40 Articles by Christina Liva

Christina Liva

The Cleansing Power Of Beets: 10 Delicious Recipes For A Healthier Liver

The liver is the vital organ that filters and detoxifies the blood that comes through the digestive track before it reaches the rest of the body....

Christina Liva
January 2 2016

3 Apple Cider Vinegar Cocktails To Help You Detox While You Party

If anything can health-up an alcoholic beverage, it's apple cider vinegar, which is great for everything from regulating blood sugar, to increasing...

Christina Liva
January 2 2016
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Shredded Coconut Kale Salad

This is our ideal summer take on the kale salad. The creamy sweetness of the thick coconut yogurt (we’re using siggi’s because of its low sugar...

Christina Liva
June 19 2015
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Broccoli, White Bean + Ricotta "Meatballs" With Herbed Tahini Yogurt

I created these plant-based ‘meatballs’ when I was pregnant and looking for a nutrient-dense dish I could easily make (and actually want to eat)...

Christina Liva
June 15 2015

4 Plant-Based Mason Jar Meals For A Lighter Lunch

Sure, we're all into the idea of packing a healthy lunch to bring to work. But between the unappealing Tupperware, figuring out which items may or may...

Christina Liva
May 13 2015

10 Ways To Eat More Dandelion Greens (Especially If You’re Tired Of Kale)

Over here at MBG, we are really into eating with the seasons. Despite being a sustainable choice, it keeps cooking exciting (you have to somehow...

Christina Liva
April 27 2015

The Ultimate Guide To Cruciferous Vegetables

Cruciferous is a term that's being thrown around a lot these days when talking about vegetables that are really, really good for you. These veggies...

Christina Liva
March 26 2015

Coconut Flour + Almond Meal Pancakes

In honor of national pancake day, here's an (unintentionally) grain-free pancake recipe using coconut flour and almond meal. For balance, slather...

Christina Liva
March 3 2015

The 15 Most Alkalizing Superfoods + 5 Delicious Ways To Eat Them

The hype around alkaline food and drink (like those $5 waters you see at health food stores) is based around the idea that an alkaline diet can help...

Christina Liva
February 11 2015

The 6 Best Kale Salads From Instagram This Week

From an Italian iteration by a restaurant in NYC to a vegan caesar from a home kitchen in Toronto, we're getting inspired by these kale salads we're...

Christina Liva
January 30 2015

15 Healthy Lunches For A Smarter Workday

It's easy to get in a weekday lunch rut. The places to grab something quick around the office rarely change and if you make your own lunch, it can...

Christina Liva
January 26 2015

8 Inspiring Ways To Replace Starch With Cauliflower

Whether you eat grains and starches or not, it's always useful to have a healthy alternative, both for diversity in nutritional value and taste....

Christina Liva
January 15 2015

The Ultimate 3-Day Superfood Detox For Winter

We're following our friend Dr. Frank Lipman's clean eating guidelines to create a three-day menu that will help us cleanse our way into the New Year....

Christina Liva
December 30 2014

Detox Burgers With Black Beans, Brown Rice + Flax

Detox Burgers With Black Beans, Brown Rice + Flax

Christina Liva
December 30 2014

Charred Miso Broccoli + Adzuki Bean Bowl

Charred Miso Broccoli + Adzuki Bean Bowl

Christina Liva
December 30 2014

Raw + Roasted Kale + Beet Chopped Salad

Raw + Roasted Kale + Beet Chopped Salad

Christina Liva
December 30 2014

7 Food Trends To Watch In 2015

We can't really remember what life was like before bone broth (maybe one of the oldest food concepts on the planet) somehow took over the world in...

Christina Liva
December 12 2014

5 High-Protein Breakfasts To Power You Through The Season

It's well known that a protein-rich breakfast can keep you satiated longer (preventing snacking later on), lends energy and generally sets a good...

Christina Liva
December 11 2014