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21 Best Foods To Eat Before A Workout (+ Bonus ‘Build-Your-Own’ Ideas!)

Everyone’s nutritional requirements are different, depending on their makeup, goals, activities and lifestyle. That’s why pre-workout nutrition is not a ‘one size fits all’ type of solution. That said, there are some fantastic snacks and meals that offer substantial and lasting energy, prevent sugar crashes, and provide the right balance of fats, carbs and protein, […]

22 Creative & Healthy Trail Mix Recipes

Whether you call it gorp, scroggin or studenterhavre, trail mix is a quick, easy, non-perishable and portable snack that can be made to be very healthy, filling and energizing! Here are 22 creative takes on the classic hiking snack…   Is Trail Mix Healthy? This classic hiking snack tends to get a bad rap health-wise […]

The Top 5 Unexpected Health Benefits Of Beets (+ Creative Ways To Use Them)

These deep red-purple root vegetables have a particularly distinct sweet, earthy flavor. They stain everything they touch and are loved by some and hated by others. Despite the fact that beets contain the highest sugar content of any vegetable, they are absolutely brimming with powerful and essential nutrients…   A Brief History Of Beets Beets […]

Brown Rice vs White Rice: The Surprising Differences

Rice is a popular gluten-free grain that has been enjoyed in some parts of the world for thousands of years. It is versatile and comes in many different shapes and colors – brown and white being the two most common and recognized varieties. But with certain fad diets suggesting people eat little or no carbs, […]

Healthy Camping Food Ideas + Recipes

Going on a camping trip and spending some time in the great outdoors is one of the best things you can do for your health – both mentally and physically. Unplugging from the internet and busy corporate world can help bring down your stress level and blood pressure. Breathing in the fresh air can help […]

24 Healthy Tahini Recipes (That Aren’t All Hummus!)

If you think tahini is just for homemade hummus recipes, think again! This nutty, caramel-flavored paste is incredibly versatile and easy to use. It can add a serious burst of delicious flavor to a number of sweet and savory dishes. And on top of that, it comes with a number of very impressive health benefits… […]

6 Unbeatable Homemade Almond Butter Recipes

A lot of people are going nuts for almond butter … and rightfully so! The tasty spread (which is commonly referred to as peanut butter’s more nutritious relative) is loaded with protein, healthy fats, key vitamins, and minerals that help the body thrive. While it’s simple to pick up a jar of almond butter at […]

The Battle Of the Nut Butters: Almond vs Peanut

It may be hard to beat peanut butter when it comes to popularity, but does almond butter have any claim to fame when it comes to nutrition? We take a comparative look at the two popular nut butter pantry staples…   First Thing’s First Peanut butter is a particularly popular kitchen cabinet staple, with 90 […]

17 Mouth Watering & Super Healthy Rolled Oat Recipes (Sweet & Savory!)

The humble and often forgotten oat is one of the healthiest grains on earth. Gluten-free, whole grain and an excellent source of fiber, antioxidants and important vitamins and minerals, oats have a number of impressive health benefits and, best of all, are incredibly versatile and easy to use. That’s not just the usual porridge or […]