Karla Walsh is a freelance writer, restaurant reviewer and level-one sommelier, who balances her love of food and drink with her passion for fitness. (Or tries to, at least!) When she's not on the hunt for a(nother) sparkly dress, you'll find the personal trainer and group fitness instructor splitting time between the gym, the latest food and drink spots in her hometown of Des Moines, Iowa and exploring the world on adventure travel excursions. Her writing has been published on Shape.com, FitnessMagazine.com, RedbookMag.com, WomensHealthMag.com, Prevention.com and more.
Articles by Karla Walsh
With no dairy, grains or sugar allowed, finding Whole 30 compliant breakfast recipes can be tough. Luckily, these creative Whole 30 breakfasts vary up the menu so you’re not eating eggs every morning.
The spiralizer is one of the most versatile kitchen tools. Beyond zoodles, the spiralizer can prepare everything from hearty salads to low-calorie French fries.
Make any meal less boring with these easy three-ingredient sauce recipes. They pack tons of flavor — without all the added calories.
Time to trade your russets for butternut squash and parsnips. These root vegetable mashes give you the same comforting taste of mashed potatoes with a healthful side of fiber and antioxidants.
Meet your new morning mealmate: the Instant Pot. This multi-cooker can prep healthy breakfasts on-the-go or the night before. Try these Instant Pot recipes to start your day right.
Chicken and rice recipes are a meal prepper’s dream, but the same meal every night can get boring. These creative dishes keep things interesting with a variety spices and cooking techniques.
Our resident level-one sommelier spills her secrets to finding the best low-calorie wines at your next party. Hint: Judge a wine by its label.
Pack in more flavor — and fewer calories — with these crowd-pleasing finger foods. Your holiday party is now complete!
Cozy up to a yummy bowl of comfort food. You can make these easy soup recipes with just three ingredients — and a whole lot of deliciousness.
Eccentric exercises — focusing on the down phase of a move — offer major benefits for those looking to get stronger. Here’s how to use them in your workout.
These nine inventive turkey recipes will take your Thanksgiving dinner to the next level of yum. Plus, learn how to get creative with those leftovers.
You don’t have to save this fiber- and vitamin-rich veggie for a Thanksgiving side. These green bean recipes taste so good you’ll want to keep making them.
If enjoying figs doesn’t go beyond Fig Newtons, consider these delicious fig recipes. From smoothies to salads, here are other ways to enjoy the fruit.
Healthy, creamy, sweet and satisfying, bananas make for a delicious, good-for-you dish. So we rounded up top banana recipes you’ll want to eat ASAP.