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​Simple Ways To Spread The Holiday Cheer This Season
Time is one of the most valuable things you can give, because you can never get it back. It’s the best way to show someone you care, whether it’s a family member, your kids or a stranger. Here are some things you can do to spread the cheer this Holiday season, by sharing your time:Organize a coat drive: we often forget that many people...
5 TIPS TO INDULGE RESPONSIBLY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
The Holidays are fast approaching, and we all know what this means: food. Food everywhere. And no matter how much you try, it's almost impossible to avoid it. Starting with leftover Halloween candy, followed by the 3-day-food-marathon that is Thanksgiving, then the never ending holiday office parties… It’s the time when you basically kiss all those New Year’s resolutions you made back in January...
October is Non-GMO month. Celebrate with GO VEGGIE!
GMOs, and particularly GMO labeling, have been a hot topic over the last few of years. Fortunately, it’s an issue food companies are increasingly paying more attention to.GMOs (genetically modified organisms) are plants, animals or microorganisms that have had their genetic makeup altered, resulting in unstable combinations of genes that do not happen in nature. The purpose of GMOs is to have crops that...
10 Cheesy Recipes to Melt Into Fall
No, summer isn’t over yet technically… But Halloween stuff is already popping up all over place; so is pumpkin spice EVERYTHING, and swimming pools will soon be closed for the season. Fall produce is slowly starting to make its way over to the market shelves, as we say goodbye to all the colorful and juicy summer fruits and veggies. The days are starting to...
​8 EASY BREAKFAST RECIPES FOR MOMS ON THE GO
Tofu Vegan Sausage Breakfast SandwichThis super quick and easy to prepare sandwich is satisfying and loaded with protein. It will keep you energized all morning and makes a great grab and go breakfast! Time saving tip: prepare all your ingredients and cook the vegan sausage the night before, so your sandwich is ready in no time the next morning.Cocoa Nut Energy BitesSweetened with dates...
Celebrating National Dairy Month… Without Dairy!
June is National Dairy Month. It has been celebrated in America since 1939, to help promote the consumption of dairy foods and as a reminder of their nutritional benefits.Dairy products are rich in calcium, vitamins A, D and protein. They are also high in saturated fat, cholesterol and some can be high in calories and lactose, which makes them unsuitable for people who have...
​Celiac Disease And The Importance Of A Gluten Free Diet
What is Celiac Disease?Celiac Disease (or gluten intolerance) is an autoimmune disease that causes damage to the small intestine when gluten (a protein found in wheat, rye and barley) is ingested. The body identifies it as a threat, therefore triggering an immune response that attacks the small intestine. When the walls of the small intestine are damaged, nutrients cannot be absorbed properly, causing a...
7 Easy Tips To Spring Into Health
Remember those New Year resolutions you made 3 months ago? Are you still keeping them? If the answers is no, don’t feel too bad about it. Most people are on the same boat. Chances are, they were forgotten by February! And if you’re wondering why that happens, the answer is pretty simple: most of the time, those resolutions we make are unrealistic. So when...
GO VEGGIE Spring Into Health Contest
What does healthy living mean to you? What goals do you have for a renewed you this spring? Show GO VEGGIE what motivates you by creating your very own “SpringBoard.” Here’s how:Create your own board on Pinterest named “My SpringBoard” and in the description of your board include #GOVeggieSpringBoardAdd at least 10 pins to your board that shows everyone what defines healthy living to...
Cheesy Cornbread Black Pepper and Rosemary Muffins
I’m a firm believer that you can never have too many muffin recipes. They’re so easy to whip up, incredibly versatile in terms of flavor profile, and make a great breakfast/brunch/snack. And I don’t think I’ve ever come across anyone who said no to a muffin!Cornmeal muffins in particular are one of my favorites. These have a lovely tender crumb thanks to the use...