Recipe Roundup: Recipes with Superfood Oatmeal


You won’t find many ‘top superfoods’ lists that don’t include oatmeal. Oatmeal has the reputation of being an easy, filling and healthy breakfast, but just how far do the benefits go? According to a recent study, that big bowl of oats may be even better than you thought. From decreased hunger to heart health, the […]

5 Tips to Protect Yourself from Food Borne Illnesses


The improper handling, preparation and/or storage of foods like fruits, vegetables, and meats cause approximately 20 percent of all food-related illnesses. “Consumers are increasing concerned about the safety and quality of their food, but often don’t realize that they may be the cause of foodborne illness in their own homes, due to improper cleaning of […]

Treat Yourself with These Sweet Recipes


You’ve been very good all year, right? When you commit to a diet or to healthy eating, an indulgence may feel like cheating. But treating yourself now and again absolutely makes sense within a healthy lifestyle: it satisfies cravings to keep you from overindulging later, and signals your body that it’s ok to keep releasing fat […]

The Best Holiday Recipes


Here’s some recipes to take you from morning to evening on Christmas day. Start off with a hot drink, cinnamon rolls and a side of breakfast casserole. Later on, enjoy a cocktail and appetizer when family stops by to visit. Then, when it’s time to gather around the table, enjoy a savory main dish and some […]

Vegan ‘Nog and a Blendtec Giveaway


Sponsored by Blendtec. Enter our giveaway below! Rich, creamy, spiked holiday nog made with all real ingredients— vegan, gluten-free & refined sugar free. You can get your dose of holiday flavor without any of the guilt! Hi guys! My name is Ari and I blog over at Ari’s Menu. I’m thrilled to be over here […]

Fitness Holiday Gift Guide


The holidays are right around the corner and everyone is making their lists and checking them twice. Sometimes there is that person that doesn’t fit into the typical present category. (Since you are reading this, that person is probably also you.) Your friends and relatives may not know what to get you. They know you […]

Hidden Veggie Recipes


In my experience there’s no middle ground for most people when it comes to veggies. They either love ALL THE VEGGIES or avoid them at all costs. In my family, I fall into the former category, with my other three family members in the latter. This makes things interesting. That’s why I jumped at the […]

Favorite Winter Recipes: Savor the Flavors of the Season


Sponsored by Blendtec I think we can all agree that pumpkin is the high note when it comes to fall flavor, right? Winter, however, holds a symphony of flavors that we love to savor. This roundup features all our favorites for when the weather outside is frightful: gingerbread, cinnamon, eggnog, cranberry, even a spicy and […]

Happy Holidays! Join Our Virtual Cookie (and treats!) Exchange


Hey friends, welcome to our virtual cookie exchange. Pass the coffee, it’s time for some simply divine desserts. It’s the holiday season and time to bake some special cookies for our celebrations. We’ve gathered together recipes from the FitFluential community, featuring cookies, treats and eye candy galore. Plus, we’re inviting you to join the fun […]

Recipes for a Vegan Thanksgiving

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If you are a vegan or vegetarian chances are you’ve been to a Thanksgiving dinner where you end up with a sad-looking plate filled with steamed frozen vegetables while everyone else gets to pile on a variety of fresh-out-of-the-oven, delicious-looking, aroma-filled dishes that would make anyone’s mouth water. It sure doesn’t seem fair, does it? So, for those […]

6 Must-Try Cranberry Recipes


We have all heard the old claim that cranberry juice can stave off a UTI. We also all tend to associate cranberries with the weird, burgundy gel that always manages to wiggle itself (literally) onto our Thanksgiving tables while still maintaining the shape of the can. Poor cranberries, what an awkward reputation! But I’m here […]

The Ultimate Epic Protein Packed Pancakes and Waffles Roundup


Hey there. Who wants pancakes? Yeah, me too. And my entire family— every weekend! They used to be a guilty indulgence, but not anymore. The FitFluential Ambassadors have found a way to make decadently delicious pancakes that are good for you. And did I mention, waffles too? Here’s the types of ingredients you’ll find in these better-for-you breakfast […]

Clean Eating Essentials


So you’ve made the decision to start eating clean. Good for you! Good nutrition is such an important part of any healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and shelve the idea of clean eating before you even get started. There is a plethora of information in bookstores, grocery stores, and online. The best […]

Comfort Food at Its Finest: Healthier Casseroles


These are NOT your mama’s casseroles! Gone are those dishes of the past full of processed foods. Today’s casseroles are comfort foods with benefits. Packed with veggies and flavor for miles, get ready to be warmed up from the inside out with these baked dishes. You’ll find some old favorite recipes here, lightened up with better […]