Top Butter Substitutes for Cooking and Baking

"Health" is a somewhat subjective word. What works for one person will not work for another because no two bodies are the same. We all have individual needs that need to be met the way our own body...

Our First-Ever "Friends & Family Sale!"

After 45 years, it’s about time we reward our friends and family! And that’s what you are to Swanson, friends and family. We are feeling incredibly blessed (and sentimental) to have been such a big...

Egg Substitutes: Easily Replace Eggs in Your Favorite Recipes

First we brought you Food Replacement Hacks and then Sugar Swaps. Now we want to continue with our efforts to expose the simplicity and “how to” of how to make the chosen (or necessary) swaps in your...

Sugar Swap: How to Replace Sugar with Healthier Sugar Alternatives [VIDEO]

Dr. Lustig’s informative video proclaims sugar ought to be viewed “like cigarettes and alcohol, as something that’s killing us.” Copious in-depth articles showcase the many sources of evidence...

#SwansonChallenge: The Sweet End of a Sugar Detox!

Against all expectations, we survived the 21 Day Sugar Detox! Now read our thoughts on a sugar-free life.   Laura: Last week, Hollie was sick.  This week, it was my turn.  And man, did I get a doozy!  I...

#SwansonChallenge Sugar-Free January - Nearly Finished!

I dreamt of a chocolate sundae. I don't even eat ice cream! My teeth are too sensitive! *sigh* Let's see if our fearless bloggers have had their own sugary struggles in the final days of the 21 day...

#SwansonChallenge Update: 12 Days Sugar-free!

Well, we're all still alive! So that is important to note: giving up sugar will, in fact, not kill you like I had feared. Consider me humbled! Now let's take a peek at all of the participants'...

#SwansonChallenge: Going Sugar-Free in January with "The 21 Day Sugar Detox"

Here at Swanson we love bloggers. They're brilliant, adventurous, fearless and admirable. We wondered how we could best work with them on a regular basis, and I had been fretting about my constantly...

Quinoa: History, Health Benefits & Recipes

If you've read any of my blog posts, you've probably learned about my obsession with food and trying new recipes. I first ate quinoa when I traveled to Peru on a high school Spanish trip. The texture...

2 Deliciously Clever, Out-Of-The-Box Ways to Use Your Favorite Protein Powder (And One Complete FAIL!!!)

Protein powder usually comes in GIANT containers, which is all fine and dandy for a lot of people. But for me, I sometimes get sick of smoothies, and that was the extent of my creative uses...

3 Fan-Inspired DIY Recipes Featuring Coconut Oil, Honey, Organic Greens, Nuts & Seeds!

I run our Instagramaccount and there is a hugely encouraging and supportive health and fitness community there that I truly admire! I love following these men and women who inspire me to run that...

4 Healthy Recipe Ideas for the 4th of July!

I live 9 hours from my mother and that is the closest I have lived to her since I was 19. Obviously, mother-daughter time is everything to me. So when we decided she would come up over the 4th of...