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Zesty Chili Mango Salad Recipe

Zesty Chili Mango Salad Recipe

Apr 13th 2016

Chili Mango Salad created by Kim Capella (@pbeechie) Ingredients: 2 oz. soy chicken alternative ¼ cup chopped onions ¼ tsp cayenne pepper ½ head of lettuce ¼ cup cubed mango 1 That’s it. Zesty Ap … read more
Caramel Swirl Apple Cinnamon Loaf Recipe

Caramel Swirl Apple Cinnamon Loaf Recipe

Apr 6th 2016

Caramel Swirl Apple Cinnamon Loaf created by Kim Capella (@pbeechie) Makes: 8 slices Ingredients: Batter 1.5 cups rolled outs, ground into flour ½ cup buckwheat flour 1 cup unsweetened applesauce (or 2 medium bananas, mash … 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 an … read more
Dark Chocolate That's it. Fruit Pops Recipe

Dark Chocolate That's it. Fruit Pops Recipe

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 bars … read more
11 Quick & Healthy Breakfast Recipes

11 Quick & Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Mar 2nd 2016

Eating breakfast is essential to our health because it gives us the energy and nutrients necessary to increase concentration. Research also shows that breakfast can help with maintaining a healthy body weight. 1. Fruit and Yogurt … read more
Real Fruit vs. Purees

Real Fruit vs. Purees

Feb 18th 2016

One of the main differences between fruit and purees is that sugars and sweeteners are usually added to purees, which increase calories, and purees often have preservatives. The fruit peels are also removed so that nutrients … read more
10 Interesting Facts About Lemons

10 Interesting Facts About Lemons

Feb 10th 2016

Lemons are native to Asia. Lemons are a hybrid between a sour orange and a citron. Lemons are rich in vitamin C. Lemons trees can produce up to 600lbs of lemons every year. Lemon trees produce fruit all year round. Lemon z … read more
10 Fun Ways To Eat Apples

10 Fun Ways To Eat Apples

Feb 3rd 2016

You know what they say, an apple a day keeps the doc away! All of our That's it. Fruit bars and That's it. Zesty bars contain 1 whole apple to help you get 2 full servings of fruit. Here are some more fun ways to eat apples: … read more
5 Post-Workout Smoothie Recipes

5 Post-Workout Smoothie Recipes

Jan 27th 2016

1. Skinny Green Monster Smoothie Are you one of those people who just does not have enough time in the morning to eat breakfast? This 5 ingredient smoothie recipe by Skinnytaste might just be perfect for you. 2. Pean … read more
Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites Recipe

Jan 20th 2016

These are chocolate peanut butter bites created by Jasmine (@sweetsimplevegan). Ingredients: 2 That’s it. Apple + Coconut fruit bars, roughly chopped 12 medium medjool dates, pitted 1.5 Tbsp cacao powder … read more
5 Healthy Reasons To Eat Strawberries

5 Healthy Reasons To Eat Strawberries

Jan 15th 2016

Everyone knows strawberries are healthy, but not many people know just how many health benefits these super berries contain. These are the top five reasons you should add strawberries to your diet! 1. Antioxidants Strawberr … read more
Superfoods Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Superfoods Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Jan 13th 2016

Ingredients: 1 cup almond butter 1 cup brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla ½ tsp salt 2 tsp The Vegg + ½ cup water 1 cup rolled oats 2 That’s it. Fruit Bars, chopped Instructions: Preheat ov … read more
3 Healthy Recipes using Persimmon

3 Healthy Recipes using Persimmon

Jan 6th 2016

Persimmons are a winter fruit staple. There are two types commercially available: hachiya and fuyu. Hachiyas look like a tomato and are ripe when they are soft. They should taste sweet with a jelly-like texture. These are often used in b … read more
Winter Fruits and Vegetables

Winter Fruits and Vegetables

Dec 30th 2015

Why eat seasonally? Eating seasonally is healthier and more cost effective. Seasonal foods taste better because they are freshly picked, meaning they have fully ripened and developed. Its abundance also allows stores to stock up, which … read more
10 Interesting Facts About Pomegranates

10 Interesting Facts About Pomegranates

Dec 23rd 2015

The word pomegranate means apple with many seeds. Pomegranates are native to the Middle East. Pomegranates belong to the berry family. Pomegranates are classified as a super fruit. Pomegranates can be stored up to 2 months i … read more
10 Interesting Facts About Persimmons

10 Interesting Facts About Persimmons

Dec 15th 2015

There are about 2,000 varieties of persimmons. There are only 2 types of commercially available persimmons: hachiya and fuyu. Persimmons are typically in season from September to December. Fresh and dried persimmon leaves ca … read more
Chocolate Covered Raspberry Cheesecake Recipe

Chocolate Covered Raspberry Cheesecake Recipe

Dec 9th 2015

This is a chocolate covered raspberry cheesecake created by Marlies Hartmann (@hartmann_health). It’s raw, vegan, AND gluten free!Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup soaked cashews (cover with water for 4 hours or overnight in fridge) 2&n … read more
Delicious Rawnola Recipe

Delicious Rawnola Recipe

Dec 2nd 2015

Ingredients: ¾ cup GF rolled oats ¼ cup unsweetened coconut 1 mango 1 Asian pear 1 That’s it. Apple + Mango fruit bar 1 That’s it. Apple + Pear fruit bar 4 medjool dates, pitted 2 Tbsp water or nut milk Dash of ci … read more
5 Healthy Pear Recipes

5 Healthy Pear Recipes

Nov 25th 2015

Pears have a light and sweet flavor that makes them especially delicious in both sweet and savory dishes. If you’re a fan of these tasty fruits and want to find more creative things to do with pears, these five recipes can make dinner, d … read more
6 Lesser Known Benefits of Cranberries

6 Lesser Known Benefits of Cranberries

Nov 17th 2015

Cranberries aid in providing Urinary Tract and Kidney Infection relief because they are natural diuretics. According to recent research, cranberries have shown to help prevent the growth of bacteria. Cranberries have a higher ph … read more
5 Healthy Cranberry Recipes for the Holidays

5 Healthy Cranberry Recipes for the Holidays

Nov 11th 2015

Cranberries have long been a staple of the holidays. However, the holidays is also known for indulging. We have curated a list of our favorite healthy alternatives that features cranberries.1. Brussels Sprouts, Cranberry and Quinoa … read more
10 Interesting Facts About Cranberries

10 Interesting Facts About Cranberries

Nov 3rd 2015

Cranberries are one of the few fruits native to North America. The 5 states known for growing cranberries are: Massachusetts, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Oregon, and Washington. Cranberries have small pockets where air seeps into t … read more
9 Interesting Facts About Pineapples

9 Interesting Facts About Pineapples

Oct 20th 2015

Pineapples regenerate! You can plant pineapple leaves to grow a new plant. Pineapples contain the bromelain enzyme which can break down proteins, so you can use them to tenderize meat. Hawaii produces about 1/3 of all pineappl … read more
9 Interesting Facts About Apples

9 Interesting Facts About Apples

Oct 13th 2015

Apples are considered to be a part of the rose family. Apple trees take 4-5 years before they produce their first fruit. Apples float because 25% of its volume is air. Apples are fat-free, sodium-free and cholesterol-free. … read more