6 Effortless, Energizing Travel Snacks

6 Effortless, Energizing Travel Snacks

Beach vacations aren’t over until the cold air stings! Even with school starting back up, the weather has yet to cool down. So whether you’re traveling this Labor Day or just trying to enjoy weekend hikes and ocean day-trips for as long a ...
Carrot & Coriander Hummus

Carrot & Coriander Hummus

Here are two words that will make you re-think buying that popular, red-rimmed-lid brand of hummus: potassium sorbate. Check the label! This synthetic ingredient is a factory food maker’s friend, keeping bacteria out of dips, dried fruit, cheeses and ...
Ditching Dairy? 7 Plant-Based Milks to Try

Ditching Dairy? 7 Plant-Based Milks to Try

Dairy isn’t for everybody. From allergies to living a vegan lifestyle to downright dislike, more families are looking for dairy-alternatives. Finding a replacement beverage for your family can be tricky. Flavor, consistency and sourcing are all facto ...
Is Lack of Sleep Keeping You From Losing Weight?

Is Lack of Sleep Keeping You From Losing Weight?

You diet, you exercise, and you still can’t lose weight. Sound familiar? You may be having problems with a third piece of the weight loss puzzle: Sleep. Getting enough sleep helps you feel energized, making it easier to exercise. It also helps ...
The 6 Best Carbs for Athletes

The 6 Best Carbs for Athletes

Repeat after me: carbs are not the enemy. Despite the weight-loss lure of low-carb diets (and the recent news of Lebron James leaning out on fewer sweets and sourdough), your body needs these nutrients to fuel your grueling workouts. Of course, too m ...