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Set your Alarm for a High Performance Breakfast

Models do Eat Author Jill de Jong shares her tips for a high performance breakfast. Meaningful food choices begin in the morning with a high performance breakfast I love sleep because it’s like a time machine to breakfast...And I'm the kind of person that doesn't ever skip breakfast. A high performance breakfast fuels [...]

By | February 8th, 2019|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Adaptogens are Solutions for a Stressful Society

Adaptogens Help us Meet Modern Demands The class of herbs known as adaptogens have gained popularity as a solution for the challenges of modern life. For most of us, life is far different from that of our grandparents. Our lives are more hectic. Besides many more diverse experiences, demands have changed too. Needing to keep [...]

By | February 5th, 2019|Herbs & Spice|0 Comments

How Intermittent Fasting Supports Growing a New Body

When Not Eating Can Feed Your Body's Repair Abstaining from food for short periods (the practice of intermittent fasting) as a way to cleanse body and mind has a history going back millennia. Indigenous medicine men and women, Buddhist monks, Christian mystics, and others would subsist on only water for a few days to prime [...]

By | February 4th, 2019|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Beyond Celery Juice

Don’t stop after your glass of celery juice: Drink the Rainbow I love celery and enjoy eating and drinking green vegetables. But I won’t be sippin’ celery juice to remedy all of my health woes. Any health trend claiming to be a "cure all" is a red flag warning to proceed with caution. It's a time [...]

By | January 30th, 2019|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Pumpkin Spice Bliss Balls

Pumpkin Spice in a Snack This recipe is a perfect snack to make in advance. You can serve it on a healthy dessert platter. Offer it up as an appetizer. Pack it to-go for a midday energy booster. Or you can even bring a selection on a trip for a energy-boosting convenience food. If you [...]

By | January 24th, 2019|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Fresh Start Detox by Your Super Foods

Delicious Detox Recipes   The owners of Your Super offer their suggestions for a food-based delicious detox. Michael: Growing up as an athlete, and playing tennis at the professional level, I felt invincible! That changed when I was diagnosed with cancer at age 24. While recovering and trying to rebuild my immune system, I learned [...]

By | January 18th, 2019|Detox & Cleanse|0 Comments

Plant-Based Dishes to Delight the Senses

Combine Colors and Flavors for Satisfying Plant-Based Dishes Colorful meals and plant-based dishes offer a welcome array of delicious and nutritious table settings any time of the year. Try using ingredients with an array of rainbow hues.   Creamy Butternut Squash Soup Ingredients 2 TBSP extra virgin olive oil 1 large sweet onion, chopped 2 [...]

By | January 15th, 2019|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Your Super Offers Life-changing Superfood Blends

Your Super Food Founders Michael Kuech & Kristel DeGroot In Fall, 2017, I was planning a pilgrimage to India when I received an email from a colleague. His company had invested in a superfood start-up that was coming to the US. Would I meet with them? “How many new superfoods can there be?” I thought, [...]

By | January 10th, 2019|Detox & Cleanse|0 Comments

Moringa Sources and Products

With the growing popularity of the superfood Moringa, a number of innovative companies are offering this dark leafy green. You can find seeds as well as powdered greens to add to smoothies and more. Kuli Kuli kulikulifoods.com Former Peace Corps Volunteer Lisa Curtis was introduced to eating Moringa while serving in Niger. With her co-founders [...]

By | November 12th, 2018|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Kale and Moringa Hummus

This hearty hummus is high in proteins from the garbanzo beans and Moringa. The kale is packed with fiber, antioxidants, iron, vitamins K, A, and C, as well as calcium. Kale and Moringa Hummus is quick and easy to make and a great way to incorporate some Moringa in your diet. Ingredients for Kale and Moringa [...]

By | November 6th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments