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>March Madness: Take the OA Health Challenge!

Basketball Plate

For many, March is just that ‘in-between’ month before the spring weather hits—a countdown to brighter, warmer days ahead. For sports enthusiasts, March is one of the year’s highlights—the NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament—68 college basketball teams competing for the national championship. Whether you have a team to root for or not, OA has pitted […]

>All Arugula All the Time

Arugula Leaves

Move over kale, there’s a different green emerging as the most popular kid on the playground. Arugula, also called salad rocket, garden rocket, or just plain rocket, has been cultivated since Roman times in the Mediterranean area for its long list of health benefits. It’s loaded with antioxidants to support the immune system and fight […]

>Mayo Who?

'Mayo' Dressing

Mayo may be one of the most versatile condiments ever created, but it’s also one of the unhealthiest. Traditional mayonnaise is loaded with bad fat, cholesterol and sodium, and only 1 tablespoon has about 90 calories. If you’re going to devote 90 calories to a condiment, shouldn’t it at least be good for you? One of […]

>OA Hack: The Massaged Sunflower Falafel Salad

For a greener twist on the Sunflower Falafel, it can be fun (and tasty) to use this classic dish as the core of a protein-packed dinner salad, featuring additional nutrient-dense ingredients. The Massaged Sunflower Falafel Salad is a perfectly filling meal for fitness enthusiasts and those with active lifestyles (hello, spinners and crossfitters!) to get […]

>Grilling with LOVE: 7 Tips For Perfectly Grilled Vegetables

Summer is in full swing, and grills everywhere are fired up for dinner parties and outdoor social events. While some consider the grill to be a meat-only zone, a wide variety of plants can be deliciously prepared on the grill, and still maintain many of their health benefits. Research suggests that traditional grilled cuisine—red meat, […]