Revamp Your Pantry With Our New Guide

Having a pantry, cabinets and refrigerator filled with the foods you need to easily prepare healthy meals and snacks for yourself and your family is key to eating healthy as a lifestyle. It’s so much easier to make a healthy choice that aligns with your goals when you have the right foods readily available. No…

Batch Cooking Will Keep Your Diet On Track

Do you ever open the refrigerator and just stare? Don’t say no, because we’ve all done it. You’re hungry, but have nothing prepared and no clue what to eat. So what happens when you get to this point? Well, if unhealthy, quick eats are in the vicinity, that’s generally the first place you’ll go. Enter…

Quick Quinoa and Vegetable Bowl

Ingredients: 1 cup dry quinoa (yields approximate 2 cups, cooked) 1 medium red onion, chopped 1 bag frozen broken (8-12 ounces) 1 red bell pepper, chopped 2 cups kale, roughly chopped 4 TBS olive oil 2 TBS mustard 1 tsp onion powder Juice from 1/2 lime Directions: Place quinoa in a pot with 2 cups…

How To Help Your Kids Become More Nutrition Savvy

You’ve made it a point to start reading labels. You’re incorporating more fruits and vegetables. You’ve cut out some of your go-to packaged snacks. That’s awesome. Keep it going! But, if you’re a parent, now’s the time to get your kids (no matter what age) involved in the transformation you’ve got going on. Childhood obesity…

Bulk Shopping Is Your Best Friend

Do you find yourself just walking past all of the big bins of unpackaged goods at the grocery story? If you do, don’t feel bad. I did it for years. Then, one day, I finally got my life and decided to take a stroll through the unknown aisles. I kept it simple on my first…

How To Store Your Greens

Have you found yourself going to the grocery store multiple times in one week simply because you let your greens go bad? Slimy greens are a no-go, and if you don’t store them properly, that slime will creep up on you fast! I know. I have been there, and done that. For me, it always…

Quick And Delicious Banana Pumpkin Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 frozen banana 1/4-1/2 cup pumpkin puree (depending on how think you want your smoothie) 1 cup cup almond (or other plant) milk 1 handful of ice 1/8 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp honey (optional) Cinnamon (if desired) Pumpkin pie spice (if desired) Directions: Combine all ingredients in a blender, and enjoy! Makes 1…

Banana Pumpkin Oatmeal

If you like pumpkin, you’ll love this! Ingredients: 1/2 cup oatmeal 1/4 cup pumpkin puree 1 banana, sliced 1/8 cup walnut pieces Cinnamon Honey   Directions: Cook oats as you normally prepare them. Once cooked, place oats in bowl, and top with pumpkin, banana, walnuts, cinnamon and honey. Enjoy!

Zucchini “Meatballs”

Ingredients: 1 15 ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 3 gloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup oats 1 tsp basil 1 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp sea salt 2-3 TBS nutritional yeast Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 cup zucchini, shredded or finely chopped Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine chickpeas, garlic, and oats in a food…

What Exactly Is Plant-Based Living? 

A plant-based diet is one that centers around plants.  That’s the plain, and simple answer. You can eat any variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes (e.g. beans and lentils), nuts, and seeds while maintaining a plant-based diet. If you lead a plant-based lifestyle, you avoid processed foods as much as possible. You’re technically a vegan,…