Start Your Day Off Right: 6 Ways to Eat Salad for Breakfast

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Salad for breakfast might sound like some cruel form of punishment that you totally don’t deserve—until you get a glimpse of these drool-worthy concoctions, that is. Who knew that getting your daily dose of morning veggies could be so Instagram-worthy?

And these breakfasts aren’t just a pretty plate: Chowing down on an egg-topped bed of kale (or spinach, or arugula) is an easy way to squeeze in your morning veggies without downing a green juice. Because green juice is great and all, but having it every single morning can get a bit old, am I right? But enough talk about salad for breakfast—let’s get to the recipes: Here, six salad-for-breakfast dishes that you’ll want to eat for lunch and dinner, too.

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What to Eat This Week: Fall Farmers’ Market Finds

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The fallen leaves I encountered while traipsing around the Wissahickon yesterday confirmed it, guys: Fall is really here. And while me and my always-cold self are truly sad to say goodbye to summer and all its sunshine, I am so, SO happy to say hello to fall veggies. Be Well editor, Emily, wrote an ode to fall veggies just the other day, and I figured I’d jump on the fall-veggie-loving bandwagon with this week’s fall-flavored recipes.

This week, we’ve got five delicious dishes that are loaded with fall veggies you’re likely to find lining your farmers’ market’s shelves in the coming weeks: potatoes, beets, kale, and, of course, lots and lots of squash. So now, you can jump on the fall-veggie-loving bandwagon too. Happy cooking!

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8 Mouthwatering Pancake Recipes You Won’t Feel Bad About Eating

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It’s National Pancake Day, people! (Well, it depends on who you ask, but we’re going with it.) And you can’t let an unofficial pancake holiday pass without chowing down on a stack of scrumptious breakfast cakes. So to help you celebrate, we’ve rounded up eight delicious pancake recipes, made with everything from apples to zucchini and all the good stuff in between, that you won’t feel too guilty about eating. Emphasis on the “too,” because you are eating a pile of cake, after all. Happy cooking!

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What to Eat This Week: Tasty 10-Minute Meals

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Time to say goodbye to summer, guys: Monday marks the first official day of fall. Meaning, we finally have to snap out of the slow-paced summer mode we’ve gotten used to and back into reality. Sad, I know. But the good news is, we’ve got some recipes to help make your transition to fast-paced fall life a bit smoother: Here, five healthy and totally drool-worthy meals that will only take up a short 10 minutes of your busy day. Happy cooking, Be Wellers!

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What to Eat This Week: Brain Food

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My mom was always pretty laid back when it came to my dinner meals; When I was younger, I was such a picky eater that as long as I was eating something—mac n’ cheese, grilled cheese, straight-up cheese—my mom was happy. Except when I had to take a big test the next day. Every night before a standardized test, from the time I was five to 18, my mother would insist I eat a meal filled with “brain food”: salmon, avocado, nuts—you get the idea. Needless to say, as someone who preferred to eat only refined carbs paired with cheese, I was not happy. But it turns out, she was on to something—all of these foods are filled with omega-3s which increase blood-flow and decrease inflammation, helping to keep our brains in tip-top shape.

So, in the spirit of back-to-school week, we decided to take a cue from my mom and bring you five recipes filled to the brim with foods that are good for your brain: blueberries, whole grains, avocado, wild salmon and more. Just eat up, and watch the brilliant, million-dollar ideas start pouring in. Happy cooking, friends!

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What to Eat This Week: Surprising Farmers’ Market Fruits

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Earlier this week, I was informed by the folks over on the Free People blog that some of my very favorite summer vegetables are, in fact, fruits: zucchini, eggplant, peppers, corn—they’re all fruits, you guys! Who knew? Like tomatoes and avocados, they all have seeds, and seeds mean fruit, says science.

But it doesn’t really matter whether they are fruits or vegetables—what matters is that they are freakin’ delicious. And, lucky for us, they’re also in season. So for this week’s recipes, we’ve brought you five dishes loaded with some of our favorite farmers’ market fruits that you, if you are anything like us, probably thought were vegetables up until now. Enjoy!

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What to Eat This Week: 5 Tasty Tomato-Filled Recipes You Have to Try

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I was making my way around the farmers’ market last weekend when I nearly squealed at the sight of a table overflowing with bright, juicy tomatoes just begging to be sliced up and thrown into a Caprese salad. Not only are tomatoes this time of year insanely delicious, they’re also packed with antioxidants, making them a healthy addition to salads, soups, pizzas, pastas and, EVERYTHING else. (In case you couldn’t tell, I really like tomatoes.)

To help you make the most out of tomato season, this week we’ve rounded up five healthy recipes that are chock-full of tomatoey goodness, from quinoa bakes to collard wraps. Mmmm. Enjoy!

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What to Eat This Week: Breakfast for Dinner

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Way back in February, we featured a bunch of breakfast-for-dinner recipes in an edition of this weekly series, and you guys ate ‘em right up (pun totally intended). And since you all loved having breakfast for dinner so much (I mean, who doesn’t?) we figured we’d bring the theme back this week, with five delicious recipes that taste great with a morning cup o’ joe, and even better with a post-work margarita. Happy brinner-ing! Dreakfast-ing? Whatever. Happy cooking!

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What to Eat This Week: Summer Classics

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Certain foods are simply synonymous with summer: A Caprese salad made with perfectly ripe heirloom tomatoes, grilled kebabs, fish tacos, burgers and, of course, gazpacho—just to name a few. And seeing as we are in the thick of summer, we figured we’d dedicate this week’s recipes to those can’t-miss seasonal favorites. Here, five healthy and creative takes on classic summer dishes. There’s no doubt you could enjoy these meals all year round, but something about them just tastes better in the summer. Happy cooking!

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