Tag Archives: nuts and seeds

Protein-Packed Trail Mix

Protein-Packed Trail Mix

Everyone’s had a snack attack. You’re bored, you’re overthinking something or maybe you’re sincerely hungry. Your natural instinct is to eat whatever’s within arm’s reach. The problem with that is that you could fall victim to processed-beyond-imagin ...
How to Build a Better Smoothie

How to Build a Better Smoothie

A drinkable blend of fruit and veggies seems so simple. All you have to do is add produce to a blender, pour in almond milk and ice and blend until smooth…right? Well, you’re almost there. Smoothies can be the perfect nutrient-dense meal or tasty to- ...
The Nut Butter Breakdown

The Nut Butter Breakdown

Q: I love peanut butter, but what is there to know about it? A: Well, you might not know that peanuts are a legume, even though they’re often categorized with almonds, walnuts, pecans and other fatty nuts. Of course, it’s all the good fats, like what ...
Let Your Nutty Side Shine

Let Your Nutty Side Shine

I’ll admit it. I’m a meat eater — the leanest varieties I can find, of course. But sometimes I like to take a page from the vegetarian’s cookbook. I fuel my muscles with other protein sources, like beans, seeds and nuts. Just ...