For National Blueberry Month, we couldn’t help but share with you all the incredible benefits of blueberries for brain, gut, and heart health. While you might know a few of these, there is new research coming out regularly that shows blueberries are one of the fruits that consistently prove to be more beneficial than […]
How Mushrooms, Maca, and More Functional Foods Help Support Your Health
Functional foods and adaptogens are not new but are becoming more and more common just like other common health-supporting foods and drinks all of us eat daily. Many of these have been around for centuries across the entire world but are now being used by different ages, cultures, and health backgrounds in common and unique […]
Hemp: Superfood Spotlight
Hemp. This is a plant that has quite a controversial association. It tends to leave the one thinking about marijuana rather than plant-based plastics, treeless paper, fabric, and healthy cooking. However, within recent years, we have seen the rise of hemp being used in the fashion and culinary worlds, giving people the opportunity to see this plant in a new light.
Mushrooms: Superfood Spotlight
Mushrooms embody the energy of foraging through the forest, dirt scattered across your palms, a basket full of your findings. It’s in the realm of fungi that we discover how much food connects us back to the earth, with mushrooms rooting us to our ancestors. History Mushrooms date back to ancient times, with archaeological evidence […]
Raspberries: Superfood Spotlight
Raspberries are one of the world’s most consumed berries – it’s no wonder since they’re naturally sweet and juicy. Read on to learn more about this wildly popular red fruit! History The first recorded cultivation of raspberries were believed to have originated from Eastern Asia. Archeological evidence shows that raspberries were a part of the […]
Cinnamon: Superfood Spotlight
Cinnamon is a readily available spice that has been used since ancient Egyptian times for incense and cooking. Portuguese traders first discovered it in Sri Lanka, keeping it a secret for centuries to protect their supply. Research on this warming spice has found that it may help support in stabilizing blood sugar levels and reducing […]
Pumpkin: Superfood Spotlight
Pumpkin season has arrived and now our favorite shops are filled with the aroma of pumpkin spice and all things autumn. A savory obsession that brings back memories and inspires us to create new ones. Celebrate National Pumpkin Day (October 26th) by tossing on a sweater and heading to a pumpkin patch! This is the time of the year where orange really is the new black.
Figs: Superfood Spotlight
Figs give us a taste of the past. With their sweet, tangy flavor and smooth yet crunchy texture, they are considered one of the oldest fruits, grown over 11,400 years ago. Eating and cooking this ancient superfood is like enjoying a piece of history and legend.
Tomatoes: Superfood Spotlight
Tomatoes are one of the world’s most consumed fruits and can be used for a variety of different dishes. Originally grown by the Aztecs in Mexico, they became popular in the America’s during the 19th century. This humble fruit is not only sweet and tart, but nutrient-dense and packed with a variety of minerals and […]
Asparagus: Superfood Spotlight
Of the endless delicious and healthy summer produce we can talk about, asparagus is at the top of our list. Whether it’s because of the veggie’s nutrition benefits or distinctive earthy flavor, we can’t get enough of it. Asparagus emerges each spring after the ground defrosts, its massive root system gives it the strength to grow around six inches a day.