Iced Turmeric Basil Green Tea (aka Golden Tea)

Keep cool in the August heat with this iced turmeric basil green tea–a potential powerhouse of health-boosting nutrients! As golden as the summer sunshine, this drink is a “superfood” seasonal sip. Think of it as the golden milk latte gone tea.

iced turmeric basil green tea aka golden tea / go eat your bread with joy

While, decades ago in America, this golden spice was known for little more than giving mustard its hue, today turmeric is ubiquitous. Read More

Oven Fried Chicken: A Healthier Take on Nashville’s Hot Chicken

Meet the weeknight dinner we’ve got on repeat. This oven fried chicken offers all the appeal of crisp coating, tender meat and hot spices–but with a healthier, oven-baked spin. And if hot chicken’s not your thing, no problem! Adjust the heat factor to you.

Oven Fried Chicken: a healthy take on Nashville's classic // Go Eat Your Bread with Joy

Growing up in the Midwest, I’d never heard of hot chicken. Here in Nashville, however, it’s the stuff of legend. Read More

10 Easy Blueberry Recipes for Breakfast

Want more antioxidant-rich blueberries in your diet? Why not start with breakfast? The first meal of the day is the perfect time to up your berry intake. Below are ten easy blueberry recipes to use!

Easy Blueberry Recipes to Try for Breakfast

When you want to eat more berries, a great place to start is with easy blueberry recipes for the morning. First thing when you get up, make a fresh, healthy choice; suddenly your day will be looking better. The level of difficulty is up to you. From grabbing fresh berries on their own to using them in a make-ahead recipe, there are lots of ways to enjoy easy, blueberry-packed bites.

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No-Bake Blueberry Pie with Chocolate Crust

Nothing says “Happy National Blueberry Month” like a no-bake blueberry pie. This version features two layers: a five-ingredient chocolate crust and a six-ingredient blueberry cream filling. Rather than cheese, the cream comes from cashews. Rather than baking in the oven, the pie chills in the freezer. It’s gluten-free, dairy-free and takes maybe 15 minutes to blend. Try this sweet treat this season!No-Bake Blueberry Pie / Go Eat Your Bread with Joy

Whether it’s because you’ve spent the day at the pool, you’re away on vacation or your house doesn’t have air-conditioning, no-bake desserts are a must for the summer months. There’s no need to turn on the oven. You won’t have to gather a lot of cooking gear. All you have to do is blend ingredients in the food processor (or blender) and chill them in layers until firm. Even better, the resulting pie is chilled. That means each bite is a cooling, refreshing blend of berries sweetened and blended with cashew cream–almost as good as sweet tea for taking with you to relax on the front porch. Read More

15 Health Benefits of Blueberries

July is National Blueberry Month, a great time to talk about the health benefits of blueberries. So what’s so great about these little fruits? To start, they’re high in antioxidants, associated with lower risks of disease and, from a marketing standpoint, ranked as superfood. Welcome to Blueberry Week.

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You don’t have to care about health to like blueberries. These little berries taste great plain, in pie, in doughkies, in homemade jello snacks. Kids like them. Adults like them. They’re also one of North America’s natural treasures: did you know 95% of blueberries come from Canada and the United States?Read More

Healthy Food Matters: A Q + A with Izzy Cooks

Some people see medicine and nutrition as contradictory–but Nashville nurse and blogger Izzy Cooks is one medical professional who’s fully convinced healthy food matters. In fact, working in the ICU has only further convinced her of this fact. In the below interview, she offers approachable, practical advice for anyone who’s overwhelmed by the idea of healthy eating, doesn’t know where to start and/or wonders if diet is even worth caring about at all. All photos used with permission from Izzy Cooks.

healthy eating matters q + a with izzycooksinsta

Tell me about your overall approach to eating and how you arrived at that.

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