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8 Great Gluten Free Snack Ideas

8 Great Gluten Free Snack Ideas

Jul 20th 2017

For some, gluten free is a fad diet, and they dabble in it in the hopes that it might improve health or solve some mysterious physical issue. For others, gluten free is a necessary way of life. It can be difficult to follow a truly glu … read more
Why You Should Choose Non-GMO Fruit

Why You Should Choose Non-GMO Fruit

Jul 7th 2017

The acronym GMO stands for “genetically modified organisms.” GMO’s are increasing being talked about as more and more people become aware of the science behind the food they eat.To be clear, using GMO’s in the manufacturing and production o … read more
Baked Oatmeal + That’s it. Fruit Bars

Baked Oatmeal + That’s it. Fruit Bars

May 4th 2017

Baked Oatmeal + That’s it. Fruit Bars Recipe by Connie (@constancelyeating)Ingredients:Oatmeal ¾ That's it. Fruit BarsThat’s it. Fruit Bar (Apple + Blueberry used here) ½ cup rolled oats 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 TBSP c … read more
Almond Cookie Bliss Balls

Almond Cookie Bliss Balls

Feb 24th 2017

These are Almond Cookie Bliss Balls by Weichen (@lucky__peach).Ingredients:1 Tbsp ground chia2 That’s it. Apple + Coconut fruit bars1 That’s it. Apple + Mango fruit bar1/3 cup oats3 Tbsp almond butter (or any nut butter of your choice)Pinch … read more
10 Interesting Facts About Pears

10 Interesting Facts About Pears

Oct 28th 2016

There are over 3000 varieties of pears worldwide. The majority of pears sold in the United States are grown on the west coast, mainly Oregon and Washington. The United States is one of the largest producers of pears in the w … read more
Homemade Coconut Whipped Cream

Homemade Coconut Whipped Cream

Sep 16th 2016

Whipped cream is an excellent fruit dipper due to its light taste and fluffy texture. Coconut-based ones are a healthy alternative to commercial dairy ones as it is low in cholesterol and free of transfats. Additionally, the coconut whip co … read more
15 Healthy Cinnamon Recipes

15 Healthy Cinnamon Recipes

Jul 6th 2016

1. Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Cinnamon by 5 Minutes For Mom. 2. Maple Cinnamon Granola by Fork Knife Swoon. 3. Lebanese Hushwee – Meat With Cinnamon and Toasted Pine Nuts by The Lemon Bowl. 4. Roasted Brussel … read more
8 Cayenne Recipes

8 Cayenne Recipes

Jun 29th 2016

1. Rosemary Spiced Mixed Nuts by Kitchen Konfidence. 2. Cleanse Water by Hello Glow. 3. Mexican Spiced Dark Chocolate Bark with Sea Salt and Pepitas by Sweet Peas and Saffron. 4. Mexican Chocolate Truffles by Crazy For Crust. 5. Spi … read more
10 Interesting Facts About Cayenne Pepper

10 Interesting Facts About Cayenne Pepper

Jun 22nd 2016

Cayenne pepper is a type of chili pepper. Cayenne pepper originated from South America. The cayenne pepper plant grows to about 2-4 feet tall. We typically see cayenne pepper in its ground form. Immature cayenne pepper i … read more
Raspberries & ‘Cream’ Mini Vegan Cheesecake

Raspberries & ‘Cream’ Mini Vegan Cheesecake

Jun 15th 2016

Raspberries & ‘Cream’ Mini Vegan Cheesecake Recipe by Rachel (@rachels.fit.kitchen)Ingredients: 2 That’s it. Fruit Bars ½ cup almonds 1 ½ cup raw cashews ½ cup coconut cream 1/3 cup coconut oil 1/3 cup + 2 Tbsp br … read more
Chocolate & Strawberry Cheesecake

Chocolate & Strawberry Cheesecake

Jun 8th 2016

Chocolate & Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe by Rachel (@rachels.fit.kitchen)Ingredients: 2 That’s it. Fruit Bars½ cup coconut cream¼ cup coconut oil¼ cup coconut butter6 Tbsp cacao powder½ cup brown rice syrup¼ cup almond (or cashew) … read more
15 Ginger Recipes

15 Ginger Recipes

Jun 1st 2016

1. Carrot Ginger Turmeric Smoothie by Minimalist Baker. 2. Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies by Gimme Some Oven. 3. Honey Ginger Tea by Mind Body Green. 4. Kale Salad with Tamari-Ginger Vinaigrette by … read more
5 Reasons to Eat Fruits Post Workout

5 Reasons to Eat Fruits Post Workout

May 26th 2016

A good post-workout recovery routine is just as important as the training itself. The first 15-60 minutes right after exercising is crucial to replenish your body. Complement your workout efforts with portion control foods for weight manage … read more
Ombre Raw Blueberry Cake

Ombre Raw Blueberry Cake

May 25th 2016

Ombre Raw Blueberry Cake created by Arnella (@arnellak)Crust food processormedium cheesecake pan120 grams toasted walnuts80 grams almonds50 grams unsweetened shredded coconut3 That’s it. Apple + Blueberry Fruit Bar3 pitted medjool dat … read more
Apple + Pear & Ginger Chia Pudding

Apple + Pear & Ginger Chia Pudding

May 18th 2016

Apple Ginger Chia Pudding Recipe by Rachael DeVaux (@rachaelsgoodeats)Ingredients:Chia Pudding 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/4 cup chia seeds 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground gingerToppings That’s it. Zesty Apple + Pear & Ginger … read more
Fruit + Nut Crumble Bars

Fruit + Nut Crumble Bars

May 11th 2016

Fruit + Nut Crumble Bars created by Kim Capella (@pbeechie) Makes: 8 cake barsIngredients:Cake Batter 1 cup raw oats 1 TBSP ground flax 1 scoop (12 g) vanilla protein 1/4 cup baking stevia 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cu … read more
10 Interesting Facts About Ginger

10 Interesting Facts About Ginger

Apr 27th 2016

Ginger is actually a rhizome, not a root. A rhizome is an underground stem. The ginger plant is an herb. Ginger is a part of the Zingiberaceae family, which also includes turmeric and cardamom. Ginger is native to southeas … read more
Peanut Butter Nicecream + That’s it. Fruit Bar Vegan Cheesecake

Peanut Butter Nicecream + That’s it. Fruit Bar Vegan Cheesecake

Apr 20th 2016

Recipe by Sapana Chandra (@realandvibrant)Make the base:– 2 That’s it. Zesty Apple + Cinnamon Fruit Bar– 1/4 cup of rolled oats– 2 pitted dates– 1 tbsp of almond butterProcess in a food processor until it’s soft and crumbly. Set aside … read more
Chili Mango Salad

Chili Mango Salad

Apr 13th 2016

Chili Mango Salad created by Kim Capella (@pbeechie)Ingredients:2 oz. soy chicken alternative¼ cup chopped onions¼ tsp cayenne pepper½ head of lettuce¼ cup cubed mango1 That’s it. Zesty Apple + Mango & Chili fruit bar2 Tbsp fat free coc … read more
Caramel Swirl Apple Cinnamon Loaf

Caramel Swirl Apple Cinnamon Loaf

Apr 6th 2016

Caramel Swirl Apple Cinnamon Loaf created by Kim Capella (@pbeechie) Makes: 8 slicesIngredients:Batter 1.5 cups rolled outs, ground into flour ½ cup buckwheat flour 1 cup unsweetened applesauce (or 2 medium bananas, mashed) … read more
10 Interesting Facts About Cinnamon

10 Interesting Facts About Cinnamon

Mar 30th 2016

Cinnamon comes from the bark of the cinnamon tree. The cinnamon tree can grow up to 60 feet. Cinnamon sticks are also called quills. The 2 most popular types of cinnamon are: Ceylon and Cassia. Cinnamon is high in fiber and cal … read more
Vegan Hawaiian Pizza

Vegan Hawaiian Pizza

Mar 23rd 2016

Vegan Hawaiian Pizza created by Marlena Kur (@zestmylemon)Coconut BaconVegan Yeast Free CrustToppingsIngredients + Instructions:Coconut Bacon1/4 cup of unsweetened coconut flakes (not shredded)1 tsp. soy sauce or tamari1 tsp. liquid smoke1 … read more
Reading Food Nutrition Labels

Reading Food Nutrition Labels

Mar 16th 2016

March is National Nutrition Month and we would like to talk about food nutrition labels! Reading and understanding food nutrition labels may help us make faster, more informed food choices for a healthy diet.(Photo credit: FDA)1. Serving In … read more
Dark Chocolate That’s it. Fruit Pops

Dark Chocolate That’s it. Fruit Pops

Mar 9th 2016

These are dark chocolate That’s it. fruit pops created by Marlena Kur (@zestmylemon) Ingredients: 1 cup dark chocolate chips 3 That’s it. Apple + Strawberry fruit bars 3 That’s it. Apple + Apricot fruit ba … read more