This kid-friendly juice features apples, carrots and beets with just a touch of lemon. It’s a sweeter juice that still has plenty of good-for-you veggies. Beets are a great source of potassium and fiber, along with vitamins A and C. Carrots contain the ABC’s of health as an excellent source of vitamins A, B and […]
When life gives you limes, try making limeade. You will love the tangy combination of lime, carrots, ginger and turmeric with some pear to sweeten the deal. Carrots are a great beginner juice as they are naturally sweet, an abundant source of vitamins A, B and C and rich in beta-carotene and carotenoids. Turmeric has many […]
One of the best superfoods you can add to a smoothie is spirulina. This blue-green algae is an amazing plant-based protein with B vitamins, calcium and chlorophyll. When you combine it with frozen peas, another great source of protein and also fiber, you get a green smoothie that will keep you full until lunch.
This sweet-tasting dairy-free milk is easy to make at home in a blender and best of all, there’s no need to soak or strain these healthy seeds, as you do with almonds or cashews. Hemp seeds, also called hemp hearts, are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and they are a great source of plant-based protein. […]
Have you ever stopped to think about where your hummus container ends up when you are done with it? What about the straw in your juice cup? The average American creates almost 4.5 pounds of waste every day. Together, we make enough waste to fill 63,000 garbage trucks a day. Protecting the planet as part of […]
Inspired by Vietnamese spring rolls, this vegetarian dish is made with fresh herbs and vegetables, served with a hearty dipping sauce. It’s like a mini salad wrapped in rice paper with your dressing on the side. You can find these gluten-free rice wrappers in the Asian section of the grocery store or at a specialty […]
Butter, flour and sugar are the mainstays for baking shortbread, but this healthier version uses coconut oil, gluten-free flour and maple syrup. You’ll be surprised how much these cookies resemble the real thing. The matcha powder gives them a bright green color and a little extra antioxidant boost. Try this healthy take on shortbread cookies for […]