Brussels sprouts grace our plates during the holiday season, bringing back memories of childhood avoidance. But as we grew up, we (or at least most of us) started to appreciate their unique taste and superfood qualities. Whether we have them as a side during Thanksgiving or torture our kids with taking a bite, it’s important to realize that these little cabbages come with […]
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Watermelon: Superfood Spotlight
Hot summer days always make us yearn for a cold, juicy slice of watermelon. No cookout, barbecue, picnic – or even weekend – is complete without it (or our limited edition Watermelon Kefir, for that matter). With a water content of about 90%, it’s understandable why we crave this refreshing fruit when the mercury rises. But there’s a lot more to watermelon than just water. This pink fruit is bursting with benefits!
Ginger: Superfood Spotlight
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.
Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Superfood Round Up
Since beginning our Healthy Ingredient Spotlight series in January, we’ve broken down the health benefits of 12 different fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices that we love using in our kitchen. We’re excited to keep the series going and to bring you a slew of new spotlights as the cooler months roll in (they’ll be here […]
5 Superfood Ingredients for Sensational Smoothies
In a world always on the lookout for shortcuts to a healthy life, the term “superfood” is thrown around without any real definition. While it’s true that some natural foods have qualities that make them stand out of a crowd, the truth is that now food, no matter how great, is the cure-all of a […]
A Superfood Smoothie is a Hangover Helper
The best cure for a hangover? Prevention. But with so much champagne flowing on New Year’s Eve, it can be easy to overdo it. Just in case that bubbly leaves you with a queasy stomach and mega-headache, you would be wise to head into 2016 with a plan of action. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine […]
Tropical Kefir Rainbow Smoothie
Color me stoked ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜 We’re psyched to sip on a tropical kefir rainbow smoothie, our own version of the new TieDye frap. The 10 grams of protein and 12 cultures of probiotics make it a rad recovery meal from a righteous workout. Cultured Dairy: The Nutrition Benefits You Actually Need to Know With increasing research […]
Ginger Pear Smoothie Bowl
Naturally sweet and packed with greens, this Ginger Pear Smoothie is perfect for a morning boost or an evening detox. The healthy fats found in avocado are crucial for brain development, linked to lower blood pressure, and may reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. You can read more about their amazing health benefits […]
Maca Almond Butter Smoothie
Nourish your body and soul with the Maca Almond Butter Smoothie. Maca is a beneficial superfood that can help with the effects of stress and improve energy levels. Blended together with rich almond butter and our plain kefir makes for a decadent, probiotic-charged smoothie. Learn more about maca in our Superfood Spotlight blog.
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 […]