Animated Recipe: Banana Boat

An easy GIF guide to making a healthy pre-workout snack

Whether you’re looking for a new breakfast idea, an after-school snack or pre/post-workout sustenance, the Banana Boat is sure to grab your attention. This quick and super-easy recipe is the perfect, healthy treat—and involves no actual cooking at all. Feel free to get creative with your favorite ingredients—crushed nuts, honey, you name it—but definitely try topping it with our Salted Coconut + Almond Granola. Ingredients …

Animated Recipe: How To Dice an Onion

Our GIF guide to perfecting your chopping skills

If you don’t know your slicing from dicing and get a little nervous in the kitchen, don’t worry. Here is a step-by-step guide to dicing an onion—resulting in even pieces every time, though we can’t guarantee this will be a tear-free experience. This technique also works well for garlic and tomatoes. Here are the most common dices, along with the size you should aim for: …

Animated Recipe: Spaghetti Squash

Try this super-healthy and low carb alternative to pasta

This very low carb, naturally gluten-free pasta alternative contains less than a quarter the amount of carbohydrates as regular pasta, and it’s super-easy to prepare. Spaghetti squash takes on the texture of pasta when cooked, making it the perfect substitute. (Plus, it’s higher in fiber and lower in calories than its counterpart.) The squash is perfect when tossed in your favorite tomato sauce, pesto or …