7 Dad-Approved Healthy Recipes

June 8, 2018

You know your dad deserves a delicious homemade meal on his special day, but finding a recipe that can satisfy a dad-sized appetite can be tough. This year, don’t put in more work than you have to. We’ve put together a complete list of dad-approved recipes made with fresh, healthy ingredients. These dishes are so … Continued

May 7, 2018

8 Wholesome Mother’s Day Breakfast Recipes

Remember all the mornings that mom woke you up to a home-cooked breakfast? There’s no better way to show your appreciation this Mother’s Day than returning the favor. We know that your mom’s health is important to you, so providing her with a fresh, wholesome meal is the way to go. While you may initially … Continued

April 27, 2018

7 Lighter Recipes for Mexican Favorites

Mexican food is sometimes looked at by healthy eaters as being “off limits”. However, with the right preparation and recipes, the cuisine is fully capable of fitting into your lifestyle! To make it easy for you, we’ve developed recipes for all your Mexican favorites. With these recipes in your back pocket, you can enjoy the … Continued

April 4, 2018

6 Meals Made Healthier with Apple Sauce

For many, apple sauce is simply a quick and convenient snack option. While this is certainly true, it can also be used for so much more–as a topping on meat, as a sweetener in entrees or baked goods, and even as a sandwich spread. The team here at Green Valley is always excited to help … Continued

March 30, 2018

How to Use Apple Sauce as a Lighter Baking Substitute

Love baked goods, but not the high fat and calories that come along with them? Fortunately, there’s one simple swap you can make to lighten them up and even boost their nutritional value — replacing oil with unsweetened apple sauce. This healthier ingredient is naturally sweet, moist and low in fat, making it a great … Continued

March 26, 2018

7 Creative Easter Brunch Recipes

Easter brunch is a tradition that us (and our bellies!) look forward every year. However, since you are likely celebrating with the same family members, it’s possible that the dishes are starting to become repetitive. Switch things up this Easter by adding some exciting new brunch items to your menu! No need to spend time … Continued

March 13, 2018

Six Healthy Slow-Cooked Meals

Everyone can appreciate time saved in the kitchen. And while it may seem like takeout, pre-packed meals, and frozen foods are the easiest options, there is a much healthier and cost-effective answer: a slow cooker! Slow-cooked meals are extremely easy to set up in advance and perfect for incorporating healthy ingredients. And as always, the … Continued

February 21, 2018

7 New Soup Recipes You Must Try

Soup is a cold-weather staple in households all across the country – and rightfully so! It’s the perfect way to warm up while providing your body with essential nutrients needed during the cold season. While it’s easy to stick to the classics that you know and love, there’s a whole world full of unique and … Continued

February 5, 2018

6 Healthier Versions of Valentine’s Day Desserts

Valentine’s Day isn’t just about showing affection for your significant other, family and friends – it’s also a time to treat yourself! However, if you’re at all concerned about making healthy lifestyle choices, having to pass up on boxes of chocolate, heart-shaped candies and homemade desserts can put a damper on the holiday. Don’t worry, … Continued

January 22, 2018

7 Healthy Recipes to Beat Cold Season

When it comes to staving off sickness during cold and flu season, proper nutrition is key. While you may not be able to avoid being around coughing coworkers or sneezing strangers, you can give your body the vitamins and nutrients needed to boost your immune system before sickness strikes. The Green Valley team is always … Continued