A Dietician Approved Breakfast

A Dietician Approved Breakfast

¬†Charlotte loves our Peanut Butter, Banana, and Cacao Oats-It's the grown-up version of your favorite childhood snack. We swapped the jelly for potassium-packed bananas and added cacao nibs for a dark, bitter crunch. Here's what she has to say about this nutrient packed, filling breakfast. "This oat bowl contains not one but two nutritious whole grains: oats and quinoa. Oats are a staple in my morning routine. They are a nutritional powerhouse known for being rich in beta-glucan‚ÄĒa soluble fiber that functions as a prebiotic fiber and has been shown to be particularly effective at lowering total and LDL cholesterol....

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A Peek Inside The Cup: Cacao Cold Brew

A Peek Inside The Cup: Cacao Cold Brew

This week's peek is into the cup of a VERY necessary flavor: Cacao Cold Brew. Think of this vegan smoothie as a sweet but salty, awesome caffeine boost whenever you need it. We use the ultra fresh cold brew from our friends at Grady's Cold Brew to create the perfect buzz that keeps you going, with 9G of protein!  Here's what's inside:  Bananas: These sweet and delicious fruits are rich in soluble fibre which helps to regulate blood sugar levels and keep you full longer! Despite a high carb count, incorporating these into smoothies are your key to making each sip count...

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A Peek Inside The Cup: Yuzu Greens

A Peek Inside The Cup: Yuzu Greens

 We’ve put a sweet and satisfying spin on a balanced  green juice taste by adding pineapple and bananas with a spritz of yuzu for that tart, refreshing and clean finish. Here's what's inside, and why we love it:  Pineapple: This bright and tropical fruit is low in calories but sky high in vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants. The stand out vitamin in this delicious fruit? Vitamin C- an essential for immune health and iron absorption. Paired with the group of digestive enzymes called bromelain present, this is fruit is the ingredient that keeps on giving.  Kale: A vibrant and leafy green that's actually part of...

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A Peek Inside The Cup: Mango Lassi

A Peek Inside The Cup: Mango Lassi

This cup of sweetness is our take on a classic, giving you the fuel you need for busy mornings or a delicious boost to any afternoon. Thanks to the ripe mangos and tangy finish of Cocojune probiotic yogurt, all you need to do is sip, sip and say ahhhh to close out your mini vacation to Mumbai.  Summer pro tip: Blend this smoothie with your liquid of choice and pour into your favorite popsicle mold. Freeze and enjoy vegan, nutrient dense treats whenver your sweet tooth is calling!  Here’s what is inside, and why we love it:  Mango: This exotic stone...

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A Peek Inside The Cup: Raspberry Cacao

A Peek Inside The Cup: Raspberry Cacao

Let's take a peek inside one of our favorite smoothies: Raspberry Cacao.   This vegan smoothie is made with fresh raspberries, sweet dates and chocolatey cacao nibs. It's giving decadence. Even though each sip feels like you're indulging, we actually packed this smoothie with spinach and chia seeds to make it our highest protein smoothie-- 9 G of plant powered goodness.  Here's a breakdown of what's inside, and why we love it: Raspberries: This bite size powerhouse fruit is full of heart healthy potassium and omega-3 fatty acids. An added bonus? They're full of a mineral called manganese, which is essential to...

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Introducing Smoothies!

Introducing Smoothies!

Today is the day! We have officially launched smoothies, our coolest product category yet. After tasting our lineup of 9 flavors, our resident dietician, Charlotte Martin weighed in on why they’re so awesome:   When evaluating the nutritional quality of a new product I take a look at both the nutrition facts label, specifically the fiber, protein, and added sugar content, and the ingredients list. I first look for added sugar content, and, if there is any, I’d like to see sugar listed towards the end of the ingredient list. When it comes to smoothies, I’d look for little to no added...

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What is 'Processed Food'? Why This Ambiguous Term Leaves Consumers in the Dark

What is 'Processed Food'? Why This Ambiguous Term Leaves Consumers in the Dark

In recent years, ‚Äúprocessed food‚ÄĚ has become synonymous with ‚Äúunhealthy food‚ÄĚ, and processing has become an infamous black mark to health-conscious consumers. But despite widespread backlash against ‚Äúprocessing‚ÄĚ, most people still struggle to define the term. And knowing the difference between healthy and harmful processing will help you shop smart and make the most informed choices when it comes to the foods you eat.

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