The Sweet Scoop on the Benefits of Maple Syrup (INFOGRAPHIC)

benefits of maple syrup

Who knew you could get a healthy helping of nutrients from a sweetener? In fact, maple syrup reigns supreme when it comes to natural sweeteners like honey, agave and raw sugar, providing the most amount of riboflavin, manganese, magnesium, zinc and potassium. This sweet sap does not cause the same spike in blood insulin levels […]

Chocolate Vanilla Cream Easter Egg Recipe (and it’s Vegan!)


Via MindBodyGreen If you’ve been food shopping lately, you’ve noticed that Easter is approaching, as chocolate eggs adorn every shelf. It has been quite some time since I’ve eaten a milk chocolate easter egg as these days, my preference is to eat raw chocolate, otherwise known as cacao. Not only is raw chocolate guilt-free, it’s […]

Coffee May be the Next Gluten-Free Flour Power

coffee flour

BY KATHERINE MAYHEW The coffee industry is about to get buzzed. A Seattle-based startup company called CF Global has discovered a way to make flour from coffee cherry pulp, which is not only naturally gluten-free, but is also a sustainable solution to the environmentally hazardous process of harvesting coffee beans. Before this, coffee farmers typically […]

Ay Mamacita! Vietnam’s First South American Food Stall

Mamacita's Vietnam

Photo by Alex Marrs By Aimee Millwood Oisin Barr speeds on a Honda Win motorbike, comes to a halt, parks, and begins setting up shop. Off comes his helmet and out come frying pans, flour, and containers of freshly made pico de gallo, Argentinean-style beef, and shredded cheese. He plugs in the portable gas tank, […]

A Healing Morning Routine

healing morning routine

The morning is a critical time to replenish and hydrate our bodies with the necessary nutrients, so that we can tap into our creative energy and feel invigorated to take on daily stressors and protect ourselves from harsh environmental factors. One of the most important habits to adopt is sipping a glass of warm lemon […]

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