Go Nuts for Nuts

If you’re looking for a quick snack that has heart-healthy fats, protein, vitamins, and minerals, look no further than nuts. In moderation, nuts like almonds, cashews and pistachios are excellent for curbing your appetite while providing much-needed nutrients. The best part? They’re super easy to pack and are friendly for those who are vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free. To learn more about the health benefits of nuts, and what traps to avoid when buying them, click here.

 

Nuts

What 200 Calories Looks Like

Calories are units of energy. It’s a generalized mathematical formula that allows us to have an idea of how much we should eat to be adequately fueled for the day. The average adults should consume anywhere from 2,000 to 2,700 calories a day; however this will depend on your height, weight, age, gender and other factors as well. As you probably already know, some foods are calorie-dense while others not so much. So if you want to be strategic in your eating habits, here is what 200 calories looks like. Watch the video below to find out more:

 

 

The Science of Weight Loss

Anyone who has ever tried to shed a couple pounds can tell you that it’s rough. But are there everyday scientifically-backed tips that can help you lose weight a bit quicker without turning to pills or dubious potions? Watch the video below to find out.

 

In Season Recipes for the Month of July

Without a doubt, summertime is a foodie’s paradise. Not only are there outdoor barbecues, and an excuse for all-you-can-eat frozen yogurt, but there are tons of fruits and vegetables that are in prime season. Whether you fancy cherries, arugula, mangoes, or blackberries, you’re in luck! Click here, to discover 31 sweet and savoury recipes that feature ingredients from this season. Bon appétit.

 

31 July Recipes

Vegan Kebabs with Herb & Garlic Marinade

Summertime is here and that means it’s Barbecue season! But just because you’re grilling doesn’t mean there’s only meat on the menu. Try out this vegetable kebab with a delicious savoury marinade that will definitely be a crowd pleaser. Serve with Tzatziki and you’re ready to go! Click here for the full recipe. Bon appétit!

 

Vegetable Vegan Kebab

10 Lunch Salad Recipes

Getting tired of the same old Caesar Salad recipe for lunch? Click here to try out 10 different salad recipes that will have your taste buds dancing. Enjoy!

10 Salad Recipes

Happy Passover!

Happy Passover

Shalom! To all of those who are celebrating Passover this week, we wish you a lovely year filled with good health and happiness. We hope you enjoyed a Seder this past weekend and we hope you will continue to spend time with family and friends this holiday.

The Best Way to Lose Weight

Juice cleanses, dieting pills, long sessions at the gym… Wherever you look there’s a “next best thing” when it comes to losing weight. What does science have to say about weight loss? Surprisingly, it’s simpler than you’d think.

What in the World is Gluten?

Grocery stores, restaurants, bars… It seems like everywhere we go, there’s an option for gluten-free. But what is gluten? Does going gluten-free really improve your health? Watch the video below to find out.

Soup of the Day: Minestrone

A seasonal take on a classic Italian recipe. Excellent for cold winter evenings with friends and family. Click here to enjoy this hearty and warm meal. Bon appétit.