Summer Eating 101

Now that summer is in full effect, we thought it would be a good idea to share a few helpful eating tips for the season.  As we venture to the beach, mountains or an adventurous jog to explore a new neighborhood, we also need to consider some diet additions to make sure we’re replacing the […]

Our Top 5 Snacks for Summer

As summer is quickly rounding the corner (we’re excited too!), we’ve compiled a quick list of our favorite healthy summer snacks. Whether you need to cool down or get that extra fuel to power you through the workday afternoon, we’ve got you covered.   Coconut Avocado Popsicles A refreshing pick me up on a hot…

Veggie Friendly Lettuce Wraps Recipe

  Cals per serving (3 wraps):  250 (with cooked chicken option).  Makes 1 serving. You’ll need: small dish, medium pot, nonstick spray (we like Spectrum Grapeseed Oil Spray and Trader Joe’s Coconut Oil or Avocado Oil Spray) Ingredients: – 3 medium – large iceberg (or Boston) lettuce leaves – 3 ounces (which is slightly less…

Nutrient Density: Eat Less, Benefit More

What if there was a way to eat less, but get more from the food you’re eating? We all know how to read a label, count calories, track carbohydrates and notice fat intake. However, it isn’t just a matter of numbers – the truth is that there are large differences between the qualities of the…

Product Review from Clean Plates

  (from Clean Plates, “5 New Healthy Products We Love:  Volume 17”) 5 New Healthy Products We Love: Volume 17   From breakfast to dessert, we’ve got you covered with some of the most delicious, healthiest new products just out on the market now.   NATURE’S PATH BREAKFAST DELIGHTS We’ve long been fans of the…

Asparagus 101 + Recipes + Pairings

Asparagus’ history is a long one. It’s first known usage was 2,000 years ago, when it was a pivotal part of the development of Ayurvedic medicine in India- It’s safe to say that they were on to something. Asparagus was a favorite of the ancient Greeks and Romans, the Egyptians and the French for many…

Cinco Done Right with Superfood Infused Cocktails

Cinco de Mayo is this weekend and we all know what that means – it’s margarita time! As tempting as they are, these sugary cocktails wreak havoc on our diets and health. In fact, margaritas are the most caloric beverage you can drink. That classic margarita on the rocks contains 1113 calories, no fat, 50…

What is Gastric Sieving and Why Should I Care?

Have you ever wondered if there was a difference between drinking or eating your food? If you have, then we have got the answer for you: YES! And that is all thanks to this bodily function called “gastric sieving.”  According to medical studies, you actually feel fuller, longer if you eat the same plate of food…

Healthy Foundation Reset Review

There is no doubt this is cleanse season!  Even in the deep south they are putting fried chicken and biscuits on hold to fine tune their systems.  Renowned beauty blogger Jess Southern just did the Healthy Foundation Reset and posted a great video on her experience in her video, “Summer Favorites| How to get you…

Recipes & Pairings from Lisa Lillien (a.k.a. Hungry Girl)

Here are three delicious recipes from our friends at Hungry Girl that not only pair wonderfully with a few of our soup faves but also stay consistent with our food philosophies. Which recipe you choose should depend, in part, on the type of soup you are eating.  If you are having one of our smooth,…

Bone Broth Recipes: Beauty Bowl & Power Bowl

We recently got together with our friends at Hum Nutrition to create two regenerative recipes that will have you looking and feeling at the top of your game.  Although we see customers every day waiting in line for their morning bone broth fix (usually after yoga in place of their morning coffee), we also like…

Soup Swapping 101

You all know how much we love soup.  As much as we could eat soup every day and for most of our meals, we understand that might not be the case for the greater community.  But, you don’t need to eat soup at every meal occasion to improve your health and make “souping” a lifestyle. …