Shelling Out Peanut-Free Options

Nowadays with the surge in peanut allergies many schools ban the use of this legume from their campuses. However, being peanut-free doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice taste. Here are some delicious and peanut-free options and alternatives for those looking for that rich taste and texture that won’t disappoint.   Sunflower Seed ...Read More

Tofu Scramble with an Easter Twist

“What can you have for breakfast?” Being a vegan, this is an extremely common question I get asked almost all the time. On the surface it might seem as though a diet that omits meat, dairy and eggs can be limiting, but I find it is quite the contrary. The possibilities are ...Read More

You Are Where You Live

We all know the adage “You are what you eat,” but a new saying is coming to light, “You are where you live.” We have for a long time held to the belief that we are made up of what we put inside of our bodies, thinking if we eat healthy foods ...Read More

Overnight Oats

If you’re like me, always in a hurry in the morning, you try to find the best and most convenient breakfast you can possible have. When I first heard about overnight oats I have to admit that I was extremely hesitant to try it. I’ve never been a huge fan of oatmeal ...Read More

Honey Maca Cashew Overnight Oats

Honey and nuts go so well together for me. This is why I thought it would be genius to combine these flavors with some oats. You may have or may not have heard of maca before. I’m just now starting to become familiar with it. It does have a nutty flavor, which ...Read More

Chia-Hemp Berry Overnight Oats

We’ve all heard the benefits of seeds like chia and hemp. I love including them in my meals because of the protein and healthy fats they provide. I eat them with both sweet and savory dishes. So it made sense to add them to my oats as well. The chia and hemp ...Read More

Coconut Banana Overnight Oats

If you love coconut and banana, then these overnight oats are perfect for you. The mix of tropical flavors is definitely one-of-a-kind. Not only are you getting a tasty breakfast, but a healthy one too. Bananas make a great addition to any meal. They’re not only packed with potassium, but they could ...Read More

Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

When you think about chocolate and peanut butter together your first thoughts probably involve candy bars or other delectable desserts. This combination is one of my favorites when I get a sweet craving. I decided to give it a go with my overnight oats. Why not? Instead of using unhealthy ingredients, I ...Read More

A Look at the Proposed 2015 Dietary Guidelines

Many people, regardless of how interested they are in fitness and nutrition, have never read the Dietary Guidelines for Americans – a document released every five years as a joint effort between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This report, which reads ...Read More

Benefits of Vitamin C

Vitamin C has been always associated with our immunity. Every time someone feels under the weather, they are told to start taking vitamin C in excess amounts. But did you know that it can also provide other health benefits? Vitamin C is also believed to support heart health and blood sugar levels. ...Read More