Liquid gold. Ambrosia. Manna. Nectar of the Gods. Honey is seen as a celestial indulgence, the symbol of purity, love, and wisdom. There’s a wildness to it, a warming feeling that reminds us of its health benefits and connection to the past. Known for its incredible sweet taste and holistic properties, honey has been prized […]
Dragon Fruit: Superfood Spotlight
Dragons might not be real but this fruit sure is. Known for its hardy pink skin and its unique seed-speckled flesh, dragon fruit tastes like a mix between a kiwi and pear with a slight crunchiness. Beautiful and vibrant on the outside, its inside is where the magic resides. Dragon fruit is packed with many […]
Tart Cherries: Superfood Spotlight
Tart cherries and tart cherry juice have been the darlings of the fitness world for a while now, thanks to their ability to help alleviate joint pain and soreness, accelerate muscle recovery, and make athletes sleep more deeply. Due to recent studies and increased interest, tart cherries and tart cherry juice are making their way to the mainstream. We couldn’t be more excited.
Lemons: Superfood Spotlight
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.
Avocado: Superfood Spotlight
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.
Blueberries: Superfood Spotlight
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 […]
Turmeric: Superfood Spotlight
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 […]
Eat Your Fruits and Veggies on World Vegetarian Day
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 […]
Superfood Spotlight: Walnuts
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 […]
Superfood Spotlight: Rhubarb
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 […]