Plant-based Protein


7 Easy Ways to Add More Protein to Your Diet

7 Easy Ways to Add More Protein to Your Diet When it comes to health and nutrition, we all need a good serving of protein each day. You might find yourself feeling tired and cranky at the end of the day simply because you haven’t gotten a sustainable amount of protein. If this sounds familiar, you may want to consider adding more protein into your diet. Protein supports cellular structure, builds antibodies for fighting infection, and regulates hormones. It is also an essential nutrient for healthy bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. Your body simply cannot survive without protein and […]


8 Healthy Gluten Free Grains

8 Healthy Gluten Free Grains Just because you have removed gluten from your diet, doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy grains. There is a variety of healthy, whole grains that happen to be gluten-free and super beneficial for our health. Whether you’re celiac’s, gluten-free, or just looking to add more nutrition into your diet, you will love these grains. Below are 8 healthy gluten free grains to add to your diet. 1. Amaranth This whole grain has an impressive nutritional profile and loads of calcium, magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus. It also contains a good amount of vitamin C and a […]


The Best Nut Butters for Your Health

The Best Nut Butters for Your Health Nuts butters have made their way into the spotlight over the past few years, and we couldn’t be happier. While peanut butter still holds its place, there are a number of delicious and beneficial nut butters available at most health food stores. They are full of flavor, nutrition, and health benefits.  It is important to keep in mind, that nut butters do have a high sugar content, so it is best to choose ones that have limited ingredients and no added sugars. When buying nut butters also opt for brands with the non-GMO verified and […]


Awesome Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds and Hemp Oil

Awesome Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds and Hemp Oil Hemp seeds area highly nutritious seeds, grown for their many health benefits. Hemp seeds are exceptionally beneficial for the body and can be tolerated by those unable to eat gluten, nuts, or lactose. They are also super easy to incorporate into the diet, as they have a very soft, creamy texture and great taste. You can add them to smoothies, shakes, sauces, dressings, nut milks and nut butters. Below are some of the awesome health benefits of hemp seeds and hemp seed oil: Improves heart health. Hemp seeds contain both arginine and […]


8 Things You Should Know About Hemp Seeds

8 Things You Should Know About Hemp Seeds Before turning your check, you may want to learn more about hemp seeds and the powerful impact that have on our health. Hemp seeds have gained a lot of popularity over the years, especially for their eco-friendly and economical uses. But, that’s not all they have to offer, hemp seeds are also bursting with nutrition and numerous benefits for the body. They are a wonderful addition to any diet, naturally gluten-free, safe for those unable to tolerate nuts or lactose and most importantly, they are safe for the environment! Below are 8 things […]


Everything You Need to Know About Quinoa

Everything You Need to Know About Quinoa By now you have probably already tasted quinoa and know exactly how to pronounce it (“keen-wah”). But, if you haven’t become familiar with this amazing grain, it’s time to learn. Quinoa, is a grain native South America, grown for it’s edible seeds. It is an extremely nutritional grain that provides many health benefits to the body. It is an easy to cook, whole grain that grows in a rainbow of colors, though it is the red, white and black quinoa that are most popular. Quinoa is well known for it’s high levels of protein, […]


Surprising Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds

Surprising Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds Hemp seeds can be an extremely beneficial part of the diet. They are a high, whole food protein source, rich in many essential vitamins and minerals. They are also rich in essential fats and can be eaten by those unable to tolerate lactose, nuts and gluten. Hemp seeds have a very soft and creamy texture and they are super easy to incorporate into the diet. Here are 6 Surprising health benefits of hemp seeds. Rich in Fiber, Vitamins and Minerals Hemp seeds are rich in soluble and insoluble fiber. Both types of fiber are […]


5 Benefits of Snacking on Kiwis

5 Benefits of Snacking on Kiwis With over 20 different vital nutrients, the kiwi fruit is well-known for being a nutritional powerhouse. It contains high amounts of vitamins, minerals, proteins, healthy fats, carbohydrates and dietary fiber, making the kiwi fruit one of the most beneficial fruits in the world. With all of these powerful nutrients, this fruit also comes along with some outstanding health benefits. Below are 5 benefits of snacking on kiwis. 1. Powerhouse of Vitamins and Minerals Kiwis are especially rich in vitamin C, with about 5 times more than an orange. This powerful vitamin is great for hair, skin […]


9 Incredible Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds

9 Incredible Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds Hemp seeds are a high quality protein source and loaded with essential nutrients. This includes essential fats, Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA), iron, fiber, zinc, carotene, vitamins D and E as well as B vitamins, calcium, copper, chlorophyll, enzymes and potassium. Hemp seeds can be eaten by those unable to eat gluten, lactose and nuts. Being naturally gluten-free, hemp seeds are very popular amongst those with celiac’s or gluten sensitivities. Hemp seeds have a creamy, earthy taste and they are super easy to incorporate into the diet. They can be blended into smoothies, shakes, nut butters and ice cream […]


9 Energizing Superfoods

9 Energizing Superfoods Do you ever catch yourself continually yawning mid-afternoon? Or have those days where you just feel sluggish? We’ve all been there and sometimes coffee just doesn’t do the trick. Thankfully, there may be a solution to your afternoon drowsiness. Superfoods are packed with vital nutrients that provide the body with long-lasting sustainable energy to keep you going throughout the day. Here is a guide to 9 energizing superfoods. 1. Eggs Eggs are super nutritious and an affordable protein source. In fact, eggs are one of the most nutritious foods on earth. They are full of sustainable energy and loads of essential […]