When it comes to consuming a healthy diet, most people would agree that green leafy vegetables play an important role. Kale currently enjoys the spotlight, thanks to its high nutrient density score, availability and versatility, even if the taste does take some getting used to. But it’s not the lone inhabitant at the top of the nutritional […]
We’re switching things up a bit with our healthy ingredient spotlight. While we love spices and extracts as much as anyone, spring has arrived (fingers crossed), and we’re itching to dig into the season’s fresh produce. Of the countless delicious and nutritious spring fruits and vegetables we can talk about, asparagus is on the top […]
If you peek into the spice cabinet of your next door neighbor, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll find a jar of cinnamon sitting somewhere among the mass of once-used jars we all seem to collect. Typically used in baked delights or creamy hot breakfasts, cinnamon is one of those spices people just have. While cinnamon […]
The holiday seasons are arriving and so is the risk of getting sick. Be it the flu, cold, or simply just lack of energy, everyone is looking for ways to stay healthy this winter. While our first recommendation is always, “drink more kefir,” we recognize the value in including a variety of Mother Nature’s healing gifts into our daily habits! One of our favorite earthy roots is the spicy, warming, gnarly-shaped ginger.