Snacks, or slump bumps as we affectionately like to call them, are hugely important. Snacking appropriately prevents overindulging at meals, stops you from making poor food choices out of extreme hunger, and keeps your energy at peak. Selecting a snack that includes protein, fiber, and a little fat guarantees sustained energy and satiety. Here are 11 ways to cure your next 3pm slump, suggested serving sizes included, so you don't over do it.Read More
Eating your greens just got a whole lot easier thanks to the great people at Gotham Greens. I spent a lovely afternoon walking around the Gowanus greenhouse, learning about how Gotham Greens supplies local, sustainable, and nutrient-rich greens year round to the New York City area. Hydroponically grown, Gotham Greens produces a gorgeous selection of unique and delicious lettuces, basil, and tomatoes. During my recent visit, I could not keep my eyes off the picture perfect butterhead lettuce. These butterheads were calling out to become lettuce cups! For a very veggie spin on traditional chicken filled lettuce cups, I swapped in meaty portobello mushrooms and walnuts to create a hearty and nourishing meal. Lightly salted peanuts, chopped cilantro, and quick pickled cucumbers and radish add the perfect balance to this satisfying and nutrient dense meal.Read More
Give your yogurt, oatmeal, or granola a pick-me-up with this nutritious, delicious, and super powered sprinkle!Read More
“The unhealthy vegan/vegetarian” - sounds like an oxymoron, but it does exist. Are you or do you know someone who leads a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle ladened with processed soy-filled fake meat and imitation cheese products, french fries, potatoes, pasta, bread, and rice with little to no vegetables? Warning: You are doing you body more harm than good!Read More
It's that time of year again, when bottles be popping and oysters be shucking...little red bags filled with little pink things and chocolate covered everything.
Whether you like to dine out or cook dinner at home, snuggle with your furry companion, significant other, or best friend, Valentine’s Day is a perfect excuse to eat good food...especially if it is the stimulating kind.Read More