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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 Strawberries come i … 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
5 Healthy Recipes using Persimmon

5 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, w … 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 can … 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 fridg … 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 T … 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 … 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 tha … 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 pineapples … 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
Hazelnut Banana Bread (V+GF) Recipe

Hazelnut Banana Bread (V+GF) Recipe

Oct 9th 2015

Ingredients 1 flax egg (1 Tbsp flax seed meal + 2.5 Tbsp water) 3 That’s it. Fruit Bars. (We used Apple + Banana) 3 medium ripe bananas ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 3 tablespoon coconut oil, melted ¼ cup cane sugar ¼ cup brow … read more
8 Interesting Facts About Apricots

8 Interesting Facts About Apricots

Oct 7th 2015

California produces about 95% of apricots in the U.S. Apricots are a member of the rose family. Refrigerating apricots will dramatically impair their ripening process. Leave them out at room temperature until they are ripe, then … read more
Peanut Butter Jelly Muffins (V + GF) Recipe

Peanut Butter Jelly Muffins (V + GF) Recipe

Oct 2nd 2015

Ingredients 2 Tbsp flax seed meal + 5 Tbsp water ¼ cup maple syrup or agave nectar (I used honey, but it’s not vegan) 1/3 cup cane sugar ¼ cup melted coconut oil ¾ cup unsweetened applesauce ½ cup peanut butter (we used Justi … read more
8 Interesting Facts About Blueberries

8 Interesting Facts About Blueberries

Sep 30th 2015

The United States produces the most blueberries in the world Blueberries can be used as a natural dye Blueberries are grown commercially in 38 states Maine is the leading producer of wild blueberries Michigan is the leading … read more
Blueberry Peanut Butter Oatmeal Muffins

Blueberry Peanut Butter Oatmeal Muffins

Sep 25th 2015

Ingredients 2 Tbsp ground flax seed 3 Tbsp water 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour (GF available) 1 cup rolled oats (GF available) ½ cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder (GF available) ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon sal … read more
10 Interesting Facts About Bananas

10 Interesting Facts About Bananas

Sep 23rd 2015

Bananas float in water because they are less dense in comparison. Bananas are one of the most popular fruits in the American diet. Bananas grow on plants that are officially considered an herb. The banana is actually classifie … read more
Secrets For Cooking Raw

Secrets For Cooking Raw

Sep 10th 2015

The raw diet is quite trendy with health conscious groups as foods preserve their nutrients and natural enzymes, typically lost through heating above 104 degrees Fahrenheit. But, that being said, eating raw doesn’t mean munching v … read more
Why Compassionate Products Matter

Why Compassionate Products Matter

Sep 2nd 2015

Compassionate products are those that do not contain animal products or bring any form of suffering to the creatures in other forms. That means sans animal testing. A Healthy Body Requires A Healthy Diet Some people claim t … read more
The Many Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar

The Many Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar

Aug 26th 2015

Apple cider vinegar isn’t just a salad dressing anymore, it’s a holistic treatment for many diseases and conditions and an effective, all-natural household cleanser! Additionally, apple cider vinegar can be used as a natural repel … read more
Playing Tetris Helps Control Food Cravings

Playing Tetris Helps Control Food Cravings

Aug 19th 2015

There’s more to the classic game of Tetris than simply passing time by. Scientists have justified — yes proven — that tetris can help curb food cravings and other activity or drug-related addictions. Given that the mind is where most … read more