Nutrition

What Makes Amaranth So Amazing?

What Makes Amaranth So Amazing?

Q: What is Amaranth? A: Amaranth is a member of the “goosefoot family” of plants, technically referred to as  Chenopodiaeceae.    Its kin includes quinoa, beets, Swiss chard and spinach. Amaranth’s closest cousin is the popular gra ...
5 Nutrients for Eye Health

5 Nutrients for Eye Health

Want to support healthy vision? Feast your eyes on these five foods–packed with plenty of nutrients to promote normal vision and eye health! ...
Get Your Freekeh On!

Get Your Freekeh On!

Q: What the freak is freekeh? A: With the recent rise of interest in quinoa taking hold, a similar and highly nutritious whole grain oat has flown under the radar. Freekeh isn’t getting the fame it deserves. While it’s only beginning to g ...
A Day of Clean Eating

A Day of Clean Eating

Myth: clean eating is not easy eating. When you get in the habit of shopping for healthy food, cooking a little more and ““ as a result ““ feeling more naturally energized, you won’t even bat an eye. For those who believe eating a & ...
Four Natural Mac & Cheese Favorites

Four Natural Mac & Cheese Favorites

It’s the ultimate comfort food. Soft, steaming macaroni submerged in a silky smooth pool of piping-hot cheese. Mmmm. But if you’re still eating the conventional stuff (you know – the kind that comes in that familiar blue box), it ...
Stevia: How Sweet it Really is

Stevia: How Sweet it Really is

Q: What is stevia? A:  Stevia, or Stevia rebaudiana specifically, is an herb in the sunflower family. Stevia extracts are known to be incredibly sweet, having up to 300 times the sweetness of sugar. So, it’s no surprise that it’s commonly ...