Lemon: the queen of all citrus fruits. A common fruit with an infamously tart flavor, lemons are loaded with nutritional value. Not to mention they’re as versatile as they are nutritional. Known for their bright color and fresh scent, this superstar fruit is often prized for its juice which is used in everything from home cleaners to sore throat remedies to easy facials.
Creamy and dreamy, avocados are nature’s butter. Whether mashed into guacamole or spread onto seeded toast, there are countless ways to indulge in all the delicious, nutritious benefits avocados have to offer.
We’ve Got the Blues It’s blueberry season, and we’ve definitely got the blues! From blueberry kefir to blueberry pancakes, muffins to tarts, bars to smoothies, we can’t get enough fresh, juicy blueberries. Blueberry Benefits! According to the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council, blueberries are high in many essential vitamins and minerals, including: Vitamin C Vitamin K Manganese Fiber […]
Long, hot summer days always get us in the mood for all things bright, vibrant, and spicy – especially if they help give us that healthy glow! Meet your new favorite superfood: turmeric. Lauded for its close relative to ginger, this vibrant root is the quintessential ingredient in many Middle Eastern dishes like curry, soup, and rice. Many different […]
Today is World Vegetarian Day – the official kick-off of Vegetarian Awareness Month, celebrated every October. According to the North American Vegetarian Society, “World Vegetarian Day was established…to promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism.” In short, it is a day created to celebrate all the wonderful things that can come with a vegetarian diet! There’s […]
If you’ve seen an increase in news about walnuts lately, you’re not alone. The aptly named “Wonder Nut” has been the focus of many research studies lately, specifically in regard to their potential anti-aging properties. “Anti-aging” is a bit misleading, if you ask us. After all, you can neither slow down, stop or reverse […]
If you take a trip to any grocery store, farmers market or supercenter in throughout the United States this week, you’ll likely come across rows of long, rose and green colored stalks of fresh rhubarb. Coming into season near the beginning of spring in colder climates, rhubarb is the perennial harbinger of spring. It sticks around just […]
With February coming to a close, we’re feeling the first inklings of the coming spring. From sunny afternoons and longer days to birds chirping and trees budding, we know that winter’s grasp is loosening and an end to our winter blues is nearby. While winter in the Midwest (where we happen to be) is typically an […]
When it comes to cauliflower, there tend to be two distinctly different opinions of this bountiful Brassica: you’re either really for it or you’re really against it. Vegetables are polarizing for sure, but there’s something about cauliflower (and to an extent, it’s cousin broccoli) that makes people either love it or leave it. Move Away […]
One of the food trends we’re most excited to see explode in 2016 is the growth in interest, and availability, of ancient grains (sometimes called super grains). Long gone are the days where our only options were brown or white rice. Thanks to the introduction of cous cous, followed swiftly and powerfully by quinoa (an […]