Snacks + Sides

 · 10 min read

Why You Should Never Buy Precut Fruit

Eating more vegetables may be one of the simplest choices you can make to improve your health. Just about any vegetable is good for you, but some are better than others. Some fruits, lower in fructose, are also healthy as they contain high amounts of antioxidants. In one study1 from the Journal of the American Medical […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 2 min read

How to Make ‘Doritos’ That Are Delicious, Lower Calorie, and Dairy-Free

Written By: Jennafer Ashley Crunch into these cheesy sweet potato crisps with zesty herbs for a fiber-rich snack. Craving potato chips? These sweet potato crisps are coated in cheesy dairy-free nutritional yeast and dried herbs for flavorful munchies with no frying necessary. Start by slicing sweet potatoes into thin slices of about 1/8-inch to 1/4-inch. Tip: Choose large sweet […]

The Hearty Soul

The Hearty Soul

Health Network

 · 3 min read

How to Cook Rice to Lower Arsenic Levels

Although rice is the most widely eaten food in the world, it also contributes the most arsenic to the human diet. Cooking and rinsing rice does help to eliminate some of its natural arsenic, but according to a recent study, preparing rice in a coffee maker is an even more effective way of getting the toxin […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 11 min read

10 Reasons Why You Should Start Eating Celery More Often

Celery, which has the scientific name Apium graveolens, is a vegetable in the plant family called Apiaceae. The benefits of celery begin with it being an excellent source of antioxidants and beneficial enzymes, in addition to vitamins and minerals such as vitamin K, vitamin C, potassium, folate and vitamin B6. Administered as an anti-hypertensive agent in folk medicine for centuries, celery continues to prove […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 4 min read

10 Health Benefits of Chia Seeds You’ll Be Glad You Know

Chia seeds, originating from the Salvia hispanica plant, have been used and renowned for centuries for their remarkable health benefits.1 From their rich nutritional content to their versatility in the kitchen, they’ve earned the title of a “superfood.” Here are ten excellent reasons why incorporating chia seeds into your diet can significantly enhance your overall […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

 · 3 min read

One Thing You Don’t Want To Do While Buying Bananas

Bananas are a healthy source of nutrients- and usually, there are relatively inexpensive. Buying bananas is the way to go. And let’s be honest, grocery shopping does make most of us quite giddy with the experience. But, we do need to make sure that we are buying the best product possible- as people regularly manipulate […]

Mayukh Saha

Mayukh Saha

Freelance Writer

 · 4 min read

Preparing Broccoli The Best Way Possible For Your Body

If you ask small children and, unfortunately, a few adults, they’ll probably tell you that there is no right way to eat a vegetable. But as we get older, we learn just how important vegetables are to our diet and health so we try and get as much of them as we can. However, are […]

The Hearty Soul

The Hearty Soul

Health Network

 · 2 min read

Dark Chocolate Avocado Blueberry Muffins: Boost antioxidants and satisfy sweet cravings

These creamy Paleo blueberry muffins are packed with avocado, blueberries and dark chocolate – an antioxidant dream! If you want the perfect muffin, look no further – these Chocolate Avocado Blueberry Muffins are going to be your new favorite treat! Made with fresh, wholesome ingredients, these muffins are bursting with tart blueberries and loaded with rich, double chocolate. […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 2 min read

6 Reasons You Should Eat One Cup of Pineapple Every Day

I love eating pineapples. As part of a fruit salad, with ham, or on a pizza – they’re sweet, delicious, and also just so happen to be really good for your health. 6 Reasons Pineapples Are Amazing 1. Every Serving Contains 10 Essential Nutrients That’s right, in and around all that yellowy goodness is a […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 4 min read

These Popular Fruit Seeds Are Packed With Nutrients

Watermelon is a summer staple that many people look forward to. It’s juicy, sweet, and refreshing, making it the perfect snack on a hot day. However, there has always been one part of the fruit that many of us were taught not to eat: The seeds. We were told at least once in our lives […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team