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The Kind of Chocolate You Should be Eating

Yes, you can eat chocolate and still be healthy. But you have to choose the right kind! Let’s break down the differences between the cacao nib, cacao powder, cocoa powder and chocolate.

It Tastes Just Like Berry Pie

There are 3 different berries in this smoothie, so it is loaded with concentrated antioxidants! I also added in the superfood lucuma which adds a lovely creamy taste to the smoothie, reminding me of the beautiful flavors of a homemade berry pie.

Banana Mint Chip Smoothie

This tasty smoothie is loaded with potent antioxidants found in the cacao nibs, heart-healthy electrolyte potassium from the banana, bone-healthy calcium from the almond milk (but only if it’s calcium-fortified) and contains digestive properties from the mint leaves. Altogether this smoothie tastes like a healthy mint chip milkshake, so it makes for a nice mid-afternoon snack or as a part of any meal. Enjoy!

Meatless Monday: Crunchy Vietnamese Salad

I have a thing for coriander (cilantro) and shallots (scallions) in everything at the moment (obsessed maybe?). This is a phase I go in and out of, but since right now I’m in, I decided to add them to this salad. It’s nutrient packed and delicious! Get the recipe.

8 Foods to Avoid at Your Next Barbecue

Summertime means grilling, enjoying the warm summer air, and spending time eating traditional barbecue foods with family and friends. Grilled vegetables, light summer salads, and other entrees and side dishes can be healthful, but unfortunately there could be a few frequent guests at your summer dinner table that may not be as healthful as you expected. Find out which ones to avoid and what to replace them with!

Turmeric Mango Smoothie

I wanted to put my frozen mango to use, so I decided to combine it with the powerful spice, turmeric. The amount of health benefits turmeric has blew me away, so this smoothie is super healthy, super bright, and an excellent choice when you want to change up your smoothie routine.

What Juice Will Be the Juice Cup Champion?

It’s time to decide, which juice will become the World Juice Cup champion. You’ve voted to bring Joe’s Mean Green and the Carrot Apple Ginger this far, so go ahead and cast your final votes!

5 Travel Tips to Keep You Juicing Away From Home

For many of us, juicing is more than an occasional practice, it’s an entire way of life. Since your body lets you know when you’ve missed just a day or two of juicing, it’s important to find ways to keep juicing even when on the go. With a little extra planning and preparation, there’s no reason at all that you can’t continue juicing while away from home this summer, or winter (depending on where you are!).

Turmeric: The Wonder Spice

The benefits of turmeric seem endless and the list keeps growing! I am blown away with all the research and potential health benefits from this humble little root. It has been reported that turmeric has over 500 health benefits and it may positively modulate over 700 gene expressions in the body. Learn more about it and you’ll be at the store in no time purchasing some!

Colorful Coconut Juice

This super summer juice is light, tasty and packed with electrolytes. The coconut water added to the juice is not only a great way to mask the taste of coconut water for anyone who does not usually enjoy it, but it’s also a great way to add extra electrolyte-rich volume to any juice.

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