Recipes & DIY

DIY Whipped Coconut Oil Body Butter and Sugar Scrub

As many have discovered, coconut oil is not only an awesome healthy fat, it’s also extremely versatile. It’s popularly used as an alternative to olive oil or other cooking oils, but it has many uses...

Pump Up Your Smoothie with Spirulina (And a FREE Vitamix!)

Smoothies are a popular way to amp up fruit and veggie intake. I mean, it doesn’t get much easier than throwing your favorite produce in a blender with milk, water, or juice and blending it up. Plus,...

16 Tempting Soup Recipes That Keep Us Warm All Winter Long

  Fall is the time people start digging up their soup recipes looking for something warm and hearty to eat. I always hated soup... or so I thought. Turns out I just hated badsoup—you know, tiny, gritty...

Coconut Oil Skincare: 14 Do-It-Yourself Recipes for All Natural Beauty

Here’s a silly question: could there be anything more popular than coconut oil? I’ve worked here in Fargo at Swanson Health Products’ headquarters for over five years now, and I’ve yet to see another...

30 Mindblowing Paleo Recipes Using Coconut Oil

What better way to celebrate the Win a Year's Supply of Coconut Oil Giveaway than to show you some fantastic ways to use coconut oil? As someone who follows the paleo diet the vast majority of...

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 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...

26 Drool-Worthy Quest Bar Recipes to #CheatClean!

You love Quest Bars. And why wouldn’t you? They’re packed full of protein, fiber and flavor without a lot of the untrustworthy additives of other protein bars. It’s no wonder they’re well-loved by...

I Bought a BlenderBottle For Protein Shakes... Then All This Happened

At Swanson, we absolutely love our BlenderBottles. At any meeting, you are likely to see 2-3 in the room - at minimum. They have become the go to water bottle for many of us - even if we aren't mixing...

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sunscreen, Sunburns, SPF, UVA, UVB... (Plus a Couple DIY Recipes)

It is that time of year again. The time when flip flops and shorts are pulled out, you take walks and bike rides in the park regularly, you sip a margarita on the patio, have cookouts with friends and...

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...