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Make sense of all that you’ve heard about eating healthy, nutritious foods and having a balanced diet.


Simple and Tasty Ways to Eat Ancient Grains & Seeds

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Spice up your diet with these simple ancient grains recipes and ideas by swapping your usual grains for ancient grains and seeds. Whether you’re looking…


Plant-Powered Benefits of Ancient Grains and Seeds

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We know that plant-based foods each offer unique health benefits, so what exactly are the benefits of ancient grains and seeds? In the previous post,…


Ancient Grains & Whole Grain Goodness

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Did you know that eating more whole grains, like ancient grains, can help prevent type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease, and fuel your workouts? Popular…


5 Quick Tips for Healthy Eating

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These healthy eating tips only require small changes to what you’re already doing, with minimal added effort! Plus, you can start on them today! Whether…


Benefits of Joining a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program

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Taking part in a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program may be the change you’ve been looking for. The benefits of CSA programs can impact your…


Do You Really Need That Post-Workout Protein Shake?

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We’ve all seen powders and shakes in grocery and health food stores promising to improve recovery, accelerate fat loss, and more. Is there a truth…


Sustainability and the Role of Root-to-Stalk Cooking

Fresh healthy bio fennel and carrots on Paris farmer agricultural market to use for sustainable cooking

According to the USDA’s latest data, 30 to 40 percent of the food produced in the United States goes to waste. (1) Let’s explore how…


5 Simple Ways to Get Your Partner to Eat More Produce

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Starting and sticking to a healthy eating routine is a task that takes planning, hard work, and dedication. Get your partner on board with these…


Delicious Gluten-Free Meals & Products

Whether you’ve recently been diagnosed with celiac disease or prefer to follow a gluten-free diet for other gluten-related symptoms, you don’t have to sacrifice flavor…


Eat More Beans This Year to Lose Weight & Stay Healthy

Homemade spicy vegetarian stew with chickpeas and vegetables on plate close up - healthy vegetarian food

Black beans, garbanzo beans, kidney beans, pinto beans… the list goes on and on with different types of beans that you can easily find in…