Trending: Hot New Healthy Foods

So among the many, many, MANY products we saw, where are the trends headed and which were our new (and old) favs?  Keep on reading for what you should try and what you’ll be hearing about soon! Trend alert: Food companies with heart: Think “buy one, give one.” A common theme we saw were companies incorporating social good into their model. For …

Real Products: July/August Faves

Califia Farms: When it comes to alternative milks I am all about Califa products. They are creamy and delicious and best of all Carrageenan free so I’m totally on board. They are no longer just about milk, they’ve got a solid cold brew coffee (which my husband loves), creamers and now even drinkable dairy-free yogurts loaded with probiotics. Needless to …

Six Foundermade Favorites

We recently attended the The Foundermade Consumer Discovery Show which a well-edited list of up and coming brands in the food, beverage and beauty sector. For our June favorites, we’re highlighting the best of the brands we saw and encourage you to check them out! Lesser Evil – Popcorn is a great low-cal, high fiber snack that fills you up without filling you out.  I’ve been a …

The Culinistas

If your new year’s resolution is to eat healthy, but you don’t have the time to cook let us introduce you to The Culinistas, a company that makes having a private chef affordable and not “fancy.”  Not only is the food delicious, it is also family friendly and edited to your dietary needs. This week, The Culinistas asked us to …

Top Trends from Expo East

Twice a year, every year, the Natural Products Expo occurs, where a TON of natural food companies converge onto one location to show off their healthy food and snacks that follow and inspire the latest health trends.  Most of these products eventually make their way onto Whole Foods store shelves and popular health blogs, but I get to get my …

Spice Things Up with Snack Nation (Discount Code Inside!)

Snacks, am I right? When you’re trying to stay healthy in an office environment, snacking can be DIFFICULT. Many offices forego nutritious options for junky foods like donuts and cookies, but that doesn’t have to be the case! This is why companies like Snack Nation exist. Snack Nation is on a mission to make offices more nutritious, one snack box …

Simple Snacking with Brami Beans

I like to keep my snacks simple. An apple sometimes. A handful of almonds other times. I get in my protein and fiber to fill me up until dinner and I’m ready to keep going! But, I’m going to let you in on a secret: I get bored of snacking on the same thing every day too! I’m constantly on …

Buy Into that Cauliflower Craze!

“I want to reach my health goals, but I really miss rice.” Does that sound familiar? What about bread? Pizza? Eating too much of these carb-loaded foods can throw our goals completely off track, but those cravings are real. What if I told you that you can have healthier versions of your favorite meals by replacing rice, flatbread, or even …

Almonds: A Skinnier Snack

Raw almonds are heralded as being one of the healthiest snacks out there. One handful of these bad boys will keep cravings at bay, fill your body with good fats and protein, and can lower the risk of weight gain. As long as you maintain proper portion control (remember: 22 almonds = 1 serving,) you will experience the many good …

Best Bets for Clean Eating in 2017

2016 is at an end, which means New Year’s Resolutions are popping up in abundance. Everywhere I go I’m hearing aspirations to eat better, lose weight, finish that novel, start that novel, and more. Okay, so I won’t be much help with the novel, but I can definitely give some tips on how to eat clean in 2017! Most people …