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Coffee and Creamer

Coffee and Creamer

by Agile Collaborator August 21, 2018

Coffee and health is controversial for some, and not a topic I am addressing here.  However, if you want to know more about coffee and your health, you might want to check out an article by Dr. Michael Greger at https://nutritionfacts.org/topics/coffee/. Rather than addressing the health issue, this blog is about creamers!
Top 5 Healthy Hydration Tips

Top 5 Healthy Hydration Tips

by Agile Collaborator August 16, 2018

These days, it seems like everyone is telling us to drink more water and the importance of staying hydrated. The more water you drink, the more energy you have and the better you feel, even increasing productivity at work. There are apps for your smart phone and stickers for your water bottle that help you drink more water and gauge how hydrated you are. However, no matter how much we try, it can be hard to know how much water is the right amount to drink. While there is no magic number or perfect number of glasses to have per day, here are the top 5 healthy hydration tips to help you throughout your day.
10 Cool and Refreshing Recipes for Summertime!

10 Cool and Refreshing Recipes for Summertime!

by Agile Collaborator July 25, 2018

Try these no-cook summer recipes to keep you hydrated and cool during these summer months! 1. Pineapple-Cucumber Gazpacho 2. Watermelon Fizzies 3. Watermelon and Tomato Gazpacho 4. Raw Cauliflower Salad with Mustard Dill Dressing 5. Spinach and Kale Salad with Maple Citrus Dressing 6. Blueberry and Granola Breakfast Popsicles 7. Vegetable Fruit Popsicle Recipes  

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All About Rhubarb!

All About Rhubarb!

by laura dietrich May 22, 2018

Birthdays: Plant-Based Style

Birthdays: Plant-Based Style

by laura dietrich April 22, 2018

Staying plant-based on birthdays can be tricky!  First, if you are the parent of a child and it is their birthday, you may not want to dictate a whole food, plant-based dinner.  But, if it is you or a loved one who is already plant-based, then it is both easy and fun to create a special celebration. Here are several ideas to try:
How to Bake Ahead of Time

How to Bake Ahead of Time

by BOLD SUPPORT April 11, 2018

I love the idea of making convenience foods at home. Use these simple tips to cut down on time and cost, while also adding healthier food options to your day. 

Planning...the key to success!

Planning...the key to success!

by laura dietrich March 25, 2018

As you begin to make whole food, plant-based (WFPB) eating part of your new lifestyle, a key skill that needs to be sharpened is learning to plan.  In the past as a SAD (Standard American Diet) eater, you might have run to a drive-thru or popped a frozen pizza in the microwave when you were hungry. The problem is that these habits harm your health and well-being. 
Recipes That Make Lots of Leftovers

Recipes That Make Lots of Leftovers

by Steph Brontman March 18, 2018

When it comes to the hectic nature of our lives, many people feel like, on a scale of one to 10, they’re at an 11. If that describes you, the thought of cooking a meal every night may seem like a daunting, if not impossible task. Fortunately, whether you like to batch cook all your meals for the week on the weekends or only have time to cook one or two nights each week, there are several whole food, plant-based meal ideas out there that will leave you with lots of delicious leftovers
Helping Kids Try a Plant-Based Diet

Helping Kids Try a Plant-Based Diet

by Steph Brontman February 16, 2018

Whether you were a picky eater as a child or not, chances are if you are a parent, you have dealt with the struggle of trying to get a child to eat a certain food. If your kids have grown up eating the Standard American Diet or basically any other diet besides a whole food plant-based one, chances are that they will be at least a little reluctant to try some of the new foods and this new way of eating. 

How to Talk to Your Pediatrician

How to Talk to Your Pediatrician

by laura dietrich February 08, 2018

As a mother of three, I am very familiar with talking to a pediatrician about raising children on a plant-based diet. Here are a few tips I found useful when discussing plant-based eating with your pediatrician.
Snacking in the Workplace

Snacking in the Workplace

by laura dietrich January 12, 2018

Snacking is a common habit that almost everybody does. Can it be healthy? Yes! The trick is keeping our snacks unprocessed and plant-based. We often reach for things like chips, cookies, crackers, and even candy.  
How to Handle Those Tough Questions From Family and Friends

How to Handle Those Tough Questions From Family and Friends

by laura dietrich January 11, 2018

As you transition to a plant-based diet, you may be asked “tough” questions by your friends and family about your new way of eating. The good news is that after the transition, these questions often begin to disappear. Plus, with all of the information on the benefits of plant-based eating penetrating deeper into the mainstream, these types of questions seem to be diminishing.



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