A happier, healthier You

A happier, healthier You

10 Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

It may not be your typical Super Bowl Sunday this year, but there’s no need for your socially-distanced watch-party to fumble. If you still want to get festive at home with your family, these healthy game day recipes will score you major points. Healthy Super Bowl Snacks: Small Bites  Bell pepper poppers These bell pepper […]

Are Blue Zones the Secret to Living Longer?

When it comes to health goals, many of us automatically think of weight loss, or going vegan and gluten free. But what about focusing on longevity as the ultimate end goal? Certain places, like Eastern Asia, have embedded the value of longevity into their cultures for centuries. And it’s not surprising that there are some […]

How to Make Your Holiday Desserts Healthier

The holidays are in full swing! It’s a festive time for joyful celebrations, but along with the cheer comes stress over what to gift, dealing with a socially distanced holiday, and even what to eat. While holiday desserts like cookies, pies, and cakes are part of all the holiday fun, these sugar-ridden treats can quickly […]

Healthiest Alcohol to Drink during the Holidays

Holiday season calls for a continuous celebration of food and drinks. And while most of us assume that holiday weight gain comes from all the feasting, the sneaky sugars in our beverages can actually make more of a caloric impact. The good news is that there are plenty of drinks and cocktails that you can […]

Yes Health’s Wellness Gift Guide

Let’s face it. 2020 has been draining for all of us. So what better gift to give this season than the gift of wellness? To help restore balance, we’ve broken down this year’s gift guide by the 3 pillars of health: nutrition, fitness, and wellbeing.  And whether these gifts are for your own self-care, or […]

Smashed Purple Potatoes Recipe

Original recipe by Coach Miriam Coach Miriam’s notes: Potatoes are usually a staple at the Thanksgiving table. Why not mix it up with a different as well as super simple prep method as well as potato type? Purple potatoes are slightly sweet and contain the same antioxidant properties as other purple and blue hued foods […]

A Complete Guide to a Yes Health Approved Thanksgiving

Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? Or overwhelmed with what to bring to your Friendsgiving potluck? Well, lucky you! We’ve created a complete guide of crowd-pleasing Thanksgiving recipes that no one will even guess are Yes Health approved. Here’s the Thanksgiving lineup: Thanksgiving appetizer Stuffed mushrooms Thanksgiving main course Turkey meatloaf Thanksgiving sides Cauliflower mashed […]

Pumpkin & Chickpea Blondie Bites

Original recipe by Yes Health Coach Miriam. Coach Miriam’s tip: These bites pack some protein, fiber and heart healthy fats into a slightly sweet and festive treat! Plus, the prep is super easy. It can also be made vegan by using an egg replacement or flax egg in place of regular eggs. Ingredients: One (15.5 […]

Healthy Tricks for Halloween Treats

Halloween is almost here! And for most of us, that means bingeing on scary movies and all the halloween candy. But beware, there’s a lot of sugar and chemicals lurking in those nostalgic Halloween treats.  According to the Center for Science in the Public Interest, artificial colorants (e.g. Red 40, Blue 1, and Yellow 5 […]

The Magic of Mushrooms (and no we’re not talking psychedelics)

When it comes to “food as medicine,” nothing quite fits this concept like mushrooms. Medical practitioners and scientists have uncovered the power of mushrooms as one of the most healing natural sources of food.  Tero Isokauppila, founder of superfood brand Four Sigmatic said in an interview, “medicinal mushrooms have given us many important pharmaceutical medicines […]