Author: Kristen Forbes

Kristen Forbes is a freelance writer in Portland, Oregon who enjoys hiking, running, vegetarian food, and intuitive eating. She is always on the lookout for innovative recipes, fun workouts, and new ideas for taking care of her body and mind.

The Joys Of Cooking With Kale: Tips And Recipes

Figuring out what to do with kale in its fibrous, bitter raw form can be overwhelming.

10 Surprising Watermelon Recipes To Try This Summer

Breakfast, lunch or dinner: We've got you covered.

Tips For A Guilt-Free Summer Barbecue

With a few simple swaps, you can learn to enjoy guilt-free grilling.

10 Satisfying Sunday Brunch Recipes That Are Surprisingly Healthy

Skip the chaos and whip up your own tasty brunch at home with these healthier recipes.

20 Simple Summer Snacks Under 150 Calories

A healthy snack for every mood.

6 Breathing Exercises To Instantly Lower Stress

When life gets overwhelming, take a moment to breathe deeply.

The 20-Minute, ‘Bikini Body’ Pilates Workout

Bikini season is just around the corner.

6 Moves, One Great Workout To Banish Back Bulge

Because bra rolls are the worst.

15 Life Hacks To Get Summer Ready (Without Driving Yourself Crazy)

Here’s the best secret of all: summer can work to your advantage.

6 Yoga Poses That Really Tone Your Butt

Yoga is great for relaxation, strength and flexibility — but it can also be a great butt workout!

10 Easy Casserole Recipes That Are Actually Healthy

Proof that healthy can be seriously hearty.

Top 10 Vitamin C Foods To Help You Live Longer

Vitamin C and longevity go hand-in-hand.

Here’s Why Exercise Really Makes You Happier

It goes beyond endorphins.

10 Lifestyle Changes That Will Make You Look Instantly Younger

It's never too late to turn back the clock.