How to Grow Sprouts and Why You Should

Don't judge each day by the harvestyou reap, but by the seeds that you plant.” ― Robert Louis Stevenson

Besides being so much fun to grow, sprouts are really good for you. What are sprouts? They are the edible germinated seeds of beans, legumes, nuts, grains, and vegetables. Some of the most common types are lentil, mung bean, broccoli, pea, alfalfa, and clover.

Sprouts are a very affordable food source and pack a lot of punch. They are high in water content making them easy to digest. And, they are super nutritious!


5 Quick + Easy Plant-Based Breakfasts

“What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” — Ralph Marston

Mornings can be busy. Finding time for breakfast and eating something nutritious and not too heavy can be a challenge.

I’ve got 5 standbys I eat each every week that are easy and don’t require much time to make.

What it A Balanced Diet and Why Eat One?

In case you haven’t heard it before, I’m here to tell you that FAD diets don’t work. Why? Weight loss does not equate to good health. Those types of diets are not sustainable over the long term, and they can be harmful to your health. For example, a new study links a Keto diet to long term health risks. Read more HERE.

Good nutrition is a balance of protein, carbohydrates and fat. Your body requires all three.

Where you get each of them is what makes a difference. The food source is extremely important!


The Importance of Maintaining a Healthy Gut

What do you think when you hear the word bacteria? Does is conjure up negative thoughts? It doesn’t need to because bacteria can be either good or bad. As it turns out, the majority are quite harmless.

Your body is full of bacteria much of which resides in your gut. Making sure you have enough good bacteria and helping them thrive are essential to your health and well-being. 


5 Ways to Enjoy a Plentiful Harvest

Take advantage of the abundance of local fruits and vegetables when they’re in season. There’s only so much you can eat fresh but there are are a few quick and easy things you can do to enjoy produce well after the season has ended.

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