Healthy avocado recipes are at the top of our list for must-try dishes, because as far as we're concerned, the avocado is the Beatles of produce. The buttery fruit is a larger-than-life superstar, timeless and an inevitable crowd pleaser. (And, yes, rumors of a looming avocado shortage were throwing us into a panic -- until we realized we can freeze avocados.)
Breakfast recipes that are fast, easy and nutritious are hard to come by, but overnight oats deliver on all three fronts. For the uninformed, this morning meal -- which has taken Pinterest by storm -- involves soaking raw oats in a liquid, like milk or soy milk, in a jar overnight. The result? A creamy, cold oatmeal dish that you can grab from the fridge as you rush to work the next morning (giving you extra time to perfect your #wokeuplikethis bedhead).
Mason jars salads are the perfect way to pack healthy, leafy green lunches every day. "The jars offer built in portion control, which is a critical part of weight loss and weight maintenance," says registered dietician and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Torey Jones.
Unless you work at Google, I'm going to guess that your office snack situation is far from ideal, from a health standpoint. After all, bags on bags of chips, candy and cookies do not a healthy body make.