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4 Steps to a Holiday Charcuterie Board

Build this grain-free holiday charcuterie board in four steps! It's the perfect dish to bring to any holiday fête this season!Note from FJ: Alison is the creator behind Food by Mars, a blog for mindful nutri...

Chocolate Peppermint Pretzel Bark

This chocolate peppermint pretzel bark is the perfect mix of sweet and salty with a satisfying crunch! With only a handful of ingredients, this simple and festive recipe is perfect for gifting during the hol...

The 6 Best Foods for Stronger Bones

There’s no getting around it: As you age, bone density decreases, where your risk of osteoporosis, fractures, and injury go up. So, that’s why it might be harder to hit the HIIT workouts or lift heavy dumbbe...

Gluten-Free Maple Pumpkin Pie with a Pretzel Crust

Gluten-Free Maple Pumpkin Pie with a pretzel crust is the ultimate in grain-free and gluten-free desserts. It's perfectly sweetened with pure maple syrup and it is also dairy-free!

The Gist on GMOs

“GMO” is one of those words that can feel hard to place. We see “GMO-free” on lots of food products, but is it a chemical? Is it an antibiotic? Is it a pesticide? Unless you’ve done the research, it’s likely...

Chocolate Covered Pretzels (Four Ways)

Four amazing recipes for (almost) vegan chocolate covered pretzels to delight your taste buds and satisfy your sweet n’ salty cravings the healthy way! Gluten-free and grain-free options as well.When it come...

3 Meals a Day Versus Snacking: A Showdown

Growing up, we were often told that a balanced diet meant three full meals a day. A lot of us were also told that skipping breakfast was a big-time mistake and that if you didn’t start your morning off with ...

Sweet & Salty Apple Pretzel Nachos

You probably don’t think dessert when you hear the word "nachos." You probably also don’t think healthy. But that’s about to change with this recipe for Sweet & Salty FitJoy Apple Pretzel Nachos. Fresh a...

How to Keep a Reliable Health Journal

If keeping a journal has ever been recommended to you as a way to deal with stress and anxiety, but you’ve written off the idea (see what we did there?), then using a food journal to keep track of how certai...