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The superfood to supercharge your love life

by Lauren Felts, CN
February 8, 2015

Are there any superfoods that can supercharge my love life?

Put down that pill bottle; forget that Viagra and that horny goat weed, because your natural aphrodisiac is only a supermarket away. We’ve got a tried and true, completely new way to add some heat to your love life, and it’s coming straight from the high Andes of Bolivia and Peru. (more…)

Ask the Chef: Can you help me put together a romantic menu?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
February 1, 2016

Can you help me put together a romantic menu?

Whether you’re planning on celebrating Valentine’s Day or not, having a romantic menu you can prepare on demand is never a bad idea! In my opinion, there are two things that are the most important when putting this type of menu together. One is ingredients – using different types of superfoods that are proven to help in the romance department (more…)

Ask the Chef: What are some tricks to drinking more water?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
January 25, 2016

What are some tricks to drinking more water?

I am certain this will come as no surprise to you: most of us need to be drinking more water. While health guidelines recommend drinking anywhere from 8-10 glasses of water a day, most of us don’t even come close to that! But rather than use measuring cups, schedules, or just sheer willpower to gulp down what can be a quasi-mundane task, I suggest meeting your quota through another way: flavor motivation. (more…)

Winter Superfood Salad Boosters + Massaged Kale Salad Recipe

by Amie Valpone
January 18, 2016

You can’t go wrong with a kale salad that’s loaded with superfoods, antioxidants, protein, fiber, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals. You can serve Raw Massaged Kale Salad with Turmeric Tamari Almonds & Goldenberries for lunch or dinner anytime of the year, but it’s extra satisfying in the winter when you’re craving a hearty green bowl of goodness. (more…)

Ask the Chef: Are there some superfoods that can help me sleep better?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
January 11, 2016

Are there some superfoods that can help me sleep better?

If you have trouble sleeping, you’re not alone: a staggering 50-70 million US adults have sleep disorders. Aside from the severe ramifications that may result from insufficient sleep, such as compromised driving, accidents in the workplace, and inability to perform daily tasks, a lack of adequate sleep has further medical consequences too. (more…)

Ask the Chef: What are some very, very simple ways to use superfoods?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
January 5, 2016

I’m a total beginner in the kitchen (and don’t have much time). What are some very, very simple ways to use superfoods that don’t involve much prep?

Ah! You are not alone. Although cooking with superfoods is an incredibly rewarding experience, many of us simply don’t have the time to do so on a regular basis. Never fear: there are so many ways to incorporate superfoods into your daily life (more…)

The Hottest Tropical Superfood: Why Delicious & Versatile Coconuts are Good for You

by Lauren Felts, CN, Guest Blogger
December 28, 2015

Coconuts have become increasingly popular, lining the shelves of our grocery stores and enticing us with their exotic flavors. From coconut oil and coconut butter, to coconut ice cream and coconut chips, there is nothing tastier than this slightly sweet and creamy food. The good news is it’s as healthy for you as it is satisfying to eat! (more…)

Ask the Chef: What are some good tips for baking healthier?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
December 14, 2015

What are some good tips for baking healthier?

Around this time of year, our ovens begin to turn on a little more frequently as the craving for warm pastries and traditional sweets intensifies. But just because you’re looking to follow a healthy lifestyle, doesn’t mean you have to sit out on all this fresh-baked fun! (more…)

Ask the Chef: Can you help me with menu ideas for the holidays?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
December 7, 2015

Can you help me with menu ideas for the holidays?

Sure, consider your holiday helper here! Putting together a superfood menu is not as hard as it sounds, and to prove it I’ve pulled a selection of my easiest favorites. All you have to do is pick one recipe out of each category and you’ll find yourself with a menu that’s worth celebrating! (more…)

Ask the Chef: I've heard of probiotics, but what are prebiotics?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
November 30, 2015

I've heard of probiotics, but what are prebiotics?

By now, many of us are familiar with probiotics -- a type of beneficial bacteria that keep the digestive system functioning well by controlling the growth of harmful bacteria. Research has also shown that probiotics can help maintain a healthy immune system, making them a must-have preventative addition for cold and flu season. (more…)