— but the truth is, you’ll just be getting a bunch of unhealthy fat and refined sugar. Lucky for you, it’s possible to make easy-peasy, guiltless ice cream right in the … Continued