Food & Nutrition

Your Essential Guide to Gluten Free Flours

Avoiding gluten doesn’t mean you have to cut baked goods out of your life! Now that more and more people are discovering that they have Celiac Disease or want pursue a gluten free diet, it’s easier...

13 Chia Seed Pudding Recipes That I Want to Try

Confession: I've never made or ate chia seed pudding before, yet here I am writing this post.  After seeing a few recipes on Pinterest, I couldn't resist saving a few favorites. They look so good. I can...

50 Ways to Use Coconut Oil to Better Your Life

  Scientific research on coconut oil has revealed health benefits that affect your entire body, inside and out. You've heard good things about it and now you have a tub of it sitting in your pantry. So...

Top 15 Smoothie Ingredients

Tired of making the same old smoothies every day? Here is a list of the top 15 smoothie ingredients to inspire you to try something new. This isn't a recipe for a smoothie. It's just a simple list of...

25 Epic Breakfast Hashes You'll Want To Wake Up For

  Breakfast hashes are some of my favorite, effortless meals. What’s in a hash? Typically, potatoes (or sweet potatoes), chopped up veggies, some type of protein…all topped with an egg. They’re so...

Raw Honey: The Complete Story

  The Story of Raw Honey It comes perhaps as no surprise that our human species has an innate sweet tooth. Although not everyone seeks out the delectable taste of sweet flavors, most of us do fall into...

Butter Coffee (The Right Way)

Two years ago, Kaitlin (a former Swanson employee) published a popular post about coconut oil coffee, which she discovered is a delicious way to transform her morning cup of coffee. Around that time,...

Healthy High-Fat Foods that You Need to Include in Your Diet

Are You Afraid of Fatty Foods? Many people think the amount of fat you eat is directly related to how much fat your body gains. Here are some true facts about fat that may make you think again: While...

Grocery Shopping Guide: How to Keep Your Body Healthy & Your Wallet Fat

  Give Yourself Enough Time to Shop We are often in a big rush to get our grocery shopping done. Perhaps picking up some stuff after work or quickly running an errand on a lunch break. This time crunch...

18 Food Replacement Hacks that Make Healthy Eating Easy

I'll admit it. I think it's difficult to eat healthy all of the time. I do pretty well most of the time, but the best technique by far that I've used to be sure that I'm eating healthy meals...

20 Unconventional Avocado Recipes

  It’s practically common knowledge that avocados are nutritional powerhouses. One avocado has 33% of your daily recommended Vitamin C, 40% daily recommended Folate, 25% daily recommended Vitamin B-6,...

A Guide to Complete Proteins

  “Complete protein” certainly sounds like something we should be getting more of in our diets, and you’ve probably heard the term in the media before. But do you know what a complete protein is? Our...