Protein Alternatives & Recipes

Vegetarians and vegans are getting more recognition as of late with their specific dietary choices, but one of the most common questions that they are asked is, how do they get their protein? Protein is one of the building blocks for your body; they break down amino acids and help with cell growth … Continue reading

Ingredient 101: Grapefruit

Whether you scoop it out or slice it up, grapefruit is juicy, sweet, and delicious. A perfect addition to breakfast or a tasty midday snack, grapefruit is undoubtedly good for your health. 1. Grapefruits are full of lycopene, which protects skin from UV damage. Eat lots of grapefruit not … Continue reading
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Ingredient 101: Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are small but mighty. Chia seeds are tiny black seeds that originate from the Salvia Hispanica plant. You can add them to smoothies, yogurt, salads, rice, or pudding (chia seeds + coconut or almond milk) as a healthy addition. These very small seeds pack a large punch: 1. Chia … Continue reading

Ingredient 101: Butternut Squash

When it comes to healthy ingredients, we can't say enough good things about butternut squash. Though it's bizarre shape confused us at first, once we found a great recipe to use for this squash we were hooked. Peel it, chop it up into cubes, and mix it in with some olive oil, onions, and … Continue reading