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A Tiny Grain with Tons of Nutrients

A Tiny Grain with Tons of Nutrients

Q: What is teff? A: The healthy whole grain known as teff is the smallest grain in the world, no larger than a poppy seed. But don’t let its small size fool you. This tiny grain is a superfood powerhouse. Teff is native to Ethiopia and Eritrea and is ...
Maca-Dandelion Smoothie

Maca-Dandelion Smoothie

Maybe you’ve already met maca—the nutty-flavored, smoothie-friendly, South American superfood known for fueling the energy of ancient warriors. But another plant-powered powder is stepping up to the shaker cup. Dandy Blend—a unique combination ...
The Makings of a Delicious Anytime Smoothie

The Makings of a Delicious Anytime Smoothie

Stop drinking the same smoothie every day! I forbid it. I know smoothies are simple, but sometimes maybe so simple you get into a rut. Mix things up with these fresh ideas for a morning kick-start, post-workout muscle-builder or an anytime meal repla ...
Have You Met Your Matcha?

Have You Met Your Matcha?

Q: What is matcha? A: Matcha is made from green tea leaves that have been laid out to dry, de-stemmed and ground into an incredibly fine powder. The leaves are picked from shade-grown Camellia sinensis plants. The shade helps slow down the growth of ...
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 & ...
Colorful Red Quinoa and Avocado Salad

Colorful Red Quinoa and Avocado Salad

My husband’s number one complaint about salads is that “they’re not filling!” Luckily, he was pretty pleased when I planted this one on the table — because the main ingredient, red quinoa, is a complete protein and is al ...
Cranberry-Cacao Coconut Butter Bark

Cranberry-Cacao Coconut Butter Bark

Coconut  flakes make a great snowy topping for holiday cupcakes. They’re also good for adding tropical taste to your favorite baked goods. But did you know that if you blend them long enough, those stringy little strands transform into somethin ...