Casual, Italian food where you can build-your-own plates of pasta and salads, complete with organic ingredients and homemade sauces. The concept of Fresh Casual comes to Irvine and delivers a delicious, healthy way to enjoy Italian food.
When it comes to food choices, remember that eating food in its whole form is ideal; a plant is more than the sum of its parts. When certain foods are eaten together their nutritional value is boosted in ways that go beyond eating any one of them individually. What does that look like? It’s kind of like 1+1=5. Here are a few examples...
There's a new kid on the healthy eating block and her name is Vibe. We'd love to introduce her to you! We have met a few times in recent weeks and we must admit, we really like her! All kidding aside, we really do have a new favorite dining spot to share with you, one we hope sticks around for a long while.
Ice cream and summer go hand and hand, but doesn't it seem a little ironic, even cruel, that ice cream season is also bathing suit season? Thrive & Dine isn’t about being restrictive, we do love ice cream, but when we indulge we strive to find the healthiest and tastiest frozen treats we can find. Thrive & Dine found two places to cool you off this summer where you can find some “healthy-ish” ice cream that the whole family will enjoy.
If you are looking for a place to eat in Orange County that is not only reasonably priced but also fits into the healthier restaurant category, then we think Panini Café hits the mark. Their philosophy is to “take every possible opportunity to provide the freshest, healthiest and high quality ingredients we can find.”
Summer travel, no matter how far or near, can pose a challenge for the healthy minded eater. Actually, travel at any time of the year can make it tricky to stay on track with healthy habits. But just like other travel plans that have to be made, you need to plan for what goes in your body, too. Here are our top picks for travel essentials.
Who says you have to spend a lot of money to get a healthy meal? How about a fast and casual restaurant that also happens to serve healthy food? Well, we have found a place that checks all those boxes… the Green Tomato Grill.
It's not just food that keeps us healthy. Our personal care products can contribute to or hinder health as well. Toothpaste is one of those items that we use on a daily basis. Do you know what's in your toothpaste?
The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano is a non-profit center that educates the community on how to be a good steward to our planet, including how to grow a vegetable garden, water conservation and how to prepare local foods.