Healthy Ingredient Spotlight

Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Watercress

When it comes to consuming a healthy diet, most people would agree that green leafy vegetables play an important role. Kale currently enjoys the spotlight, thanks to its high nutrient density score, availability and versatility, even if the taste does take some getting used to. But it’s not the lone inhabitant at the top of the nutritional […]

Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Tart Cherries

Tart cherries and tart cherry juice have been the darlings of the fitness world for a while now, thanks to their ability to help alleviate joint pain and soreness, accelerate muscle recovery, and make athletes sleep like babies. While finding cherries in any form out of season is difficult, finding tart cherry juice, unless you know […]

Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Honey

Liquid gold. Ambrosia. Manna. Nectar of the Gods. There are countless names for sweet, golden honey and they all imply the same thing: “this stuff is good.” And not just good in terms of taste, but good for you, too. Known for its incredible health benefits, sweet taste and holistic properties, honey has been prized […]

Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Asparagus

We’re switching things up a bit with our healthy ingredient spotlight. While we love spices and extracts as much as anyone, spring has arrived (fingers crossed), and we’re itching to dig into the season’s fresh produce. Of the countless delicious and nutritious spring fruits and vegetables we can talk about, asparagus is on the top […]

Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Cinnamon

If you peek into the spice cabinet of your next door neighbor, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll find a jar of cinnamon sitting somewhere among the mass of once-used jars we all seem to collect. Typically used in baked delights or creamy hot breakfasts, cinnamon is one of those spices people just have. While cinnamon […]

Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Dark Chocolate

Today’s healthy ingredient spotlight needs little introduction, but perhaps some explaining. Typically, the words “dark chocolate” and “world’s healthiest foods” don’t appear in the same sentence, let alone the same discussion. Until very recently, that is. We’ll never know why scientists chose to look into the health benefits of dark chocolate, but we’re extremely glad […]

Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Ginger

Can you believe it’s already February? It seems like just yesterday we were writing to you about the New Year – our goals, plans, dreams – our commitment to helping you live your best year yet While January flew by, we accomplished a lot: we released our first national ad campaign, launched a new website, […]

Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Turmeric

  2015 is here and we’re ready to get to work! Though the year has just started, we’re taking advantage of our New Year’s Resolution energy to hit the ground running. We’ve a lot we want to accomplish over the next twelve months and there’s no time to waste. One of these goals, perhaps our […]