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Mushrooms are a power-house for immune protection. Because fungi grow in challenging circumstances, they specialize in producing antibiotics and various antiviral compounds. Many of us already use [and eat] the more common types of mushrooms, but it’s the lesser-known varietals that really pack a huge immunity punch. But first, let’s find out what to look [ continue reading → ]

Why we love them Once considered a delicacy in Belgium, Brussels sprouts are packed with antioxidants that can help fight the cell-damage done by free radicals- reducing the risk for some cancers AND helping detoxify the body. Clocking in at 56 calories per cup, Brussels sprouts house a HUGE amount of Vitamin C [think 4 [ continue reading → ]

By now you already know we have a thing for Brussels Sprouts. Our first blog that tells you all about why we love them and offers tips for selecting and storing your Sprouts. Since it’s February, we tackled a topic close to our hearts… heart health! Our second blog explained all the wonderfully simple ways [ continue reading → ]

Why we love it Bee pollen consists of small, golden granules that are sweet in taste. It is collected from bees while gathering nectar for honey, and is packed within the hive to be used as food for young bees. Used by humans for its health benefits for hundreds of years, it was considered to [ continue reading → ]

In order to properly introduce you to my good friend… purple cabbage, I want to take you on the journey from farm to plate. The red cabbage journey Farm This just in, cabbage are apparently NOT the source of children. They are however the source of many vitamins and other digestion boosting properties. Red cabbage, [ continue reading → ]

The most popular foods in the marketplace tend to be either sweet or salty. Unfortunately, most of these foods are heavily processed and contain a slew of preservatives. Next time you are at the store, challenge yourself to find one naturally bitter food. Our “bitter-phobic” culture If you find the idea of eating bitter foods [ continue reading → ]

It IS possible to have your drink and gleefully sip it when you learn simple ways to add nourishing ingredients to recreate the buzz you get without the aftermath the following day. Below are my top 5 ingredients to balance your boozy drinks: KOMBUCHA: a cultured tea BRIMMING with protection + immune boosting benefits and [ continue reading → ]

Isn’t it fantastic when you find out that one of the foods you appreciate is extra-beneficial to your health? Serendipity! Many of us already incorporate cinnamon into our diets, whether it be through a spiced latte or as a seasoning. Let’s dig into the ins and outs of cinnamon. Where should i purchase cinnamon? Market [ continue reading → ]