Posts tagged plant based
What makes a healthy smoothie? (Recipes inside)

What I love about smoothies is they are cold & refreshing (so perfect for hot days), and if made right they can be packed with essential fiber and nutrients. The nutrients get absorbed into the blood stream quicker than solid food, making them perfect post-workout fuel. But the key word with smoothies is making them RIGHT. Many popular pre-made smoothies can have more sugar than a candy bar, and with little fiber. NOT GOOD! So what are the key components of a healthy smoothie? 

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Nutritional Yeast: The Next “Superfood”?

While many people are probably familiar with the type of yeast used to leaven bread, most have never heard of nutritional yeast, a type of inactivated yeast that has gained recent popularity for its nutritional benefits and unique taste. Sometimes referred to as “Nooch”, Nutritional yeast is considered to be a “nutrient powerhouse” by many Dietitians.

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