Wellness + Healthy Living

From short, snackable content to long-form feature stories, this section is home to wellness and healthy living content designed to encourage and inspire. Topics covered here include holistic health, nutrition, self-care, interviews and more.

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Whether you’re looking to boost your body’s immune system with nutrient-dense microgreens or plan to grow your own greens, this comprehensive list of 71+ mini greens is a great place to start.

With the arrival of autumn comes a splendid symphony of warm and cozy fall spices almost always dominated by pumpkin spice. Truth be told, pumpkin spice is simply a blend of the season’s rich and complex flavor profiles.

There’s no doubt about it – the digital age has ushered in a wealth of health misinformation and Americans are struggling to make sense of it. Whether you’re researching a medical diagnosis or making changes to your diet, consider these tips when facing conflicting health messages.

Anthocyanins are an antioxidant-rich compound found in purple fruits and vegetables – they pack a major nutritional punch. These delicious anthocyanin-rich recipes make it easy to add more purple and blue-hued foods to your diet.

From health benefits and superfood status to fig newtons and the fascinating truth about the symbiotic relationship between wasps and the 'Ficus carica', we’ve got your questions answered. Here’s everything you ever – and maybe a few things you never – wanted to know about fabulous figs.

Research shows that inflammation contributes to chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. The good news? Natural compounds found in fruits and vegetables can help fight inflammation. Enter anthocyanins: the powerful antioxidant-containing pigments that give purple and blue-violet hued fruits and veggies their vibrant colors.

Make these healthy and easy summer salads your go-to recipes for your next potluck, lunch meal prep or family cookout. These are light, fresh and simple summer salads everyone will love!

Fresh herbs can transform a good dish into an unforgettable meal with minimal effort and few ingredients. From pesto to power bowls, here’s a quick read on easy ways to use fresh herbs every day – including plant-forward recipes to get you started!

Fresh herbs offer far more than flavor enhancements – they boast a broad range of health benefits, from anti-inflammatory properties to cancer-fighting antioxidants. Here’s a look at the power of fresh herbs for health and healing.

When it comes to inflammation, our diet can work for us or against us. Research shows we have the power to control it by fueling our bodies with foods that fight inflammation – complete diet overhaul not required. Here are four easy-to-follow tips to get you started. The best news? You can begin today.

A plant-forward diet is shockingly straightforward. No food eliminations. No strict dietary guidelines. No wonky rules to follow and no gimmicks. Here’s what you need to know to get started today.

Bobby Flay named it his top breakfast destination in Los Angeles. It’s graced the No. 1 spot on Travel + Leisure’s list of best farm-to-table restaurants in L.A. and wracked up accolades from goop and Los Angeles Magazine, among others. Our take? In a city of smoke and mirrors, Salt’s Cure lives up to its reputation.

Farrah Mansour, a first-generation Lebanese-American and founder of Tampa, Florida-based Little Village Artisan Goods, offers a taste of her family’s native Lebanon with the company’s small-batch, handcrafted product line that includes premium extra-virgin olive oils and spice blends boasting wild-harvested herbs.

Award-winning chef Ryan Westover and his wife, Helene Jones, are redefining one of America's favorite foods with seasonal, local ingredients and better-for-you sourdough paired with a people-first business model.

Meet Clinton Banks-Vicks, a fifth-generation Georgia farmer reintroducing his community to Southern hospitality and bygone traditions in pursuit of a more equitable future of farming.

Following a terminal cancer diagnosis, Atlanta-based chef Ryan Hidinger and his wife, Jen, had a vision to help food service workers in need. A decade later, Ryan’s legacy lives on through Giving Kitchen.

At The Folk Collaborative Orchard, Apothecary and Bakery in McCaysville, Georgia, Luke and Amanda Dilbeck pay homage to the area's history and keep Appalachian traditions alive.

Whether in the kitchen or around a table, Tiffani Neal, founder and creator of Barlow’s Foods, gives us delicious, wholesome reasons to take back our mornings. Her company’s breakfast staples are an ode to the way breakfast once was – pure, simple and centered on family.

Food has the power to bring people together in the most unexpected ways. Over a meal or a coconut tart we can’t stop thinking about, we make memories that will live on in our own kitchens.

What's behind the name Sweet New Roots? How can we work together? Who develops your recipes? We’ve got your questions answered!