Quinoa – A Superfood You Should Know

Delicious vegetarian quinoa salad with bell pepper, cucumber and tomatoes. Quinoa - superfood salad

It’s time to get familiar with quinoa, it’s nutritional value, the health benefits it can provide and the best way to integrate quinoa into a well-balanced diet. Quinoa – nutrition’s well-kept secret The first item to address is how to pronounce quinoa – think KEEN-wah and not kwin-oh-ah. The correct pronounciation has been an item … Read more

Going Flexitarian

Balanced nutrition concept for clean eating flexitarian meditteranean diet. Assortment of healthy food ingredients for cooking on a wooden kitchen table.

As people become both better informed about the health implications of what they choose to eat and the environmental impact of those choices, many are turning to a flexitarian diet. Most of us understand what it means to be vegetarian, vegan or even pescatarian, but what is a flexitarian diet? Is it easy to become … Read more

12 Ways to Eat Less Meat

Way to Eat Less Meat - Tortilla and grilled vegetables - zucchini, eggplant, bell peppers, red onions, tomatoes and herbs

There are numerous reasons to eat less meat. Here are just 5: I could go on, but will save a more detailed discussion of this for another post. The bottomline is that cutting the meat in your diet and upping the veggies is a win-win. Both for yourself and the planet. So how can you … Read more

Kids Protein Powder

Kids protein powder - Milk powder in spoon from can and baby bottle milk on wooden table background

With protein powder being so common in both gym lockers and on kitchen shelves, it’s not really surprising that there is increasing interest in kids protein powder and that they are starting to appear on the market. But are kids protein powders safe? Should you look at adding them to your child’s diet? And which … Read more