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Lavender Cupcakes with Honey Cream Cheese Frosting (Gluten-free and Vegan Options)

Lavender are beautiful purple flowers with a sweet fragrance, but they are also delicious to eat. Lavender honey and lavender goat cheese have already become beloved products, but the possibilities shouldn’t end there. When paired with the yumminess of cupcakes, lavender gives a subtly sweet, citrus flavor. Add the heavenly taste of honey and the creaminess of […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 7 min read

14 Fish You Could Consider Never Eating

Fish can be an excellent part of a healthy diet, providing important nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids which can lower your risk for diseases like cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s and dementia, age-related macular degeneration, and rheumatoid arthritis, among others [1]. However, there are some fish you shouldn’t eat. Unfortunately, due to human industrial activity like […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 23 min read

34 Foods That Give You Longer Lasting Energy Than Coffee

Navigating the waters of high-energy options can be tough because so many companies will try to get you to take their “energy products” and supplements. But when you’re trying to eat foods that give you real energy and avoid all of the man-made junk out there, it can be confusing. Which foods are energy boosters, […]

Jade Small

Jade Small

Freelance Writer

 · 6 min read

How To Make Ginger Water (+ 6 Healthy Benefits)

Ginger is a popular ingredient in cuisines worldwide, and has been used in herbal medicine for centuries. Not only does it add a nice kick to recipes, but it is rich in natural chemicals that promote health in a variety of ways. Herbal medicine is not well-studied, and so more research is needed to understand […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 3 min read

Did You Know the Color of the Carbs You Eat Matters? This Doctor Explains Why

Should We Avoid ‘Beige’ Carbs? Carbohydrates have previously gotten a bad reputation for spiking blood sugar, causing weight gain, and even contributing to diseases such as cancer [1]. As such, low-carb diets have been around for a while, including the ketogenic diet, which dates back to the 1920s, and the Atkins diet, which dates back […]

Jenn Ryan

Jenn Ryan

Freelance Health & Wellness Writer

 · 6 min read

What Costco Doesn’t Want You to Know About Its $4.99 Chicken

If you shop at Costco in the United States, you probably know all about their $4.99 chickens. Maybe you’ve bought one now and again, or maybe they’re a regular staple on your weekly grocery list. Either way, Costco’s cheap rotisserie chickens have gained an almost cult-like following – so much so that they even have […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 6 min read

18 Uses For Coconut Oil – Beauty, Cleaning, Health, And More

Over the last decade, coconut oil has become a common household product. It initially burst onto the health food scene in 2011 with promises that it would boost your immune system and help with weight loss, and enjoyed continued popularity until 2015 [1]. However, its stardom began to falter after questions were raised about its […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 7 min read

7 Reasons You Should Drink Ginger Juice in the Morning

Ginger has been a long-standing member of the “superfoods” club. It’s anti-inflammatory, immune-supporting properties have made it a staple in the kitchens of many health-conscious individuals, and the potent spice is a common ingredient in many Asian dishes. While it can be incorporated into many recipes, one of the easiest ways to capitalize on the […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team