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What is Mindful Snacking?

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What is Mindful Snacking?

Answer this: what did you eat yesterday afternoon at break time? Don’t remember? Well, you’re not alone and this autopilot snacking could be what’s leading to your low energy, weight gain, and general ill health. We’ve all been there . . . you’re in a hurry so you grab the quick fix candy bar or breakroom donut and eat at your desk. Or you run through the drive through and eat dinner while you’re driving down the road. These food choices are rarely healthful or nutrient-packed and your brain and body aren’t satisfied because you barely pay attention to the...

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Ten Keto & Paleo Snacks That Aren't Nuts!

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Ten Keto & Paleo Snacks That Aren't Nuts!

Keto and Paleo snacking can be a challenge and after a few days you just have to branch out from a handful of walnuts! Try these tasty ideas for your next snack attack, many are also good for low carb diets. Some require just a little prep time but can be easily put together in a couple hours and kept at the ready for your week. No time for shopping or prep? Try our curated Keto and Paleo Snack boxes – each have a fun variety of snacks you’ll be proud to share. Shop here. If you’d like more information...

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Gluten Free Diet Basics

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Gluten Free Diet Basics

While Keto and Paleo dieting is more of a food choice, choosing gluten-free foods is a necessity based in a specific health need. In many cases, gluten has the same negative side effects as other allergens such as eggs or dairy. Whether you’re preparing food to meet these restrictions or struggling with gluten-related problems yourself, this article describes what is allowed (and not allowed) on a Gluten-Free Diet. What is gluten and why does it matter for some people? Gluten is a general name for the family of proteins found in wheat, rye, barley, and triticale. When mixed with liquids...

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Vegan Diet Basics

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Vegan Diet Basics

What is a Vegan Lifestyle? This is another label that gets thrown around a lot but the label is not always applied in the spirit it is intended. Let’s chat about what a vegan lifestyle and diet really are about. For starters, Veganism is a much different approach to consumption than vegetarianism. Vegetarians avoid meat products but typically eat eggs or dairy and use items produced by animals. Vegans do not use any animal products -- either those made from animals such as meat or gelatin or produced by animals such as honey. This includes being careful not only about...

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Care Packages for Special Diets

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Care Packages for Special Diets

We all enjoy gifting something delicious and yummy but it gets a little sticky when our friends or family are on a special diet or have food allergies. Knowing what to look for (and what to avoid) adds that special touch to your gift and makes the recipient feel like you’ve put a lot of thought into it. Here are a few tips for finding that perfect balance of good-tasting, healthy snacks that fit just about every diet. How to Pick a Care Package for Special Diets Special dietary needs can make food gifting a challenge but it’s still the...

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